Articles by

Luci Turner

PLAYING ATLANTA: Greco Make Magic On Stage and In the Studio

Even for a newbie in the Atlanta music scene, the name Greco is as familiar as the infamous straight-up-the-stairs load-in at Smith’s Olde Bar, one of the city’s most iconic haunts (don’t worry, out-of-towners; there’s an elevator now). The...

BAND OF THE MONTH: Mogli

There’s a calm awareness woven through singer-songwriter Mogli’s music, an overarching grace that winds its way from the first wordless track of her new EP, Patience, through the very end. It is subtle, rising and falling, a pulsing heartbeat...

PREMIERE: Swimming Bell “For Brinsley”

Though singer-songwriter Katie Schottland is based in Brooklyn, the music she makes as Swimming Bell defies expectations one might have in light of that fact. The creative force behind the group, Schottland’s career began in 2015, when she broke...

PLAYING ATLANTA: Sister Moon Talks Songwriting, Star Trek, and Bacon Chips

Ashley Rivera, the frontwoman and creative force behind Atanta’s Southern gothic-blues group, Sister Moon, weaves a dark mystique throughout her music, eerie melodies set against a heavy sonic landscape. It’s Southern gothic at its finest: a crumbling mansion in...

INTERVIEW: TWIN XL Talk Music, “Friends,” and Their Upcoming Debut

Brothers Stephen and John Gomez and Cameron Walker are no strangers to success. Following chart-topping careers with The Summer Set and Nekokat, the trio united after working together to write and produce music for trailers, commercials, and other artists,...

PLAYING ATLANTA: True Blossom is in Full Bloom with New LP Heater

Atlanta’s varied music scene is no secret; in just a few short months, Playing Atlanta has featured garage rock, indie rock duos, Americana singer-songwriters, and disciples of Southern Rock, but even that doesn’t begin to cover the true mosaic of the...

PLAYING ATLANTA: Stop, Rock & Roll with The Ides of June

Atlanta’s music is as varied as the people who call the city home, blending the sounds of pop, rock, alternative, R&B, hip-hop, and singer-songwriter to create a constantly moving, evolving scene. Even so, there’s no mistaking the history of...

PLAYING ATLANTA: Chris Coleman and The Reason He Leaves

One thing that I’ve noticed as the years go by is that, as we get older, our lives get simpler. Not that the problems, stresses, or worries disappear, but the things that kept us rattled as teenagers into our...

ONLY NOISE: This Is A Man’s World

ONLY NOISE explores music fandom with poignant personal essays that examine the ways we’re shaped by our chosen soundtrack. This week, Luci Turner takes stock of the trials, tribulations and triumphs she’s experienced as a young woman working in the music...

PLAYING ATLANTA: Pariah Recorders Launches with a Bang

So far, Audiofemme has had the chance to connect with some incredible Atlanta bands through Playing Atlanta. This week, we’re taking it a step further into the music scene to chat with Nick Magliochetti, the owner of Pariah Recorders, a brand...

PLAYING ATLANTA: MammaBear Speaks Volumes With Latest LP SAY

It’s easy to describe Atlanta psych-rock group MammaBear with one word: wild. The brainchild of band leader Kyle Gordon, a MammaBear show is an intense ride from start to finish, unlike anything most millennial music fans have ever experienced....

PLAYING ATLANTA: The Howling Tongues Premiere New Single “Daily Dose”

When The Howling Tongues hit you, you know it. Atlanta’s brazen sons of rock ’n roll — Davey Rockett, Nick Magliochetti, Brandon Witcher, Thomas Wainright, and Tylor James — are best known for their signature garage rock-inspired records and...