Archive for June, 2008

Alejandro Escovedo is a “Real Animal”

Alejandro Escovedo is a “Real Animal”

[ 0 ] June 30, 2008 |

Alejandro Escovedo is back on the road this summer to promote his just released album, Real Animal. Real Animal is Escovedo’s ninth solo album, and it is the perfect showcase of his stellar songwriting, classic rock sound, and powerful, authentic vocals. This month Escovedo is kicking off the east coast round of his national tour, […]

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Hot Chip coming to Atlanta

Hot Chip coming to Atlanta

[ 0 ] June 27, 2008 |

Variety Playhouse will mark the final show of Hot Chip‘s national tour. The electronic British pop group will tour the country in promotion of their new album, Made in the Dark, starting in September with their final tour performance at Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse on October 9. Get your tickets now!Check out their music video for […]

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Cold War Kids are back!

Cold War Kids are back!

[ 0 ] June 27, 2008 |

Today, Cold War Kids are playing a free concert in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, but soon they will be playing at a city near you. They have just announced plans for a national tour starting in August, but unfortunatley there are no Atlanta dates scheduled yet. Cold War Kids’ new album will be released September 23. […]

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David Jacobs-Strain — Liar’s Day

David Jacobs-Strain — Liar’s Day

[ 0 ] June 27, 2008 |

David Jacobs-StrainLiar’s Dayself-release by Al Kaufman Every generation needs its own hot shot blues guitarist. Some (Stevie Ray Vaughan) hold up better than others (Kenny Wayne Sheppard). David Jacobs-Strain released his first album at the tender age of 14. Eleven years and five albums later, the 24-year-old is still at it. On Liar’s Day, his […]

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Iggy Walker’s Diaper Fund

Iggy Walker’s Diaper Fund

[ 0 ] June 25, 2008 |

Iggy Walker Diaper Fund, Smith’s Olde Bar- Last night, many of Atlanta’s most talented musicians gathered to play in honor of supporting one of their own: Chris Cox’s- lead singer of The Great Vavoom- newborn son Iggy. The Iggy Walker Diaper Fund- as the event was hailed- was thrown in support of Cox, his wife […]

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Leslie Fram heads to New York City

Leslie Fram heads to New York City

[ 0 ] June 25, 2008 |

Stop by the 1*FIVE*0 Fusion Party tomorrow night (Thursday June 26th) and give your well wishes to long time Atlanta Programmer and Broadcaster Leslie Fram as she leaves Atlanta heading to New York City. Leslie has been hired by Emmis Communications to program New York’s NEW Rock Experience WRXP. In addition, you will be able […]

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Katy Perry debuts at Number 9

Katy Perry debuts at Number 9

[ 0 ] June 25, 2008 |

NEW YORK – Capitol Records singer-songwriter KATY PERRY conquers a career milestone this week as her debut album, ONE OF THE BOYS, enters Billboard’s national Top 200 album chart at number 9. Perry also marked her album release week by kicking off the 2008 Vans Warped Tour for the entire summer. Powered by one of […]

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VOTE FOR US!!!!!

VOTE FOR US!!!!!

[ 0 ] June 23, 2008 |

Please VOTE FOR ATLANTA MUSIC GUIDE for Creative Loafing’s BEST OF Issue- BEST GEORGIA BASED MUSIC BLOG Click on Logo below to vote!

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The Hot Rods- Super Sport

The Hot Rods- Super Sport

[ 0 ] June 21, 2008 |

The Hot RodsSuper SportSuper Rock Records by Al Kaufman The Hot Rods are that type of band that, when they come to town, you best lock up your daughters and  alcohol. Since they’re local, it is my civic duty to tell the good people of Atlanta to keep tabs on your liquor and women folk. […]

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Rick Brantley — Prize Fighter Soul Auctioneer

Rick Brantley — Prize Fighter Soul Auctioneer

[ 0 ] June 20, 2008 |

Rick BrantleyPrize Fight Lover Soul AuctioneerCarnival Recording Company by Al Kaufman It’s always good to set attainable goals. Rick Brantley realizes that in his song "Peace On Earth," when he spits out, "I don’t want peace on earth/ I just want to go home." But rest assured that whatever it is this Georgia native wants, […]

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Want to be Janet Jackson’s prodigy?

Want to be Janet Jackson’s prodigy?

[ 1 ] June 19, 2008 |

Attention dancers and singers. The unprecedented opportunity has risen for raw prodigy talent who embody the true definition of an undiscovered star. One of the world’s most beloved icons is offering the chance of a lifetime to one rising talent to become her protégé launching the next legendary career in singing and dancing. Her name […]

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Meghan Coffee- Songs to Sail By

Meghan Coffee- Songs to Sail By

[ 0 ] June 19, 2008 |

Meghan CoffeeSongs to Sail Byself-release by Al Kaufman Every female singer/songwriter pianist that comes out these days inevitably draws comparisons to Tori Amos and Regina Spektor, and so too shall local girl Meghan Coffee. Her piano swirls and twirls with raw emotion, as does her voice. But, despite her lack of years, Coffee’s songs are […]

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Viva La Plagiarism?

Viva La Plagiarism?

[ 1 ] June 18, 2008 |

Creaky Boards, an indie band out of Brooklyn, is claiming that Coldplay stole their song. Ironically, the Creak Boards song is titled Songs I Didn’t Write. Watch the video below and let us know what you think!

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The Black Keys come to the Tabernacle

The Black Keys come to the Tabernacle

[ 0 ] June 17, 2008 |

The Black Keys is a critically acclaimed duo from Ohio, whose style is influenced by blues, rock and soul music. Their most recent album, Attack and Release, was released this spring by Nonesuch Records. The Black Keys will be appearing at the Tabernacle on Thursday, October 2nd at 8pm for one night only. Tickets go […]

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Tegan and Sara this September in Atlanta

Tegan and Sara this September in Atlanta

[ 0 ] June 17, 2008 |

Canadian duo, Tegan and Sara is on tour supporting their fifth album, The Con. They worked on their new album with musicians such as Chris Walla from Death Cab for Cutie and Hunter Burgan from AFI. Tegan and Sara have toured with several performers including The Killers, Ben Folds, Neil Young, Rufus Wainwright, Ryan Adams, […]

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