Tag: r.e.m.

5GB With Five Eight: Playing The Earl Tonight, May 4th

5GB With Five Eight: Playing The Earl Tonight, May 4th

[ 0 ] May 4, 2012 |

Athen’s rockers, Five Eight, have made their scene on the Bulldog town, having toured with the likes of R.E.M., Cheap Trick, and more.Their songs have lyrical depth and they are bringing that intensity to The Earl tonight, and joined us for our 5GB series. What’s the first gig you ever attended? In 1978 I was […]

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More Than a Band: Saying Goodbye to R.E.M

More Than a Band: Saying Goodbye to R.E.M

[ 4 ] October 11, 2011 |

By Scott Roberts Beloved Athens band R.E.M. announced, with little fanfare and on a Wednesday, that after 31 years they had decided to call it a day. The news crept over me insidiously as I went from a sort of ho-hum response (as I hadn’t really cared much about the band’s music since original drummer […]

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Georgia Music Partners Takes Initiative To The Golden Dome

Georgia Music Partners Takes Initiative To The Golden Dome

[ 0 ] July 19, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson An interesting article was in the Atlanta Business Chronicle‘s SaportaReport today. Tammy Hurt, co-founder of the Georgia Music Partners, explains just how, if their initiative passes, the Georgia music community will benefit financially. A study recently done for the  “Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis of the Music Industry in Georgia,” recently published […]

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CD Review: R.E.M. — Collapse Into Now

CD Review: R.E.M. — Collapse Into Now

[ 0 ] March 30, 2011 |

R.E.M. Collapse Into Now Warner Brothers By Al Kaufman If R.E.M. came out with Collapse Into Now on the heels of 1994′s Monster, it would have been their biggest seller.It’s got all the power and passion that has been missing from the boys from Athens since Bill Berry left the band. But, alas, Collapse comes out […]

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New R.E.M. Coming Out March 8 – And We’ve Heard a Sneak Peak

New R.E.M. Coming Out March 8 – And We’ve Heard a Sneak Peak

[ 2 ] February 23, 2011 |

We recently received a five-song sampler of the new R.E.M. album, Collapse Into Now (release date, March 8, 2011) at the office, and, if these songs are any indication, the boys from Athens are continuing on the upward curve they began with 2008′s Accelerate. Gone is the melancholic and mopey Michel Stipe that marred many […]

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CD Review: Tired Pony — The Place We Ran From

CD Review: Tired Pony — The Place We Ran From

[ 0 ] October 5, 2010 |

Tired Pony The Place We Ran From Mom & Pop Records By Scott Roberts Despite the beleaguered quality of the name of this super-group of sorts, Tired Pony, led by Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody and featuring the notable talents of R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and Belle and Sebastian’s Richard Colburn amongst others, has put together a […]

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Bits and Bobs: Rosanne Cash, Band of Horses, Scissor Sisters, R.E.M., Big Boi

Bits and Bobs: Rosanne Cash, Band of Horses, Scissor Sisters, R.E.M., Big Boi

[ 0 ] July 7, 2010 |

- Rosanne Cash, country star and daughter of the legend that is Johnny Cash, will be signing her book, Composed, at Agnes Scott College’s Presser Hall on August 14. The event is presented by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival (AJC DBF) and Yuengling Beer and is hosted by Agnes Scott and A Cappella Books, […]

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