Wowzers. I'm beat. Sorry for that unplanned vacation day yesterday but mergh Athfest rocked. So while I get all our stuff together for a full weekend roundup, here's some local news and stuffs from the non-Athfest arena.R.E.M. is currently in Berlin, working on the next album according to roving correspondent Bertis Downs. Maybe U2 left … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup
Ready for the most epic club crawl ever? Yup, Athfest time once again. Saturday nights at the Fest are always so hard to schedule. So much going on, so many bands to see. Rather overwhelming don't ya think? No worries though, we're compiling yet another schedule for ya so maybe things get a little easier.Also, … Continue reading ATHFEST MUSIC JUNKIE: Saturday Night Preview
Man, yesterday was just nuts! The Flagpole Music Awards were pretty great, though I think Athens (the Band) stole the show. For a full list of the winners, click hereish. Kinda a mixed bag if you ask me but that's the way it goes, right?Today kicks off the first full night of Athfest activity and … Continue reading ATHFEST MUSIC JUNKIE: Friday Night Preview
Ok guys, sorry I had to take two days off from AMJ but sometimes stuff happens. ANYWAY, tonight kicks off Athfest with the Flagpole Music awards! I'll be tweeting from the event in case you can't make it.We seriously need your help in covering Athfest this year! We want your stories, critiques, adventures, pictures, drawings, … Continue reading WE NEED YOUR HELP!
What kind of party could possibly be better than a Gold Party? Firstly, gold is shiny. Secondly, gold is worth a lot. Third, it's a party. All three apply to the Gold Party, the dance meets soul meets rock and roll group.The Gold Party features plenty of familiar faces from around town, all from well … Continue reading New Addiction: The Gold Party
Sorry for the wait guys. I'm currently moving into a new place that has yet to gain internet access and I'm starting up a new sorta internship type thingy which means...I'M BACK IN ATHENS!!Yay! I'm here for at least 6 weeks which makes me extremely happy. Also, it makes it easier to have stuff for this … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup
But no worries, it'll be chock full of Athens music news.
I could barely read the text on my phone. It was an early summer morning, why should I be up? When my eyes finally focused, I felt a chill run down my spine. "Jordan I was driving downtown and there was smoke coming from the Theatre!" Surely this wasn't right. She was seeing things. Then … Continue reading When The Smoke Cleared…
It starts with some noodling and a cough, followed by some shouted instructions from a far off voice. The band begins the plaintive "Sidelights." This is Sand and Lines, the latest Venice is Sinking album, and possibly their best so far. The group specializes in the bitter-sweet sounds of heart break and the circumstances surrounding … Continue reading CD Review: Venice Is Sinking