Archive for October, 2010

CD Review: One EskimO — All Balloons; Play Smith’s Olde Bar, November 2

CD Review: One EskimO — All Balloons; Play Smith’s Olde Bar, November 2

[ 0 ] October 28, 2010 |

One EskimO One EskimO Shangri-La By Al Kaufman There is more to One EskimO than their breakthrough single, “Kandi.” Sampling from Candi Staton’s “He Called Me Babe,” the song is reminiscent of Primitive Radio Gods’ “Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand,” in which the B.B. King sample was better than […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Jason Isbell, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Jeff Daniels, Judi Chicago and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Jason Isbell, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Jeff Daniels, Judi Chicago and More!

[ 0 ] October 28, 2010 |

Boo! Hope I didn’t scare you – but it’s already that time again. That’s right – despite the balmy weather outside, it’s Halloween! We have our own spooky recommendations over HERE, but here’s a round-up for the whole weekend, scary or not.

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What to Do this Halloween – Our Suggestions

What to Do this Halloween – Our Suggestions

[ 0 ] October 27, 2010 |

There is a heckuva lot of stuff going on this weekend. The partying community is clearly taking advantage of the fact that Halloween lands on a Sunday, so there’s a whole weekend of spookiness out there for you. Here’s a few suggestions from us: The Most Legendary Halloween Party Ever! at Vinyl, Saturday October 30 […]

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Picture Book: Circa Survive, Dredg, Codeseven, Animals As Leaders at The Masquerade, October 21

Picture Book: Circa Survive, Dredg, Codeseven, Animals As Leaders at The Masquerade, October 21

[ 0 ] October 27, 2010 |

By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump…

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CD Review: Pigeon John — Dragon Slayer; Playing The Loft with DJ Shadow, November 9

CD Review: Pigeon John — Dragon Slayer; Playing The Loft with DJ Shadow, November 9

[ 0 ] October 26, 2010 |

Pigeon John Dragon Slayer Quannum Projects By Giles Turnbull With a title like Dragon Slayer, you may be expecting one of two extremes. If your point of reference is stories of knights in shining armor, that would be swashbuckling songs of a hero vanquishing fire-breathing mythical monsters; if you turn to the Urban Dictionary, you’re […]

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Picture Book: Kurt Vile & the Violators at The EARL, October 21

Picture Book: Kurt Vile & the Violators at The EARL, October 21

[ 0 ] October 26, 2010 |

By Michael Koenig (http://vacantmoon.viewbook.com) Full gallery after the jump…

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Q&A with Seva David Ball; Hosting a Panel at MoogFest, October 29-31, in Asheville, N.C.

Q&A with Seva David Ball; Hosting a Panel at MoogFest, October 29-31, in Asheville, N.C.

[ 1 ] October 26, 2010 |

By Sam Parvin The popularity of the Moog synthesizer has grown exponentially since its inception in 1964.  Now popular music is heavily pepper with the instrument’s sounds, making it one of the most influential inventions in modern music.  This Halloween weekend, music lovers and synthesizer enthusiasts will gather at MoogFest in Asheville, N.C. to pay […]

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Picture Book: Sweet Apple, Guided By Voices at The Buckhead Theatre

Picture Book: Sweet Apple, Guided By Voices at The Buckhead Theatre

[ 2 ] October 26, 2010 |

By Michael Saliba (www.michaelsalibaphotography.com) Full gallery after the jump…

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Q&A with La Roux; Playing The Tabernacle, November 5

Q&A with La Roux; Playing The Tabernacle, November 5

[ 0 ] October 22, 2010 |

By Eileen Tilson Making waves through the U.K. with their hit “Quicksand,” duo La Roux quickly rose to the top of the charts before bringing their 80’s synth music to the U.S.A. With repeated number 1 downloads on iTunes with their catchy songs “Bulletproof” and “I’m not Your Toy,” La Roux continue to dominate, selling […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Rock4Research, Guided By Voices, Taste of Atlanta and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Rock4Research, Guided By Voices, Taste of Atlanta and More!

[ 0 ] October 21, 2010 |

This weekend is definitely a bit more relaxed than usual, with the exception of the mammoth food event that is Taste of Atlanta. We get the feeling that everyone is working on their Halloween costumes and stocking up on candy in time for next week’s spooky celebrations. But we’ve still got a good selection of […]

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Picture Book: Matt and Kim at The Masquerade, October 16

Picture Book: Matt and Kim at The Masquerade, October 16

[ 0 ] October 21, 2010 |

By Matthew Smith (www.shadowboxerphoto.com) Full gallery after the jump…

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Picture Book: Local Natives at The Masquerade, October 15

Picture Book: Local Natives at The Masquerade, October 15

[ 0 ] October 20, 2010 |

By Matthew Smith (www.shadowboxerphoto.com) Full gallery after the jump…

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CD review: Grinderman – 2; Playing Variety Playhouse, November 18

CD review: Grinderman – 2; Playing Variety Playhouse, November 18

[ 0 ] October 20, 2010 |

Grinderman 2 Anti By Al Kaufman Nick Cave and Halloween go together like Christmas and Santa. Even when he’s not sporting the porn star mustache, there are none more creepy than Nick Cave. When part of Grinderman, Cave turns his creepiness up a notch or five. It’s almost as if Cave had been holding back […]

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CD Review: Sharon Van Etten — Epic; Playing with Junip at The EARL, November 21

CD Review: Sharon Van Etten — Epic; Playing with Junip at The EARL, November 21

[ 0 ] October 20, 2010 |

Sharon Van Etten Epic Ba Da Bing! By Micah McLain It’s been reported that Sharon Van Etten had audiences crying during her intimate performances at this years SXSW – one listen to Epic closer “Love More” and it doesn’t take long to understand why. The track seems as if it’s been slowed down for maximum […]

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CD Review: Martina Topley Bird — Some Place Simple; Playing The Fox Theatre with Massive Attack, October 29

CD Review: Martina Topley Bird — Some Place Simple; Playing The Fox Theatre with Massive Attack, October 29

[ 0 ] October 19, 2010 |

Martina Topley Bird Some Place Simple Honest Jon’s / Ipecac Records By Giles Turnbull Martina Topley Bird is a name you might have come across, without even knowing. Some Place Simple is her third solo album, but she has been featured on albums by Tricky, David Holmes, Primus and Gorillaz, to name but a few. […]

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