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Ohmpark Fest returns

The annual local music gathering brings Sister Sai, Goldyard, Beije, and more to 529 and the Earl

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COSMIC SOUNDS: Sister Sai is set to stun with a full band performance during Ohmpark Fest 2018.

It’s been four years since Davy Minor laid to rest his local music blog, Ohmpark. But since 2013, what was once just a hobby to serve Minor’s music obsessions has found new life once a year. Every January, Ohmpark Fest takes over stages at East Atlanta’s premiere indie rock clubs, 529 and the Earl, boasting a lineup stacked with homegrown indie rock, metal, hip-hop, and more. “When I decided to quit [the blog], I threw a festival to celebrate,” says Minor. “I’ve been throwing it every year since. Even though I don’t write about music much anymore, I do enjoy sharing music I love with others. That’s what the blog was all about, and that’s what this festival is all about.”

After ceasing activities with the blog, Minor, who is also a science-fiction writer and a recent father, co-founded Deer Bear Wolf, a nonprofit label, publisher, and organization that supports Atlanta artists, writers, and musicians. The festival returns to East Atlanta for its fourth year Sat., Jan. 6, boasting performances by cabaret-punks Material Girls, hip-hop duo Goldyard, electronic-pop outfit Dot.s, fuzz rockers Beije, experimental multi-instrumentalist Saira Raza, and more. Performance times throughout the fest are staggered allowing attendees time to catch shows at both venues without much overlap in set times (see www.badearl.com for details).

Although the bands who play the fest each year change, Ohm Park Fest’s basic premise remains the same. “I try to keep it sort of the same type of experience each year,” Minor says. “It’s simply a night where you can see a dozen killer bands in a couple of Atlanta's best music venues.” $10 gets you into both venues. Doors open at 7 p.m.



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Jones still lives in Nashville and has been sober since he relocated; for the first few years he left music alone and focused on building a new foundation for his life. Dixon and Jones reconvened in 2018, and dusted off the songs they’d left behind. Together, with a “fuck it, let’s run it” attitude, leaving no disappointment or self-pity to chance.

Jones returns to Atlanta on Saturday, March 30, with a fresh lineup, borrowing members of Dixon’s band PLS PLS, to perform the new songs. Jones took a few minutes to discuss the album that chronicled his downfall, facing his fears of playing music in sobriety, and releasing his music after all this time.

CL: When you picked the songs back up, they had been sitting recorded since you left Atlanta in 2014 to to begin your recovery in sobriety, correct?

EJ: Yeah. Some of them weren’t finished, we just put a little polish on them. But for the most part, they were done and they’d just been sitting since 2013, which was a really difficult time. Throughout recording, I was pretty deep into some pretty sick chemical dependency and heavy drinking. In 2014, everything fell apart… Dan Dixon and my manager worked together to get me into MusicCares and a long-term rehab. That’s how I ended up in Nashville.

What is your relationship with Dan Dixon?

Dan and I had been making records in Atlanta separately for a long time. We were friends with a mutual respect. The first thing we worked on together was a cover of “Cocaine,” an old blues song by Abner Jay. Graham Marsh, the Grammy-winning producer and half of Atlanta indie-pop/trip-hop duo CLAVVS got the ball rolling for us to do this thing and we did it. That was the first time Dan and I worked together, and we realized we liked each other’s style. When I took time off from touring with the Constellations I ran into him and he invited me to come in and record. Eventually that turned into the next Constellations record, King of the Gutter.

What held you back from finishing the record once you got sober?

I was scared of being on stage sober, of not being relevant, and that nobody would care. I was scared that I would go back to drinking and using again. It’s like one couldn’t exist without the other. The main part was getting back on stage and feeling naked without having something in my system. I didn’t think I could do it. I didn’t think it was going to be fun anymore, even though it hadn’t been fun for a long time with drugs and alcohol. All of that stopped working a long time ago. It was just me maintaining this thing that really didn’t make any sense. It was just all I knew. Pretty cliche. But I thought that’s how you did it; I didn’t know there was another way.

So why now?

