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

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Athens Music News Roundup!

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!

Kite to the Moon Will Write A Song About My Cats (For $300)

LOOK AT THESE FACES THEY NEED A SONGNormally, I'm not all that fond of Kickstarter-esque projects. To begin with, I have ZERO DOLLARS to donate towards anyone's musical career, much less a friend's. But the thing that gets me is when bands offer up all this lame stuff as your prize for donating. "We'll mow … Continue reading Kite to the Moon Will Write A Song About My Cats (For $300)

Kite to the Moon Will Write A Song About My Cats (For $300)

LOOK AT THESE FACES THEY NEED A SONGNormally, I'm not all that fond of Kickstarter-esque projects. To begin with, I have ZERO DOLLARS to donate towards anyone's musical career, much less a friend's. But the thing that gets me is when bands offer up all this lame stuff as your prize for donating. "We'll mow … Continue reading Kite to the Moon Will Write A Song About My Cats (For $300)

CD Review: Ken Will Morton

By: Molly BergFew musicians are able to have successful solo careers. Even fewer are able to release six albums on their own. Singer/songwriter Ken Will Morton has done just that and is working on his 7th album, “Slow Burn”, set to release in January 2013.Morton's music resembles many other popular folk acts who perform Americana … Continue reading CD Review: Ken Will Morton

CD Review: Ken Will Morton

By: Molly BergFew musicians are able to have successful solo careers. Even fewer are able to release six albums on their own. Singer/songwriter Ken Will Morton has done just that and is working on his 7th album, “Slow Burn”, set to release in January 2013.Morton's music resembles many other popular folk acts who perform Americana … Continue reading CD Review: Ken Will Morton

CD Review: Koko Beware

By Emily BunnThe first thought that came to mind during my first listen to Koko Beware’s album Something About the Summer was surf rock. While the heavy reverb and head-bopping inducing beats hint at the once popular genre, the dissonant, rough vocals are more reminiscent of punk rock. The overall under-produced quality of the album … Continue reading CD Review: Koko Beware

CD Review: Koko Beware

By Emily BunnThe first thought that came to mind during my first listen to Koko Beware’s album Something About the Summer was surf rock. While the heavy reverb and head-bopping inducing beats hint at the once popular genre, the dissonant, rough vocals are more reminiscent of punk rock. The overall under-produced quality of the album … Continue reading CD Review: Koko Beware