Photo Credit: Guido Woller
Friday, Mar. 21, 8 p.m. at New Earth Athens
Nowhere is Slingshot's focus on international art made more explicit than "Japan Nite," where five bands from that country will perform. Along with perennial party-punk faves Peelander-Z, don't miss Vampillia, an excellent and over-the-top experimental outfit.
Friday, Mar. 21, 8:30 p.m. at Morton Theatre
Former Athenian and fervent folkie Lynn is back at one of the grandest venues in town to premiere tunes from her just-released EP, Lying in the Sun.
Friday, Mar. 21, 9 p.m. at The World Famous
Experimental Russian songstress Ocher has collaborated with King Khan and been recorded by Idan Raichel, but her emotive torch-pop calls to mind the freeform rock and roll poetry of 1970s downtown New York City.
Friday, Mar. 21, 11:30 p.m. at Flicker Theatre & Bar
Formerly of Australian indie mainstay Children Collide, songwriter Johnny Mackay crafts eerie, trip-hop-indebted jams as the mysterious Fascinator.
Motion Sickness of Time Travel
Saturday, Mar. 22, 10 p.m. at Go Bar
Winterville's Rachel Evans crafts mind-bending, soul-enhancing synth drones. Her ongoing series of limited-edition CD-Rs, released concurrently with each full moon and available via Bandcamp, continues to drop jaws.
Saturday, Mar. 22, 11 p.m. at Georgia Theatre
Local experimental popster K Ishibashi is enjoying a sizable buzz in Athens and beyond surrounding his upcoming sophomore LP, set for release this May. Dig those hot new tunes.
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