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Every time I think I have a good handle on who's who and what's what in the Atlanta music scene, some band comes along and...

    NOW HEAR THIS: Of the Vine

    Every time I think I have a good handle on who's who and what's what in the Atlanta music scene, some band comes along and...

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  • Hailing from Knoxville, Tennessee, the Last to Sleep are an experimental electronic duo consisting of Balie Todd and Daniel Vose....

    NOW HEAR THIS: the Last to Sleep

    Hailing from Knoxville, Tennessee, the Last to Sleep are an experimental electronic duo consisting of Balie Todd and Daniel Vose....

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  • It would be easy to dismiss Brooklyn trio Dead Stars as another '90s throwback picking at the bones of the past. After all, the band does strike many of the familiar touchstones...

    NOW HEAR THIS: Dead Stars

    It would be easy to dismiss Brooklyn trio Dead Stars as another '90s throwback picking at the bones of the past. After all, the band does strike many of the familiar touchstones...

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  • I've long been a big fan of Chris Higdon. With an elegant voice and poetic lyrics, the former Elliott and Falling Forward front man wrote smart, dynamic songs that—even at their most raw and calamitous—resonated with a quiet, understated beauty.

    NOW HEAR THIS: Frontier(s)

    I've long been a big fan of Chris Higdon. With an elegant voice and poetic lyrics, the former Elliott and Falling Forward front man wrote smart, dynamic songs that—even at their most raw and calamitous—resonated with a quiet, understated beauty.

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  • Hialeah are the shit. Specifically, they're my kind of shit: blistering, angular guitars, breakneck rhythms, turn-on-a-dime dynamics, aggressive vocals. They're raucous, unpredictable, whip-smart...

    NOW HEAR THIS: Hialeah

    Hialeah are the shit. Specifically, they're my kind of shit: blistering, angular guitars, breakneck rhythms, turn-on-a-dime dynamics, aggressive vocals. They're raucous, unpredictable, whip-smart...

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  • If you don't know, stream the goddamn track. I had the pleasure of catching these dudes at the Earl a couple of weeks ago, and my dick was inserted into the dirt. Not knowing anything at all about the outfit prior to going to see them live, I was immediately impressed.

    NOW HEAR THIS: Social Studies

    If you don't know, stream the goddamn track. I had the pleasure of catching these dudes at the Earl a couple of weeks ago, and my dick was inserted into the dirt. Not knowing anything at all about the outfit prior to going to see them live, I was immediately impressed.

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