By Sarah Edelstein & JJ Posway Lorin Ashton, aka Bassnectar, has become a staple in the American EDM scene. He is “the original long hair behind the tables,” amassing an enormous fan base and having sold over 220k tickets to his solo shows alone in 2012. Starting his musical career promoting and participating in the [...]
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By Micah McLain Drive-By Truckers brought along their “soulmate band” Centro-matic for a sold-out two-night stand to celebrate the triumphant return of the Georgia Theatre this past weekend. There was an overwhelming sense of excitement and awe that was shared by everyone lucky enough to be in attendance Friday night. The opportunity to see two [...]
By Scott Roberts; Photos by Sue Volkert Most successful bands seem to possess at least one secret weapon – a dynamic front person; a flashy lead guitarist; pyrotechnics – that allows them to stand out from the myriad acts vying for our entertainment dollar. Singer-songwriter Gillian Welch, in addition to her own impressive arsenal, has [...]
CD Review: Venice is Sinking — Sand & Lines; Playing Drunken Unicorn on July 10 and The EARL on August 28
Venice is Sinking Sand & Lines One Percent Press Records By Scott Roberts Underscoring the fact that Sand & Lines, the hypnotically-dreamy third release from Athens quintet Venice is Sinking, was recorded live in the now sadly decimated-by-fire Georgia Theatre, the opening track “Sidelights” begins with a few warm-up drum hits, followed by some incomprehensible [...]
It’s been a year since flames gutted Athens, Ga. legendary 120-year-old venue, the Georgia Theater. Since then supporters, bands and businesses have donated enough funds to finally get started on renovating the building that sits graciously on the corner of Clayton and Lumpkin. As an acknowledgment of the one year anniversary of the fire – [...]