Old Gerbils Back Up in Your Butt

Athens’ Elephant 6 Recording Company opens the vaults on Aug. 9 to share a vinyl reissue of The Gerbils’ 1998 debut Are You Sleepy? Beyond being a fun, psychedelic pop album that’s bathed in 4-track tape warble, this one should interest collectors because Neutral Milk Hotel’s Scott Spillane (a.k.a. the guy with magnificent beards) and… Continue reading Old Gerbils Back Up in Your Butt

Air-Sea Dolphin Splits Sides with Sloshy

The latest 7-inch to come from Chunklet Industries’ partnership with Indianapolis’ Third Uncle Records pairs Robert Schneider’s Air-Sea Dolphin (pictured) with another band with ties to the Homestar Runner universe. Air-Sea Dolphin’s side teams perennial sharp-dresser Schneider (The Apples in Stereo) with the Brothers Chaps (Homestar Runner creators Matt and Mike Chapman). They make a mix of catchy,… Continue reading Air-Sea Dolphin Splits Sides with Sloshy

of Montreal – White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood

Kevin Barnes – the utmost beta of all the beta males to emerge from the cliquey and incestuous Elephant 6 collective – has titled the latest of Montreal release White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood. Which means that after having already purged his toxic masculinity, Barnes is now ready to disembarrass himself of toxic whiteness, too. Overall,… Continue reading of Montreal – White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood

The Patient Split a Single with Breathers

The Patient Breathers would be a good band name. Even better would be Impatient Breathers. Can’t anyone come up with a good band name anymore? When Athens’ Will Cullen Hart (The Olivia Tremor Control) and his Elephant 6 bro/current Decatur dad Robert Schneider were deciding on a name for their ongoing collaborative musical venture, however,… Continue reading The Patient Split a Single with Breathers

Circulatory System – Mosaics Within Mosaics

One thing that can be said about Athens-born Circulatory System: they take their fun very seriously. The group just released their third record, Mosaics Within Mosaics, a double LP packed full of electroacoustic fuzzpop. The band is a sibling of the famed Elephant 6 collective, a collaborative bunch that includes beloved Athens acts Neutral Milk… Continue reading Circulatory System – Mosaics Within Mosaics