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About Luci Turner

Luci Turner is a full-time musician, freelance writer, and lifestyle blogger, born on the Okefenokee Swamp and and raised on rock ‘n roll. Her passion for music led her to Atlanta, where she’s most often found packing a suitcase, digging through a pile of records, looking for a time machine to the '70s, or reviewing bands and looking for new music. Learn more at https://luciturner.com/.

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 the light of a full moon, Spanish moss swaying like ghosts from the limbs of a [...]

By |2019-03-06T13:28:22-04:00March 6th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Atlanta|

PLAYING ATLANTA: I The Victor Promotes Positivity with “Hypotheticals” Video

I discovered I The Victor by chance sometime in 2018. My band and I were asked to play an artist spotlight alongside Rebecca Ramos, the heart, brain, and creative force behind the act, that, unfortunately, coincided with a tour we were going on, but I started following her then and loved her bright, open, offbeat aesthetic. Almost [...]

By |2019-02-27T17:38:24-04:00February 27th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Atlanta|

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, such as All Time Low, Lindsey Stirling, and Life of Dillon. The result - TWIN XL [...]

By |2019-02-25T21:21:29-04:00February 26th, 2019|FEATURES, Interviews|

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 city. Audiofemme got the chance to talk with True Blossom, a bright, joyous pop experience, who have [...]

By |2019-02-19T21:13:53-04:00February 20th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Atlanta|

PLAYING ATLANTA: The Ain’t Sisters Talk Music, Feminism, and the Marrow of Life

The Ain't Sisters are one of the raddest and most versatile groups Atlanta has to offer. Whether playing as an acoustic duo in front of a crowd of fifty at The Red Light Cafe, or captivating audience as a rockin' quartet, they bring passion, charisma, raw bravado, and a certain indescribable "oomph" to the music. The [...]

By |2019-02-15T08:51:12-04:00February 13th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Atlanta|

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 music in the region... or the city's proximity to Southern Rock's hometown, just two hours south [...]

By |2019-02-05T18:57:45-04:00February 6th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Atlanta|

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 early twenties seem to settle into their designated place, and the things that really matter - [...]

By |2019-01-29T16:11:46-04:00January 30th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Atlanta|

ONLY NOISE: This Is A Man’s World

Luci Turner performing on stage with her band, BEAU + LUCI, in 2018. Photo by Alexandra Scuffle. 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 [...]

By |2019-01-24T14:07:12-04:00January 24th, 2019|COLUMNS, Only Noise|

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 new studio opening its doors to the Atlanta scene. AF: You’ve just opened a studio with [...]

By |2019-01-23T16:55:26-04:00January 23rd, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Atlanta|

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. As the band prepares to release their upcoming record, SAY, in March, Gordon took a few minutes to [...]

By |2019-01-16T18:37:53-04:00January 16th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Atlanta|

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