Archive for April, 2011

Ben Folds, Damian Kulash (OK Go), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls) and Author Neil Gaiman to Write and Record Eight Songs in Eight Hours

Ben Folds, Damian Kulash (OK Go), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls) and Author Neil Gaiman to Write and Record Eight Songs in Eight Hours

[ 0 ] April 28, 2011 |

Ben Folds, Damian Kulash (OK Go), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls, solo), and author Neil Gaiman set out to write and record eight songs in eight hours (4 p.m. to midnight) at Berklee College of Music, Monday, April 25, and release them 10 hours later during Rethink Music, in Boston. Like Radiohead did recently, this group plans to show how record companies are becoming superfluous to building buzz […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: 500 Songs for Kids, Mike Herrera, Peter Bjorn and John and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: 500 Songs for Kids, Mike Herrera, Peter Bjorn and John and More!

[ 0 ] April 28, 2011 |

Happy Almost-Weekend y’all! We hope you are all alright after those scary storms last night. Looks like the majority of us were unaffected, but we encourage you to donate or help how they can when it comes to our neighbors, whether they be in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina or anywhere. Give what you can folks! […]

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Beastie Boys Offer “Filthy, Dirty, Nasty” Streaming Version of New Album

Beastie Boys Offer “Filthy, Dirty, Nasty” Streaming Version of New Album

[ 0 ] April 27, 2011 |

After their latest album, Hot Sauce Committee Part 2, was leaked early, the band sent out the following message to their fans: A message from the Beastie Boys: Good people, unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, the “clean” version of our new album, The Hot Sauce Committee pt 2 has leaked. So as a […]

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Picture Book: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The EARL, April 14

Picture Book: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The EARL, April 14

[ 0 ] April 26, 2011 |

By Lisa Keel Full gallery after the jump

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Picture Book: Jupiter Watts, What Happened to Your Fire, Tiger? at The EARL, April 23

Picture Book: Jupiter Watts, What Happened to Your Fire, Tiger? at The EARL, April 23

[ 0 ] April 26, 2011 |

By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump

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Neko Case Plays 40 Watt in Athens on May 18

Neko Case Plays 40 Watt in Athens on May 18

[ 1 ] April 26, 2011 |

By Al Kaufman The reasons to worship at the Church of Neko are many: It could be that fiery red hair. It could be her uninhibited desire to make and be around art. It could be her love for the environment that often comes out in her songs. How about the fact that she made […]

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Q&A with Pete Yorn

Q&A with Pete Yorn

[ 1 ] April 26, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson I was 18 years old the first time I ever heard Pete Yorn in Woodruff Park. Oct. 13, 2001 -ARTSCAPE — The second day of the downtown arts festival features a full day of live music, culminating with local trip-hoppers pH Balance (5.45 p.m.), rising singer/songwriter Pete Yorn (7 p.m.) and long-fallen […]

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CD Review: Green Day — Awesome As F**k

CD Review: Green Day — Awesome As F**k

[ 0 ] April 26, 2011 |

Green Day Awesome As Fuck Reprise Records By Ellen Eldridge So Green Day’s gone and released a live album. But, much to the chagrin of those who think a live album just means the band ran out of money, here is a true treat for some of the would-be concert goers who are just too […]

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CD Review: The Submarines — Love Notes/Letter Bombs; Playing The EARL, April 30

CD Review: The Submarines — Love Notes/Letter Bombs; Playing The EARL, April 30

[ 0 ] April 21, 2011 |

The Submarines Love Notes/Letter Bombs Nettwerk By Al Kaufman At first glance, The Submarines are bubble gum pop. They are popsicles and lemonade in the summertime. They are perky blonde Blake Hazard’s girlish vocals. But while their songs may taste like candy, they are actually quite good for you.

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AMG Weekend Picks: Tendaberry, Titus Andronicus and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Tendaberry, Titus Andronicus and More!

[ 0 ] April 21, 2011 |

Lent is coming to an end this weekend, so why not celebrate a little early by indulging in some rock ‘n’ roll? Atlanta’s local music scene will be out in full force with some great gigs this weekend!

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Picture Book: Sevendust at The Tabernacle, April 15

Picture Book: Sevendust at The Tabernacle, April 15

[ 0 ] April 20, 2011 |

By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump

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Picture Book: Coheed and Cambria at The Tabernacle, April 14

Picture Book: Coheed and Cambria at The Tabernacle, April 14

[ 0 ] April 18, 2011 |

By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump

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CD Review: Peter Bjorn and John – Gimme Some; Playing Masquerade, April 28

CD Review: Peter Bjorn and John – Gimme Some; Playing Masquerade, April 28

[ 1 ] April 15, 2011 |

Peter Bjorn and John Gimme Some Almost Gold Gimme Some is perhaps one of the sunniest records of the year, but Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John took a strange, twisty road to get here. This, the band’s sixth LP, is a far cry from the weird hollowness and intimately narrative lyrics found on their […]

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Smith’s Olde Bar Gears Up for 500 Songs For Kids, April 28 – May 7

Smith’s Olde Bar Gears Up for 500 Songs For Kids, April 28 – May 7

[ 0 ] April 15, 2011 |

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~Berthold Auerbach This quote really sums up the mission behind Songs For Kids Foundation. The Songs For Kids Foundation brings musicians to children’s hospitals and special needs camps. For a brief moment of their day, these children get to forget what ails them and […]

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CD Review: White Mystery — Blood & Venom; Playing The EARL, April 16

CD Review: White Mystery — Blood & Venom; Playing The EARL, April 16

[ 0 ] April 15, 2011 |

White Mystery Blood & Venom By Al Kaufman White Mystery is the band that White Stripes aspired to be. And maybe they could have done it if Meg White was more interesting, and if Meg and Jack White both had burning red hair.

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