Better South

I don’t really know where to begin to talk about this year’s Word of South Festival. I could begin at the beginning, that moment when I had my photo taken with legendary Muscle Shoals bassist David Hood, creator of what is arguably the coolest bass part in the history of pop music. Go on and […]

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Your Electric Picture Radio Box Matters #3: The Critical Importance of Myth (#BlackJesusMatters)

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live” – Joan Didion “We tell each other stories in order to live together” – i2b People accuse the i2b team of elitist snobbery, of being blind and deaf to the kinds of entertainment that “real people” might enjoy. P’tah, saith the team: The i2b brow covers the full […]

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Ears Embiggened: Rova

Follow @immunetoboredom on Twitter or check back here for updates throughout the festival. Share this widely if you please. The Rova Saxophone Quartet played in Atlanta tonight, a little sneak preview of the coming sonic onslaught of Big Ears. Two sets, unamplified, in the beautifully resonant Existentialist Congregation Church in Candler Park. There was a […]

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