roll up: January 27th (Friday) New album audition at Cine, heritageby The Godfather of Hip-Hop in Athens IssuesHosted by Fort Knox, DJed by JiiG and featuring special guest Cassie Chantel. Ishues himself will also be performing, and listening to his party is a very special treat. There are rumors that album producer Sol Messiah may also be making an appearance, but that is still a “rumor”. There will also be food truck giveaways and the event is completely free to attend.For more information visit facebook.com/ishhuestheartist and find the new album on all major streaming his services.
while you sleep: On the last day of December, Nana Grizol Release the latest song collection dancing dogRecorded between 2008 and 2009, these nine songs were the first versions of the songs that would make up the band’s 2010 album. RuthIt’s raw, speedy, and full of character. For starters, Nana Grizol can be loosely described as folk punk with a pure pop edge.These songs Nesey gallon Mastered twice, once in 2009. Derek Almstead and again in 2021 Jason NessmithFind it and enjoy it at nanagrizol.bandcamp.com and become a fan at facebook.com/nanagrizol666.
Like it, OMG!: Decades-old bands shut up To celebrate the release of the latest album Shut up is a girl who sings songs, hilariously, albeit a bit reductively, skewers online tropes, slang, casual conversation, and all the quick feats of internet/influencer culture. In another lifetime, these guys would all be sing-and-dance guys, but in 2023, they’re still one of the most reliable pop artists we know. It continues to exist. The record release show will be held at Cine on Friday, January 20th. Stay up to date at facebook.com/theshutups.
wood shedding: Rob Smith I just released my debut solo album under the name (Wieuca, Jack’s Johnson). RV SmithThe title of the 9-song album is melt water pulse, and Smith recorded it in Atlanta and New York. The record is full of synth swells, razor-thin electronic beats (very similar to those used by the likes of Salem) and an overall indie-his electronic vibe. In particular, I dug the tracks “Freedom Fuel,” “Skullcandy,” and “Thusly.”The album concludes with the actual original take Simon & Garfunkel‘s “I Am A Rock”, but here it is simply cataloged as “I Am Rock”. I think there’s some trap-rap influence here, but very little. This was all recorded and performed by Smith, but mastering was done by Mark Daddy Flex (aka Terrence Chiesan). Find this at vineyardvines.bandcamp.com.
friends and neighbors: in a very special performance, Ukraine Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra play Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall Monday, January 23, 7:30 PM This is the UGA Performing Arts Center presentation.The orchestra is conducted by a Ukrainian-American. Theodore Kuchar Dvořák is also scheduled to perform new world symphony And the thought of Brahms Tragedy OvertureUkrainian-American pianist Stanislav Kristenko join the orchestra for the performance of Grieg piano concertoTickets range from $40 to $70 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Box Office (706-542-4400) Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm on pac.uga.edu.
OHMU LIVE AT POMPEI: Experimental Improviser, Electronic Composer winston parker Released a live video shot over two days at Cine under him Ohm Nickname. He reports that this was filmed with a friend of his who was visiting from Texas. The performance spanned three of his works, whose seeds were “…planted by a constant pull to improvisation, to a potentially transcendental state of expression,” says Parker. The music was originally inspired by the cacophony of airplane engines echoing through the air. ’ Casting to the big screen and turning off all other distractions makes this difficult. Parker releases a new collection of improvisational pieces. Gaussian Drift Vol. 2You can join us on January 20th at ohmushell.bandcamp.com and facebook.com/ohmumusic. Find new live videos at youtube.com/@ohmumusic.
visit time: Monty Green (Neuroclinic, Damage Report) has been renewed. experimental music curator so Atticaand his first production will take place on Thursday, January 19, at 7 p.m. seagull, is a solo project of Nathaniel RappallSince 1999 Gull has toured with some truly top-notch artists including Silver Apples, Adrian Belew, Dan Deacon and Melt Banana. This is the first in a series of monthly shows that Greene puts on at the gallery. For more information, visit both gullface.com and athica.org.
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