CD Review: Audition Tapes by T. Hardy Morris

They say that it's not the drug itself so much as the intimate, addicting act of inserting the needle into a vein over and over that will do you in. On Audition Tapes, T. Hardy Morris' voice is that needle: thin, mournful, and, at times, hard to bear. It's familiar territory for the Dead Confederate … Continue reading CD Review: Audition Tapes by T. Hardy Morris

CD Review: Audition Tapes by T. Hardy Morris

They say that it's not the drug itself so much as the intimate, addicting act of inserting the needle into a vein over and over that will do you in. On Audition Tapes, T. Hardy Morris' voice is that needle: thin, mournful, and, at times, hard to bear. It's familiar territory for the Dead Confederate … Continue reading CD Review: Audition Tapes by T. Hardy Morris

Don’t Fret: Walker Howle

By Gerald BurrisFor the first two segments of Don’t Fret, I talked about a couple of guys--Peter Buck and Randy Bewley--without whom an Athens music scene might not exist. The success of early Athens bands like R.E.M. and Pylon inspired other local musicians to start bands, and brought attention to bands that already existed. The … Continue reading Don’t Fret: Walker Howle

First of the Year Athens Round Up

First up, according to their Twitter feed, the Modern Skirts are currently mixing their follow up to All of Us in Our Night. It has yet to be discovered which tracks will be included on the new record but "D.U.I." and "Bridges and Overpasses" have been played a lot live so maybe those songs will … Continue reading First of the Year Athens Round Up

Tuesday Morning News Gathering

God. What a sucky week. On that note, there's a lot of random bits and pieces of news from around town that I figured I'd put out there.WUOG: My beloved grey jacket and blue shirt are already last year's duds (!), so if you want some sweet new college radio swag, you can now order … Continue reading Tuesday Morning News Gathering

Dispatches from Athfest, Day 3, Saturday

My first ever, honest to god, media pass. Shiny!I woke up with my leg catacorner to the rest of my body and my earbuds threatening to strangle me. I had thought that Thursday/Friday night was bad. Oh ho ho was I ever wrong. The running back and forth all night had taken its toll on … Continue reading Dispatches from Athfest, Day 3, Saturday

Coming Up on Athens Music Junkie

A new year brings new ideas and new possibilities so Athens Music Junkie is going to go full force for our first full calendar year of existence. It's been fun trying to decide what to do with this outlet since it's grown so expect some big new stuff coming down the pike.I'm saying prepare for … Continue reading Coming Up on Athens Music Junkie

The Epicness that is the Coming Soon List at the 40 Watt

The 40 Watt, besides being my favorite venue in all of Athens, is also the favorite venue of many of my friends. Why? Because of lineups like what's coming up in the next 50 or so days to Athens.Like Dead Confederate and Manchester Orchestra on December 16th.Or Of Montreal's two night stand on the 30th … Continue reading The Epicness that is the Coming Soon List at the 40 Watt