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Future Virgins Rock The Past And Present

In a public Facebook post, Future Virgins guitarist William “Billy Joe” Johnson wrote that when the band’s new album Doomsday Raga was recorded it seemed cynical, but today, “it’s probably borderline whimsical.”



Around the end of December I submitted a piece about the state of Hip-Hop in Chattanooga. Spoiler Alert: It’s going gangbusters, thanks to a new collaborative effort on the part of some rising stars and hardcore fans to not only redefine public ... more

Feb 14, 2018 12:25 PM Features

We’re not quite six weeks in to 2018 and I’ve already found the first MUST HAVE package of the year. This Saturday, Genki Genki Panic is hosting a special release party at J.J.’s Bohemia, backed by the incomparable Elk Milk. As a standalone show ... more

Feb 7, 2018 2:53 PM Features

As a rule, I concentrate on purely local bands and artists, but every so often I will venture out past the city limits. Today’s discussion takes us three hours north to my home state of Kentucky, the birthplace of bluegrass music. more

Jan 31, 2018 11:37 AM Features

Raised in a music-friendly household in Michigan on a diet of country music—his father’s preference—and Motown soul—his mother’s preference—along with rock, Jimmy Dormire has forged a remarkable career as a staggeringly versatile and articulate ... more

Jan 24, 2018 10:39 AM Features

When you haven’t heard from or about a band in a while, you start to wonder. Are they on hiatus? Have they split up? Are they festering in a Tijuana jail? Did the rapture happen and only take them? Sometimes one or more of those things is the ... more

Jan 17, 2018 11:51 AM Features

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