Man, we had no clue, did we? R.E.M. released Accelerate upon the world and it was immediately hailed by major outlets and by some fans as a much needed "return to form." The incredibly disappointing Around the Sun (2004) had done much to dampen the spirits of the R.E.M. faithful, despite it finding vibrant new … Continue reading 10 Years On, The Future Tense
OY! Go out and see a show or two. Thursday 40 Watt Club - 9pm, FREE Road to ROO Friday Caledonia - 10 pm, $5 Afropluto, DK, Javae, Keenon Rush, Wiley Saturday Little Kings -10 pm, $5 donation suggested Athens Pride Queer Prom 2018 Sunday The World Famous - 10pm YAZAN,SCOOTERBABE, DAGMAR VORK, SALINE … Continue reading Coming This Week
I recently found a list of outlets I was hoping to write for once I graduated college. None exist in the same form as they did in 2010 and a great many of them died off long ago in the last great music blog war. Remember music blogs? Yeah... Sure, we all had a great … Continue reading Vapor.Wave.
Hello? Is there anyone even out there? Wednesday 40 Watt - 9 p.m., Free "The Road to Roo" Bands compete for a chance to play Bonnaroo Thursday Caledonia - 8 p.m., $5 R.C.I, Ashes to Omens, Hallow Point, Nineveh's Garden Friday Go Bar - 10 p.m. Billboard Baggins, DJ Mahogany Saturday 40 Watt - 9 … Continue reading Weekly Show Picks
We're quickly entering the time of year when Athfest will be announcing its headliners and the artists featured on the official "Athfest Record." Some friends and I will often try to guess who's headlining this year ahead of time, based on lineups from years past. So let's get to it. The outdoor headliners for 2017 … Continue reading Prognostication
I've been doing a lot of research lately for a huge project. Naturally, this means dicking around in archives. The Digital Library of Georgia recently digitized all of Flagpole's back issues meaning that a) I can finally recover some of my old clips and b) we get to see just how "hip" everyone thought themselves … Continue reading Friday Flashback
The kids are off on Spring Break next week and much of the town will be schlepping it out to SXSW. So why not take advantage of that and catch a few local shows without a lot of the hassle? Wednesday Flicker - 9 p.m., FREE Until Three, Candy Ambulance, Dagmar Vork Thursday World Famous … Continue reading This Week In Local Shows