World of Dosh “circles and squares”, set 1 (finale) from Chumm® on Vimeo. Martin Luther King Chavez Dosh, AKA Dosh, tours and plays with folks like Andrew Bird, who features on Dosh’s own records, along with folks like Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Mike Lewis. He’s just announced a spring tour, which will be stopping in […]
Archive for February, 2010
You can get a splendid deal for the fabulous Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings‘ show at Center Stage on May 13. The pre-sale for the show is now on sale at Ticket Alternative. But get them soon – the pre-sale only lasts until Friday, February 19 at noon.
CD Review: George Winston — Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2; Playing Presser Hall at Agnes Scott College
George Winston Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2 By Eric Chavez Looking for that little something to calm your nerves and put a smile on your face? Grammy-award winning solo pianist George Winston knows a thing or two about how to tickle the ivories for that effect. The disc, a collection […]
By Eileen Tilson Blake Thomas is no stranger to country music. Flatlands (2008), his third studio release, has been dubbed “a must for country and folk fans.” Thomas, born in Minnesota, literally worked his way up from the bottom when, at 19, he moved east and began his career busking in the subways of Boston. […]
It’s that time again – this week there’s another awesome Big Trouble in Little Five Points. Here’s the info: Pop Death Squad presents Big Trouble in Little Five Points – Thursday, February 18 FREE at Star Bar. This is Ponderosa drummer (Darren Dodd) last show for a couple of months while he gets ready for […]
The almost-sold-out Mothers Finest show at The Local Venue on April 30 has been moved to June 25. All tickets will still be honored for this show. You can still buy tickets for the gig at Ticket Alternative.
Josh Harty A Long List of Lies By Eileen Tilson After one listen to North Dakota’s Josh Harty’s A Long List of Lies, it would not be a huge shocker if you confused it with a Sun Records production. Harty’s music has that steady-as-a-train beat that would be on any of Carl Perkin’s playlists. With […]
Jam band Perpetual Groove is back for another Amberland 8, a three-day music and arts festival that celebrates all things P-Groove. The band will be forming their whole self-titled debut on one of the nights, and there will also be performances by side project Lazy B & the Recliners and a solo set from Brock […]
By Eileen Tilson Riddle me this: What do you get when you combine the mystic force of Led Zeppelin, the fierceness of the Foo and Nirvana, and the sexy swagger of Queens of the Stone Age? A band so powerful, you will need a stiff drink to swallow this pill. Put on you dirtiest tongue […]
The stunning genre-hopping protege of Big Boi and P Diddy is getting ready to release new music and tour the country. She’ll be playing two shows at Smith’s Olde Bar in Atlanta on April 5 and 6. Have a listen to her new track, “Tightrope,” with Big Boi over on Pitchfork now. Tickets go on […]
CD Review: Taylor Moore Band — Taylor Moore & The Bordeaux Brothers EP; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, February 28
Taylor Moore Band Taylor Moore & The Bordeaux Brothers EP By Sam Parvin Taylor Moore is good at fooling people. While his sounds are obviously blues-influenced, do not expect the usual three-chord B-Side Blues here. His guitar skills are reminiscent of a well-seasoned musician; with tricky riffs, tempo changes, and seamless harmonies. But the kid […]
Cold Cave Love Comes Close By Eileen Tilson Back in the day, before you were even allowed to set foot in unwelcoming club The Chamber in Atlanta, it was crucial to make sure your dark synth pop knowledge was about as up to date as your black platforms and pleather outfit. Descending into the dark […]