You've got two opportunities to catch the awesome super-duo that is Heavy Trash this Thursday. Jon Spencer and Matt Verta-Ray will be bringing their infectious rawk 'n' roll to Criminal Records at 6.30 p.m. for a "semi-acoustic" performance – complete with free PBR and and yummy snacks (there's some baking going on!) for ya. Later […]
Archive for November, 2009
By Kevin C. Madigan Icelandic electro-house quartet Steed Lord has announced that The Truth Serum Remix Project is available on iTunes now. The band has also made available Russ Chimes' remix of "Remember Me" as a free download on Big Stereo….ANTI- has signed the great Mose Allison and they're putting out his label debut The Way of the World on March 23rd, […]
From the article in the November edition of Atlanta MagazineBy Charles Bethea Long before Ticketmaster’s merger with Live Nation was proposed last February, Iain Bluett was a stocky, lilting Brit hawking Polo at Lenox in 1992. “The Buckhead women would come in for their boyfriends, and I’d end up taking them out. The accent, you […]
Here’s the info for a reunion of extremely hip proportions: Mary’s (East Atlanta Village) 1287 Glenwood Ave SE Thursday, November 26th, 2009 THANKSGIVING NIGHT (9:00pm – 3:00am) Back by popular demand….we’re doing it again! Ditch the family and hang out with your mates! It’s Britpop Revisited 2 with DJs POST-MODern and Todd Almighty! Featuring music […]
We've just gotten word that the band van for Deastro and Max Tundra has broken down in North Carolina, so the show has been canceled. Refunds are currently being made.
By Eileen Tilson A few months back I received the new J. Tillman CD to review. Not knowing much about the Tillman, outside of the fact that he was the drummer for Fleet Foxes, I decided I needed to do some serious research. I put in the album, and what came through the speakers blew […]
Bebel Gilberto has canceled this leg of her tour, including the November 20 show at The Loft in Atlanta. Refunds for tickets purchased online or over the phone are currently being refunded. If you purchased a ticket at an outlet please take it back to point of purchase.
By Micah McLain Rachel Goodrich's music is the definition of DIY, with the ever present harmonica-turned-kazoo holder around her neck, the seemingly beginner acoustic guitar arrangements that serve as the foundation of her songs and the fact that her drummer's "kit" consists of a single bass drum. During her opening set, she impressed the audience […]
The EARL has announced it's sure-to-be-crazy New Year's Eve show, and it's with none other that Atlanta's primary rapscallions The Black Lips. They'll be playing the gig with soon-to-be-announced guests – watch this space! The show is sure to sell out so buy your tickets now at Ticket Alternative.
SwitchfootHello HurricaneAtlantic By Al Kaufman What the hell is Christian Rock anyway? When Bono sings, "And the battle's just begun/To claim the victory Jesus won" on U2's "Sunday, Bloody Sunday," is it Christian rock? Why can't it just be rock? Switchfoot is Christian Rock, but they work really, really hard to be thought of as […]
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The CribsIgnore the IgnorantWarner Brothers By Al Kaufman Britpop is fun, isn't it? Lots and guitars, tight melodies, and lyrics that balance cleverness, strangeness, and all out passion. If The Cribs are anything, they are good Britpop. Ignore the Ignorant is The Cribs fourth CD, but the first in which they try to make a […]
By Bryan Aiken To paint a picture, it’s three o’clock in the morning, I’m recently returned home from a veritable debacle at a too-packed Star Bar, my shirt is in shreds, and I have beer-hair. Beer-hair, you understand, is similar to the unclean stiffness of beach-hair, except the ocean I crowd-surfed tonight was one of […]