A friend of mine from Milwaukee noticed us on a playlist and getting a bunch of plays on Spotify and he talked me into looking at the record. I remember listening to it and thinking, “We should just put it out. If people are interested, awesome. If they’re not, it’s not going to ultimately matter” (laughs). Why not just put it out for the world? Once we did that, we polished them up and put a couple singles out and got some reaction. Just felt like the next thing. I’m really excited about it, cause I’m loving the lineup I have. I didn’t think I was going to want to revisit some of the songs, you know… But it’s a lot of fun.

The album does sound like it comes from a pretty rocky place, to say the least.

Yeah, it’s strange. I listen to it now and it’s stuff I didn’t know I was facing at the time. I was documenting my downfall… There’s even language in it that I use now in recovery in those songs and I don’t know where that came from. It really is like art imitating life. I feel like something out there in the universe was telling me that I’d had enough and I needed some help. I wasn’t ready at the time to face that, but somehow I was able to document some of it. I wasn’t brave enough to admit that to anyone out loud, but I was brave enough to put it in song. At the time, I was truly afraid of everything. I couldn’t face the day without some kind of chemical crutch. I was afraid of failure and afraid of people around me — them realizing that I really had a problem and what life would look like if I had to actually do something about the problem. Afraid of change. Afraid of it all.

Any glaring examples of that language you mentioned?

In “All That Remains” there’s a line about being afraid of it all: “I don’t know what I am/But I know what I’m not.” Further on into that song: “If you leave me on the mountain / There’s only one way down / That’s my answer.” I don’t know if I knew what I was talking about at the time, but that seemed to be the only answer, to kill myself. I didn’t know how to live life like that anymore, but I didn’t know how to do anything else. Later on, in “Can’t Do Right,”... That song is just chronicling the feeling of trying to do right and just keep failing. Trying to live a life I think my parents wanted for me, that some higher power wanted for me. I just wasn’t able to do it; I tried and I failed. Then I tried and I failed. Just feeling lost out on a dirt road. That whole Robert Johnson thing with the crossroad, like I accidentally sold my soul to the devil or something a long time ago.

Since you’ve been in Nashville, you’ve been playing in your new project, Elijah Jones & the Tenderness. What was it like going back up stage after some time off?

The Tenderness project was just a way for me to continue to write, to continue to work. I put a band together for it, ‘cause playing on my own was just too terrifying. I remember our first show at the Springwater, which is a divey little bar in Nashville. I don’t even remember the first two songs. I felt like my voice was shaking the entire time, my hands were shaking. By the third song, it was like, “Okay, I’m good. This is what I like to do.” I remembered what I liked about playing live again. All that fear just went away, and I had a blast. I think that’s what’s changed the most; I don’t really care about being successful. I don’t even know what that is, honestly. The part that I love is writing songs and playing them live for people. The rest of it is just… static.

What is life like for you now in Nashville and in your recovery?

Life is still hard (laughs). You know? I still feel sad and isolated and alone, sometimes, but I have people in my life who care about me and I have a good support system. I have a great relationship with my family. Those things that are most important for me are the things I forgot about when I was in full-on Constellations mode. So things are okay, they’re alright today. There’s ups and downs, but I can live with all of it today. I don’t have to self-destruct anymore over the littlest bumps in the road. -CL-

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__What is your relationship with Dan Dixon?__

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__What held you back from finishing the record once you got sober?__

I was scared of being on stage sober, of not being relevant, and that nobody would care. I was scared that I would go back to drinking and using again. It’s like one couldn’t exist without the other. The main part was getting back on stage and feeling naked without having something in my system. I didn’t think I could do it. I didn’t think it was going to be fun anymore, even though it hadn’t been fun for a long time with drugs and alcohol. All of that stopped working a long time ago. It was just me maintaining this thing that really didn’t make any sense. It was just all I knew. Pretty cliche. But I thought that’s how you did it; I didn’t know there was another way.

