Saturday, October 13, 2007

Southeast Engine

ARTIST / BAND: Southeast Engine

SONG (MP3): Quit While You're Ahead

ALBUM: A Wheel Within a Wheel

FILE UNDER: Other / Folk Rock / Indie



At the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, amongst the mobile homes, mail pouch barns, and satellite dishes lies Athens, Ohio. Athens shares some bonds with its more famous namesake down in Georgia - a university, a cool record store and extremely cheap rent. But this isn't the South, humid with lackadaisical charm and mint juleps. 175 miles south of Akron and 135 miles east of Dayton, caught somewhere between the notions of the mid-west and the heartland but with a soul that's closer to Austin, another city that's an oasis for modern creative folks, Athens, Ohio is an offbeat and curious little town. For Southeast Engine, it's home.

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