Monthly Archives: September 2008

A Great Way to Spend an Afternoon

Headed down to UGA Music Business’s “Terry Tunes” featuring our friend Randall Bramblett and he brought the whole gang this time! And a special friend! We decided to move the concert to 4pm in order to catch more of the tailgating crowd before the HUGE Alabama/Georgia game. We learned that lesson with Sonia Leigh’s show […]

This Week On AMJ(IT)

Well, lots of stuff happening this week. 1)Thursday night @ the 40 Watt is Benji Hughes, an artist the UGA MBUS program’s working with 2)STRAWBERRY FLATS! At the Melting Point. John Keane, Scott Sanders, Tim White, Deane Quinter join forces for a great rocking show this Friday. Seriously, I wanna see Keane practice some dance […]

The rickenBACKer

Happy news from R.E.M. land! Glad to see it back where it’s needed.

Widespread Respect

There’s an awesome write up/bio of Widespread Panic in the Athens Banner-Herald this week. You may remember that they did the same thing when that OTHER BAND was inducted into the Hall. So I decided to try and round up some of my favorite Widespread performances on youtube. Now, I’ll be the first to confess […]


RANDALL BRAMBLETT Man, musician, and DJ!! Randall will be playing WUOG’s Live in the Lobby show this Tuesday at 8 p.m. AND THEN! coming into the dj booth and spinning some stuff with me during Sound of the City! WHOO! I cannot express how awesome this is. I found Randall through the UGA Music Business […]

PYLON @ Melting Point, September 5, 2008

Photo by Mike White @ When I heard that Pylon was playing the Melting Point in Athens, I was a little worried. The Melting Point is a more intimate kind of venue, best suited to the awesome country/bluegrass/western genres since it’s a sit down type of place with a great menu and several tables […]

Tonight! On WUOG…

Well, we’ve got Live in the Lobby at 8:00 pm EST featuring Splinter Belly!After that… PYLON PYLON PYLON PYLON! Yes! Nothing but Pylon stuff until I or the listeners get tired. At that point, I’ll start playing stuff from Pylon’s contemporaries and such. Mostly artists from Athens, GA:Inside Out. Hopefully, I can find most of […]

CD Review: The Bros. Marler

The first thing I noticed about this disc when I received it was the highly imaginative cover artwork. Usually, covers are a bland mix of a wavy band photo and something scrawled across the top in Sharpie. This one actually seems to have thought behind it. The whole package is covered in “news stories” and […]