Well guys, we're right at the beginning of Athens Slingshot. Hope you're all enjoying it as much as we are. If you're having trouble deciding what to see, maybe give our post from yesterday a peek.There will be a Rock and Roll Celebration for the late Buren Fowler at the 40 Watt on April 5th. … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup!
Today is Vanessa's birthday so I thought I'd do a special little post here on AMJ just for her. Ya see, I have to blame Pylon for starting my Athens music addiction (not R.E.M. as many believe). Since Vanessa pulled me up onstage one cold night some years ago, I've been absolutely hooked. So now … Continue reading Pylon Junkies
Yes, ladies and gentlefolk, today marks the 2nd anniversary of the founding of this here site we call AthensMusicJunkie. And I just thought that the first year of AMJ was crazy! Our second year went places that I think none of us expected but we all enjoyed.Let's talk about some of our R.E.M. adventures. There was the … Continue reading Happy Birthday To Us! Again!
This time next week, I'll be gearing up for my favorite event of the year: ATHFEST. With friends from Murmurs.com and some readers of this here blog coming for the Fest, I've been bombarded with questions about how to make the most of time spent here in Chronic Town. The following is stuff we wished … Continue reading Athfest 09: Tips and Tricks
(Art/Ziona Kocher)You can't say that the songwriters of Athens aren't a bunch of dreamy folk. Many of us spend nights outside in tents or on roofs, listening to crickets and looking at the night sky. Many a good song has been inspired by those brightly burning balls of gas and frozen space junk hanging up … Continue reading Another Athens Song About…Space
Well, you might've noticed a slight redesign to Athens Music Junkie. It's the one year anniversary of the blog and a few of us decided that it was time for an update. In addition to our spiffy new look, we've got some great things coming up.When I started this blog a year ago, I never … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Us
Athfest posted what I'm calling Version 1.5 of the Athfest lineup on the official site today. Follow the link for any info you want but for time's sake, I'll just write here what they've updated. Right now, it looks like I'll be at the Melting Point on Saturday. RETRO ATHENS FOR THE WIN!Ciné - 234 … Continue reading Athfest Lineup: Version 1.5 (Late Update!)
In a weak moment, I invited that no good slacker Chris McKay and his buddies to come dj with me at WUOG one Tuesday night. Mistake. I'm just kidding, we actually had a lot of fun while causing all sorts of mayhem.Chris, Josh, and Frank came into the station quietly, passing by our two singer/songwriters … Continue reading Chris McKay & The Critical Darlings at WUOG
So, in case you haven't noticed yet, we now have a youtube page up and running! It's only been up for a little over a month and we're already spreading the gospel that is Athens music to the world. And a little embed on this site did help.So far we've got two Pylon vids, an … Continue reading Athens Music Junkie: Youtube Junkie