Archive for July, 2010

Bits and Bobs: Kayne West, Daft Punk, Pete Yorn, Chemical Brothers, Scissor Sisters,

Bits and Bobs: Kayne West, Daft Punk, Pete Yorn, Chemical Brothers, Scissor Sisters,

[ 0 ] July 30, 2010 |

- First of all, Happy Friday! And it’s a big Friday for music fans in Atlanta, because a ton of great tickets go on sale: The Drums & Surfer Blood, Widespread Panic (general admission as well as VIP tickets), Wale, Jimmy Eat World and Preservation Jazz Hall Band. Phew. The links go to the ticket […]

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CD Review: Stone Temple Pilots — Stone Temple Pilots; Playing Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, October 3

CD Review: Stone Temple Pilots — Stone Temple Pilots; Playing Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, October 3

[ 0 ] July 29, 2010 |

Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots Atlantic By Ellen Eldridge The biting announcement of Core’s “Dead and Bloated,” released in 1992, has been replaced with the underhanded pinch of “Between The Lines,” which, along with lyrics in several songs including the chorus to “Hazy Daze,” could be a reflection of feelings expressed toward Mary Weiland’s […]

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CD Review: The District Attorneys — Orders From

CD Review: The District Attorneys — Orders From

[ 3 ] July 29, 2010 |

The District Attorneys Orders Form Self-Released By Eileen Tilson It is highly unlikely that someone who sat for the bar exam would be considered a laid-back individual. Thus it is ironic that when a band from Athens dubbing themselves The District Attorneys, they have the ability to transport you to the hazy days of summer […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Young Orchids, Caddy Shack, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Deer Tick and Crowded House!

AMG Weekend Picks: Young Orchids, Caddy Shack, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Deer Tick and Crowded House!

[ 0 ] July 29, 2010 |

We’re all looking forward to a weekend inside, with cool drinks and the AC turned up way, way high. So for this week’s Weekend Picks, we’re staying away from the outdoor events and have even included a movie at The Fox, because when it gets this hot, sometimes you just want to sit in a […]

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CD Review: Miniature Tigers — Fortress; Playing Star Bar, August 20

CD Review: Miniature Tigers — Fortress; Playing Star Bar, August 20

[ 1 ] July 28, 2010 |

Miniature Tigers Fortress Modern Art/LG By Eileen Tilson Once upon a time there was a woman who ate her very first pot brownie. This “space cake” as she so cleverly called it, took about 45 minutes to effect her, starting at her tingling toes, and riding her blood waves, until her entire body felt like […]

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Bits and Bobs: Wavves, Badly Drawn Boy, Terry Gilliam, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, BigChampagne

Bits and Bobs: Wavves, Badly Drawn Boy, Terry Gilliam, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, BigChampagne

[ 0 ] July 28, 2010 |

- Nathan Williams is bringing his Wavves, which means madness, back to Atlanta following the release of his second Fat Possum Record, King of the Beach, out August 3. Wavves will be hitting Drunken Unicorn September 30, and tickets go on sale at noon today. You can check out the whole of the new record […]

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CD Review: M.I.A. – /\/\/\Y/\ (Maya); Playing The Tabernacle, September 16

CD Review: M.I.A. – /\/\/\Y/\ (Maya); Playing The Tabernacle, September 16

[ 0 ] July 28, 2010 |

M.I.A. /\/\/\Y/\ (Maya) N.E.E.T. Recordings By Giles Turnbull This album has everything, from paranoia to power tools, and that’s just the first 60 seconds. If you loved Arular and Kala, then Maya, M.I.A.’s third studio album, won’t disappoint! It’s full of the same quirky lyrics, infectious tunes and banging beats that’ll keep you dancing along, […]

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Bits and Bobs: The Felice Brothers, The Love Language, The Drums, Downtown Restaurant Week

Bits and Bobs: The Felice Brothers, The Love Language, The Drums, Downtown Restaurant Week

[ 0 ] July 27, 2010 |

- After the departure and consequential heart surgery of drummer/singer Simone Felice, The Felice Brothers are back and are off on tour. They’ll be coming to Atlanta for a show at The EARL on November 6. – In other coming-to-The-EARL news, the lovely Love Language are coming on September 3! – Perfect summer (evidenced in […]

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CD Review: Steve Miller Band — Bingo!; Playing Verizon Wireless Ampitheater, July 30

CD Review: Steve Miller Band — Bingo!; Playing Verizon Wireless Ampitheater, July 30

[ 0 ] July 26, 2010 |

Steve Miller Band Bingo! Roadrunner By Al Kaufman Steve Miller has sold exactly 1.6 gazillion copies of the Steve Miller Band Greatest Hits 1974-78. In the ’80s, every single person in the United States either owned a copy or knew a person who owned a copy. For college freshmen, the album came in the orientation […]

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CD Review: Kylie Minogue — Aphrodite

CD Review: Kylie Minogue — Aphrodite

[ 0 ] July 26, 2010 |

Kylie Minogue Aphrodite Astralwerks By Cory Albertson Critics and the public alike enjoy comparing pop’s various princesses in an effort to see who’s ripping off who with what outfit or which one’s beating the other on the charts. But when you’re Kylie Minogue and you have over two decades of experience as pop royalty, releasing […]

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Live Review: Future Islands at 529, July 19

Live Review: Future Islands at 529, July 19

[ 1 ] July 23, 2010 |

By David Courtright Somehow this was my first experience at 529. I’ve seen the gory insides of most of the dive bars and music joints in this town, but for one reason or another, this was my maiden voyage into the cramped, smoky, and entirely magical world that is 529. As previously mentioned, Future Islands […]

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Bits and Bobs: Deerhunter, Movie Music Geeks, Kele, Tron

Bits and Bobs: Deerhunter, Movie Music Geeks, Kele, Tron

[ 0 ] July 23, 2010 |

- Deerhunter is gearing up to release their new album Halcyon Digest in September, and they’re already throwing some treats out to their fans. For the street-teamers who printed out the flyers and posted them everywhere, Pitchfork reports that Deerhunter has bestowed the tracklisting, cover art, and now a free download. Visit the album website […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Noot D’Noot, Cowboy Junkies, The B-52s, Soulphonics and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Noot D’Noot, Cowboy Junkies, The B-52s, Soulphonics and More!

[ 0 ] July 22, 2010 |

It’s been a scorcher of a week, and now we’re in the final sprint for the weekend! There’s a great selection of gigs coming up in the next few days, from local rock to returning legends. And of course there is the matter of a certain little on sale for Guided By Voices on Saturday […]

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Picture Book: Maggie & Her Mistakes at Picaflor Studios, July 17

Picture Book: Maggie & Her Mistakes at Picaflor Studios, July 17

[ 0 ] July 21, 2010 |

By Hillery Terenzi

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Bits and Bobs: Sweet Apple, Edwyn Collins, Bobby Bare, Widespread Panic, Black Lips

Bits and Bobs: Sweet Apple, Edwyn Collins, Bobby Bare, Widespread Panic, Black Lips

[ 0 ] July 21, 2010 |

- Sweet Apple, the band led by Dinosaur Jr.’s guitar hero J Mascis, will be opening for Guided By Voices‘ reunion show at Buckhead Theatre on October 23. Tickets go on sale July 24 at 10 a.m. – Pitchfork has a streaming track up from Edwyn Collins new record, due out September 13. Losing Sleep […]

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