Archive for February, 2011

Picture Book: Buckcherry, Hell Yeah at The Jagermeister Music Tour at The Tabernacle, February 24

Picture Book: Buckcherry, Hell Yeah at The Jagermeister Music Tour at The Tabernacle, February 24

[ 0 ] February 28, 2011 |

By Susie Ceruto (www.sassy1photography.com) Full gallery after the jump

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CD Review: Greymarket — Some Orbits Will Never Decay; Playing Under the Couch, March 11

CD Review: Greymarket — Some Orbits Will Never Decay; Playing Under the Couch, March 11

[ 0 ] February 28, 2011 |

Greymarket Some Orbits Will Never Decay By Al Kaufman L. Cave McCoy has had his share of moonage daydreams concerning David Bowie. McCoy, the songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and programmer behind Greymarket (which also includes drummer Michael Gargiulo) is fascinated with space, as the bird-winged space shuttle on the front cover will attest to. McCoy also […]

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CD Review: David Dondero — A Pre-Existing Condition; Playing The EARL, March 5

CD Review: David Dondero — A Pre-Existing Condition; Playing The EARL, March 5

[ 1 ] February 25, 2011 |

David Dondero A Pre-Existing Condition Ghostmeat Records By Eileen Tilson If you could hear a an adult-version of a kids album, what kind of artists would be on there? Bob Dylan? Neil Young? Woody Guthrie? Jawbreaker? OK, cue record scratch, Jawbreaker? On A Pre-existing Condition, the ninth full-length solo effort from highly-acclaimed singer/songwriter David Dondero […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Old 97′s, Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Old 97′s, Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest and More!

[ 1 ] February 24, 2011 |

Put away those boots and coats – Spring is on the way! This weekend is going to be great for the typical early signs of warmer weather that Atlanta relishes in (take that, New York!). We’ll be taking full advantage of the lack of frigid temperatures by hanging out at the annual Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest […]

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CD Review: Bright Eyes — The People’s Key; Playing the Tabernacle, March 4

CD Review: Bright Eyes — The People’s Key; Playing the Tabernacle, March 4

[ 0 ] February 24, 2011 |

Bright Eyes The People’s Key Saddle Creek By Al Kaufman “How sad it is to know I’m in control,” sings Conor Oberst on “Triple Spiral,” a melancholy song of loss with an upbeat melody. Indeed, Oberst and his accomplices, Mike Mogis and Nate Walcott, have never sounded more in control than they do on this, […]

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New R.E.M. Coming Out March 8 – And We’ve Heard a Sneak Peak

New R.E.M. Coming Out March 8 – And We’ve Heard a Sneak Peak

[ 2 ] February 23, 2011 |

We recently received a five-song sampler of the new R.E.M. album, Collapse Into Now (release date, March 8, 2011) at the office, and, if these songs are any indication, the boys from Athens are continuing on the upward curve they began with 2008′s Accelerate. Gone is the melancholic and mopey Michel Stipe that marred many […]

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Q&A with Jonny Etheridge of Groove Stain; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, March 29

Q&A with Jonny Etheridge of Groove Stain; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, March 29

[ 1 ] February 23, 2011 |

By Ellen Eldridge Call me a sucker, but I’m a sucker for horns. Let’s hear it for the guy with the trumpet! If you love that good-feeling, ska rhythm to shake out your troubles, strap on your skanking shoes and head out to see Grove Stain. This group of talented guys shines in tradition of […]

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Picture Book: Wild Nothing at The Drunken Unicorn, February 8

Picture Book: Wild Nothing at The Drunken Unicorn, February 8

[ 0 ] February 22, 2011 |

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

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CD Review: Seth Glier — The Next Right Thing; Playing Eddie’s Attic, February 22

CD Review: Seth Glier — The Next Right Thing; Playing Eddie’s Attic, February 22

[ 0 ] February 21, 2011 |

Seth Glier The Next Right Thing MPress By Al Kaufman The late Chet Baker and Jeff Buckley had them. Rufus Wainright and KD Lang have them. We’re speaking of voices that transcend gender in their beauty. They are gorgeously androgynous voices that make you want to sleep with their owners regardless of your gender or […]

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CD Review: Eddie Spaghetti — Sundowner; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, March 25 and 26

CD Review: Eddie Spaghetti — Sundowner; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, March 25 and 26

[ 0 ] February 21, 2011 |

Eddie Spaghetti Sundowner Bloodshot By Al Kaufman You can tell spaghetti is done by throwing it against the wall and seeing if it sticks. Eddie Spaghetti takes the same approach to his music. He grew up in the south where his parents listened to a lot of country. Eddie found solace in punk rock and […]

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Picture Book: Flogging Molly at The Tabernacle, February 14

Picture Book: Flogging Molly at The Tabernacle, February 14

[ 0 ] February 21, 2011 |

By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump

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Live Review: Jimmy Eat World at 40 Watt, February 7

Live Review: Jimmy Eat World at 40 Watt, February 7

[ 1 ] February 12, 2011 |

By Dan Adams It would be fair to wonder if a band like Jimmy Eat World, who has been making music for more than a decade, would have lost a proverbial “beat” in their live performance. It was in fact just the opposite when skinnier, younger-looking frontman Jimmy Adkins walked on the stage at 40 […]

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Picture Book: Broken Social Scene at Buckhead Theatre, February 10

Picture Book: Broken Social Scene at Buckhead Theatre, February 10

[ 1 ] February 12, 2011 |

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

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CD Review: Jeff Talmadge — Kind of Everything

CD Review: Jeff Talmadge — Kind of Everything

[ 0 ] February 12, 2011 |

Jeff Talmadge Kind of Everything Berkalin Records By Al Kaufman While he may currently call Roswell, Ga. home, Jeff Talmadge’s heart and head reside in the small towns of Texas where he grew up. In that time, Talmadge served as a janitor, a lawyer, a press secretary to Congressman Bob Krueger, a seminary student, and […]

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CD Review: Wild Nothing — Gemini

CD Review: Wild Nothing — Gemini

[ 0 ] February 11, 2011 |

Wild Nothing Gemini Captured Tracks By Al Kaufman Jack Tatum, the man behind Wild Nothing, loves his anguished ’80s synth-pop. After disbanding his punk band, Facepaint, he made a bit of a splash as Wild Nothing covering Kate Bush’s “Cloudbursting.” On Gemini, he digs a little deeper and unearths the likes of New Order and […]

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