Janelle Monáe has been blogging about the work she's been doing at her Wondaland Arts Society studio. She also mentioned that this summer she'll be going on a tour with No Doubt, among others: I have always been a big No Doubt supporter, so I am thankful that I was asked to play alongside such […]
Archive for February, 2009
We're not sure if we should still be calling it a rumor, since it's on Lenny's MySpace page, but tonight we're supposed to welcome into this city, onto Lenny's stage, none other than Joaquin Phoenix. He'll be rapping along side the likes of Yelawolf, Brittany Bosco, Priceless, Young Trimm, Killer Mike, Pill, Gripplyaz, Collective Efforts, […]
Golden Night Reminds the Day Self-released By Leila Regan-Porter Golden makes their mark on the Atlanta music scene by managing to mix up a slew of genres to keep their music constantly interesting. Mostly veering on the side of alternative rock, with Joshua Golden's strong and clear vocals (reminiscent of Train's Patrick Monahan) leading the […]
S&B Business Solutions are hosting a networking event for business owners new and old at Decatur's cozy Carpe Diem. Entrepreneurs can learn about incorporating their business, getting grants, building websites and marketing techniques from folks who are building successful companies. It's a great opportunity to learn as well as meet like-minded people starting or building […]
Atlanta band Golden is having a CD Release Party from their new record Night Reminds the Day (review coming up later today!) tonight at The Warren City Club, which is above the Dark Horse Tavern in Virginia-Highlands. The party is free, but you must RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org first in order to be able to attend.
Pigs on the Wing has members from great Georgia bands STS9, Maserati, Cinemechanica, Velveteen Pink, Collective Efforts and more. As if that wasn't enough to perk a local music fan's interest, the group is also a Pink Floyd Tribute. Pigs on the Wing will play The Loft on April 3. You can get your tickets […]
Memphis' best-known mad punk Jay Reatard is coming back to Atlanta on April 11 to play with our own Gentleman Jesse & His Men at Lenny's Bar. Jay has been well-known throughout the region and the country since he was signed to Memphis' famed Goner Records when he was merely 15. Jay's working on new […]
After moving from Vinyl to larger venue Center Stage, Missy Higgins has sold out her February 27 Atlanta show. She'll be playing with Justin Nozuka, and it promises to be a great show, so if you got a ticket have fun!
Just as our beloved Ella Guru closes, in fact the exact same day, a once-defunct record store will open in East Atlanta Village. Reactionary Records will relaunch on February 28 at 465-A Flat Shoals Ave., right across the road from The EARL. According to Creative Loafing, the store "will cater to discerning vinyl shoppers." Chad […]
If you want to see a show, a real show, then Fischerspooner is a solid bet. Yes it's been a few years since the band was in the spotlight during that whole electro-clash revolution. But now, with a third album on the way in May, the performance troupe is back with their flashy costumes (see […]
Strezo Haunted House Volume 1 Stick Figure Recordings By Samantha Parvin Kristen Strezo, the vocalist after whom the band is named, along with multi-instrumentalist Robert Filippo, introduce their second full-length album, Haunted House Volume 1, today. Collin Guy, Pablo Cerda, Fernando Medina, Kilton Hopkins and Deisha Oliver complement the duo with several instrumental additions to […]
Scotty Don't Songs from the Back Porch By Al Kaufman It's a tricky thing about tribute bands. They are great ways for musicians to make money and pay homage to bands they idolize. But for true musicians, tribute bands do not allow them to create. Some are able to break out. Marshall Crenshaw managed to […]
We've been falling in love with this band more than just a little bit and whatever language they're using, we're understanding it loud and clear. OK enough with the play-on-words. Uplifting in a non-tedious and over-enthusiastic way, The Love Language play that kind of tambourine-shaking, melodic guitar indie pop rock that is infectious and endearing […]
Meehan's Pub in Sandy Springs will be hosting Shamrock & Roll Fest the Saturday before St. Patrick's Day, March 14. Presented by Dave-FM, the festival will feature performances by a host of bands, from Nic Cowan to Sister Hazel, lasting all day long. The party starts at 2 p.m. and goes until 11 p.m. Get […]
Black Lips 200 Million Thousand Vice Records By Julia Reidy As one of Atlanta ’s most rapidly maturing acts of recent years, the Black Lips already Let It Bloom, and now they’ll “Let It Grow.” The latter, the fourth track to their fifth studio album, 200 Million Thousand (their third record for Vice), introduces the […]