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Interview: Atlas Genius; performing at CD102.5′s Summerfest on Saturday

Who says radio is dead? Certainly not the Australian band Atlas Genius whose “Trojans” has been one of the earwig songs of the summer, receiving massive airplay on both commercial radio stations like CD102.5 – who thinks highly enough of the band that they invited them to play this year’s sold-out Summerfest show on Saturday at the LC – and satellite radio stations such as Sirius XM’s Alt-Nation.

Here’s the thing, to date, Atlas Genius has released only a 3-song EP, Through the Glass, but with the success of “Trojans”, the band is taking advantage of the buzz and hitting the road in America over the next couple of months. They scored the opening slot of Silversun Pickups tour which undoubtedly will put them in front of thousands of people every night. Not too shabby for such a young band.

I sent the trio – Keith Jeffrey (singer/guitarist), Steven Jeffrey (bass), Michael Jeffrey (drums) and Darren Sell (keyboards) – some questions prior to their U.S. live debut. Not sure which of the guys answered the questions, but here ya go.
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Win tickets to Matt & Kim (and lots of other bands) in Columbus


mp3: Matt & Kim – Daylight

We’ve been giving away a fair amount of tickets recently, and there’s a whole lot more to come… But first, there’s Matt & Kim, who are playing CD101′s sold-out Summerfest this Saturday, along with The Living Things, Band of Skulls, Company of Thieves, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Stellastarr* and Columbus’ own Envelope. As stated previously here, Matt & Kim have so much child-like energy onstage that it’s near impossible not to get caught up in it. Expect lots of smiling.

Like I said, it’s sold out, but we’ve got a a pair of tickets to give away. To enter this contest, send a blank e-mail to contest@donewaiting.com with the subject MATT AND KIM. A winner will be randomly chosen on Friday morning, 8/21.