Q&A: Bat House

By Liz Partsch, Contributor [Photo by Harley Wince, Visual Media Director] Q&A with Shane Blank and Emmet Hayes of Massachusetts-based “neo-punkadelica” outfit Bat House. How did the band form?  SHANE: We met in school. So the four of us are all from different places in the country. I’m from Florida, Emmet here is from California…

What’s Going On: October 2019

By Liz Partsch, Contributor Witches, warlocks, vampires and great concerts: with spooky season just around the corner, these upcoming concerts around Athens will fill your Halloween with awesome live music. Who: Boy Jorts, Ready Aim Flowers, Electric Guitar When: October 3, 9 p.m. Where: The Union Boy Jorts is a local band described as a…

Chicago pop duo DRAMA sign to Ghostly International, release new single

By Liz Partsch, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Zoe Rain/DRAMA] Chicago dance-pop duo DRAMA released their new single “Hold On” on Monday, September 30, shortly after their recent signing to independent record label Ghostly International. The musical pair consists of producer Na’el Shehade and vocalist Via Rosa. Read more: Seattle country-rock band The Berries releases second album…