Been way too long since I've held a contest so here goes! Be the first to send the right answer to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Modern Skirts" and you'll get those tickets. Here's the question....Everyone loves Jojo. But few fans know his actual name. What is it? Tell us and you'll be seeing Jojo and the … Continue reading Contest: Win Tickets to the Modern Skirts This Friday!
(Never know what you'll find while on the job...)Part of being in a band is the constant discovery and rediscovery of influences and sounds. To stay static is to eventually become a self-parody. Does that mean you should go out and change your darkwave band into a country pop act? No. But it does mean … Continue reading Modern Skirts Get "Happy"
Casper and the Cookies just finished shooting some stuff for their next music video ("Sharp!"). You can check out the video to "Little King" here. Lots of familiar faces...The Modern Skirts will be playing a free show on Tuesday at Allgood for Mardi Gras! They say to bring your New Orleans liver...We bid farewell to … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup
(Photo/Jordan Stepp Hooray dayjob.)Yes, some of the links go back to my Flagpole stuff. It's just easier than typing it out twice. *end shameless self-promotion*TAKE OVER WUOG! You wanna DJ? Here's your chance. February 19-21 you can come up to the station and put whatever you want on air (within FCC guidelines). Read a book, … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup
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
Probably one of the coolest things I've been witness to in my years in Athens is the transformation of the Modern Skirts. All bands worth their salt undergo a lot of changes between touring, recording, and practicing together for years.When I first arrived, the Skirts had just released their debut album Catalouge of Generous Men. … Continue reading The Modern Skirts Grow Up
Our good buddy Matt Daniel happened to get to the Modern Skirts sorta secret midnight gig at the brand new Tasty World Uptown and so graciously gave us these videos to post. For those of you wondering where the Skirts' sound is heading next, be warned. This ain't no "Pasadena."Now before you go running to … Continue reading New Modern Skirts Songs
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
Our buddy Mike Mills from R.E.M. hopped onstage with the Modern Skirts at the 40 Watt on Saturday to play "Motorcade." I wasn't there but heard it was awesome. As is sometimes the case, I got a request Sunday morning for some pics. Having none myself, I headed to the Athens Banner Herald site and … Continue reading Random Sighting (Sorta)
Those perennial popsters the Modern Skirts are at it again. They've released a video for "Soft Pedals" from the new album All of Us in Our Night. Well, if you're in Athens this weekend, you can check 'em out in the flesh at the 40 Watt Club on Saturday. If you can't make it, FEAR … Continue reading Modern Age