Local Releases September 23 2000

TYRO, Audiocards (Mute); debut release from ex-Toenut members Skipper and Katie Hartley; recorded at Chase Park Transductions in Atlanta; engineered by another former Toenut member, Andy Baker; www.tyro.org

Z-AXIS, Music From Reality Check; debut album from the post-progressive, new-wave-psychedelic project, helmed by Allen Welty-Green; music was originally written as an accompaniment to a multi-media performance called "Reality Check," which played at Seven Stages Theater last year; www.mindspring.com/~agmedia/z.html

DUALITY, Go! Vaya! Vaya!; two-song CD maxi-single from the dance/pop duo; produced by Jimmy "G" of Wave Motion Sound and mastered by Rodney Mills (Pearl Jam, MC Breed, Doobie Brothers); www.dualitymusic.com

FOREST MCDONALD, What's It Gonna Take?; latest album from veteran bluesman; includes guest appearances from Roy Gaines and James Montgomery; <href="http://www.wtrhq.com" target="new">www.wtrhq.com.