Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Bring me back a penguin!

Athens rocks the movies!
The new film The Air I Breathe - starring Emile Hirsche, Kevin Bacon, Andy Garcia, Forest Whitaker among others features a song from the Athens (rooted, although currently nomadic) band Jucifer.

You can catch a track from Of Montreal in the new monster blockbuster Cloverfield.

The AJC features five local acts with new albums and looks at the resurgent Atlanta rock scene. The Whigs and Truckers are featured.

Five-Eight has new music on their Myspace page.

Pitchfork Media loves DBT.

Iron Hero is back! Sam Gunn and his crew will be playing a show on February 15th at the Caledonia with Twin Tigers and Oblio. Twin Tigers is the new project from ex-Capes frontman Kris Barratt, now an Athens resident.

Lindy Dugger photos of DBT @ 40 Watt.

Remember - The Whigs are playing The Late Show with David Letterman on Monday January 28th. The featured guest is Jessica Alba.

Sam Gunn, Iron Hero