By Eileen Tilson At this point, the whole country knows who Zac Brown is, but might not be completely sure of who Clay Cook and Coy Bowles are. Clay and Coy are by far two of the funniest and greatest musicians in Georgia and I am also lucky enough to call them my friends. For […]
Archive for May, 2011
Folk-pop singer-songwriter Brett Dennen will be making a special stop at Criminal Records for a solo acoustic in store performance tomorrow, Friday, May 13 at 6 p.m.! Be sure to catch him there and buy a couple of records while you’re at it.
The dark Australian rockers Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are rereleasing some of their most stunning classic albums. Let Love In, Murder Ballads, The Boatman’s Call and No More Shall We Part are all getting the Collectors Edition treatment, as CD/DVD and digital packages, featuring the remastered original albums, with extensive audio and video […]
The heat is officially here people! You’ll either want to be basking in the full sun and getting used to the balmy atmosphere as soon as possible, or you’ll be avoiding the warmth in a cool air-conditioned club. Either way, we have some great suggestions for your weekend. And there’s even a few on sales […]
Synth-heavy L.A. DJ duo Classixx are coming to Atlanta! You can get a taste of the band by downloading “Into The Valley” for free at GreenLabelSound.com and you can also enter to win tickets for the show at Masquerade on May 14. Just fill out the form below for your chance to win.
By Eileen Tilson Did you know that “Coca-Cola” is the second most recognized word in the world? A company whose success is a direct result of their southern hospitality, gave the city of Atlanta and its Coca-Cola employees a most gracious “thank-you” last Saturday, by throwing Coke’s 125th birthday party in Centennial Olympic Park. Hosted […]
Plain Jane Automobile Your Tomorrow Self-Released By Ellen Eldridge In a style U2 fans will find familiar, Plain Jane Automobile begin again with album opener “You Were Only A Song,” which recounts sentimentality of the loss of a friend to war. Admittedly, vocalist/guitarist Duke Crider felt compelled to tell the stories of WWII heroes and […]
Hometown giant Coca-Cola is throwing a huge celebration in honor of their 125th anniversary and especially to thank their employees, many of whom work at the company’s headquarters here in Atlanta. On Saturday afternoon, May 7 Coca-Cola will throw a special festival at their headquarters at Pemberton Place for their employees and their families, where […]
Atlanta’s favorite rowdy chicks keep getting louder, especially with the release of their new gritty, screechy, heavily-eyelinered video for “Hurricane,” above. The Coathangers play The EARL on May 13 (tickets below), an instore at Criminal Records on June 8 and a gig at Highland Ballroom on June 18 before hitting the road for a […]
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Two much-anticipated, sure-to-be-packed shows are coming to The Loft – and we have tickets to give away for both! Just fill out the form at the bottom of the post for your chance to win. Indie pop/electro duo Uh Huh Her features Camila Grey (Mellodrone, touring musician with Adam Lambert) and Leisha Hailey (The Murmurs, […]
Vinyl has some great shows coming up – and we have tickets to give away! Simply fill out the form at the bottom of the post for your chance to win. Florida indie rockers Plain Jane Automobile return with their sophomore album next week, and on May 11, the day after its release, they will […]
Whiskey Blue presents the Atlanta edition of Gerber Group’s signature Layer Cake Series. The highly anticipated music series features local and regional musical acts on Thursdays from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. at Whiskey Blue. Layer Cake’s successful launch during New York Fashion Week and expansion to the Whiskey Blue in Fort Lauderdale has sparked […]
My Chemical Romance are really making a great noise right now. Their new album Danger Days is blasting everywhere, they’re popping up on magazine covers everywhere, and they are playing a sold out show in Atlanta at The Tabernacle on May 11. And we have a special prize pack to give away for one lucky […]
Happy Mothers Day weekend everyone! Hope you didn’t forget. Maybe some of these options will help with last-minute gifts. Or, maybe you need a little treat for yourself after brunch, shopping, tea etc. with your mother. At any rate, we have some great stuff for you to choose from, whether it’s a local music charity […]