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__The album does sound like it comes from a pretty rocky place, to say the least.__

Yeah, it’s strange. I listen to it now and it’s stuff I didn’t know I was facing at the time. I was documenting my downfall… There’s even language in it that I use now in recovery in those songs and I don’t know where that came from. It really is like art imitating life. I feel like something out there in the universe was telling me that I’d had enough and I needed some help. I wasn’t ready at the time to face that, but somehow I was able to document some of it. I wasn’t brave enough to admit that to anyone out loud, but I was brave enough to put it in song. At the time, I was truly afraid of everything. I couldn’t face the day without some kind of chemical crutch. I was afraid of failure and afraid of people around me — them realizing that I really had a problem and what life would look like if I had to actually do something about the problem. Afraid of change. Afraid of it all.

__Any glaring examples of that language you mentioned?__

In “All That Remains” there’s a line about being afraid of it all: “I don’t know what I am/But I know what I’m not.” Further on into that song: “If you leave me on the mountain / There’s only one way down / That’s my answer.” I don’t know if I knew what I was talking about at the time, but that seemed to be the only answer, to kill myself. I didn’t know how to live life like that anymore, but I didn’t know how to do anything else. Later on, in “Can’t Do Right,”... That song is just chronicling the feeling of trying to do right and just keep failing. Trying to live a life I think my parents wanted for me, that some higher power wanted for me. I just wasn’t able to do it; I tried and I failed. Then I tried and I failed. Just feeling lost out on a dirt road. That whole Robert Johnson thing with the crossroad, like I accidentally sold my soul to the devil or something a long time ago.

__Since you’ve been in Nashville, you’ve been playing in your new project, Elijah Jones & the Tenderness. What was it like going back up stage after some time off?__

The Tenderness project was just a way for me to continue to write, to continue to work. I put a band together for it, ‘cause playing on my own was just too terrifying. I remember [[our first show] at the Springwater, which is a divey little bar in Nashville. I don’t even remember the first two songs. I felt like my voice was shaking the entire time, my hands were shaking. By the third song, it was like, “Okay, I’m good. This is what I like to do.” I remembered what I liked about playing live again. All that fear just went away, and I had a blast. I think that’s what’s changed the most; I don’t really care about being successful. I don’t even know what that is, honestly. The part that I love is writing songs and playing them live for people. The rest of it is just… static.

__What is life like for you now in Nashville and in your recovery?__

Life is still hard (laughs). You know? I still feel sad and isolated and alone, sometimes, but I have people in my life who care about me and I have a good support system. I have a great relationship with my family. Those things that are most important for me are the things I forgot about when I was in full-on Constellations mode. So things are okay, they’re alright today. There’s ups and downs, but I can live with all of it today. I don’t have to self-destruct anymore over the littlest bumps in the road. -CL-

''[https://www.aisle5atl.com/event/1828425-constellations-atlanta/ |The Constellations play Aisle 5 on Sat., March 30. With PLS PLS. $15. 9 p.m. 1123 Euclid Ave. N.E. www.aisle5atl.com.]''"
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Jones returns to Atlanta on Saturday, March 30, with a fresh lineup, borrowing members of Dixon’s band PLS PLS, to perform the new songs. Jones took a few minutes to discuss the album that chronicled his downfall, facing his fears of playing music in sobriety, and releasing his music after all this time.

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What is your relationship with Dan Dixon?

Dan and I had been making records in Atlanta separately for a long time. We were friends with a mutual respect. The first thing we worked on together was a cover of “Cocaine,” an old blues song by Abner Jay. Graham Marsh, the Grammy-winning producer and half of Atlanta indie-pop/trip-hop duo CLAVVS got the ball rolling for us to do this thing and we did it. That was the first time Dan and I worked together, and we realized we liked each other’s style. When I took time off from touring with the Constellations I ran into him and he invited me to come in and record. Eventually that turned into the next Constellations record, King of the Gutter.

What held you back from finishing the record once you got sober?

I was scared of being on stage sober, of not being relevant, and that nobody would care. I was scared that I would go back to drinking and using again. It’s like one couldn’t exist without the other. The main part was getting back on stage and feeling naked without having something in my system. I didn’t think I could do it. I didn’t think it was going to be fun anymore, even though it hadn’t been fun for a long time with drugs and alcohol. All of that stopped working a long time ago. It was just me maintaining this thing that really didn’t make any sense. It was just all I knew. Pretty cliche. But I thought that’s how you did it; I didn’t know there was another way.

