Atlas Genius Tag Archive
Keith and Michael Jeffery are definitely brothers. They share the same smile and scraggly haircuts. They banter back and forth, making each other laugh. They definitely don’t agree on everything, and while they try not to squabble too often on the road, Michael, 25, might still be holding a slight grudge about the time his big brother pushed him off a slippery dip (what they call a slide Down Under) and fractured his arm. Keith, 27, still claims he just slipped. Luckily, they’ve made up over the past mishap in the ensuing years, because in just a few hours they will play an album release concert for their debut LP When It Was Now to a jam-packed room at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg. Yup, Atlas Genius have arrived.
Welcome to another edition of Music Meter Monday, in which we profile bands who are climbing MTV’s Music Meter charts. This week, we chatted with Keith Jeffrey, lead singer of Australian brother act Atlas Genius, about breaking out via blogs, playing tunes with your brothers and the power of Nirvana (the band, not the religious concept).