Columns

90 Miles Out of Atlanta #10: Robert Beaser, Jerry Garcia, & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin

August 23, 2013

90 Miles Out of Atlanta #10: Robert Beaser, Jerry Garcia, & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin 90 Miles Out of Atlanta is what will happen if you keep smoking that stuff. Send music to Woodall Hall 124, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, Georgia 31907.  ••• Robert Beaser, Mountain Songs When I first moved to this city in the Deep South, almost everyone I met told me about the guitar scholar.... 

Unheard #16: Two European Labels, Both Miraculously Weird

August 22, 2013

Unheard #16: Two European Labels, Both Miraculously Weird Unheard explores the moist recesses of “unconventional music” and attempts to have fun doing so. Whether it’s pimply basement hounds jockeying weathered blocks of noise or beefy luddites clunking out waxy half-songs on broken Casio keyboards and even-more-broken electric guitars, you’re going... 

90 Miles Out of Atlanta #9: The New Lines & Woods

August 17, 2013

90 Miles Out of Atlanta #9: The New Lines & Woods 90 Miles Out of Atlanta is how the world will come to realize that YouTube’s stabilizing function and Flip Video are together a form of psychedelia. Send ingredients to Woodall Hall 124, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, Georgia 31907.  ••• The New Lines, Fall in Line I wish I’d had this... 

Studio Apartment #7: Andy White of Tonstartssbandht (“Long Distance Paradigm”)

August 15, 2013

Studio Apartment #7: Andy White of Tonstartssbandht (“Long Distance Paradigm”) Studio Apartment is Jon Bernson‘s effort to document the interaction between musicians and their recording spaces. Jon is the prolific multimedia artist behind Exray’s, Window Twins, THEMAYS, Ray’s Vast Basement and numerous soundtracks for theater and film. ••• No one... 

90 Miles Out of Atlanta #8: Julian Lynch, The Polyps, Rene Hell

August 9, 2013

90 Miles Out of Atlanta #8: Julian Lynch, The Polyps, Rene Hell 90 Miles Out of Atlanta is like when the semester ends and your professor invites you and some other students to his house for wine and cheese and microbrews and he shows off his new turntable but it’s not like the movies because he doesn’t hit on you and you don’t hit on him and sometimes he... 

Rise Above #3: Sitting Still In (& with) Sludge and Drone

August 6, 2013

Rise Above #3: Sitting Still In (& with) Sludge and Drone Transcendent music is found in every genre, like the holy in the everyday. It all comes down to paying attention to your life, and to be aware of what you are seeing and hearing. Why do songs still matter long after they have been used to sell cars or deodorant? We hold on so tightly to the songs and... 

90 Miles Out of Atlanta #7: William Tyler, Danny Paul Grody, & Joe’s New Reference Hydraulic Transcription Turntable

August 3, 2013

90 Miles Out of Atlanta #7: William Tyler, Danny Paul Grody, & Joe’s New Reference Hydraulic Transcription Turntable 90 Miles Out of Atlanta is a midlife crisis disguised as a music column. Joe will film and write about any musical artifacts he finds in his mailbox at Woodall Hall 124, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, Georgia 31907. ••• William Tyler, Impossible Truth Allie and I recently came into some...