Archive for January, 2009

Live Review: The Virgins Crack Jokes in Atlanta

Live Review: The Virgins Crack Jokes in Atlanta

[ 0 ] January 27, 2009 |

The Virgins January 25, 2009 The Drunken Unicorn By Alexandra Edwards It was LA meets NYC on the staging ground of the Dirty South this past weekend at the Drunken Unicorn, and it was more fun than a crowd should be allowed to have on a Sunday night. Starting things off around 9 p.m. — […]

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CD Review: Love Willows – Hey! Hey!

CD Review: Love Willows – Hey! Hey!

[ 0 ] January 27, 2009 |

  The Love WillowsHey! Hey!Decca by Al Kaufman It must be the dour economic times that makes people want to listen to unabashedly happy music. Last year we had the Submarines out of LA, and this year it's time for Atlanta's Love Willows. The duo of singer Hope Partlow and multi-instrumentalist and singer Ryan Wilson are […]

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Dan Deacon Tickets On Sale Now for April 10 Show @ Eyedrum!

Dan Deacon Tickets On Sale Now for April 10 Show @ Eyedrum!

[ 0 ] January 26, 2009 |

Anyone who has seen Dan Deacon perform before will tell you it is an Experience with a capital E. Not only is his crazy DIY setup of wires and bulbs and gizmos a force to be reckoned with, but his games with the crowds take audience participation to another level. The tickets for the April […]

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Renowned Somalian Rapper K’Naan to Play Vinyl on March 4

Renowned Somalian Rapper K’Naan to Play Vinyl on March 4

[ 0 ] January 23, 2009 |

 Known for his politically-aware works, which he has performed in front of the UN, K'Naan has been sought after for collaborations by everyone from Youssou N'Dour to Damian Marley. He has also worked with esteemed hip-hoppers like Mos Def and The Roots, bringing his clear voice to their own social causes. Tickets go on sale on […]

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Tickets on Sale Now for Paula Nelson

Tickets on Sale Now for Paula Nelson

[ 0 ] January 23, 2009 |

Paula Nelson, daughter of famed country outlaw singer Willie Nelson, will be playing Smith's Olde Bar's Atlanta Room on February 27. Tickets are on sale now here.

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India Might Not Be Ready for The Black Lips

India Might Not Be Ready for The Black Lips

[ 0 ] January 23, 2009 |

   We're not entirely sure that The Black Lips shows in India are going as planned. Pitchfork recently ran a report from Arjun S Ravi, editor of Indian independent music website Indiecision, which implies that both the band and the audience might not have known what they were in for: The Black Lips' first tour […]

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Parking Price Update from CW Midtown Music Complex

Parking Price Update from CW Midtown Music Complex

[ 0 ] January 23, 2009 |

  For those of you who are none-to-keen on paying for parking when coming out to see a show at Vinyl or The Loft, we've got good news for you. If Vinyl is the only venue out of the CW Midtown Music Complex that is open (as in, with a show) that night, then parking […]

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Eat at Great Atlanta Restaurants, Raise Money for Crime Stoppers

Eat at Great Atlanta Restaurants, Raise Money for Crime Stoppers

[ 0 ] January 23, 2009 |

Basically it's a win-win situatuion here. Many of us in Atlanta have been worried about the crime that's been hitting pretty close to home, and the folks at Crime Stoppers Atlanta have been hard at work at raising awareness and getting people to band together to look out for one another and keep an eye open […]

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Rumor Alert! Bluegrass Legend Del McCoury to Possibly Appear with The Travelin’ McCourys Tomorrow Night at Smith’s Olde Bar

Rumor Alert! Bluegrass Legend Del McCoury to Possibly Appear with The Travelin’ McCourys Tomorrow Night at Smith’s Olde Bar

[ 0 ] January 22, 2009 |

Ronnie and Rob McCoury, sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury, are playing with their band The Travelin' McCourys tomorrow tonight, Friday January 23, at Smith's Olde Bar. The band's captivating performances of traditional bluegrass is reason enough to get a ticket and go, but there might be one more item to push you over the edge […]

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Paste Releases Indie Rock Alphabet Book, Party This Sunday in Decatur

Paste Releases Indie Rock Alphabet Book, Party This Sunday in Decatur

[ 0 ] January 22, 2009 |

So you're having a baby. Or maybe you already have one. And it's getting to that time when you've got to teach your wee one the basics of the English language. But you're cool and hip, and don't want to do the usual "A is for Apple" routine. So what do you do? Well never […]

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Fun and Games on Facebook with Lily Allen

Fun and Games on Facebook with Lily Allen

[ 0 ] January 22, 2009 |

Our sister site TA Live just posted a nifty little story about Lily Allen's new Facebook game, Lilypoke. Read more about it here.

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GOODTIMES & GREAT OLDIES: Part 2 of 3, Mayor of Ponce

GOODTIMES & GREAT OLDIES: Part 2 of 3, Mayor of Ponce

[ 2 ] January 22, 2009 |

“Never gonna give you up. Never gonna let you down. Never gonna run around and desert you” Rick Astley had it right. Sure, he wasn’t talking about Atlanta radio – more than likely it was someone with a side spike and turquoise jean shorts. But it still translates. No matter how outdated and behind the […]

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The Queers Come to Lenny’s on March 25

The Queers Come to Lenny’s on March 25

[ 0 ] January 21, 2009 |

Classic punk band The Queers will be returning to Atlanta March 25 to play Lenny's with The Cute Lepers and Poison Arrows. Though the lineup has gone through a ridiculous amount of changes since the band's inception in 1982 (there have been almost 30 members to have come and gone with Joe Queer AKA Joe […]

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Judi Chicago Give Us Their Top Dance Floor Hits

Judi Chicago Give Us Their Top Dance Floor Hits

[ 0 ] January 21, 2009 |

In preparation for the first of their monthly dance parties, we've asked the lads of Judi Chicago – Travis Thatcher and Ben Coleman - to give us their top dance floor fillers, complete with their classic videos (when available) and commentary from the guys.   Travis' Choice:   A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray (1988)"One […]

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Great Lakes Swimmers w/Kate Maki @ The EARL April 10

Great Lakes Swimmers w/Kate Maki @ The EARL April 10

[ 0 ] January 21, 2009 |

The lovely, folky Great Lakes Swimmers will be making the long trip from their homeland of Canada to play The EARL with fellow Great North singer Kate Maki on April 10. We know that's a while away, so to get a taste and tie you over until then we've put up a charming video from the band for […]

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