Archive for January, 2011

CD Review: Campfire OK — Strange Like We Are

CD Review: Campfire OK — Strange Like We Are

[ 1 ] January 31, 2011 |

Campfire OK Strange Like We Are Ana-Them By Ellen Eldridge A warm feeling, like that of sitting at a campfire surrounded by chilling winds (and, possibly, wolves) comes across when the syncopated drums and vocals close in on the peaceful piano intro for Campfire OK’s debut Strange Like We Are. The imagery in the titles […]

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Bits and Bobs: Little Tybee, Atlanta Mess-Around, Ponderosa, O.M.D.

Bits and Bobs: Little Tybee, Atlanta Mess-Around, Ponderosa, O.M.D.

[ 1 ] January 28, 2011 |

– We got another little taste of Little Tybee’s eagerly awaiting new record, Humorous To Bees, out April 5. This snippet is in the form of a typically-charming video, compete with cut-out shadow cuteness. Check it out above. – Dates and bands have been announced for the Atlanta Mess-Around at The EARL. The two-day festival […]

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Picture Book: Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Pendulum at Philips Arena, January 23

Picture Book: Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Pendulum at Philips Arena, January 23

[ 0 ] January 28, 2011 |

By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump

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AMG Weekend Picks: Adron, Team Luis, Soulphonics & Ruby Velle and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Adron, Team Luis, Soulphonics & Ruby Velle and More!

[ 1 ] January 27, 2011 |

Brrrr. Our fair city has yet to break out of this massive cold snap, but that’s no reason to stay at home! We’ve got a good selection of rocking shows to keep you moving and warm (and the few beers you’ll probably be having won’t hurt either). And you can look forward to sunnier times […]

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Live Review: No Age at The Drunken Unicorn, January 21

Live Review: No Age at The Drunken Unicorn, January 21

[ 1 ] January 26, 2011 |

By Nathan Berrong No Age brought their rowdy blend of punk-inspired noise rock to The Drunken Unicorn on Friday, January 21. From left to right on the stage, Cundo Bermudez (touring member) manned the keyboard and synth sounds, Dean Spunt beat the hell out of the drums and handlex vocal duties, and Randy Randall destroyed […]

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Live Review: Girl Talk at The Tabernacle, January 21

Live Review: Girl Talk at The Tabernacle, January 21

[ 0 ] January 25, 2011 |

By Sam Parvin Wrist bands guy: “You look just like Justin Bieber.” Young, sunglasses-faced guy: “I know, right?!” Consider the tone set. Gregg Gillis, BKA Girl Talk, mashes like a madman.  He started his set in the historic church with sequences from his latest album, All Day, which samples such artists as Black Sabbath, Ludacris, […]

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Picture Book: Greedy White Citizens, Sid Aerial, The Dreaded Marcos at The Velvet Underground, January 22

Picture Book: Greedy White Citizens, Sid Aerial, The Dreaded Marcos at The Velvet Underground, January 22

[ 0 ] January 25, 2011 |

By Susie Ceruto Full gallery after the jump

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CD Review: Apex Manor — The Year of Magical Drinking

CD Review: Apex Manor — The Year of Magical Drinking

[ 0 ] January 25, 2011 |

Apex Manor The Year of Magical Drinking Merge By Al Kaufman In 2009, Ross Flournoy’s power-pop Southern California band, The Broken West, parted ways. Flournoy moved to Pasadena and developed a strong case of writer’s block. An NPR Monitor Mix competition, in which he was forced to write and record a song in a weekend, […]

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Picture Book: Girl Talk at The Tabernacle, January 21

Picture Book: Girl Talk at The Tabernacle, January 21

[ 1 ] January 24, 2011 |

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

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Picture Book: Blue Man Group at Fox Theatre, January 18

Picture Book: Blue Man Group at Fox Theatre, January 18

[ 1 ] January 21, 2011 |

By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump

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Live Review: Drive-By Truckers at 40 Watt, January 14

Live Review: Drive-By Truckers at 40 Watt, January 14

[ 0 ] January 20, 2011 |

By Micah McLain Drive-By Truckers’ three-night stand at the 40 Watt has become a near annual event, as the band opens the tour for each new album in their adopted hometown of Athens. The opening dates of the “Go Go Boots Tour 2011″ were no different as Friday night found the band in front of […]

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CD Review: The Moondoggies — Tidelands; Playing The EARL, January 26

CD Review: The Moondoggies — Tidelands; Playing The EARL, January 26

[ 0 ] January 20, 2011 |

The Moondoggies Tidelands Hardly Art By Al Kaufman Seattle’s Moondoggies have captured their town’s old grunge mentality while softening the sound. There is no fuzz and feedback on Tidelands. It is simply a gentle and melodic album of soul searching.

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AMG Weekend Picks: The Lighthouse and the Whaler, Girl Talk, Colour Revolt and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: The Lighthouse and the Whaler, Girl Talk, Colour Revolt and More!

[ 0 ] January 20, 2011 |

Gigs and parties are back on with full force this weekend, and you’ve got a great list of fun stuff to choose from. Indie folk, sharp rock, dance parties and more are in our recommendations. And be sure to have a look at our mammoth list of on sales at the bottom!

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Bits and Bobs: The Booze, Record Store Day, Chris Cornell, Coachella, J. Mascis

Bits and Bobs: The Booze, Record Store Day, Chris Cornell, Coachella, J. Mascis

[ 0 ] January 19, 2011 |

- Atlanta rock ‘n’ rollers The Booze return with a new album At Maximum Volume on March 8. You can get a taste for the album with a free download of the first single, “Kick Me Where It Hurts” HERE. – Record Store Day returns for another year of exclusive releases, rockin’ instores and indie […]

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CD Review: Wanda Jackson — The Party Ain’t Over

CD Review: Wanda Jackson — The Party Ain’t Over

[ 1 ] January 19, 2011 |

Wanda Jackson The Party Ain’t Over Third Man/Nonesuch By Al Kaufman Jack White (The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and whatever new band he happens to be in this week)  seems to have a thing for older rebel women. First he resurrected the career of country maverick Loretta Lynn with Van Lear Rose. Now he takes on […]

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