Archive for October, 2008

CD Review: Sonya Kitchell — This Storm

CD Review: Sonya Kitchell — This Storm

[ 0 ] October 31, 2008 |

Sonya KitchellThis StormDecca/Velour by Al Kaufman Sonya Kitchell could very well be the oldest 19-year-old in the world. When she released Words Came Back to Me in 2006, at the age of 16, people were blown away that a voice so mature could eminate from a body so young. In the ensuing two plus years […]

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Anathallo to Headline @ The Loft Tue Nov 4th – Watch their new video!

Anathallo to Headline @ The Loft Tue Nov 4th – Watch their new video!

[ 0 ] October 31, 2008 |

Unique and intoxicating 7 piece band Anathallo will play at The Loft on Tuesday November 4th.  The band is currently on tour supporting their very soon to be released album Canopy Glow which is on Anticon records. Anathallo’s new video for the song “Bells” is inspired, as is much of their music, by the work of […]

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New Atlanta Events Just Announced!

New Atlanta Events Just Announced!

[ 0 ] October 30, 2008 |

Get your social calendars out!  Lots of new events have been added for ATL – you can purchas tickets for any event below @ Ticket Alternative: Sat Nov 1 – Recycled Halloween Party – Andrew's UpstairsSat Nov 1 – The Despised w/ Sister Sekenden – East Atlanta IcehouseSat Nov 8 – Behind The Sun (Red […]

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Tickets for The Killers ATL show go on-sale Saturday

Tickets for The Killers ATL show go on-sale Saturday

[ 0 ] October 30, 2008 |

The Killers will be appearing at the Atlanta Civic Center on Friday Jan 30th at 8:00 p.m. – and tickets go on Sale THIS SATURDAY! The on-sale will begin on Saturday November 1st @ 10am. Click here to buy tickets online. To charge by phone call (404) 249-6400. For more information visit The Killers Website or […]

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Zac Brown Band signs with Atlantic

Zac Brown Band signs with Atlantic

[ 0 ] October 30, 2008 |

Atlanta's own Zac Brown Band has signed with Atlantic according to Billboard. Their CD "The Foundation," will be released on Atlantic/Home Grown/Big Picture on Nov. 18

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CD Review: Reckless Kelly — Bulletproof

CD Review: Reckless Kelly — Bulletproof

[ 0 ] October 29, 2008 |

Reckless KellyBulletproofYep Roc Records by Al Kaufman Austin's Reckless Kelly, named after Australian outlaw Ned "Reckless" Kelly, have never quite been able to live up to their image. While they try to convey themselves as renegade country-rockers, they often come across as Steve Earle with the rough edges rubbed clean. While Bulletproof offers a glimpse […]

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Day Of The Dead Festival – Nov 1st

Day Of The Dead Festival – Nov 1st

[ 0 ] October 28, 2008 |

Pop Death Squad's DAY OF THE DEAD Festival – this Saturday, November 1. Local Atlanta promo team, Pop Death Squad,  partnered up with Death On Two Wheels frontman Trae Vedder, for the first ever outdoor / indoor festival at everyone's favorite L5P dive – the Star Bar! Along with the bands, there will be tacos, […]

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Music Man: ATL–MJ

Music Man: ATL–MJ

[ 1 ] October 27, 2008 |

Last week New York saw the umpteenth installment of the CMJ music marathon. I go every year, but this year I chose not too, opting instead to stay in Atlanta where I ended up enviously reading the tweets and blogs of all my friends who did decide to go, and as soon as Tuesday rolled […]

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Passion Pit — Chunk of Change

Passion Pit — Chunk of Change

[ 0 ] October 27, 2008 |

Passion PitChunk of ChangeFrenchkiss Records by Al Kaufman The thing that set New Order (and their predecessor, the even more dour Joy Division) apart from all the other synth-rock bands of the eighties was their passion. There was substance behind their sound. There was raw emotion. Michael Angelakos has tapped into that same passion-synth sound […]

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Butch Walker: New CD & @ The Loft Nov 10th

Butch Walker: New CD & @ The Loft Nov 10th

[ 0 ] October 24, 2008 |

One of the more anticipated shows of next month is Butch Walker’s Monday Nov 10th appearance at the Loft.  That week will be a special one for Walker, as he will not only be touring, but also releasing his new album Sycamore Meadows the day following his Atlanta appearance.  Striking out on his own as […]

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CD Review: Death On Two Wheels – Seperation of Church and Fate

CD Review: Death On Two Wheels – Seperation of Church and Fate

[ 0 ] October 24, 2008 |

Death on Two Wheels Separation of Church and Fate Self Released by Noel Wurst The Atlanta-ness of Death on Two Wheels slaps you in the face. A “Certified Atlanta” stamp across a group’s forehead can be great, especially in the hip hop world. However, with rock bands, the Atlanta label has been a bit of […]

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CD Review: Rose Hill Drive – Moon is the New Earth

CD Review: Rose Hill Drive – Moon is the New Earth

[ 1 ] October 23, 2008 |

Rose Hill Drive Moon is the New Earth Megaforce and SCI Fidelity Records by Noel Wurst Rose Hill Drive doesn’t want to be compared to other bands. The bad news is that making these comparisons is a favorite pastime of not just music critics, but anyone describing a new band to someone, and it’s not […]

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Buckhead Music Project Tonight @ Hard Rock Cafe’s Velvet Underground

Buckhead Music Project Tonight @ Hard Rock Cafe’s Velvet Underground

[ 0 ] October 23, 2008 |

Soul and Jazz Sounds will be eminating from Hard Rock Cafe’s Velvet Underground tonight (Thursday) as JAMM Featuring Jamie & Joni Portee and special guest Chantae Cann entertain. All the artists on the bill are accomplished songwriters and instrumental musicians as well as singers.  This show truly represents some of the finest that Atlanta soul […]

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Listen to the new Snow Patrol CD: A Hundred Million Suns

Listen to the new Snow Patrol CD: A Hundred Million Suns

[ 0 ] October 23, 2008 |

SNOW PATROL will release A Hundred Million Suns (Polydor/Fiction/Geffen Records) on October 28th 2008 The Grammy-nominated band’s fifth studio album was recorded throughout the Summer of 2008 in Hansa Studios in Berlin (where Bowie recorded “Low,” “Heroes” and “Lodger”) and at Grouse Lodge deep in the Irish countryside. Written by Snow Patrol, the album was […]

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New Shows Just Added That You Should Keep an Eye On!

New Shows Just Added That You Should Keep an Eye On!

[ 0 ] October 23, 2008 |

Check out Ticket Alternative for more information! Wed Nov 19 – Matt Davis’ Sinners’ Ball – @The EarlFri Nov 28 – Jucifer w/ It’s Elephants – @ The Drunken Unicorn Long Live the King – Jucifer Fri Dec 26 – The S.O.B. Allstars – @ Smith’s Olde Bar

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