May 2014 – Antigravity Magazine
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Columns

Jeremy Phipps

Red Light Fever: Horning in with Jeremy Phipps

New Orleans native Jeremy Phipps has taken a background heavily steeped in traditional New Orleans brass and turned it into something completely different with the latest release, Cold Cold Wind, from his band Saint Bell….Read full article

Guidance Counseling: Red Fang

For this month’s advice we’re tapping Portland metalheads Red Fang, who just dropped Whales and Leeches (produced by Chris Funk of the Decemberists) on Relapse Records. Chunky riffs, thunderous drums, and the overall piney grit…Read full article

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Astrocreep: Mother’s Day is May 11 and Other Helpful Reminders

Well met, my esteemed creepy sweeties. May begins with my favorite holiday, May Day, the international worker’s holiday. May Day also has roots in pagan spring celebrations, and doesn’t that seem like what an astrologer…Read full article

Letter from the Editor: Nostalgia

May 2014 finds me in the middle of two ANTIGRAVITY anniversaries. Next month we mark our 10th year as a publication, while April marked my second year as Art Director. I’m a very nostalgic person,…Read full article


Features

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Lightning Round with the Black Lips

Since their beginning well over a decade ago, Atlanta’s Black Lips have been perpetually on tour, in the studio, traveling the world, or generally working like dogs—anything to avoid a day job. It’s a classic…Read full article

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We Were Heathens: Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers

Patterson Hood is a bear of a man. On stage, he’s all stomping, sweat and spit, his curly mop and generous beard forever dripping with the evidence of his hard work. He preaches with the…Read full article

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Last Supper: Crawfish Boil Edition

The Louisiana crawfish boil is one of the finest food experiences ever created. Though replicated in restaurants, in its true form the boil represents a meal of the people, by the people and for the…Read full article

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Creepin’ and Reekin’ with Lydia Loveless

With three separate releases—Boy Crazy (EP), Somewhere Else (LP), and the single “Mile High” b/w “Blind”—all jammed into the last six months, Lydia Loveless has been everywhere at once. She was kind enough to chat…Read full article

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Upstage with the Play/Write Showcase

There’s only one place in New Orleans where you will find alligators conspiring to get out of their tank and pick up some Popeyes, a magical sock that grants wishes, and a very sleepy President…Read full article

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Kids in a Candy Store: AG Writers at Record Store Day 2014

As a print publication, it’s easy to find solidarity with an event that celebrates another outdated but beloved medium, the vinyl record. Every year, Record Store Day promises a mini-Christmas miracle, for the record collector and shop…Read full article

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How to be a Lady (comic)


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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Reviews, May 2014

Books   AMY WUELFING,  STEVEN DILODOVICO NO  SLAM DANCING, NO  STAGE DIVING, NO  SPIKES: AN  ORAL HISTORY OF THE LEGENDARY CITY GARDENS (DIWULF PUBLISHING) To create a music venue and scene in one of the…Read full article