Archive for February, 2009

Janelle Monae Working on New Music, Touring with No Doubt This Summer

Janelle Monae Working on New Music, Touring with No Doubt This Summer

[ 0 ] February 27, 2009 |

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 […]

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Rumor Alert: Joaquin Phoenix @ Lenny’s Tonight!

Rumor Alert: Joaquin Phoenix @ Lenny’s Tonight!

[ 2 ] February 27, 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, […]

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CD Review: Golden — Night Reminds the Day

CD Review: Golden — Night Reminds the Day

[ 0 ] February 26, 2009 |

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 […]

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Network with Local Business Owners at The Meeting Before The Meeting

Network with Local Business Owners at The Meeting Before The Meeting

[ 0 ] February 26, 2009 |

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 […]

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Golden’s CD Release Listening Party Tonight!

Golden’s CD Release Listening Party Tonight!

[ 0 ] February 26, 2009 |

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 party@goldentheband.com first in order to be able to attend.

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Athens’ Pink Floyd Tribute Super-Group Pigs on the Wing at The Loft on April 3

Athens’ Pink Floyd Tribute Super-Group Pigs on the Wing at The Loft on April 3

[ 0 ] February 25, 2009 |

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 […]

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Jay Reatard and Gentleman Jesse & His Men at Lenny’s Bar on April 11!

Jay Reatard and Gentleman Jesse & His Men at Lenny’s Bar on April 11!

[ 1 ] February 25, 2009 |

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 […]

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Missy Higgins & Justin Nozuka at Center Stage Sold Out!

Missy Higgins & Justin Nozuka at Center Stage Sold Out!

[ 0 ] February 25, 2009 |

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!

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Reactionary Records to Re-Open in East Atlanta Village This Week

Reactionary Records to Re-Open in East Atlanta Village This Week

[ 0 ] February 24, 2009 |

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 […]

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Fischerspooner @ The Loft on May 13 – Tickets on Sale Friday, Feb 27!

Fischerspooner @ The Loft on May 13 – Tickets on Sale Friday, Feb 27!

[ 0 ] February 24, 2009 |

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 […]

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CD Review: Strezo — Haunted House Volume 1

CD Review: Strezo — Haunted House Volume 1

[ 0 ] February 24, 2009 |

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 […]

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CD Review: Scotty Don’t — Songs From the Back Porch

CD Review: Scotty Don’t — Songs From the Back Porch

[ 0 ] February 24, 2009 |

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 […]

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The Love Language Will Be Charming Their Way Into Your Hearts on March 16 @ The EARL

The Love Language Will Be Charming Their Way Into Your Hearts on March 16 @ The EARL

[ 0 ] February 23, 2009 |

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 […]

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Celebrate St Patrick at Shamrock & Roll Fest with Sister Hazel on March 14

Celebrate St Patrick at Shamrock & Roll Fest with Sister Hazel on March 14

[ 0 ] February 23, 2009 |

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 […]

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CD Review: Black Lips — 200 Million Thousand

CD Review: Black Lips — 200 Million Thousand

[ 0 ] February 23, 2009 |

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 […]

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