So why now?

A friend of mine from Milwaukee noticed us on a playlist and getting a bunch of plays on Spotify and he talked me into looking at the record. I remember listening to it and thinking, “We should just put it out. If people are interested, awesome. If they’re not, it’s not going to ultimately matter” (laughs). Why not just put it out for the world? Once we did that, we polished them up and put a couple singles out and got some reaction. Just felt like the next thing. I’m really excited about it, cause I’m loving the lineup I have. I didn’t think I was going to want to revisit some of the songs, you know… But it’s a lot of fun.

The album does sound like it comes from a pretty rocky place, to say the least.

Yeah, it’s strange. I listen to it now and it’s stuff I didn’t know I was facing at the time. I was documenting my downfall… There’s even language in it that I use now in recovery in those songs and I don’t know where that came from. It really is like art imitating life. I feel like something out there in the universe was telling me that I’d had enough and I needed some help. I wasn’t ready at the time to face that, but somehow I was able to document some of it. I wasn’t brave enough to admit that to anyone out loud, but I was brave enough to put it in song. At the time, I was truly afraid of everything. I couldn’t face the day without some kind of chemical crutch. I was afraid of failure and afraid of people around me — them realizing that I really had a problem and what life would look like if I had to actually do something about the problem. Afraid of change. Afraid of it all.

Any glaring examples of that language you mentioned?

In “All That Remains” there’s a line about being afraid of it all: “I don’t know what I am/But I know what I’m not.” Further on into that song: “If you leave me on the mountain / There’s only one way down / That’s my answer.” I don’t know if I knew what I was talking about at the time, but that seemed to be the only answer, to kill myself. I didn’t know how to live life like that anymore, but I didn’t know how to do anything else. Later on, in “Can’t Do Right,”... That song is just chronicling the feeling of trying to do right and just keep failing. Trying to live a life I think my parents wanted for me, that some higher power wanted for me. I just wasn’t able to do it; I tried and I failed. Then I tried and I failed. Just feeling lost out on a dirt road. That whole Robert Johnson thing with the crossroad, like I accidentally sold my soul to the devil or something a long time ago.

Since you’ve been in Nashville, you’ve been playing in your new project, Elijah Jones & the Tenderness. What was it like going back up stage after some time off?

The Tenderness project was just a way for me to continue to write, to continue to work. I put a band together for it, ‘cause playing on my own was just too terrifying. I remember our first show at the Springwater, which is a divey little bar in Nashville. I don’t even remember the first two songs. I felt like my voice was shaking the entire time, my hands were shaking. By the third song, it was like, “Okay, I’m good. This is what I like to do.” I remembered what I liked about playing live again. All that fear just went away, and I had a blast. I think that’s what’s changed the most; I don’t really care about being successful. I don’t even know what that is, honestly. The part that I love is writing songs and playing them live for people. The rest of it is just… static.

What is life like for you now in Nashville and in your recovery?

Life is still hard (laughs). You know? I still feel sad and isolated and alone, sometimes, but I have people in my life who care about me and I have a good support system. I have a great relationship with my family. Those things that are most important for me are the things I forgot about when I was in full-on Constellations mode. So things are okay, they’re alright today. There’s ups and downs, but I can live with all of it today. I don’t have to self-destruct anymore over the littlest bumps in the road. -CL-

The Constellations play Aisle 5 on Sat., March 30. With PLS PLS. $15. 9 p.m. 1123 Euclid Ave. N.E. www.aisle5atl.com.    Blake Davis KING OF THE GUTTER: Elijah Jones of the Constellations.                                   The Constellations return with ‘King of the Gutter’ "
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The album's first single, "100M," is an insidious glimpse in to what Nikos has in store with Illegal Civilization. The foreboding track creeps along with heavy beats as Niko raps in a steady, baleful tone.


"Ignorance is Bliss," the latest single from Cosmic Trigger, takes on a more subtle tone when taking aim at American complacency. Cosmic Trigger is the solo electronic music moniker for Gage Gilmore, who debuted the project with his 2016 self-titled LP.

"Ignorance is Bliss" arrived Dec. 7, in advance of Gilmore's upcoming second album, Curse of the Oval Room, due out in March. Here, flickering synths glide over a blissful 140 BPMs, keeping the tone light, and, well, blissful.


New wave and R&B duo Suede Cassidy tapped Something to Say Productions to create a video for its latest single, "Lovecraft." The sounds on display here are smooth and collected as members Ian Boyd and Jeremiah Percival ruminate over, love, mind games, and the pangs of rejection.

You know that feeling? Like when someone is standing over you and beating your chest with a meat tenderizer as if your heart is a raw piece of steak? Rejection is part of life, but it doesn't seem to get easier. The lyrics are delivered with calm acceptance, but the hook and beats suggest otherwise, taking the tone up a notch and getting down to the real pain of it all as the song nears its conclusion. Suede Cassidy keeps it cool, though. And life carries on.

With Superbody, Bbymutha, Mannequin Lover, TJ Pompous. Fri., Jan. 5. $7. 9 p.m. 529, 529 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E. 404-228-6769. www.529atlanta.com.


Guitarist and St. Louis, Missouri, transplant Alex Lotito relocated to Atlanta earlier this year, bringing his own version of suburban soul and blues in his new band the Titos. Lotito's project started off with a gritty, lo-fi first single "Fifteen Steps and Draw." Now, the Titos have found their footing by settling in with a lineup that features Lotito on guitar and vocals, Ian Mastrogiacamo on bass, Daniel Kirslis on organ, and Zack Falls on drums.

The group is anticipating the release of its debut EP in January. Today, CL premieres the group's latest single, "I Don't Wanna Be Alone." It's straight-ahead Southern blues and soul, the kind you've heard before, and they do it pretty well: raspy vocals, smooth arpeggiated guitar riffs, and steady drums. The Titos bring back that wonky organ sound and create a full-bodied blues racket that leaves plenty of room for the guitar and bass to riff and slide as Lotito sings about the pains of loneliness.

With the Rotten Mangos, Satisfiers of Alpha Blue. Tues., Jan. 30. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Red Light Cafe, 553-1 Amsterdam Ave. N.E. 404-874-7828. www.redlightcafe.com.

Send upcoming tracks, new release information, and all other inquiries to creativeloafingNMM@gmail.com.

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The album's first single, "100M," is an insidious glimpse in to what Nikos has in store with Illegal Civilization. The foreboding track creeps along with heavy beats as Niko raps in a steady, baleful tone.




"Ignorance is Bliss," the latest single from Cosmic Trigger, takes on a more subtle tone when taking aim at American complacency. Cosmic Trigger is the solo electronic music moniker for Gage Gilmore, who debuted the project with his 2016 self-titled LP.

"Ignorance is Bliss" arrived Dec. 7, in advance of Gilmore's upcoming second album, Curse of the Oval Room, due out in March. Here, flickering synths glide over a blissful 140 BPMs, keeping the tone light, and, well, blissful.



New wave and R&B duo Suede Cassidy tapped Something to Say Productions to create a video for its latest single, "Lovecraft." The sounds on display here are smooth and collected as members Ian Boyd and Jeremiah Percival ruminate over, love, mind games, and the pangs of rejection.

You know that feeling? Like when someone is standing over you and beating your chest with a meat tenderizer as if your heart is a raw piece of steak? Rejection is part of life, but it doesn't seem to get easier. The lyrics are delivered with calm acceptance, but the hook and beats suggest otherwise, taking the tone up a notch and getting down to the real pain of it all as the song nears its conclusion. Suede Cassidy keeps it cool, though. And life carries on.

With Superbody, Bbymutha, Mannequin Lover, TJ Pompous. Fri., Jan. 5. $7. 9 p.m. 529, 529 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E. 404-228-6769. www.529atlanta.com.



Guitarist and St. Louis, Missouri, transplant Alex Lotito relocated to Atlanta earlier this year, bringing his own version of suburban soul and blues in his new band the Titos. Lotito's project started off with a gritty, lo-fi first single "Fifteen Steps and Draw." Now, the Titos have found their footing by settling in with a lineup that features Lotito on guitar and vocals, Ian Mastrogiacamo on bass, Daniel Kirslis on organ, and Zack Falls on drums.

