(Parker Gispert of The Whigs in the studio recording Mission Control).
The Whigs will be appearing on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on February 20th.
In other Whigs news - a few months ago they were profiled in Spin Magazine (Thanks for the heads-up from Alyssa Bernstein). While you're at it, check out this December review of their Knitting Factory show and some really good photos: here.
The same issue lauded the re-release of Pylon's Gyrate album (on DFA Records).
Stereogum reviews Accelerate, the new R.E.M. album.
Please read Julie Phillips' profile of the talented Athens musician Danny Esposito. Esposito passed away last week and was a highly respected guitar player in these parts. He will be missed by his family and many friends.
"Two things we can all agree on:1. We all love Michael Jackson2. We’re all glad he’s not our uncle." Patterson Hood writing about Thriller, on its 25th anniversary
Steve LaBate (Attractive Eighties Women/Paste Magazine) reviews the new album from Widespread Panic.
The Athens Banner Herald also profiled a WSP listening party here.