Saturday, December 6, 2014

Rarely Heard: Pylon - Crazy

"Despite failing to equal the commercial success or cross-cultural impact of their Athens, GA, compatriots R.E.M and the B-52s, Pylon's influence on the city's legendary music scene proved just as pronounced -- the group's propulsive, angular jangle pop sound resonated not only through the Athens creative community but throughout the American pop underground of the 1980s, and though more heard-of than actually heard, their role as elder statesmen of the alternative rock explosion is unassailable." ( Unfortunately, they released only three albums, the last one in 1990.

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