The group is anticipating the release of its debut EP in January. Today, CL premieres the group's latest single, "I Don't Wanna Be Alone." It's straight-ahead Southern blues and soul, the kind you've heard before, and they do it pretty well: raspy vocals, smooth arpeggiated guitar riffs, and steady drums. The Titos bring back that wonky organ sound and create a full-bodied blues racket that leaves plenty of room for the guitar and bass to riff and slide as Lotito sings about the pains of loneliness.

With the Rotten Mangos, Satisfiers of Alpha Blue. Tues., Jan. 30. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Red Light Cafe, 553-1 Amsterdam Ave. N.E. 404-874-7828. www.redlightcafe.com.

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You know that feeling? Like when someone is standing over you and beating your chest with a meat tenderizer as if your heart is a raw piece of steak? Rejection is part of life, but it doesn't seem to get easier. The lyrics are delivered with calm acceptance, but the hook and beats suggest otherwise, taking the tone up a notch and getting down to the real pain of it all as the song nears its conclusion. Suede Cassidy keeps it cool, though. And life carries on.

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Guitarist and St. Louis, Missouri, transplant Alex Lotito relocated to Atlanta earlier this year, bringing his own version of suburban soul and blues in his new band [http://thetitos.bandcamp.com/|the Titos]. Lotito's project started off with a gritty, lo-fi first single "Fifteen Steps and Draw." Now, the Titos have found their footing by settling in with a lineup that features Lotito on guitar and vocals, Ian Mastrogiacamo on bass, Daniel Kirslis on organ, and Zack Falls on drums.

The group is anticipating the release of its debut EP in January. Today, ''CL'' premieres the group's latest single, "[https://thetitos.bandcamp.com/track/idwba-single|I Don't Wanna Be Alone]." It's straight-ahead Southern blues and soul, the kind you've heard before, and they do it pretty well: raspy vocals, smooth arpeggiated guitar riffs, and steady drums. The Titos bring back that wonky organ sound and create a full-bodied blues racket that leaves plenty of room for the guitar and bass to riff and slide as Lotito sings about the pains of loneliness.

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In a sociopolitical climate where ambivalence is perceived as offensive, and many have retreated into silent complacency, Atlanta trap newcomer Nikos has a voice, and he isn't afraid to use it. The Houston native debuted with last month's Flames mixtape (Free World International/Defend Society), and is prepping for the release of his first album Illegal Civilization, due out Fri., Jan. 19. ... And it's no coincidence that it's dropping the day before Donald Trump marks his first year in the Oval Office.

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"Ignorance is Bliss," the latest single from Cosmic Trigger, takes on a more subtle tone when taking aim at American complacency. Cosmic Trigger is the solo electronic music moniker for Gage Gilmore, who debuted the project with his 2016 self-titled LP.

"Ignorance is Bliss" arrived Dec. 7, in advance of Gilmore's upcoming second album, Curse of the Oval Room, due out in March. Here, flickering synths glide over a blissful 140 BPMs, keeping the tone light, and, well, blissful.



New wave and R&B duo Suede Cassidy tapped Something to Say Productions to create a video for its latest single, "Lovecraft." The sounds on display here are smooth and collected as members Ian Boyd and Jeremiah Percival ruminate over, love, mind games, and the pangs of rejection.

You know that feeling? Like when someone is standing over you and beating your chest with a meat tenderizer as if your heart is a raw piece of steak? Rejection is part of life, but it doesn't seem to get easier. The lyrics are delivered with calm acceptance, but the hook and beats suggest otherwise, taking the tone up a notch and getting down to the real pain of it all as the song nears its conclusion. Suede Cassidy keeps it cool, though. And life carries on.

With Superbody, Bbymutha, Mannequin Lover, TJ Pompous. Fri., Jan. 5. $7. 9 p.m. 529, 529 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E. 404-228-6769. www.529atlanta.com.



