Archive for March, 2010

CD Review: John Grant with Midlake – Queen of Denmark; Playing with Midlake @ Variety Playhouse, April 2

CD Review: John Grant with Midlake – Queen of Denmark; Playing with Midlake @ Variety Playhouse, April 2

[ 0 ] March 22, 2010 |

John Grant Queen of Denmark By Eric Chavez John Grant’s debut disc, Queen of Denmark introduces a man with a delicate voice and one hell of an imagination. With lyrics that cover everything from religion to using people for sex, the LP’s ideas cover just about every area, but are steadily tied by the songwriter. […]

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Live Review & Picture Book: The Runaway Suns @ The Graveyard Tavern, March 13

Live Review & Picture Book: The Runaway Suns @ The Graveyard Tavern, March 13

[ 1 ] March 22, 2010 |

Review by Jhoni Jackson; photos by Tim Song The Runaway Suns call themselves ‘60s revivalists, and they’re not kidding. Their sound is a direct throwback to psych-rock’s heyday, when 13th Floor Elevators debuted and The Beatles started taking LSD. Rest assured, though, no one in the band was actually on psychedelics during the show (I […]

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Q&A with Shayde Sartin of The Fresh & Onlys; Playing The EARL, March 27

Q&A with Shayde Sartin of The Fresh & Onlys; Playing The EARL, March 27

[ 1 ] March 22, 2010 |

By Jhoni Jackson The Fresh & Onlys are riding on high in the wake of their latest release, but that’s nothing new. The San Francisco natives have been churning out EPs and LPs at a rate that rivals Heidi Montag’s plastic surgeries. Since forming in 2008, the melody-friendly, fuzz-heavy band has amassed seven official albums, […]

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Picture Book: Snowden @ The EARL, March 16

Picture Book: Snowden @ The EARL, March 16

[ 1 ] March 22, 2010 |

By Matt Smith

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Watch the Ticket Alternative/Favorite Gentlemen Party LIVE!

Watch the Ticket Alternative/Favorite Gentlemen Party LIVE!

[ 0 ] March 19, 2010 |

Ticket Alternative & Favorite Gentlemen are broadcasting their event in Austin live via iClips. Click here to view this live event. They’re streaming live from The Belmont in Austin, Texas. We’ve listed the line up below. Remember, there’s an hour time difference. Enjoy!

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Big Trouble In Little Five Points is TONIGHT!

Big Trouble In Little Five Points is TONIGHT!

[ 0 ] March 18, 2010 |

Get ready for a stunning night of music tonight at Star Bar with the folks from Pop Death Squad. Big Trouble In Little Five Points will be bringing Spencer Garn’s Psychedelic Organ, Romeo Spike, Mumpsy and A Fight to the Death. As always, it’s free, and it’s awesome. Have fun!

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CD Review: The Falcon Lords – Straight From the Center of Their Volcano Lair

CD Review: The Falcon Lords – Straight From the Center of Their Volcano Lair

[ 0 ] March 18, 2010 |

The Falcon Lords Straight From the Center of Their Volcano Lair   By Eric Chavez The Falcon Lords are here to save music! Lady Falcon Flame, Lord Falconhorn and Lord Falcon Falconrod have let their powers combine to take music to another world. It’s safe to assume those powers are funk, creativity, and the unending dedication […]

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The Fringe Factory Celebrates Its Two-Year Anniversary!

The Fringe Factory Celebrates Its Two-Year Anniversary!

[ 0 ] March 17, 2010 |

Atlanta’s rock ‘n’ roll night The Fringe Factory is celebrating its two-year anniversary this Saturday, March 20 at Spring 4th Center. There will be music from Thee Vicars and Pirate Love, as well as the usual hip mix of ’60s psychedelic dance music spun by DJs Vikki V and Suzy Q, and guest DJs Kurt […]

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AMG SXSW ’10 Q & A with Malissa Sole of 4th Ward Heroes

AMG SXSW ’10 Q & A with Malissa Sole of 4th Ward Heroes

[ 0 ] March 17, 2010 |

For our final edition of the AMG SXSW ’10 Q & A we spoke with the one and only, Malissa Sole. Lady-in-charge at 4th Ward Heroes, manager for the Mermaids, supporter of all things local. You’re soon to be on the road to SXSW; according to Google maps the trip from ATL to Austin = […]

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CANCELED: Kool Keith @ The Loft, March 18

CANCELED: Kool Keith @ The Loft, March 18

[ 0 ] March 17, 2010 |

The Kool Keith show at The Loft on March 18 (tomorrow) has been canceled. No plans right now to reschedule.

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AMG SXSW ’10 Q & A with Brian Knott, founder of The A3C Hip Hop Festival

AMG SXSW ’10 Q & A with Brian Knott, founder of The A3C Hip Hop Festival

[ 0 ] March 17, 2010 |

Brian Knott, founder of the A3C Hip Hop Festival , officially announced today that the three-day festival would be held October 7-10, 2010 at multiple venues in the East Atlanta Village.  With over 100 A3C performers heading to Austin for SXSW, we decided to ask Brian a couple questions. You’re soon to be on the road […]

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AMG SXSW ’10 Q & A with Favorite Gentlemen’s Jeremiah Edmond

AMG SXSW ’10 Q & A with Favorite Gentlemen’s Jeremiah Edmond

[ 0 ] March 16, 2010 |

Ticket Alternative is partnering with indie record label Favorite Gentlemen for a SXSW showcase at the Belmont in Austin, TX on Thursday, March 18. AMG sent Favorite Gentlemen president Jeremiah Edmond the SXSW ’10 Q & A. This is what he said. You’re soon to be on the road to SXSW! According to Google maps, […]

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AMG SXSW Q & A with Trae Vedder of Death On Two Wheels

AMG SXSW Q & A with Trae Vedder of Death On Two Wheels

[ 0 ] March 16, 2010 |

We’re always happy when bands we love start making the transition from local band to touring band to signed band. Atlanta’s Death On Two Wheels has made those transitions. Recently signed to Favorite Gentlemen (Manchester Orchestra, All Get Out, Kevin Devin), Death On Two Wheels has had a rather enjoyable ride. As the lads prep for an […]

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CD Review: The Strange Boys — Be Brave; Playing The Tabernacle with Spoon, March 20

CD Review: The Strange Boys — Be Brave; Playing The Tabernacle with Spoon, March 20

[ 0 ] March 16, 2010 |

The Strange Boys Be Brave In the Red By Jhoni Jackson Standing out as a garage-rock band is like trying to get Republicans on board for President Obama’s brand of health care reform. It’s almost futile. But despite the obstacles working against them – signing with In the Red (a label heavily immersed in the […]

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CD Review: Athlete — Black Swan

CD Review: Athlete — Black Swan

[ 0 ] March 16, 2010 |

Athlete Black Swan By Eric Chavez There’s a spark in the music of Athlete that cannot be missed. It’s pretty bright, actually. In the new electronic age of music, where everything from hip-hop to salsa is adding some digital beats to make them more 2010, Athlete are racing rock to the new age of electronic […]

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