Following the death of bandmate Stepa J. Groggs, By the Time I Get to Phoenix echoes the hopelessness of grief and the general pessimism of today’s world while continuing to push the genre of hip hop to its limits.
In honor of the recent Oscars, we review The Return of the King, the conclusion to the revolutionary film series based off the iconic novels by J.R.R Tolkien.
On January 16, the sacred and the profane were on display when Liz Brasher visited Standard Deluxe in Waverly, Ala. It was the first time the Memphis soul singer had returned to the funky printer and music venue since last spring’s 280 Boogie music festival.
Indie pop stars Saint Motel roared into Atlanta Thursday night, bringing with them a high energy and extremely enjoyable show (along with the explosive KOLARS as an opener)
Skyfall director Sam Mendes joins forces with legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins to bring one of the most revolutionary films in years to the big screen. While the premise of a war movie based around two soldiers delivering a message does not sound like a hit, this movie brings a lot more to the table. Mendes decided that the movie would benefit if the viewer could go with the two soldiers, Lance Corporals Schofield and Blake in real time to deliver their message. So the idea for a movie that looks like one long take was born. A period accurate World War I movie filmed to look like one continuous shot, once I heard this I was immediately on board.
Now that 2019 has ended we can look back and see the albums that made this year special. Here are some of WEGL’s top 3 albums and why they are so special
Curated by WEGL's own Mary Francis Garner and Katie Gorman, the new music hour is your way to catch up on whats been happening these past few weeks. Listen to the playlist and be sure to read the artist bios to learn more about who is featured this week.
Are you like us at WEGL and counting down the days until Buku Festival? This two-day festival is quickly approaching, and official after-parties are springing up left and right. So far, there are three official Buku Late Shows. If you want to keep the party going on March 22nd and 23rd, check out the events below!