Archive for April, 2009

Sugarhill To Close On Tuesday – Future Shows Being Moved

Sugarhill To Close On Tuesday – Future Shows Being Moved

[ 0 ] April 30, 2009 |

Creative Loafing just broke the story that downtown soul and hip-hop club Sugarhill will be closing on Tuesday, May 5: When Sugarhill opened nearly three years ago, it was the only bright spot in the city’s attempt to remake the touristy wasteland Underground Atlanta into a hub for Atlanta nightlife. City officials even went so […]

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Picture Book: The Kills @ Lenny’s, April 27

Picture Book: The Kills @ Lenny’s, April 27

[ 0 ] April 30, 2009 |

Our very own Angela M. Scarola took these awesome pictures of the coolest duo to come through Atlanta since Johnny and June.        

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CD Review: Papercuts — You Can Have What You Want

CD Review: Papercuts — You Can Have What You Want

[ 0 ] April 30, 2009 |

PapercutsYou Can Have What You Want Memphis Industries By Eileen Tilson As a friend and I were listening to the Papercuts’ latest album, You Can Have What You Want, the aforementioned friend commented that it's “like a Beach Boys video; it’s supposed to be cheerful, but leaves you feeling kind of melancholy.” The fact that […]

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CD Review: Cursive — Mama, I’m Swollen

CD Review: Cursive — Mama, I’m Swollen

[ 0 ] April 30, 2009 |

Cursive Mama, I’m Swollen Saddle Creek By Julia Reidy The seminal Omaha band’s seventh full-length record seems almost made to be listened to in terms of pacing. It’s like an amusement park ride, quick and thrilling at times, but slowing suddenly, menacingly, right before a breathtaking plunge. When it relaxes, it does so via slowing […]

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Full List of Artists for Tonight’s 500 Songs for Kids Announced!

Full List of Artists for Tonight’s 500 Songs for Kids Announced!

[ 0 ] April 30, 2009 |

We have a list of all the band's that will be playing the opening night of 500 Songs for Kids tonight at Smith's Olde Bar. Behold, the mammoth group of awesome artists you can catch tonight for an awesome cause: The Constellations, The Howlies, South 70, Amy Gerhartz, Angela Lavine, Besides Daniel, Billy Gewin, Bouldercrest […]

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Live Review: Starfucker @ Drunken Unicorn, April 24

Live Review: Starfucker @ Drunken Unicorn, April 24

[ 0 ] April 29, 2009 |

By Julia Reidy  After two-piece Guidance Counselor, who shared drummer Keil Corcoran with the headliners, played to a moderate Saturday night crowd, the aforementioned headliners took the stage without all the attention-grubbing, social climbing behavior their band’s name might suggest. Leaving affectation at the door, Portland quartet Starfucker humbly launched into a mixture of tracks […]

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More Tickets Released @ Noon TODAY for Drake’s May 2 Loft Show

More Tickets Released @ Noon TODAY for Drake’s May 2 Loft Show

[ 0 ] April 29, 2009 |

  Just Announced! Ticket Alternative will be selling a few more tickets for Drake's currently-sold-out show at The Loft on May 2. Tickets will go on sale at noon today for $45 a pop, so be online here to grab them because they'll go quickly!

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Live Review: Tommy Keene/Magnapop @ The EARL, April 27

Live Review: Tommy Keene/Magnapop @ The EARL, April 27

[ 1 ] April 29, 2009 |

By Scott Roberts; photo by Sue Volkert An especially sparse (even for a Monday night) crowd at The EARL did not deter hometown darlings Magnapop or veteran headliner Tommy Keene from delivering entertaining sets of energetic, rock-tinged pop. The humble, yet appreciative, crowd was first treated to a loosely confident performance by Magnapop, who opened […]

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Live Review: Can Can / Living Things / Electric Six @ Lenny’s, April 25

Live Review: Can Can / Living Things / Electric Six @ Lenny’s, April 25

[ 0 ] April 28, 2009 |

By Stephanie Roman Saturday night at Lenny's closed out three nights of fantastic local performances. On tap this evening were locals Can Can, along with Living Things from St. Louis (pictured above and below), and international gay bar champions, Electric Six. I was secretly thanking Lenny's for enforcing a "no-smoking indoors" policy tonight since I had a sore […]

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Josh Rifkind of 500 Songs for Kids Talks to AMG – Tickets On Sale Now!

Josh Rifkind of 500 Songs for Kids Talks to AMG – Tickets On Sale Now!

[ 0 ] April 28, 2009 |

Josh Rifkind is a busy man. And during the weeks following up to 500 Songs for Kids, as well as the intense 10 nights of the event itself, it can be a mix of heaven and hell. "Honestly, it's so many bands and so many musicians that pretty much it's an incredibly enjoyable nightmare every […]

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CD Review: Great Northern — Remind Me Where The Light Is

CD Review: Great Northern — Remind Me Where The Light Is

[ 0 ] April 28, 2009 |

Great Northern Remind Me Where The Light IsEenie Meenie Records After Trading Twilight for Daylight in ‘07 and hitting the road with everyone from Cold War Kids and Spoon to Ladytron and Silversun Pickups in ‘08, the  indie rockers better known as Great Northern have returned as a duo and are using the New Year […]

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CD Review: Manchester Orchestra — Mean Everything to Nothing

CD Review: Manchester Orchestra — Mean Everything to Nothing

[ 0 ] April 27, 2009 |

Manchester OrchestraMean Everything to NothingFavorite Gentlemen BREAKING NEWS: Atlanta is no longer the Home of Hip-Hop. Manchester Orchestra (Andy Hull on vocals, guitar, Jonathan Corley on bass, Jeremiah Edmond on drums, Chris Freeman on keyboard, Robert McDowell on guitar) has put Atlanta’s indie-rock scene on the map as a force to be reckoned with. The […]

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Canceled: Everygrey @ Masquerade, May 29

Canceled: Everygrey @ Masquerade, May 29

[ 0 ] April 24, 2009 |

We just got word that the May 29 Evergrey show at The Masquerade has been canceled. Tickets bought online or over the phone have already been refunded, and those who bought their tickets at an outlet can get refunds at point of purchase.

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More Seats Released for Bruce Springsteen; $20 to Benefit the Atlanta Community Food Band

More Seats Released for Bruce Springsteen; $20 to Benefit the Atlanta Community Food Band

[ 0 ] April 24, 2009 |

Live Nation has just (as in a few minutes ago at 5 p.m.) release a limited number of great production seats for Bruce Springsteen's April 26 (this Sunday) show. The proceeds for the $20 seats will go to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Band. Visit Live Nation to buy tickets.

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CD Review: Telepathe — Dance Mother

CD Review: Telepathe — Dance Mother

[ 0 ] April 24, 2009 |

Telepathe Dance Mother Iamsound Records By Stephanie Roman Dance Mother is the debut full-length CD from Brooklyn-based electronic duo Telepathe. The first track, "So Fine," is driving piece of electro pop that cleverly draws the listener in with gorgeous tone and a perfect mix. Put this in your ear next time you're gliding through France on the Eurostar for […]

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