Archive for January, 2008

New event added: Nina Nastasia

New event added: Nina Nastasia

[ 0 ] January 30, 2008 |

A laste minute show has just been added in Atlanta! Touch and Go artist Nina Natasia will be playing the super cool DIY space 11:11 Teahouse in Atlanta this Saturday, Feb. 2. If you haven’t been by the Teahouse before, it’s located near Inman Park at 753 Edgewood Avenue NE. The lineup is rounded out […]

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Supergrass to release new CD

Supergrass to release new CD

[ 0 ] January 30, 2008 |

With a new album entitled Diamond Hoo Ha, a brand new home on Astralwerks in the US SUPERGRASS is back! After a dozen years, Supergrass (Gaz Coombes–Vocals & Guitar, Mick Quinn–Bass & Vocals, Danny Goffey-Drums & Vocals, Rob Coombes-Keyboard) have rolled back home, and rolled back the years, while marching firmly into the future. “We […]

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Panic At The Disco & Avril Lavigne are headed to Atlanta

Panic At The Disco & Avril Lavigne are headed to Atlanta

[ 0 ] January 30, 2008 |

Panic At The Disco are headlining the Honda Civic Tour, which will be cruising into Atlanta on Saturday, April 26th at the Tabernacle. Supporting Panic are Motion City Soundtrack, The Hush Sound, and Phantom Planet. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, February 2nd at 10AM. For show and ticket information, visit LiveNation.com. Panic’s new album […]

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Eric Hutchinson: Sounds Like This…and That

Eric Hutchinson: Sounds Like This…and That

[ 0 ] January 29, 2008 |

Eric Hutchinson By Kim Burdges You may not know singer/songwriter Eric Hutchinson, much less one of his songs; however, once you hear his album Sounds Like This you will insist that you have heard his sound from somewhere. You have. Hutchinson’s chameleon-like sound morphs from song to song. On “Ok, It’s Alright With Me” and […]

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The Whigs CD Release Show @ The EARL

The Whigs CD Release Show @ The EARL

[ 0 ] January 29, 2008 |

The Whigs The EARL Jan. 25, 2008 By Katie Bricker It appeared all of Athens made the exodus to The EARL in East Atlanta to check out The Whigs’s highly anticipated CD release show for Mission Control. If you have been to The EARL, then you know how it can quickly turn into a sauna. […]

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MGMT

MGMT

[ 0 ] January 28, 2008 |

I know it’s been Whigs fever here in Atlanta with their massively successful CD release at The EARL last week plus an appearance on Letterman tonight….but, did you ever wonder what happened to their old bassist, Hank? Well, here he is! Hank has joined the ranks of Brooklyn band MGMT. Just like his Whigs brethren, […]

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Saul Williams adds Atlanta date

Saul Williams adds Atlanta date

[ 0 ] January 28, 2008 |

Saul Williams will perform at The Loft April 4, 2008 in support of his new Trent Reznor-produced record "The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust." Yes, this title has stirred up a fair share of controversy…but don’t make any judgements without listening to the tunes first! Tickets for The Loft show go on sale […]

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Lez Zeppelin: Getting the led out

Lez Zeppelin: Getting the led out

[ 0 ] January 28, 2008 |

Lez Zeppelin Emanation Records By Al Kaufman It sounds like too much of a gimmick to be any good; four women get together and form a Led Zeppelin cover band. Maybe good for a laugh or two, but that’s about it. Except these girls rock. Sarah McLellan can croon and caterwaul just as well as […]

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Hellogoodbye Review

Hellogoodbye Review

[ 0 ] January 28, 2008 |

Hellogoodbye Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! Drive-Thru Records By Kim Burdges If you have misplaced your ultimate 1980s mix-tape, don’t worry Hellogoodbye is to the rescue. In their first full-length album, the southern California quartet has created a blend of power pop ballads fit for any John Hughes or Cameron Crowe coming-of-age movie soundtrack. The breakout […]

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’08: Let’s DO this!

’08: Let’s DO this!

[ 0 ] January 28, 2008 |

Hey this is Elliott from 99X’s Sunday School. I’m gonna be posting stuff on this blog. Wow big deal….I know, right? Well, deal with it. I wanted to drop this first post to say "hey" and highlight some stuff that’s gonna be rad this year. I’m not one for rambling prose and over pontificating, so […]

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Interview with The Whigs! Athens’ rising stars look forward to CD release and a big ’08

Interview with The Whigs! Athens’ rising stars look forward to CD release and a big ’08

[ 0 ] January 28, 2008 |

I first stumbled across The Whigs at a packed show in Athens’ intimate Tasty World bar about five years ago. I was in awe of the frenzied crowd supporting this young band, and my first impression was that “damn, these guys must have a lot of friends in town.” I don’t know for sure if […]

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The Walkmen Interview: Who does Ham have the hots for?

The Walkmen Interview: Who does Ham have the hots for?

[ 0 ] January 25, 2008 |

The Walkmen Sun. March 09, 2008 The EARL Atlanta, GA We haven’t heard much from The Walkmen since their prolific 2006 year when they released a note-for-note cover of the Harry Nilson/John Lennon record "Pussy Cats" AND original full-length "A Hundred Miles Off." But now the New York band is back on the road, and […]

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The Bridges sign to Verve Records

The Bridges sign to Verve Records

[ 0 ] January 25, 2008 |

Decatur-based artist manager Russell Carter has worked his magic yet again with another talented female group. Alabama’s The Bridges have just announced a deal with Vere Records, a subsidiary of Universal. Carter has also represented The Indigo Girls and The Bangles, the latter of which toured with The Bridges this year.

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MF Doom’s career…probably doomed

MF Doom’s career…probably doomed

[ 0 ] January 25, 2008 |

MF Doom at the MJQ This was posted on myspace from Randy (Tight Bros) about the MF DOOM show Thursday night at MJQ. "Many apologies go to all of you who came out to the MF DOOM show last night at MJQ and paid $30 of your hard earned money only to watch him lip […]

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Annie Lenox lends voice to AIDS awareness

Annie Lenox lends voice to AIDS awareness

[ 0 ] January 25, 2008 |

Annie Lennox teamed up with 23 of the world’s most acclaimed female superstar voices for the charity record Sing, to raise money and awareness for the HIV/AIDS organisation, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). The track, already available to download through iTunes and other online outlets, will be physically released along with special remixes THIS SATURDAY DECEMBER […]

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