The Whigs Announce Free Download Of New Single, Nationwide Tour Dates


Athens, GA-based garage rock trio The Whigs are releasing their new album, Enjoy The Company , on September 18th via New West Records. The band has graciously made their first single available as a download for 24 hours, so click here to donate your email contact information and download “Waiting.” The Whigs travel cross-country on [...]

The Whigs Release New Song and Announce Album Details

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Athens rockers offer up a dose of “Summer Heat” The Whigs, the Athens, GA trio full of rock and roll promise and explosive energy, are slated to release their fourth album, Enjoy the Company, on September 18. The band wrote the songs in Nashville, TN and Athens, GA and recorded the album in Woodstock, NY [...]

Win Tickets: The Naked and Famous @ 40 Watt


New Zealand band The Naked and Famous have about 20 dates left on their current North American tour calendar. This Saturday, March 31st, the group will play 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia, and The Silver Tongue wants to send you and a friend to check it out. About the band: Everyone knows that the [...]

SXSW 2012, Friday Night March 16

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After Beauty Bar we made the trek to the 1100 block of East 11th. The plan was to catch Cheers Elephant at Kenny’s Backyard BBQ – an outside, makeshift venue with a funnel cake vendor and chairs on the lawn – at 7:00pm. We ended up across the street before they played, grabbing a light [...]

SXSW 2012, Thursday March 15th


My SXSW 2012 began on Thursday, March 15. In retrospect, being there Wednesday would’ve been worthy. Pianos (NYC) co-hosted a showcase full of great independent acts on the upswing – including Hooray for Earth, Fort Lean, Haim and Tiny Victories – that I was saddened to miss (and reminded of by my peers). On the [...]

Interview: William Cashion of Future Islands


As you might guess, I’m a pretty big fan of Future Islands. I became aware of the trio’s existence just before their LP, In Evening Air, came out in 2010. Their consistent touring habits and push to create and release interesting, uniquely styled, emotionally driven, danceable, electro-gelled tunes keeps me on edge, and has rightfully [...]

Interview: Luiza Sá of CSS


With only four more stops left on the U.S. tour calendar this year, CSS is wrapping things up to head to Europe next, where they’ll continue trekking the globe in support of their third full-length record, La Liberación, which came out just two months ago. Tonally different, that record harnesses elements which are tied to [...]

Devilneck Metal Fest 2010: The Interviews

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At the 2010 Devilneck Metal Fest in Athens, GA, TST sat down with Marriage, Stone Mountain Freeway, Wizard Smoke, Shark Heart, and Colossus.