Archive for November, 2010

Bits and Bobs: Bradford Cox, Yacht Rock, Dave Daniels, Scissor Sisters and More!

Bits and Bobs: Bradford Cox, Yacht Rock, Dave Daniels, Scissor Sisters and More!

[ 0 ] November 30, 2010 |

- So Sony, thankfully, admitted they made a big mistake when they took down songs from Atlas Sound/Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox’s own blog. Paste has the story. – It’s that time of year again – the Yacht Rock Revue throws their Christmas Party at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park on December 10. There will be ice […]

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Picture Book: Back Pockets, Lera Lynn at Star Bar, November 18

Picture Book: Back Pockets, Lera Lynn at Star Bar, November 18

[ 0 ] November 29, 2010 |

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

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Picture Book: Junip at The EARL, November 21

Picture Book: Junip at The EARL, November 21

[ 0 ] November 29, 2010 |

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

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Q&A with Manchester Orchestra’s Chris Freeman; Playing The Stuffing at Center Stage Complex, November 24

Q&A with Manchester Orchestra’s Chris Freeman; Playing The Stuffing at Center Stage Complex, November 24

[ 0 ] November 24, 2010 |

By Micah McLain We sure hope you’ve bought your tickets for the first (possible) annual Stuffing event, Manchester Orchestra’s Thanksgiving Eve musical extravaganza. Because the tickets are completely sold out! The band got together with their label Favorite Gentlemen to pick their favorite bands to play a big holiday show with them. We tracked down […]

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Q&A with Monotonix; Playing 529, December 8

Q&A with Monotonix; Playing 529, December 8

[ 0 ] November 24, 2010 |

By Giles Turnbull, photo by Josh Sanseri Monotonix is a three-piece rock band, originally from Tel Aviv, Israel, who tour year-long on an adrenalin rush of chaos and creativity.  Monotonix typically set up in front of the stage, believing totally in audience interaction; don’t be surprised if they steal your beer. Given the mayhem, more […]

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Live Review: Joanna Newsom at The 40 Watt, November 18

Live Review: Joanna Newsom at The 40 Watt, November 18

[ 0 ] November 23, 2010 |

By David Courtright Over the course of Joanna Newsom’s short but impactful career, critics have clamored to define her, to harness the wild strands of her style and composition into separable, ornate distinctions. Her early work borders on unlistenable, depending on what kind of ears you have. As her career has progressed, her work has […]

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Bits and Bobs: The District Attorneys, Janelle Monae, Amy Winehouse, Kylie Minogue and More!

Bits and Bobs: The District Attorneys, Janelle Monae, Amy Winehouse, Kylie Minogue and More!

[ 0 ] November 23, 2010 |

- The District Attorneys will be joined by Black Coffin Thieves and Telegram for a special Thanksgiving show tonight at Smith’s Olde Bar. There will be a heckuva lot of brass, thanks to Telegram’s horn section, which is being kindly lent to The District Attorneys for a few songs. – In other Smith’s Olde Bar […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Roger Waters, Grinderman, The Posies, Junip and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Roger Waters, Grinderman, The Posies, Junip and More!

[ 0 ] November 18, 2010 |

Can you feel it folks? Fall is properly in the air. We have leaves changing color and everything – and it’s not just from the lack of water. It’s the perfect crispy cool weather for taking in some great rock shows. Whether you want aging legends, need-to-know newbies or locals with their foot firmly in […]

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CD Review: The Posies — Blood/Candy; Playing The Loft, November 20

CD Review: The Posies — Blood/Candy; Playing The Loft, November 20

[ 0 ] November 18, 2010 |

The Posies Blood/Candy Rykodisc By Al Kaufman A shade over 20 years ago, when everyone else in Seattle was donned in flannel and singing about slitting their wrists, The Posies released Dear 23, and, for some people in Seattle, the rain stopped, the clouds lifted, and the coffee tasted a little less bitter. The few […]

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Picture Book: Os Mutantes, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti at The EARL, November 9

Picture Book: Os Mutantes, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti at The EARL, November 9

[ 0 ] November 15, 2010 |

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

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Picture Book: Method Man and Redman at The Masquerade, October 26

Picture Book: Method Man and Redman at The Masquerade, October 26

[ 0 ] November 15, 2010 |

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

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Live Review: OVO by Cirque du Soleil at Atlantic Station, November 3

Live Review: OVO by Cirque du Soleil at Atlantic Station, November 3

[ 0 ] November 12, 2010 |

By Nick LeMay; photo by Ninh T. Chau At an invitation only event, Cirque du Soleil previewed their insect-themed production dubbed OVO last Wednesday, November 3rd. The performance was held under The Grand Chapiteau, a series of elaborate tents near Atlantic Station where these artistic gymnasts would cultivate a level of discipline over the body […]

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Picture Book: of Montreal, Janelle Monae at Variety Playhouse, November 7

Picture Book: of Montreal, Janelle Monae at Variety Playhouse, November 7

[ 0 ] November 12, 2010 |

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

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Picture Book: MoogFest – Thievery Corporation, Massive Attack, MGMT, Girl Talk

Picture Book: MoogFest – Thievery Corporation, Massive Attack, MGMT, Girl Talk

[ 0 ] November 12, 2010 |

By John Thelan Full gallery after the jump…

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CD Review: Cee-Lo Green — The Lady Killer

CD Review: Cee-Lo Green — The Lady Killer

[ 0 ] November 11, 2010 |

Cee-Lo Green The Lady Killer Elektra By Al Kaufman Was it gimmicky, stupidity, brilliance, or just plain arrogance to release a first single with a title that all but guaranteed no radio airplay? For Cee-Lo, it was clearly the latter two. “Fuck You,” like his monster hit with Gnarls Barkley, “Crazy,” is just too powerful […]

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