Congrats to Matt M. for winning our Monday contest. Epic playlist is epic. Cd's in the mail dude. As for us, we made our own little local version of an Autumn playlist. Well, the ones that were on Youtube anyway.Fall to me always meant a little bit of sleepiness, a bit of relaxation, and just … Continue reading The AthensMusicJunkie Fall Playlist
One of the great parts of the Athens music scene is how connected all these seemingly different bands are. For proof, look no further than their music videos. With all this local talent at your disposal, why not grab some friends and put 'em in your video, right?We'll start off with of Montreal's new video … Continue reading Where’s Waldo? And Michael. And Jojo…
(Photo/David Manning via onlineathens.com)Seems you can't go anywhere these days without some sort of toxic spill happening. Over the past few days, Athens has watched as waterways in the area turned a brilliant blue. The water is beautiful, yes, but it's deadly to the many fish and animals that call it home. Not to mention … Continue reading Feelin’ A Bit Blue…
Or at least it does here in Hometown. Sheesh. Today's real post will be up around 10 a.m.ish. I'm typing this on my grandmother's computer about twenty minutes away from my house so I'm pretty limited as to what I can do right now. Hopefully, my intarwebs will be fixed soon. Until then, we turn … Continue reading This Just In: The Internet Sucks. Except Youtube.
So R.E.M. is back to recording their follow-up to 2008's Accelerate. The guys are camped out somewhere in the Louisiana region but maybe not in an actual studio (random guessing here..) The likelihood that we'll see a release in 2010 is pretty much gone but here's hoping for first quarter of 2011!Not many news leaks … Continue reading R.E.M. Back in the "Studio"
So here's a video of a cat eating an orange... Just kidding.No worries, there will be a full, proper blogpost later on today. Until then, please enjoy this interesting interview of the B-52s I stumbled across.
I owe a lot to Jason Gore and his band the Brothers Gore. That ragtag group of Springsteen lovin' rock 'n' rollers came up to WUOG during my second ever time producing on Ops Staff and we all hit it off. I was still painfully shy about getting out and about in the music scene … Continue reading Coming Full Circle with the Bros. Gore
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a college student in possession of a trust fund must be in want of a good time. However little known the feelings or views of such a student may be on his first entering a college town, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the … Continue reading Spring Break 2010 Playlist of DOOM
(Photo/Ziona Kocher)I saw this article yesterday where Keith Strickland of the B-52s talks about how making Cosmic Thing helped the band cope with the death of Ricky Wilson. Wow.Usually, we think of records being cathartic for us, the listeners. Sometimes when there's a really emotionally charged slow song (think R.E.M.'s "Let Me In") we attribute … Continue reading B Thankful
"He was the sweetest asshole I've ever known."The crowd laughed in agreement at the understatement. As I stood with my back propped up against the merch table, I couldn't help but shake my head and smile. Vanessa's words rang so true. Vic was a glorious bastard, our strange genius. What a life...So in honor of … Continue reading Splendid: The Vic Shows