Archive for February, 2010

CD Review: Leroy Powell and the Messengers — Atlantis; playing Peachtree Tavern and Five Spot

CD Review: Leroy Powell and the Messengers — Atlantis; playing Peachtree Tavern and Five Spot

[ 2 ] February 26, 2010 |

Leroy Powell and the Messengers Atlantis by Al Kaufman Leroy Powell is so entrenched in classic rock that he makes the Black Crowes sound like Hannah Montana. This is tough to believe considering his resume. Powell has worked with the likes of David Allen Coe, Billy Joe Shaver, and Waylon’s son, Shooter Jennings. It seems […]

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CD Review – Massive Attack “Heligoland”

CD Review – Massive Attack “Heligoland”

[ 0 ] February 23, 2010 |

By Eric Chavez After Sade’s “No Ordinary Love,” the best song used for a love scene in a film has got to be Massive Attack’s  “Unfinished Symphony” in the film Sliver, but Massive Attack went on to be known as much more than erotic thriller music makers. The band, in their 20+ year career has […]

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CD Review Collective Efforts – “Freezing World”

CD Review Collective Efforts – “Freezing World”

[ 0 ] February 23, 2010 |

By Eric Chavez In the musical world, so many acts trip over themselves trying to be hot. This makes it even more refreshing that Collective Efforts seem to just want to chill. Effortless and smooth, Freezing World sends a gentle beat-based breezed through your mind. The LP, a concept record, is full of musical ice, […]

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CD Review: Jenny Owen Youngs — Transmitter Failure; Plays the Earl March 4th

CD Review: Jenny Owen Youngs — Transmitter Failure; Plays the Earl March 4th

[ 0 ] February 23, 2010 |

Jenny Owen Youngs Transmitter Failure Nettwerk by Al Kaufman What sets Jenny Owen Youngs apart from the other girls with guitars is her versatility. She can get all potty-mouthed like Liz Phair one second, then snuggle up on your lap and ask you to stroke her hair the next. She’s tough and vulnerable, glib and confessional. […]

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Free Gorillaz download

Free Gorillaz download

[ 0 ] February 22, 2010 |

Gorillaz – Stylo (feat. Mos Def and Bobby Womack) (Chiddy Bang Remix) – mp3 Watch a short video featuring singer 2D (looks like he’s being kidnapped by Murdoc) here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3CKzZAi3xM Murdoc’s 4th Pirate Radio Broadcast can be checked out here, where he played two more new Gorillaz tracks: www.gorillaz.com/

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Get to know: Delphic

Get to know: Delphic

[ 0 ] February 21, 2010 |

Check out the video for the track The Momentary from the electronic/indie 3 piece Delphic, taken from their debut CD Acolyte. We think it will brighten your Sunday morning. Let us know what you think by commenting below! Offical Website > www.myspace.com/Delphic

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Jimmy Buffett coming to Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood on April 27th

Jimmy Buffett coming to Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood on April 27th

[ 0 ] February 21, 2010 |

Jimmy Buffett’s annual stop in Atlanta will be April 27th this year at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood.  Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “Under The Big Top” Tour 2010.

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CD Review: The Happy Hollows — Spells

CD Review: The Happy Hollows — Spells

[ 0 ] February 19, 2010 |

The Happy Hollows Spells By Alec Wooden Two tracks into my maiden spin through The Happy Hollows Spells, I wanted to be sure a couple mistakes weren’t made, so I made it a point to remind myself (literally, on paper): “You are not reviewing The Yeah Yeah Yeah’s.” Five minutes later, that was changed to […]

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Fado Announces Week-Long Celebrations with Giant St. Patrick’s Day Party!

Fado Announces Week-Long Celebrations with Giant St. Patrick’s Day Party!

[ 0 ] February 19, 2010 |

We’re excited to announce the details for Fado Irish Pub and Restaurant fantastic annual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, back for another year at the Buckhead pub. The good folks at Fado will actually have a whole week of celebrations, culminating in one giant party on Wednesday March 17. This year Fado will have beer tents […]

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Q&A with Real Housewife of Atlanta Kim Zolciak and Producer Tracy Young; Performing @ Gold Room, February 26

Q&A with Real Housewife of Atlanta Kim Zolciak and Producer Tracy Young; Performing @ Gold Room, February 26

[ 0 ] February 18, 2010 |

By Eric Chavez Guilty pleasure of the year “Tardy for the Party” is heading back to the VIP. “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak is combining forces with famed remixer Tracy Young to add some dancefloor flavor to her hit single. Young breathes her usual electronic bliss to the sound, making it even more […]

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CD Review: Last Chance Runaround — Alter Idem; Playing CD Release Party @ Alcove Gallery, February 27

CD Review: Last Chance Runaround — Alter Idem; Playing CD Release Party @ Alcove Gallery, February 27

[ 0 ] February 18, 2010 |

Last Chance Runaround Alter Idem Turtle’s Pace Records By Leila Regan-Porter First impressions are not everything. A glance at Last Chance Runaround’s record Alter Idem evokes ideas of folksy Celtic rock, which is cemented by the image of Sue Volkert (one half of the LCR duo) with her beautiful harp on the back cover of […]

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Steve LaBate & the Ghosts of Electricity play CD Release Party at Lenny’s Bar, February 20

Steve LaBate & the Ghosts of Electricity play CD Release Party at Lenny’s Bar, February 20

[ 0 ] February 18, 2010 |

Steve LaBate, of Attractive Eighties Women and Paste Magazine fame, will finally be debuting his solo album The Dead Art of Letter Writing at Lenny’s this Saturday, February 20. From the sounds of the tunes on the MySpace, we shouldn’t be expecting too much of the comedycore that AEW churn out so well, and instead […]

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Warner Music Group Wants Your Blood

Warner Music Group Wants Your Blood

[ 0 ] February 18, 2010 |

In the United States, someone needs blood every two seconds. That’s over 38,000 blood donations needed every day. Our friends over at Warner Music Group are doing their part by sponsoring a blood drive in the Imperial Ballroom of the Biltmore Hotel on 817 Peachtree Street. It’s a chance to be a good person, and […]

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Picture Book: Lloyd’s Rocksteady Revue @ Star Bar, February 10

Picture Book: Lloyd’s Rocksteady Revue @ Star Bar, February 10

[ 1 ] February 17, 2010 |

By Kevin Griggs Lloyd’s Rocksteady Revue consist of a diverse group of musicians from the U.S., Jamaica and St. Lucia. In addition to Jonathan Lloyd on lead vocals and trombone, “LLR” is: Andy Bauer on guitar and keys or drums, April Duncan on vocals, Chris Case on organ, Kneah Francois on guitar and vocals, and […]

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Nouvelle Vague Playing The Loft, Thursday, February 18

Nouvelle Vague Playing The Loft, Thursday, February 18

[ 0 ] February 17, 2010 |

If you didn’t win the tickets for Nouvelle Vague‘s show at The Loft tomorrow that we just gave away, don’t worry, you can still buy them from Ticket Alternative. It’ll be an incredible show, with the French cool kids doing their usual covers of ’80s new wave and punk hits in a hip bossa nova […]

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