By Eileen Tilson You have to a pretty big set of cahones to submit a video to the DragonCon Music Video Contest, but then Atlanta favorites The District Attorneys have proven themselves not to be scared of a challenge. The band has spent the past year gaining a consistent following, and is headlining at Smith’s […]
Archive for August, 2011
Gotta love a little Rolling Stones on a Tuesday; it gives one a little hope that pretty soon this week will end, and the inside of your cubicle will become a far away land… OK, back to your regularly scheduled program. I hope this Tuesday is filled with a little less cafeteria food, and a […]
We all know that Atlanta is home to some of the best musicians in the world, and now Red Bull is hosting one of the coolest events to showcase our little state’s talent. Red Bull Soundclash makes a return appearance to Atlanta and with it brings a new twist to the already unparalleled, live music conversation. […]
By Ellen Eldridge Superchunk’s latest release Majesty Shredding comes across like a blast of fun jams; songs one would want to hear on the radio while driving to the beach for spring break. Making “Learned to Surf” the single proves a great idea as its ambience captures the feeling of the album. The guitar intro […]
By Catrina Maxwell Full gallery after the jump
A Long Time – Mayer Hawthorne from MayerHawthorne on Vimeo. The Mayor of Cool, Mayer Hawthorne, has been a busy man lately! Currently on tour with Chromeo, they’re playing the Masquerade on Thurs, September 22. Both Chromeo and Mayer are having great weeks with the release of Chromeo’s latest video “When The Night Falls” and […]
Come one, come all! Atlanta Music Guide and Bowe Inc. present Seven Handle Circus and Lera Lynn tonight at The Buckhead Theater! The bands chatted with us as part of our 5 GB series before their show. What is the the first gig you ever went to? SHC: My Sister’s 4- year old violin […]
SMKA and The Notes Music Group The Dub Below featuring Outkast Music and branding coalition SMKA and the Notes Music Group present a dubstep tribute to Atlantanatives and southern rap icons Big Boi and Andre 3000, more commonly known as Outkast. The Dub Below is where classic rhymes and reverberant drum patterns meet. This project […]
By Scott Roberts Difficult to categorize, but easy to like, singer-songwriter Dave Daniels celebrates his newest eight-song release with a show at L5P’s Five Spot this Saturday, August 27. From the soulful, Memphis horn–influenced opener “Got One” to the Buffett-like acoustic reverie of “Back to the Island” Daniels mixes a winning combination of classic genres […]
By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump.
Believe it or not, summer is supposedly winding down to a close. Weird, because it still feels like the middle of the hellish hot season. But we can dream of cooler days. And this weekend is a perfect way to look forward to the fall, with some uber-summeresque parties and outdoor gigs.
-What is it about Nashville that always seems to pop out some of the best (and most attractive!) songwriters in the country? Come see one of Nashvegas’ finest, Josh Hoge (who has written or appeared on songs for the likes of Backstreet Boys, Jesse Mccartney, Elliott Yamin, Lupe Fiasco, Blake Lewis,, Anoop Desai, Dave Barnes,etc.) […]
By Eileen Tilson Boston alternative band, Guster, has maintained their staying power since their 1995 release of Parachute, due to their relentless loyalty to their fans. More than a decade late, the band is continuing to entertain their fans by doing things like sneak previewing songs from their On the Ocean EP on turntable.fm. Following their […]
Oh we are almost there! It’s Wednesday, and the city is full of fun things to do tonight… Here are a couple of suggestions for you: -Before you head out to all these fun events, join Atlanta Music Guide & Ticket Alternative for our Street Food Happy Hour with Cassandras! With nourishment from the likes […]