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Daniel Johnston & Friends at the Moore

Show Date: November 11th, 2017 The anticipation was palpable in the lobby as newcomers continuously rushed to the merch table, eager to check out the wares and Daniel Johnston’s unique sketches available for purchase. There were several binders strewn about and each were chock full of drawings signed by the artist with only a few […]

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Recommended Show: Daniel Johnston & Friends at the Moore

Everybody who’s been around music in the last 30 years or so has seen the strange little frog named “Jeremiah the Innocent,” with the words “Hi, How are you?” written over his head. Much like the story of his creator, his origins begin mysteriously, and have you wondering, “Hmm, I keep seeing that everywhere but […]

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Best gift discs they might miss (best music of 2009)

There are a lot of fantastic books, albums, DVDs, and other things that any music fan would love to get this year, but may not know that they would love them yet. The pop culture pie hole is insatiable, and with the battered economy not everything I loved got the proper hype. This is Part […]

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Win tickets to see Daniel Johnston at Neumos

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crJlogkdjB8] Daniel Johnston is something of an indie rock legend, a Texas musical savant who people drop casual hints about meeting. His work ranges from child-like and cute (he’s 48), to darkly brilliant. Kurt Cobain helped thrust Daniel into fame when he was seen wearing a T-shirt with the cover art from Daniel’s Hi How […]

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Athens PopFest 2007: Day 3 with Fishboy, Cars Can Be Blue, Daniel Johnston and more…

Show Date: August 11, 2007

Black Kids were the surprise of the PopFest. And I'm not alone in my Black Kids adulation–everyone in my 8-person group was screaming "I LOVE BLACK KIDS" after their show. They were the opening band on this, the final day of the PopFest and their quick wit banter was disarming and hilarious. Their songs were […]

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Athens PopFest Update

Huzzah! The final wave of bands just added to the Athens PopFest has been announced! In addition to the stellar line up announced a while back (including Ted Leo, Daniel Johnston and, imaginary favorite, Cars Can Be Blue), the PopFest will now feature performances by Tullycraft, The Instruments (Orange Twin superband), and a pre-party on […]

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Athens Popfest 2007 details announced!

Thanks to Pitchfork for the deets on the Athens Popfest 2007! I can't seem to find a schedule anywhere, but here's the info that's gone public so far: The Popfest will fill up two Athens venues (40 Watt Club and Little Kings Shuffle Club) from August 8-11, 2007 and will, as always, be brought to […]

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