Nice interview with Wilmot and article about the Georgia Theatre at cnn.com today. Gotta love what he says at the end —
this is a great version of this song by Playing For Change Band (thanks to Beth Kelly Zorbanos for sending the link)
PopFest kicks off today
But we report this with a heavy heart for organizer Gordon Lamb, who suffered a death in his family late last week. Gordon reports he likely won’t be able to be a part of this year’s festivities at all, and we couldn’t be sadder for him, especially in such a difficult time. The event must go on though, and founder Mike Turner and Len Neighbors will be on hand tonight for the...
Maserati to release 'Pyramid of the Sun' Nov. 9
This just in: Maserati will be releasing Pyramid of the Sun on November 9, 2010 on Temporary Residence Ltd. The album features eight songs, including two collaborations with Steve Moore (Zombi). Mixed by Justin Van Der Volgen (!!!, Out Hud) and Jeremy deVine (TRL Founder). Athens music fans will remember sadly that drummer Jerry Fuchs died Nov. 8 last year in Brooklyn. Here’s more on the...
5 things you should know before dating a...
1We can figure things out. Understand, we’re paid to dig deep, find the secrets and wade through bullshit. We can pick up on subtleties, so what you think you are hiding from us won’t be hidden for long. Sure, we’ll act surprised when you eventually tell us you starred in German porn as a freshman in college — but we already knew. We don’t take shit from anyone, so don’t lie to us or give a load...
And here's a real nice sountrack for a Friday →
It’s our jukebox for Athens PopFest — makes your ears happy happy happy.
R.E.M. goin' OLD SCHOOL
This ran yesterday at NME.com: The Posies’ frontman Ken Stringfellow has said that REM are recording an “old school”-style album. The singer/guitarist who in the past has toured and worked with the Georgia band, recently met up with bassist Mike Mills in his current home city of Paris, where he heard the rough recordings of the proposed follow-up to 2008’s...
Please ignore any horns or strobe lights you see. Maintenance is working on the...– We got this note a little while ago. That’s really not the easiest thing to ignore, though is it?