The nice thing about The Caledonia is that, being a slender, windowless black box of a music venue, it does kind of feel like you’re seeing a show in the basement of a friend’s house. Last night Autumn and I saw Jane Jane Pollock there. I really appreciated that the lighting was mainly supplied by a Velvet Underground-ish panoramic projection and plastic Christmas candles. I also think Jane Jane Pollock is pretty much the best band in the spooky-organ-and-musical-hamburger genre. They might not appreciate being remembered just for their squeaky rubber hamburger that was only briefly used in one or two songs though. That would be like appreciating Star Wars for the scene transitions (look, a diagonal wipe!).
Eula MaeThe Whiskey Gentry
Just ran across this up and coming band from the Athens area. They have got a great sound that is not quite country, not fully bluegrass, and not entirely indie. You could probably safely refer to them as Indie Bluegrass. Regardless they bring a new twist to old sounds that is one of a kind.
I can’t wait to hear them in concert. Unfortunately, I will be out of town for their Dec. 15th show at the newly renovated Georgia Theater. If you’re in town you should check them out. Tickets are only 5 bucks. Now, you can’t beat that with a ten foot pole.
Here is a little sampler, the freebee off their website, “Eula Mae.”
“I get a little more excited each new day, a little more nostalgic every time somebody moves away, a little older each time my address changes And I love every single second I'm alive and I wanna give you every single second til I die, I'm learning to believe that I am capable of being loved ”—
- Wyatt of Werewolves
I love these guys with such a passion right now.