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Little Gold, Grape Soda

Former Woods member Christian DeRoeck arrived in Athens just over a year ago, but his band Little Gold has only been gigging seriously around town for the last four months or so. Don’t let that fool you into thinking he hasn’t been busy in the meantime: assembling a solid line-up in John McLean, Chase Merritt and Taylor Chmura; running his label, Loud Baby Sounds; and establishing his home studio, Cookie Road, as a venue. Little Gold is now in full force, playing great bar-room rock and roll replete with themes of wicked thoughts and bad habits. Delivered in DeRoeck’s melodious twang and accompanied by boisterous harmonies, it’s the perfect soundtrack to a debauched night downtown. Grab a beer and join the party.