(Photos/Jordan Stepp)Five Eight is the embodiment of Athens bands. They've been around a long time and have had a bit of success but have never become THE band. They're funny and as of right now, the only active Athens band that is sure to always make me dance. These are pictures I took at the … Continue reading Five Eight at Sustainapalooza
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)
Athens' most well known scarf/hat enthusiast, I mean, singer/lyricist, turns 49 today. Kinda hard to underestimate the tremendous impact that Mr. Stipe has had on the music landscape in his career. Not to mention his work in politics, art, and general coolness.If anyone sees him out and about, wish him well from all of us … Continue reading Happy Birthday Michael Stipe!
Today's Peter Buck's 52nd birthday. So go for a long quiet walk or jangle a guitar in his honor.
My first ever R.E.M. show. Yeah, I know. I'm a nerd.Acceleration causes blurring.Why were they wearing coats? That's my question. It was so hot on the floor. I can only imagine what it was like onstage under lights!Wish I could've gotten a better shot of him. Guess it speaks to his energy level that he … Continue reading R.E.M. in Atlanta Pics