A Little Story About A Story

Back when I had the energy and resources to update AMJ every day, I was constantly flipping through a very old copy of Party Out of Bounds, trying to construct memories of things I've never known, trying to put across the same feeling the book conveys: place, time, youth. I was working three jobs and … Continue reading A Little Story About A Story

Athens Music News Roundup

WOW. Talk about a big news week. We've got a ton of stuff to catch up on so let's get to it. First up, Athfest has announced its headlining acts for this year. As expected, we're gonna be seeing Reptar, Drivin' N' Cryin', and Kishi Bashi on the main stage outside and Futurebirds onstage at … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup

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 6:30 p.m.Screening … Continue reading It Might Get Loud…

Athens Gets LOST

("Charlie" by Lauren Gregg)Professors aren't giving homework, students aren't doing homework, bartenders are switching shifts, and many a DVR is whirring away. Yup, LOST fever has gripped Athens. Tuesday saw the premiere of the first episodes of the last season and boy, there were a lot of parties going on.I am more than aware that … Continue reading Athens Gets LOST

Top 9 of 09: Athens Music Caught on Film

Well, technically, we caught these following moving images on handheld digital camcorders but it's the same thing. We were lucky enough to be armed with cameras when some awesome bands played, capturing incredible performances and once in a lifetime events. Old Flippy (Jordan's Flip cam) was out for a while after Athfest but after a … Continue reading Top 9 of 09: Athens Music Caught on Film

Athens Time Stamp: A Ziona Post

By Ziona KocherDISCLAIMER: Jordan Stepp, the amazing head of AthensMusicJunkie, is referred to as the Bosslady/Boss throughout this piece. I do this to annoy her. Nearly all descriptions of her cruelty have been exaggerated (except for the Glare 'o' Death. That thing is scary). While she does often tease, she's one of my best friends, … Continue reading Athens Time Stamp: A Ziona Post

Athens Music News OVERLOAD

Photo/Daniel Peiken AthensRockShow.comHOLY CRAP! There's always a lot going on in Athens but our bands have been making some racket out there lately in the national press. First up, Athens has been named one of America's best college towns by MSN Travel. You might remember the cool photo taken by our very own Chris McKay … Continue reading Athens Music News OVERLOAD