Steve BellWe start things off with a slight departure this time on AthensMusic News Roundup. First up, a word from WUGA..."The Staff would like to say thank you to Steve Bell for his leadership and friendship. Today is Steve's last day as captain of this ship. Steve will continue as Dir of Broadcast, Video& Photography … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup
Hard to believe it's been two years. The best thing about Randy Bewley's music is that it lives on. And damn, what great music it was. Is. Will be. Long live Pylon. Long live Randy.
It's been a while since we checked in on our good pal Randall Bramblett. Last we saw him, he was touring behind his piano heavy love song record. It's absolutely stunning if you haven't heard it yet. Apparently, Bramblett and co recorded a show and are making it available on dvd. To mark the occasion, … Continue reading Contest! Win Randall Bramblett DVD & Tickets!
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Thank goodness. Spring is on the way pretty soon. So here's some happy sounding stuff to frolic through the flowers to.
So you've been sitting on that awesome music video awhile, waiting for the perfect opportunity to unleash it on the world and have everyone bask in its artistic glory. But when to release? Um, howabout now? With Sprockets? That sound good?The winning videos are screened during the Flagpole Music Awards that kicks off Athfest each … Continue reading 2011 Sprockets Music Video Competition
According to the Athens Banner-Herald, Widespread Panic Equipment Manager Garrie Vereen was found dead in his home yesterday.Vereen was an irreplaceable member of the Panic touring crew and was beloved by the band and friends alike.I can't claim to have known Garrie personally but any of Panic's fans could tell you about his influence on … Continue reading Garrie Vereen
I've been seeing this band name more and more about town lately. I finally got the chance to check out the music of BombsBombsBombs and was pretty impressed by what I found. It's my understanding that the members of the band are pretty young which is surprising considering the polish you'll find in their music.In … Continue reading New Addiction: BombsBombsBombs
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B-52s this week. WOOOOOOOOO!Jordan got interviewed by Kyle Bylin of Hypebot.com about local blogs and why they matter. Check out part 1 here and part 2 here. Go-Go Boots by the Drive-By Truckers now available to the world! YAY! The Modern Skirts will be opening up for of Montreal at the Buckhead Theatre on May … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup