That is ALL, People: In a shocking but completely understandable go, stay recordist Sloan Simpson (Sloan Brothers, Compulsory Refractions) declared last week that his two-ten years-previous online repository of stay recordings, Southern Shelter, was shutting down permanently. There were being a number of explanations, but they usually distill down to Simpson no longer possessing the psychological bandwidth to retain and update the web page after a disastrous swap in world-wide-web hosts ruined considerably of the web site about the past few of several years. Also, Simpson—who for yrs was a dwell clearly show staple in city who could generally be counted on to have a particular present you saw or skipped obtainable to hear—hasn’t been recording nor attending exhibits since the starting of the pandemic. On a far more personalized observe, Simpson has located a great deal achievement with his possess musical recording initiatives as perfectly as operating with Bryan J. Howard‘s studio venture Del Toro Seem. There are also special projects peppered all through his workflow, also, these as his mixing of the Cracker Are living In Madrid CD. Simpson explained to me, “None of those factors would be attainable without the need of the things I’ve figured out and close friends I have created by recording dwell exhibits and Southern Shelter. I’m seeking ahead to producing and recording more songs and collaborating with close friends.” As a lover and close friend, I really feel like I discuss for a lot of when I say thank you, Sloan, for your quite a few years of devoted and elevating work.
Take SOME Moments: Do you have specifically 3 minutes and 38 seconds to spare? If so, look at paying out them on the new one from Nana Grizol named “Black Box.” This galloping and catchy tune is the lead one from the group’s future album Dancing Canine which is slated for release Dec. 23. The solitary, although, is offered now. The new album is composed of the original variations of the tracks that appeared on the band’s 2010 LP Ruth. Its most new full-length release is 2020’s South Someplace Else. For more information and facts, remember to see fb.com/nanagrizol666 and cruisinrecords.com.
SEE YA Future Year!: Zero Mile Presents and Super Canoe will host the 3rd, so considerably, reunion display by Modern-day Skirts on Saturday, Dec. 31 at the Georgia Theatre. Also on the bill this night time are Eyesight Movie, Tedo Stone and a dance social gathering showcasing the Booty Boyz. Progress tickets will operate you $20, and it’ll be $25 at the door, but there’s a actual reliable prospect of this selling out so make your programs now. As of this writing, tickets are not on sale yet, but by the time you read through this they may properly be. So hold checking georgiatheatre.com/calendar, and fall some bucks when you’re completely ready.
4 OF A Kind: Athens’ hardcore tremendous group Weaponized Flesh will rejoice the launch of its debut EP Hurtful this Friday, Nov. 18 at Flicker Theatre & Bar. Also on the Shadebeast Presents invoice this night time are the irrepressible Beast Mode and Greenville, SC’s NeverFall. The report was really launched just at the end of October, so you can stream it as we communicate. Though I colloquially refer to the band as “hardcore,” there is a lot more than a hearty helping of thrash metal listed here, way too, and as the band described in an e mail to Flagpole, “The band is only loud, quickly and, well, quickly and loud.” And that will work just fine for me. This is a five-song punch in the facial area, and I fully assume Flicker to be packed for this one. So, slice the shit and start the pit more than at weaponizedflesh1.bandcamp.com.
ROCK IT ON: The Michael Guthrie Band, a main staple entry in the canon of Athens electrical power pop, will release the 1st at any time CD variation of its 1981 LP Immediate Hits. This will come out Nov. 20 and is out there solely on the internet. Expense is $18 delivered around the world. The CD model was mastered by Jason NeSmith and is made up of all the tracks from the original release, additionally stay tracks from Atlanta’s Agora Ballroom. Find this and buy at michaelguthrieband.com. Remember to notice there is no “buy” button on the site, so you are going to want to click on “donate” to buy. It is a minor puzzling, but you’re intelligent men and women and need to be capable to determine this out.
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