PJ Harvey & John ParishA Woman a Man Walked By Island By Eileen Tilson Polly Jean Harvey is an artist that you pledge your allegiance to, are secretly scared of, don’t quite understand, but still find yourself diving into her music to find the hidden meanings. She is a modern day Caravaggio; enigmatic, fascinating, rebellious […]
Archive for May, 2009
Come check out some of the best that hip-hop has to offer right now, with this stellar line-up from a stellar crop of MCs, all performing at Ambient Studio on June 5. Producer for acts like Kanye West, Talib Kweli and Mos Def, 88 Keys will be representing the North from Long Island, while Devin […]
Merry indie rocker from Down Under Ben Lee will be touring with his new record, The Rebirth of Venus, which was released stateside earlier this year. While many will know him for his incredibly addictive "Catch My Disease," he's still making great pop nuggets, as exemplified by his latest single, "I Love Pop Music," which […]
BMI's latest showcase will feature some of Atlanta's best up and coming rockers, including pop punkers Stellate (video above), funky glam rockers The Greater Vavoom, athemic alternative rock band State of Man and gritty alt-country group Crowfield, all delightfully different and all from this city. Tickets are available now from Ticket Alternative.
Nylon Magazine has just announced their second-annual summer music tour, with the innovative Patrick Wolf and Plastiscines (both on Nylon Records), along with Living Things and Jaguar Love. Wolf will be releasing his latest record, The Bachelor, on iTunes June 2 and on CD August 11. It promises to be a more dramatic take on […]
Watch The Selmanaires (Live in Atlanta)-Broken Mirrors in the Mud in Music Videos | View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com The EARL is planning on pulling out all the stops for their 10th Anniversary Celebration, which just happens to also fall on another day of booze and fun, July 4th. Naturally there will be the usual […]
The Airborne Toxic EventThe Airborne Toxic EventMusebox By Eileen Tilson When a band from Los Angeles comes along with a name like The Airborne Toxic Event, it makes sense to assume they are probably some dirty punk band, a product of their environment, but you would be wrong. Instead TATE, presents themselves as a society […]
Paul ThornA Long Way from TupeloPerpetual Obscurity Records By Al Kaufman Paul Thorn is a man's man. Back in 1988, he went six bloody rounds with the legendary Roberto Duran. But he is also sensitive enough that he hugged his idol both before the bout and after (when they were both in the emergency room […]
Tom GossBack to Love… By Al Kaufman As You Tube sensation Susan Boyle demonstrated, you can't judge a singer by his or her looks. On the cover of Back to Love…Tom Goss looks like a slight, New Agey guy with a reed-like voice. What he actually is, is a pop tunesmith with gritty, somewhat nasally vocals […]
PT WalkleyMr. Macy Wakes Alone By Eileen Tilson Once upon a time, musical troubadours would travel around town to town singing the news of distant lands. They were the pied pipers of their time, drawing in their audience with a plot filled with twists and turns, and intricate characters. In PT Walkley’s first solo project […]
The band, performing before Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, outside Atlanta's Center Stage, March 20. By Julia Reidy Young Orchids is the latest musical brainchild of Kyle Gordon, previously of Atlanta rockers The Booze, KillGordon and Ski Club. Though the group is new, these pros aren’t as delicate as the name suggests. Along with Ski […]
By Noel Wurst As someone who doesn’t know every Mastodon song by heart, there came a time at their show in Atlanta on Friday night when I had to stop trying to make out any of the words – whether from the band themselves, or the maniacal fans around me – and just sit back […]
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has written a lovely piece about Ticket Alternative, with an interview with our company's two founders, Jamie Dwyer and Iain Bluett. Here's a snippet: Jamie Dwyer and Iain Bluett were just a couple of indie music fans five years ago when they had a brainstorm that became a business. “We were constantly […]
Giveaways for US Air Guitar Championships, Mr Lif, Here We Go Magic and Restaurant Gift Certificates for The Almighty EARL!
We have lots of giveaways from The EARL – and not just concert tickets. We also have some gift certificates for The EARL's awesome restaurant. More details on that at the bottom of the post… As always, be sure to sign up for The EARL's email list HERE (we will check that you have signed […]