30 Ways To Celebrate R.E.M.’s 30th This Weekend

There's just so much awesome stuff going on this weekend surrounding R.E.M.'s 30th Anniversary that I felt like we needed somewhere to list all of it. Then I asked a few friends how they've celebrated R.E.M. anniversaries over the years. Some of the responses were completely cheesy fanstuff and then others were truly touching. So … Continue reading 30 Ways To Celebrate R.E.M.’s 30th This Weekend

WUOG TURNS WR.E.M.

(Graphic by Ziona Kocher)WUOG 90.5 fm, the student run station at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA will celebrate R.E.M.'s 30th anniversary by breaking our long-standing station philosophy and playing R.E.M. songs for 5 STRAIGHT HOURS on Monday, April 5th, 2010, from noon until 5 p.m. EST.Typically, bands that have achieved mass popularity like … Continue reading WUOG TURNS WR.E.M.

Athens Music News Roundup: Record Release Edition (Updated)

(Stunning sketch by natrenee on deviantART)Holy cow guys, there are a LOT of albums coming out of Athens this year. Seriously, it's gonna be hell trying to figure out the Flagpole awards next year. So hang on to your B-sides baby cause here we go.Starting off in R.E.M. land, Michael Stipe has donated a sculpture … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup: Record Release Edition (Updated)

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

Friday News Roundup

We reported that R.E.M. was one time zone over earlier this month (leaving New Orleans out of the report just for privacy's sake) but Stipey spilled the beans on REMHQ and posted the above video and this one as well. Hope you're having fun guys!MICHAEL & VANESSA @ WUOG PODCAST Click the link for the … Continue reading Friday News Roundup

Getting Down to (Music) Business

(Graphic/Ziona Kocher)I've made it no secret that I've been involved with the UGA Music Business program. In its current state, you basically spend a year working your ass off outside of class with benefits coming in the form of amazing class speakers, internships, networking ops, and the chance to do some really incredible stuff.I know … Continue reading Getting Down to (Music) Business