Archive for September, 2008

Are you on Twitter??

Are you on Twitter??

[ 0 ] September 30, 2008 |

A couple of years ago we made a list of all the Atlanta bands on Myspace – now we’re doing it again.. this time with Twitter. If your band is on Twitter, just email us the link and we’ll add you to the list. You can read AMG on Twitter here: www.twitter.com/atlantamusic You can see […]

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Atlanta bands on Twitter

Atlanta bands on Twitter

September 30, 2008 |

Here’s a list of all the Atlanta bands and venues we found on Twitter (so far) It wasn’t too long ago we did this when Myspace was blowing up! To get your band added just email us with your Twitter address Atlanta Bands and venues On Twitter99x – www.twitter.com/99x  Abby Go Go – www.twitter.com/abbygogorocksAdam Bruneau […]

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Music Man: Hidden Gem

Music Man: Hidden Gem

[ 0 ] September 30, 2008 |

This city never ceases to amaze me. When it comes to music, Atlanta seems to turn out more good music lately, then any other city. Just when I think the well is dry, someone pops their creative head above the sand and screams "listen to me, I’m good", and lately they’ve been right. I already […]

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Lukas Ligeti — African Machinery

Lukas Ligeti — African Machinery

[ 0 ] September 30, 2008 |

Lukas LigetiAfrikan MachineryTzadik by Al Kaufman When you have been commissioned to compose for the Kronos Quartet, and have drummed for experimental demigod John Zorn, you are not a typical musician. Lukas Ligeti is not a typical musician.On his second solo album, Afrikan Machinery, composer/percussionist Ligeti plays mostly the marimba lumina, an electric marimba designed […]

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Ticket Alternative opens 5th ticket outlet

Ticket Alternative opens 5th ticket outlet

[ 0 ] September 25, 2008 |

Ticket Alternative has opened it’s 5th ticket outlet at CD Warehouse in Roswell. The service charge is only $1.50 per ticket, which in most cases is cheaper than ordering online. While you’re there pick up a cd or dvd!! In most cases, advance sales end 4pm day of show. For a full list of outlets […]

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Creative Loafing.. Best of 2008

Creative Loafing.. Best of 2008

[ 0 ] September 24, 2008 |

Creative Loafing’s annual Best Of issue is out are there are some interesting winners. Alex Weiss of OK Productions won Best Local Promoter, Janelle Monae won Best Overall Music Act, Variety Playhouse won Best Concert Venue, and Noot D’ Noot won Best Local Rock Act. Click on the link below for the full list of […]

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Music Man: Atlantis 11.0

Music Man: Atlantis 11.0

[ 0 ] September 22, 2008 |

Another Atlantis Music Conference has come and gone. Hard to believe its been 11 years since the first one. Say what you will about it, but I have fun every year. Doing what I do for a living, I’m out at the venues a lot throughout the year, but it’s nice having a 3 day/night […]

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The Bittersweets — Goodnight , San Francisco

The Bittersweets — Goodnight , San Francisco

[ 0 ] September 22, 2008 |

The BittersweetsGoodnight, San FranciscoCompass Records by Al Kaufman Hannah Prater’s voice evokes emotions that most people never even knew existed before they heard her. Just imagine the results if Lucinda Williams’, Jenny Lewis’ and Joni Mitchell’s DNA were all mixed up in a petri dish. She has raw emotion, grit, and vocal clarity. Her voice […]

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Mayor of Ponce- In the studio with the Black Lips

Mayor of Ponce- In the studio with the Black Lips

[ 0 ] September 18, 2008 |

I joined the Black Lips in their studio last weekend for some drinks and camaraderie. So much much camaraderie that only half my notes were legible by the time we left for a party… MOVING ON UP In Studio with Black Lips It was at last years SouthxSouthwest. The one where the Atlanta music scene […]

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Connor Christian and Southern Gothic — 90 Proof Lullabies

Connor Christian and Southern Gothic — 90 Proof Lullabies

[ 0 ] September 18, 2008 |

Connor Christian and Southern Gothic90 Proof LullabiesVintage Earth Records by Al Kaufman Most Southern rock strictly abides by the GAG order; "GAG" standing for God, Alcohol, and Girls. On 90 Proof Lullabies, Connor Christian mostly abides by the rules, especially when it comes to the two "G"s. Christian and company are at their best when […]

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Ticket Alternative opens new outlet

Ticket Alternative opens new outlet

[ 0 ] September 17, 2008 |

Ticket Alternative has opened it’s 4th ticket outlet in Georgia. CD Warehouse on Barrett Parkway  now has tickets for all events in Georgia. The service charge is only $1.50 per ticket WHICH IS LESS THAN BUYING ONLINE! Please note * * * THIS STORE ACCEPTS CASH ONLY * * * In most cases, advance sales […]

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Butch Walker – Sycamore Meadows

Butch Walker – Sycamore Meadows

[ 0 ] September 17, 2008 |

Butch Walker will release new solo album Sycamore Meadows album in November. The first single "Weight of Her" and an additional track "Ships in a Bottle" are available on iTunes from September 16. Look out for a video piece by filmmaker Cloud of "Ships in a Bottle" that documents Butch walking on the grounds of […]

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Kirk McMillan — American Dreamworld

Kirk McMillan — American Dreamworld

[ 0 ] September 17, 2008 |

Kirk McMillanAmerican DreamworldMile Marker 16 Records by Al Kaufman Kirk McMillan is an earnest guy. While listening to bands in Memphis in 2002, he decided something was missing from his life. So when he got back home to Atlanta, he quit his family’s food business and bought and learned how to play a guitar. He […]

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Walter Meego – Voyager

Walter Meego – Voyager

[ 0 ] September 16, 2008 |

WALTER MEEGOVoyagerSony BMGNoel Wurst I’ll admit it; I go to Wikipedia when I don’t know squat about an artist I’m reviewing. I’m not relying on it for absolute truths, I just like to see what’s there. For instance, I had no idea that the track “Forever,” which is really good, from Walter Meego’s new album […]

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Music Man: Good to be Home

Music Man: Good to be Home

[ 0 ] September 16, 2008 |

I’ve been in England for the past ten days. Those who know me, know that I love me some British music, and when I go over there, I usually come back all jacked up about a new band that’s starting to break in the mother land. This trip was different though. I wasn’t on my […]

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