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Frankie Cosmos, Emperor X, Fog Lake, & More Pay Tribute To David Berman On New Compilation Late Homework

13 hours ago
StereogumSince Silver Jews and Purple Mountains leader David Berman passed away a couple months ago, a lot of artists have paid tribute to the late musician by covering his songs. Those artists have included his one-time Silver Jews bandmate Stephen Malkmus, ... more info

The Aquarium Drunkard Show: SIRIUS/XMU (7pm PST, Channel 35)

9 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardAccoutre. The Aquarium Drunkard Show on SIRIUS/XM radio ~ Channel 35. Wednesdays / 7pm California time + on-demand. Tonight: Music from Gal Gracen, Little Wings, Bill Callahan, Guano Padano, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Steve Gunn, Six Organs of Admitt... more info

Watch Stephen Malkmus Play Silver Jews’ “Trains Across The Sea” In Glasglow

34 days ago
StereogumDavid Berman, who founded the legendary indie band Silver Jews and relaunched his career this year with a new project called Purple Mountains, died by suicide last month. Since then, a number of admirers have covered Berman's songs in tribute, includ... more info

Animal Collective – “Ballad Of Reverend War Character” (Silver Jews Cover)

50 days ago
StereogumAnother musical act has come forward to profess their admiration for the late David Berman by covering his music. Berman, the creative force behind Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, died by suicide earlier this month. Since then a range of musicians ... more info

André Ethier :: Croak in the Weeds

53 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardAndré Ethier returns this fall with Croak In The Weeds, the second installment in a planned trilogy of albums from Telephone Explosion. Its nine songs occasionally recall a friendly Bill Callahan, young Gilberto Gil, or an oddball James Taylor. The ... more info

Watch Bill Callahan Cover 2 Silver Jews Songs In New York

57 days ago
StereogumFor many years, Bill Callahan and David Berman were friends and peers. They both came up writing dour, oblique, poetic songs and releasing those songs in early-'90s Drag City Records releases -- Callahan with Smog, Berman with the Silver Jews. And wh... more info

Shorties (Chris Ware on His New Graphic Novel, An Interview with Bill Callahan, Miles Davis's Bitches Brew Album Reconsidered, and more)

57 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyChris Ware discussed his new graphic novel, Rusty Brown, with Publishers Weekly. Aquarium Drunkard interviewed singer-songwriter Bill Callahan. August's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $1.99 today: The People's Republic of Everything by Nick Mama... more info

Bill Callahan :: The AD Interview

58 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardJune 14th marked the return of Bill Callahan, via his latest record — the double lp, Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest. One of our favorite listens this year, we asked singer/songwriter Jerry David DeCicca to catch up with the artist on our behalf as th... more info

Bill Callahan on Why Dreams Are Important

86 days ago
Consequence of SoundHe also digs into his new album Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest. Bill Callahan on Why Dreams Are Important Michael Roffman more info

Jake Xerxes Fussell :: Out of Sight

114 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardHis first album recorded with a full band (featuring fellow like-minded traveler Nathan Bowles on drums), Out of Sight sees Fussell fixing his gaze on songs from a wide variety of sources and locales, though the treatment they receive is the same—c... more info

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