Few music scenes seemed as vibrant as Athens GA in the 1980s. Friend Kevin Goff talks about his experiences there, plus the whole gang discusses the documentary “Athens GA Inside/Out” and some of the great bands that emerged from that college town.
Fear not, band nerds, you too can play on a rock song. Guest Dan Gursky, a French horn player, spins three famous tunes that feature that brass instrument. Also joining us in the basement this week is friend Kevin Goff.
We interview Dave Bielanko of Marah, a rock band with a passionate fan base that never could quite catch the breaks for widespread success. If you don’t know them, here’s your chance to join the true believers.
Three songs today, as we conclude our track-by-track examination of “The Velvet Underground & Nico.” They are: “I’ll be Your Mirror,” “The Black Angel’s Death Song” and “European Son.” Our sincerest thanks to music journalist Mark Jenkins for joining us on this sonic journey.