Guitarist and St. Louis, Missouri, transplant Alex Lotito relocated to Atlanta earlier this year, bringing his own version of suburban soul and blues in his new band the Titos. Lotito's project started off with a gritty, lo-fi first single "Fifteen Steps and Draw." Now, the Titos have found their footing by settling in with a lineup that features Lotito on guitar and vocals, Ian Mastrogiacamo on bass, Daniel Kirslis on organ, and Zack Falls on drums.

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With the Rotten Mangos, Satisfiers of Alpha Blue. Tues., Jan. 30. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Red Light Cafe, 553-1 Amsterdam Ave. N.E. 404-874-7828. www.redlightcafe.com.

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Negashi Armada is no stranger to Atlanta's hip-hop scene. The artist formerly known as Blunt Fang has spent years collaborating with countless artists in a noisy and abstract style. In March, Armada rolled out a new track using only his name, titled "Just a Slither," on New York punk trio Show Me the Body's Corpus I mixtape.

This week, Armada returns with a video for "Capricorn," a new single taken from his forthcoming album, Commodify the Moon, Militarise Heaven, Compromise Love, Regentrify Hell. The song was produced by Memphis rapper Cities Aviv (a.k.a. Gavin Mays), and the video was directed by New York-based artist Whitney Mallet. Throughout the video, lo-fi synths and tumbling stream-of-consciousness lyrics create an ambiance set to images of a lone cyclist — Armada — riding along the streets of an apocalyptic city.

More details regarding Commodify the Moon, Militarise Heaven, Compromise Love, Regentrify Hell are coming soon.


Featuring singer and guitarist Nathan Springer and drummer and CL music writer Paul DeMerritt, Floral Print revels in deconstructed rock and experimental sound cut from elements of jazz, psychedelic pop, and ambient textures. In May, 2015, the group debuted with its woo EP, released via Sad Cactus. In October, the group returned with its second release, Mirror Stages, via Tiny Engines.

Last week, the group released a new video for the song "Choke Me," which finds Springer and DeMerritt paired up with bassist Joshua Pittman. The video, directed by Atlanta artist Lauren Barfield of Adult Swim's comic series "Buttfield," is a lo-fi production dream of '90s infomercials and art pop.

Floral Print kicks off a short run of shows supporting Mirror Stages this week, on Fri., Dec. 15 at the Mammal Gallery.

With 100 Watt Horse, Sawtooth (oly), and True Blossom. $5. 9 p.m. The Mammal Gallery, 91 Broad St. S.W. 678-744-7095. www.mammalgallery.com.

Flamingo Shadow has a new single out titled "Riding On the Wind." This is the first we've heard from the Tropical post-punk five-piece since the arrival of Vibe Control in August 2016. Here is the video for the single, mostly shot in Shinjuku, Japan, with its vibrant quality matching the track's bright pop buoyancy.

With Sound of Ceres, OCHI. $10. 9 p.m. The Mammal Gallery, 91 Broad St. S.W. 678-744-7095. www.mammalgallery.com.


Songwriter, producer, and vocalist Jake Cook is best known for his lo-fi emo-punk project Trench Party, and his darkwave hip-hop outfit Jacket, which caught CL's attention with a 2016 diss track titled "Check." Cook is back with yet another project called Seal Pup, his most straight-forward pop act to date. Seal Pup debuted with its Difficulties LP in February 2017, mostly serving as an experiment in fuzzy guitar tones and synths. Here is Seal Pup's latest full-length Always Next Year, which Cook wrote, recorded, produced, and released himself on Nov. 28. Always Next Year picks up where Difficulties left off, and offers a more refined take on lo-fi pop songwriting.


Over the past 30 years, Atlanta music veteran James Hall has been the frontman and vocalist for many bands, most notably with the post-punk/new wave outfit Mary My Hope, which formed in 1987. One of Hall's later group's, Steady Wicked released its debut album, My Love, Sex, and Spirit, in 1993, and the quintet remains active. The group's fourth full-length LP Electric Hex was released in November 2016 via Pulse/ERA Recordings. Press play on the group's latest single, "True North," a somber number that was written at the Holiday Music Motel collaborative songwriting fest in Wisconsin, and recorded at Radon Recordings in Cabbagetown.

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