Archive for the 'Futurebirds' Category

Monday, March 29th, 2010

In the span of 48 hours I managed to catch five Futurebirds shows during SXSW: the band’s official showcase, several day parties and a crazed, impromptu, house party somewhere off South Congress. These guys are, in a word, the truth. As I mentioned last Fall, Futurebirds inhabit a space somewhere in between Tennessee Fire era […]

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Hand painted on brown cardboard sleeves, the above image is an example of Futurebirds 2009 eponymous EP. Its contents feel just as DIY. Based in Athens, GA, the band’s incredibly strong six-song debut pays lo-fi homage to three decades of cornbread-fed psych, folk and and rock ‘n roll with production values reminesnct of Tennessee Fire […]