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 […]
Archive for February, 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 […]
Those New Jersey lads sure have come a long way since the teased hair and ripped jeans of the ’80s. Who would have thought that out of all those hair metal bands Bon Jovi would have gone on to stay at the top of the list of Great American Rock Bands for so many years? […]
Win a Pair of VIP Tickets for the Atlanta Winter Wine + Jazz Festival at Georgia Freight Depot, February 20!
As winter drags on, we’re happy to have another seasonal event to make us remember what we love about this chilly time. The Atlanta Winter Wine + Jazz Festival descends upon the Georgia Freight Depot downtown on February 20, and we can’t wait! Tastings of wines from all over the world, great live jazz, yummy […]
We have some great ticket giveaways for upcoming shows at The Tabernacle! Progressive bluegrass band Yonder Mountain String Band play on February 12. And for a rollicking Valentine’s Day, Flogging Molly with be tearing the place down with their thundering mix of Irish folk and fierce punk on February 14. Tickets are available at the […]
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The Booze At Maximum Volume Underrated Records By Eric Chavez Good music not only requires amazing influences, it demands it. With such influences as The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Faces and The Jam, it is only destined that The Booze become a noteworthy rock band in their own right. And so they do. With […]
Iron and Wine Kiss Each Other Clean Warner Brothers By Al Kaufman With Kiss Each Other Clean, Sam Beam, the person behind Iron and Wine, should finally rid himself of the neo-folkie tag. While 2007′s The Shepherd’s Dog hinted at a fuller sound, Beam goes in full force on Kiss Each Other Clean. The CD opens […]
The Mermaids Tropsicle Pretty Ambitious Records By Eileen Tilson It only takes about 30 seconds listening to The Mermaids’ debut LP, Tropsicle, to instantly transport you to a Frankie Valentine/Annette Funicello movie, albeit the hipster version. Atlanta’s own Mermaids opens the album with the sunny “Holiday,” pouring with that same ’60s “doo-wop-ness” that made everyone […]
February is here, and it looks like the gig-going is finally back in full swing. This weekend is a packed one, with a rock ‘n’ roll legend, indie heroes, brilliant locals and more! And don’t forget to check out our on sales at the bottom.
Kylie Minogue Better Than Today EP Parlophone By Eric Chavez In the past 20 years, no other female pop star, aside from Madonna, has had such an impact on the world of music. From “I Should Be So Lucky” to “Word is Out” to “Spinning Around,” Minogue has had hit after hit worldwide. In the […]
Long-loved band Guster are coming back to Atlanta for a show with Jukebox the Ghost at The Tabernacle on February 4. And we have a few pairs of tickets for some lucky fans. Just fill out the form below for your chance to win.