Sharp Notes October 07 2000
In one of the less auspicious solo debuts in memory, TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins has written and performed the first single from the upcoming Rugrats in Paris soundtrack, titled "My Getaway." The album hits stores Nov. 7
Any fans of Breath of God who were wondering what happened to the band can take solace in knowing they had a slight personnel shift but are alive and well and now known as Karma Lingo.
Although it won't win any awards for its clunky moniker, The Syndicated Mix Show, a weekly, two-hour radio program produced locally and hosted by DJ Dee Mello, combines hip-hop with R&B, and the press release claims it's ... you know ... phat. It has been picked up for rebroadcast in Louisiana and Florida, and can be found on the Web at www.night-clubs-1.com/ dj_dee_mello.html
Ex-Nashville Pussy fire-breathing bassist Corey Parks issued a statement recently officially announcing her permanent departure from the group she temporarily left in July. But retirement is not in the cards. She plans to record with Motorhead's legendary Lemmy Kilminster but will not be joining Hole as has been widely reported.
Collective Soul has accepted the opening slot on the nationwide Creed tour. They'll be introducing new songs from their upcoming release Blender, due in stores Oct. 10. As of yet, there is no Atlanta date scheduled.
Farmclub.com, who featured the Sloppy Meateaters a while back, has chosen Atlanta electronic band Aerial as one of the top 10 electronica bands to look out for. Hear why at www.farmclub.com/listen/listeningroom/genre3.html.
The late Athens' band Dayroom has released an R.I.P. tape that contains a music video, nine live songs from the final performance in Athens on Feb. 5 and various interviews with friends and fans. Check it out at AthensMusic.net. While you're there, the band's frontman and chief songwriter, Michael Winger has just completed his first solo album titled The Modern World, which is also available at the same website.