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Taking Fun Seriously: Pylon’s Last Hurrah

"We were pretty bad at breaking up," Pylon vocalist Vanessa Briscoe Hay, 60, says over the phone from her Athens, Georgia home. Four…
Dan Weiss / August 2, 2016

Review: Pylon’s Final ‘Live’ Set Before Their Hiatus Was Ahead of Its Time

Every scene has a spirit. In New York and Los Angeles, it’s all about competition, turf wars fought with guitar riffs and unique aesthetics, while…
Zoe Camp / July 20, 2016

Watch Pylon’s Entire 2005 Reunion Gig at Athens PopFest

Back in November, Slicing Up Eyeballs premiered a little-seen video of R.E.M. playing a 40-minute concert in Athens, Georgia in 1981, a full 18 months…
Kyle McGovern / January 16, 2013

Deerhunter Deliver Hot Cover of Pylon Classic

Back in the early 1980s, Pylon were part of Athens, GA's college rock scene with R.E.M. and the B-52's, and the band (featuring singer Vanessa…
Kevin O'Donnell / June 23, 2011