Seven Signs: Music, Myth, and The American South at ATA

An afternoon that starts with John Darnielle doing an Ace of Base cover can't be all bad. Back at ATA for my third and final Noise Pop Film Festival double-feature, I was heartened by the quality of the now-customary Wolfgang's Vault retrospective. Too bad the movie that followed it was so disappointing. The directorial debut of J.D. Wilkes, frontman for Th' Legendary Shakers, Seven Signs purported to tell us something about music, myth, and the American South, themes that are familiar but always worthy of revival. Wilkes, a Kentucky native, has a unique perspective on the region, and a fledgling [...]

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