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This is the ninth in a series of year-end articles by WOUB contributors. Check out all of this year’s lists at this link. 2015 had a lot of good releases and my full list is below. But my favorite record of the year? Aquabear Legion Volume 5, Aquabear Legion’s first vinyl release, and the first time… Read More
This is the fifth in a series of year-end blog posts by WOUB staff, volunteers and contributors. Check out all of this year’s lists at this link. The Men, Tomorrow’s Hits I feel pretty confident in saying The Men are the best rock and roll band around right now and that this is my album… Read More
One of the perks of living in a town like Athens is that, all of a sudden, there can be a last-minute announcement for an early Wednesday night show with a guitar legend. Tonight at 8 p.m., Aquabear Legion, Andrew Lampela and Tim Peacock will present Peter Walker with Dead Winds of Summer at The… Read More
The second installment of TRAYSH ISLAND (titled BURNING MANG) comes to 8550 OHIO this weekend, just outside the little Appalachian town of Chesterhill, Ohio. It's one of the more interesting gatherings of artists and musicians I’ve attended, in the absolutely drop-jawed gorgeousness that only Southeast Ohio can provide. With two days of live music and… Read More
The Stuart's Opera House marketing director and Aquabear Legion co-founder shares his top music picks of 2013, including albums by Water Liars, Endless Boogie and Supernobody.
Stuart's Opera House linchpin and Athens musician Brian Koscho shares his top music picks of 2012, including releases by Woods, Ty Segall and Dirty Three.
1. Ty Segall, Goodbye Bread: Most years I do not have a clear #1 album, but this record broke that trend. Perfect fuzzy rock songs by someone who I think will just keep getting better. “I Can’t Feel It” might be one of my favorite songs ever. Go buy this record. 2. Woods, Sun and… Read More