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Shathouse Rats Interview

This is a reprint from Beatlanta, thanks Adam and Chris!

Shathouse Rats were just some down to earth guys, drinkers. They came across as modest toward their music and talent, but eager to let folks know what they’re up to right now. I say these guys have something going for themselves. It might not be for some, but for me it was hard to place them in the same arena as any bands I know in Atlanta right now. That makes them all the more appealing. They mix several genres from punk to blues to rock and attitude. They have an old school jail rock feel to them.

In the interview we talk about the Picaflor show on March 18th, the band’s upcoming release and tour plans as well as their music, style and aspirations.

Shathouse Rats will be performing at Picaflor this Friday with Qurious and Imagination Head. For more details about the band, click here

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First Listen: Miles From Pangaea – “Hypoxia”

Miles From Pangaea are a three piece progressive/ambient instrumental rock band. They’ve been blowing minds’ around the Atlanta area for the past three years and here’s the single Hypoxia off their new album being released in May. Fans of the Omar Rodriguez Lopez group, early Pink Floyd and Can will enjoy.

Listen to Hypoxia here

For more about Miles From Pangaea, click here

Featured Show of the Week

Featured Show of the Week

October Show Calendar

 

Friday, October 1

It’s Elephants (last show, MUST SEE), Minor Prophets, the Mad Flight @ 529

Friday-Saturday, October 1-2

Devilneck Metal Fest featuring Music Hates You, Utah, Royal Thunder and more @ Caledonia Lounge (Athens)

Saturday, October 2

Other Sound Festival featuring West End Motel, Little Tybee, Tornado Town and more @ Star Bar

Monday, October 4

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Dead Confederate @ the Masquerade

Tuesday, October 5

Primus @ the Tabernacle

Saturday, October 9

Prefuse 73, Neon Indian @ 40 Watt (Athens)

Hip to Death, At Night, the Sneaky Hand @ Highland Inn Ballroom

Tuesday, October 12

The Sword, Karma to Burn @ Masquerade

Wednesday, October 13

Knaves Grave, Lookbook, the Prids @529

Thursday, October 14

Free Moral Agents, Odist @ 5 Spot

Pharoahe Monch, Skyzoo, Smif N Wessun @ Masquerade

Friday, October 15

Kenosha Kid, Chrissakes, Pride Parade @ Caledonia (Athens)

Monday, October 18

School of Seven Bells, Active Child @ the Earl

Tuesday, October 19

Wizard Smoke, Thrones, Christian Mistress @ 529

Friday, October 29

Massive Attack, Thievery Corporation @ Center Stage

8Ball and MJG @ the Loft

Letters Organize, Dropsonic @ Star Bar

Saturday, October 30

High on Fire @40 Watt (Athens)

These Sylvan Hills, Nerdkween @ Wonderroot

Sunday, October 31

Fiend Without A Face, West End Motel @ the Earl

Attention System @ Dragon Con 9.3.2010

There has been a lot of publicity about Dragon Con these past couple weeks, but surprisingly there is very little coverage about one of the main entertainment acts for that week. Local electro/darkwave act Attention System rocked out Dragon Con and here’s the proof.

Photos were taken by Rose Riot Photography

For more about Attention System, click here

Worth Checking Out – Last Relapse

Someone sent me a link to a new band called Last Relapse. They’re not bad, they produce your typical post-punk/alternative rock sounds. If you’re a fan of Faraquet’s poppier material, you might like this.

Last Relapse’s new album is called Machine and a portion of it can be streamed here