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In Scene Report, musicians from all over the globe fill us in on what’s going on sonically in their hometowns. This week, Clay Jordan of pacificUV gives us the scoop on Athens, GA. pacificUV’s latest album, After the Dream You Are Awake, is out now.

Athens is Athens: I’ve run across very few scenes like it. It’s diverse, very DIY oriented, and fairly small in comparison to much larger cities. The city of Athens isn’t much over 100k people, so to have such an active, healthy music community is fairly surprising. There are a number of scenes happening in Athens, some larger than others, but a lot of musical genres are represented.

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