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“[PYLON] stands as shockingly modern and unparalleled these many years later.” -Michael Stipe, R.E.M. “PYLON is still my favorite Athens band, in fact, one of my favorite bands!” -Fred Schneider, The B-52s “All the cool kids are still diggin’ PYLON.” -Hunter S. Jones, Author Who can forget that immortal line from Rolling Stone magazine in […]

Cool. Pylon Reenactment Society (featuring Vanessa Briscoe Hay)

Cool. Pylon Reenactment Society (featuring Vanessa Briscoe Hay)

When people talk about the beginnings of the music scene in Athens, GA the discussion usually begins with The B-52’s and R.E.M. Those who know will continue the list…Pylon. They were every Athens band’s favorite Athens band. Their musical naïveté, southern upbringing, art school smarts, and house-party roots exploded together to create something quite simply […]

What Do You Have In Common With Pylon, Kate Pierson’s Dress and Bill Berry’s Original R.E.M. Drum Kit?

What Do You Have In Common With Pylon, Kate Pierson’s Dress and Bill Berry’s Original R.E.M. Drum Kit?

Probably nothing. However want to know how you can share something with them and for everyone? The following  images are just beginning to be shared.  These are just a few of  the artifacts from the upcoming Art Rocks Athens GA event in May 2014. How can you become part of this event? You can start […]

Pylon Uber COOL #ARA2014

Pylon Uber COOL #ARA2014

Original Ann States Prints Donated From Archive Of Artist To ARA2014 Kickstarter The photographer famous for the back cover to The B-52’s Rock Lobster single has generously donated original prints (prints made at the time) to the Art Rocks Athens Kickstarter. These three gems include a portrait of band Oh-OK, Keith Strickland of The B-52’s […]

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