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The Georgia Theater, which hosted bands like REM and the B-52s in their early days, burned badly today. It was basically gutted by fire damage, though the building is still standing. It's located in the heart of downtown Athens, right near the University of Georgia campus. Back in their early days, the B-52s paid the venue to be allowed to play there. The first show after the theater opened in 1978 was Sea Level, which formed out of remnants of the Allman ... Read More
Everyone has that one friend who knows way too much about music. You know who I mean (if you don't, then maybe you are that friend). They are always the ones who have an iPod full of bands you've never heard of, they tell you who you might like (and are usually right) and let you know what concerts you just need to go to. They take one looks at your music collection and, stifling their snobbish laughter, tell you exactly who your next favorite band will be. They're ... Read More
For your viewing/listening pleasure, here's the debut video from Sonic Youth's latest record, The Eternal. The song is ''Sacred Trickster.'' Enjoy. ... Read More
After the success of the most recent Belle and Sebastian album, The Life Pursuit, band leader, main singer and songwriter Stuart Murdoch decided to take some time to pursue his dream of writing a rock musical scored for female singers. After auditioning dozens of talented vocalists from around the world via internet contests, he chose winners and, with all of the members of Belle and Sebastian backing him up, recorded this breathtaking record from one of most ... Read More
The indomitable Grace Jones is currently on tour. The impossibly glamorous, hell-raising performer is kicking ass and taking names all across Europe. She's even deigning to visit Hollywood for you west-coasters!               Reviewer David Taylor writes of her show: 'I can safely say that there aren't any other gigs I've witnessed when the highlight of the evening involved a 60-year-old ... Read More