Story | Aug 19, 2011
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Story | Oct 29, 2010"Alabee Barnes, this is your lucky day. Your father is going to sing Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'!" announced Kevin Barnes as that song's instantly recognizable opening rang out behind him. It was the end of a long dress rehearsal for the indie- pop band Of Montreal, and Barnes and his mates were a little punch-drunk.
Story | Aug 19, 2010 | 4:34 PM
“Murmur” is among my favorite albums. I even drove to Athens, Ga., in 1987 in hopes of a glimpse of band members. Alas, I had to settle for a bumper sticker from WUOG, the University of Georgia college-rock station that gave R.E.M. early...
Story | Sep 7, 2010 | 4:34 PM
Fred McDaniel, a longtime Leesburg High coach/teacher/administrator, died on Sunday. He was 88. McDaniel retired in 1980 after serving as Leesburg's track coach from 1955-1980. He led the Yellow Jackets boys track team to back-to-back Class A
Story | Sep 13, 2010 | 4:32 AM
2 stars (out of 4) The prolific Kevin Barnes, the Athens, Ga., songwriter prone to appearing in outrageous costumes on stage (or sometimes wearing nothing at all), brings a blast of much-needed flamboyance to frequently staid, self-serious indie rock....