Music: Futurebirds

Futurebirds are the first to admit that their six members offer up an array of influences — from ’80s Pop to Country of every stripe to Psych-infused Indie Rock — that coalesce around one common thread: Athens, Ga. and its rich musical heritage.

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Futurebirds

Futurebirds are the first to admit that their six members offer up an array of influences — from ’80s Pop to Country of every stripe to Psych-infused Indie Rock — that coalesce around one common thread: Athens, Ga. and its rich musical heritage.

The band’s freshly minted third record, Hotel Parties, is a diverse, twang-infested excursion featuring 11 songs that range from wistful to ragged. Album opener “Paranoia Letters” could be mistaken for a long-lost gem from Wilco’s Summerteeth, buoyed by gloriously intertwining guitars and the soaring, high-pitched vocals of frontman Carter King. Read more in this week's Sound Advice.


See Futurebirds with Harpooner and Wilder Wednesday at Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary). More info/tickets: southgatehouse.com .


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