Monthly Archives: November 2010

I Got Stuck In An Elevator. No Kidding.

Not an elevator. This morning I had the distinct pleasure of being trapped inside of an elevator for a half-hour. While I’m not claustrophobic by any means, the experience was, shall we say, not enjoyable. All that could run through my head was this:   True, it’s the middle of a workday and the security […]

New Addiction: New Sound of Numbers

As with most Athens bands, New Sound of Numbers has undergone several transformations in the members department. A project that once included Randy Bewley and Will Cullen Hart, New Sound of Numbers is as fluid as water itself. And just as soothing at times. The latest lineup boasts Jeff Tobias (of numerous Athens projects) and […]

Thanksgiving, Collapse Style

It Happened Today. My great food coma experience. I was sitting there, dozing off, when all of a sudden…BAM! I’m in some sort of weird trance-like state. I felt like I needed to tell someone. Unfortunately for y’all, That Someone is You…..There’s so much food! Gosh, cranberries and stuffing and corn and casseroles… Oh My Heart! All […]

Weekly Show Picks

Anyone else around hear crickets? It’s dead out there. Hope everyone takes care on holiday travels! TONIGHT The Melting Point Normaltown Flyers THURSDAY Happy Thanksgiving, y’all. FRIDAY 40 Watt Drivin’ N Cryin’ The Rattlers Trances Arc Melting Point Deja Vu Strawberry Flats Variety Playhouse (ATL) The Whigs Futurebirds Bambara SATURDAY Caledonia Karbomb Burns Like Fire […]

When There’s Almost Absolutely Nothing To Do

Some of us at AMJ were pulling together this week’s Show Picks when we remembered that this is the time of year that very little is actually going on. Yes, with most of the college crowd heading home for some turkey and various amounts of whatnot, many places just seem to shut down. Or at […]

5 Simple Rules For…

Naming Your Indie Rock Band One of the most important things you can do for your band is to give it a crowning name of awesome. Your name is you, your fans, your music, everything! So do yourself a favor and think about it for a second. And if need be, take a look at […]

Contest: It’s My Birthday. You Win Stuff

I can’t see myself at thirty…. well, not for a few more years at least. But YAY! Today’s my birthday and you know what that means, right?! PRESENTS! FOR YOU! Yes, I’m giving away a prize pack of local cds to you as a birthday present. All you have to do is be the first […]

New Addiction: Crumbling Arches

Oh Arches, I’m so sorry I stumbled across you so late. But at least I’m on the boat, right? Figures I always manage to get in on the tail end of things. Anyway, the Crumbling Arches is a poppy rock band in a town not really known for being keen on the pop as of […]

Weekly Show Picks

TONIGHT Eddie’s Attic (Decatur) Autumn Defense  New Earth Music Hall Last Comic Standing The Classic Center Lyle Lovett and His Large Band Caledonia Bridges and Powerlines Eureka California Bombs Bombs Bombs THURSDAY 40 Watt Club Ryan Francesconi Joanna Newsom Flicker Dromedary (10th Anniversary) Farm 255 Crumbling Arches (last show ever?!) Hendershot’s Mary Sigalas Rye Bar […]

Athens Music News Roundup

LET’S PARTY IN ATHENS! The B-52s will be playing Athens! Holy green colored cows! Yes, the original party people are returning to Athens on February 18, 2011 to play the Classic Center. Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, December 3rd. The lowest price starts at $39.50 so unless someone wants to throw me […]