The EARL will be hosting John John's Gravy Boat Lovefest in just a couple of weeks on February 17. The show's proceeds will go to covering the costs of the funeral and cremation of John Henderson, who was shot to death recently at The Standard. The Lovefest will feature a mass of great Atlanta bands, […]
Archive for January, 2009
Oh the joys of having a band that is so hard to describe. But we'll try. Lord T & Eloise mix Vienna's classical style with the hip-hop crunk of Memphis. Yup that's what we said. Basically they've time travelled to present day to save rap music with their rhymes about being rich – the old, […]
The release date for Black Lips' new album 200 Million Thousand is fast approaching (February 24 to be exact) and to give you a little taste of what we are all in for, the band's label Vice Records has released a track from the album for download. You can download the mp3 for "Short Fuse" right here, […]
It may be chilly outside right now here in Atlanta, but the thought of lots of lovely music in Miami in May just warms us right up. Langerado has some amazing bands on their lineup this year, with some of our faves being Deerhunter, Black Kids, Girl Talk, Death Cab For Cutie and The Pogues … […]
Texans-by-way-of-Athens band The Diamond Center have released a free download. "WTT" is the first single from upcoming album This Album Is My Only Companion, due for release April 15. The band formed when two members of Athens band Sleepy Horses left for Lubbock, Texas, starting The Diamond Center there. The guys keep close to their Georgia roots though, with shows with Athens musicians Madeline and […]
Marrying dance music with jam band culture, Boombox has garnered a strong following in the music scene. But that's what happens when you bring together an acclaimed producer who has worked with everyone from Los Lobos to Sugarland and the son of two Grateful Dead members. The duo is playing two shows at Smith's Olde Bar, […]
Reports are coming through from various blogs (Brooklyn Vegan and Miami New Times) and the band's PR firm Biz 3 that Yo! Majesty's Jwl B has left the band and has been serving jail time. The band will carry on with Shunda K carrying on as Yo! Majesty without Jwl B. From a press release: Yo! […]
Tonight Atlanta music blog, podcast, session recorders and all-round swell guys Have You Heard are hosting a showcase at Star Bar. Not only is it featuring the delicate Brazilian stylings of Adron, as well as Athens indie folkster Madeline, but it's free! Go ahead, spoil yourself.
If you are anything like us, you are pretty darn excited about this Scion Rock Fest. Anything that has Mastodon, High on Fire and Torche (among others) for free just has to be good. Tickets have been available by signing up at Scion's website and then getting an email confirmation and then taking that email to […]
Those crazy Mastodon boys. The metal-heads just released the insane-as-usual art for their new album, Crack the Skye, this Monday. Due for release sometime this spring on Reprise, the record was produced by Brendan O'Brien and features long-time collaborator Scott Kelly of Neurosis on one track. Both Neurosis and Mastodon will be playing at Atlanta's Scion […]
By Julia Reidy With two full-length records and a handful of 7-inch singles under their collective belts,The Selmanaires just keep on churning out great Atlanta music. In the wake of the release of their second LP last year, the foursome is undergoing a bit of a re-thinking before heading into more shows (the first […]
We've all known about Butch Walker for what seems like (and could be) decades now, so it seems shocking that it has taken this long for his national television debut to finally happen. Butch will be appearing on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on February 3 to perform his new single "Here Comes The…" featuring another […]
On February 4 Rialto Center for the Arts will be hosting an Artist Resource Fair for those involved with any part of the arts community to come and get advice, network and hopefully learn something new. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
We've got a ton of awesome ticket giveaways for Smith's Olde Bar shows today. First up is Toby Lightman, a soulful singer/songwriter who has had songs appear on shows like "Boston Legal," "Brothers & Sisters" and "Dirty, Sexy, Money." Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to win a pair of tickets for her February […]