Label: Pizza Tomb Records - none • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop • Style: Instrumental
Enlisting the expertise of a locally-based music writer, we explore the past, present and future of music in each town. The last decade has seen a more inclusive spirit emerge in Athens music, as a massive dose of DIY energy has been injected The Shadows - Change Of Address the downtown club scene. Thanks to the work of certain promoters and musicians, bands and genres that were Crayon - Murk Daddy Flex - Genesis relegated to word-of-mouth house shows and scrappy warehouse parties Crayon - Murk Daddy Flex - Genesis now playing some of the most prominent stages in town.
The injection of punk energy into a staid status quo has arguably benefited all sides. Well-established local musicians have been visibly re-energized by creating alongside young, headstrong artists, while those artists have in turn been educated and inspired.
Below, representing this freewheeling spirit, are some of the new and newish Athens bands you should know:. His project has since enjoyed a fruitful second act, becoming a fast favorite on the local live scene and releasing the stellar Spectral Sight LP in Keep an eye out.
The project sprang onto the scene in latewhen a series of immersive, DJ Shadow-esque instrumental compilations Chiyezhan had posted to Bandcamp began to gather buzz around town. In summermurk daddy flex released MDF Chop Shop - Gangsta Boo - Both Worlds, *69, his incredible first full-length.
Chiyezhan followed that up last year with Genesisa sleeker outing though it was still recorded and sequenced entirely on Audacity that, along with an instantly legendary AthFest set, solidified his reputation as one of the most inventive producers and performers in town. The album, with its no-frills pop-rock approach, is musically assured and lyrically intricate. One of the most exciting bands to emerge from Athens over the past few years, free-pop trio Shade expertly blends avant-garde melodies with propulsive rhythms and tangled guitar patterns while still somehow making it palatable for the average listener.
In some ways Shade is the typical Athens band: self-made, fully involved, effortlessly cool and incredibly hard to categorize. He plays guitar, cooks, drinks beer and lives in Athens Crayon - Murk Daddy Flex - Genesis a wonderful wife and two temperamental cats. Home Articles Interviews Playlists.
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