Hype City Soundtrack Review

Originally founded as a side project of Elf Power member Jeff Mangum, Neutral Milk Hotel has progressed from there to be one of the most renowned bands in recent memory. They are most well-known for their 1998 release of In the Aeroplane over the Sea, which has been among the top selling vinyl records every […]

Lou Who?

Before I began researching Lou Reed for this article, my knowledge about the proclaimed “godfather of punk” was extremely minimal. I knew he was the key member of the Velvet Underground, that he had ups-and-downs with part-time pal David Bowie, and most recently, that he released the critically panned “Lulu,” a collaborative effort between Reed […]

Tax Dan’s Top Five Local Albums of 2014

My name is Dan A.K.A. Tax Dan. I’m in a pop-punk band called Like Mike, I play solo under the moniker Honesty Again, I do tax stuff for a living, and I write (mostly about local bands) for Analog Revolution.  2014 has been a GREAT year for local music. Here’s the local albums that made […]

Dog Years – We Thought We Were So Cool

Every so often, the musicians of the Metro-Atlanta DIY scene seem to quit the band they are in, only to resurface in another a few months later. It’s the same group of people, in different pairings, playing various sub-genres that originate from punk; if you go back far enough. Due to the reputations of the […]

Branford Marsalis: The Problem with Jazz

“If the value of the song is based on intense analysis of music, you’re doomed. Because people that buy records don’t know shit about music. When they put on Kind of Blue and say they like it, I always ask people: What did you like about it? They describe it in physical terms, in visceral […]