Archive for April, 2010

Check Out The Dead Weather’s New Record “Sea of Cowards”

Check Out The Dead Weather’s New Record “Sea of Cowards”

[ 0 ] April 30, 2010 |

Live streaming video by UstreamThe Dead Weather is pretty much the epitome of cool. That’s what you get when The White Stripes’ Jack White and Alison Mosshart of The Kills form a band. Their new record, Sea of Cowards, will probably be equally cool. Decide for yourself – we have the vinyl streaming here, above, […]

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The EARL Announces 11th Year Anniversary Show with Two Nights of Man Or Astro-man?

The EARL Announces 11th Year Anniversary Show with Two Nights of Man Or Astro-man?

[ 0 ] April 30, 2010 |

The EARL (East Atlanta Resturant & Lounge) is 11 this summer! We’re pretty giddy about this announcement: The EARL celebrates their decade-plus-one-year with two nights of the recent original-lineup reunion of surf-rock aliens, Man Or Astro-man? Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10. A very limited number of special PBR two-day passes are on sale […]

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Luis’ Three Picks: A Weekend of Shows in Atlanta – Alex Chilton Tribute, Megafaun, 500 Songs for Kids

Luis’ Three Picks: A Weekend of Shows in Atlanta – Alex Chilton Tribute, Megafaun, 500 Songs for Kids

[ 0 ] April 30, 2010 |

As a 9 to 5′er, every weekend is like a mini-Christmas. After five days of early mornings and painful traffic jams, I get two days to sleep in, stay out late, and drink ungodly amounts of cheap beer while watching bands! So what’s on the books this weekend? Alex Chilton Tribute – Friday, April 30 – Star Community Bar Sort […]

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Bob Log III Live at the EARL, July 14 – Tickets on Sale Now!

Bob Log III Live at the EARL, July 14 – Tickets on Sale Now!

[ 0 ] April 30, 2010 |

One man band Bob Log will soon be slipping into his cannonball man jumpsuit, signature motorcycle helmet and hitting the road for his North American summer tour. Bob Log and his onstage performance has probably been best described by Tom Waits: “He’s this little kid – nobody even knows how old he is – wears […]

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Band of Horses Release New Video for “NW Apt.”

Band of Horses Release New Video for “NW Apt.”

[ 0 ] April 29, 2010 |

NW Apt. Band Of Horses | MySpace Music Videos Atlanta has quite a strong bond with Band of Horses – we’ve seen them grow in favor every New Year’s Eve, going from The EARL to the Tabernacle. We like their new song “NW Apt.” and are looking forward to the new record Infinite Arms, coming […]

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Wheatus Bring Their “Teenage Dirtbag” to the Drunken Unicorn on May 23

Wheatus Bring Their “Teenage Dirtbag” to the Drunken Unicorn on May 23

[ 1 ] April 29, 2010 |

It might take a minute to remember Wheatus, but just seconds into the band’s 2000 hit “Teenage Dirtbag” and it’ll all come rushing back like a pair of bright yellow tinted sunglasses and a top-down Chevy Tracker. The band has since continued to release music, including 2009′s Pop, Songs & Death The Lightning EP available for […]

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Next Big Nashville Taking Submissions Now!

Next Big Nashville Taking Submissions Now!

[ 0 ] April 28, 2010 |

Attention Atlanta bands: It’s time to start looking for those big fall gigs, which includes the marvelous Next Big Nashville. The festival, which runs October 7 – 10, showcases bands from Nashville and beyond. Atlanta bands can get a good cut of the action, like Ponderosa did last year. At only four years old, Next […]

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Civil Twilight and Paper Tongues at Vinyl – May 19

Civil Twilight and Paper Tongues at Vinyl – May 19

[ 0 ] April 28, 2010 |

South African rock trio Civil Twilight and rock/funk/electric seven-piece band Paper Tongues takeover Vinyl on Wednesday, May 19. Civil Twilight, who has been getting some major loving from Atlanta’s 99X, recently recorded a LIVE X session and has a consistently growing fanbase all across Georgia. Heavily influenced by some of the world’s biggest bands - including U2, […]

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Picture Book: Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive @ The Tabernacle, April 23

Picture Book: Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive @ The Tabernacle, April 23

[ 1 ] April 28, 2010 |

By Ken Lackner

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CD Review: Plants and Animals — La La Land; Playing The EARL, June 5

CD Review: Plants and Animals — La La Land; Playing The EARL, June 5

[ 0 ] April 28, 2010 |

Plants and Animals La La Land Secret City Records By Chris Homer La La Land, the second album from Montreal trio Plants and Animals, marks a major shift in the band’s sound. While Plants and Animals’ 2008 debut, Parc Avenue, was anchored by quiet folk melodies interspersed with huge choir choruses, blasts of brass horns […]

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The Album Leaf and Sea Wolf Coming to The Loft, May 6

The Album Leaf and Sea Wolf Coming to The Loft, May 6

[ 0 ] April 28, 2010 |

San Diego based ambient-music project The Album Leaf is scheduled to perform at the Loft alongside folk-rock artist Sea Wolf on Thursday, May 6. Celebrating 10 years of releasing music as The Album Leaf, Jimmy LaValle, mastermind behind the project, has gone from initial improvised home recordings to having released five complete studio albums, while […]

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Paste Magazine Presents Givers at 529, May 21

Paste Magazine Presents Givers at 529, May 21

[ 0 ] April 27, 2010 |

Whenever our friends at Paste Magazine endorse a band, we tend to check them out immediately. We weren’t surprised to be extremely pleased to find out how cool Louisiana band Givers are, but we were happy and probably a little obsessed. They’ve got Vampire Weekend pop combined with a free-spirit Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros freshness mixed […]

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The Life and Times on Tour, Playing Drunken Unicorn with This Will Destroy You and It’s Elephants, June 2

The Life and Times on Tour, Playing Drunken Unicorn with This Will Destroy You and It’s Elephants, June 2

[ 2 ] April 27, 2010 |

Indie math-rockers The Life and Times are packing up and hitting the road. They’ll be on tour starting this weekend – through the beginning of June with This Will Destroy You. Currently working on new material to follow up their 2009 LP Tragic Boogie, The Life and Times are promising some life changing, mind-blowing new […]

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B.o.B Releases “The Adventures of Bobby Ray” Today

B.o.B Releases “The Adventures of Bobby Ray” Today

[ 1 ] April 27, 2010 |

B.o.B. (Bobby Ray) released The Adventures of Bobby Ray today, Tuesday, April 27. The local Atlanta rapper, signed to T.I’s Grand Hustle, under Atlantic, was originally scheduled to release his debut full-length in late May, but because of the commercial success of his song “Nothin’ on You” the release date was pushed up a month. […]

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The Black Lips Take to the Basketball Court for Charity

The Black Lips Take to the Basketball Court for Charity

[ 0 ] April 26, 2010 |

Our very own Black Lips will be showcasing a hidden “talent” of theirs when they display their basketball skills to raise money for Auditory Verbal Centre Inc., a charity helping deaf children. They’ve put out a little video challenging bands to step up and play, and to give their earnings from the May 1 tournament […]

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