Monthly Archives: July 2010

Weekly Show Picks

Hope you’re staying cool out there Athens cause it’s friggin hot. Not to mention that all the UGA kiddies will be headed back into town very very soon. So get your kicks while you can actually get around! Here’s some places to do so. TONIGHT 40 Watt The Normaltown Flyers Strawberry Flats The Rattlers Little […]

Behind the Songs via Youtube

One of the things that fascinates me the most about music is how it’s created. Some artists create massive amounts of music with no problem. Others require weeks, months, sometimes even years for a single song. Well, thanks to the power of the internet, we can get a glimpse at the songwriting processes of Athens […]

Athens Music News Roundup

(The Truckers make good cartoon characters, don’t they?) First off, happy birthday to the man among men, the beer-tasting, music-talking, tall tale telling ORT! Go out and have a drink in his honor. Or buy an obscure record. Whichever floats your boat.Nuci’s Space has a slick new website. Check it out when you get a sec.Girls Rock […]

Weekly Show Picks

If you’re out and about near Peachtree City tomorrow night, check out our friends Supercluster who are opening for the B-52s! And now on to the calendar picks for this week! TONIGHT Go Bar A PostWar Drama She Bears Trunk Druids The Visitations Little Kings Slopfest! Basement Banshees Child Bite Eureka California Nana Grizol Hot and […]

New Addiction: Yo Soybean!

Who can take a rainbow and make it a double rainbow of awesome? Why, Yo Soybean! They call themselves a party-folk band and I have to agree. I was first introduced to this happy group at a very mixed show at the 40 Watt. They had a cutout of a sun onstage. Unusual for the […]

It Might Get Loud…

Having spent the last seven years of my life working in libraries, it should come as no surprise that I’m rather fond of them. Especially when they have cool stuff like this. Today’s awesome of the day comes to us courtesy of the Athens-Clarke County Library System. It’s part of the summer reading program. TONIGHT […]

Weekly Show Picks

Wow. Time really does fly, doesn’t it? I can’t believe that it’s already the middle of July. Here’s a few of the shows that we’re excited about this week! Take a look and let us know if you have any cool suggestions. TONIGHT 40 Watt 4 on the Floor American Cheeseburger Guzik Hot Breath Utah Caledonia […]

Reconstructing Fables

Reconstruction of the Fables of the Reconstruction of the Fables of the Reconstruction… I can’t tear my eyes away from the spinning, spastic, nearly painful to watch blonde whirly-gig that is Michael Stipe. Part-Elvis, part epileptic, the singer is facing away from the German audience more than he looks directly at them. Buck is on […]

Athens Music News Roundup

First up, former Athenian Phosphorescent’s rental van and gear were stolen on Thursday in Brooklyn. Our buddies over at The Day Jobs have a full list of the missing equipment. Let’s help get this gear back if we can. Next, the Modern Skirts have released their Happy 81 Ep. Take a listen to DUI and tell us […]

Weekly Show Picks

YAY WEEKEND! Oh, by the way, since R.E.M.’s got a release coming out on Tuesday, our buddies over at Cine are showing ROCKPALAST! Wowzers… Here’s the details and the picks of the week! R.E.M. Live on Rockpalast 1985  In Celebration of the 25th Anniversary Release of Fables of the Reconstruction  Tuesday, July 13, 2010  Cine (234 […]