Archive for August, 2011

Picture Book: David Kilgour at Smith’s Olde Bar, August 23

Picture Book: David Kilgour at Smith’s Olde Bar, August 23

[ 0 ] August 24, 2011 |

By Michael Koenig (http://vacantmoon.viewbook.com/). Full gallery after the jump.

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CD Review: The Front Bottoms — The Front Bottoms; Playing WonderRoot, September 5

CD Review: The Front Bottoms — The Front Bottoms; Playing WonderRoot, September 5

[ 0 ] August 24, 2011 |

The Front Bottoms The Front Bottoms Bar/None By Al Kaufman One thing is sure; Brian Sella and Mathew Uychich, who play acoustic guitar and drums respectively, and make up the folk-punk band The Front Bottoms, have had their hearts ripped out through their noses a few times. It’s a safe bet to assume that this […]

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Live Review: DJ Cobra’s First Shows in Atlanta at Wild Bills and Gold Room, August 18 and 19

Live Review: DJ Cobra’s First Shows in Atlanta at Wild Bills and Gold Room, August 18 and 19

[ 0 ] August 23, 2011 |

By Garrett Webster. After attending one of DJ Cobra’s parties, you quickly understand why he’s hired to spin at Hollywood’s most exclusive events. Playing close to 300 gigs annually, his client list includes Madonna, Tyra Banks, Sarah Jessica Parker and brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures. This past weekend he found […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] August 23, 2011 |

-Get out  your glow sticks and cargo pants! IDentity Fest is taking over Aaron’s Amphiteater with acts like DJ Shadow, Kaskade, Rusko, The Disco Biscuits, Booka Shade, Hercules and Love Affair, Le Castle Vania, Afrobeta, and Steve Aoki. -Alt-country singer-songwriter, Richard Buckner and former founder of The Clean, David Kilgour will be holding court at […]

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Picture Book: Stevie Nicks, Michael Grimm at Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 17

Picture Book: Stevie Nicks, Michael Grimm at Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood, August 17

[ 0 ] August 23, 2011 |

By Jenna Hughes Full gallery after the jump.

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CD Review: The Weeknd — Thursday

CD Review: The Weeknd — Thursday

[ 0 ] August 23, 2011 |

The Weeknd Thursday OVO/XO By Justin Lyons Though some of the mystery surrounding Canadian act The Weeknd (aka Abel Tesfey) has subsided, he still has enigmatic qualities that make Thursday enticing.  While the down tempo production from Doc McKinney & Illangelo continues on most of the new tracks, The Weeknd examines a broad range of […]

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Picture Book: Six Organs of Admittance at The EARL, August 20

Picture Book: Six Organs of Admittance at The EARL, August 20

[ 0 ] August 22, 2011 |

By Michael Koenig Full gallery after the jump.

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School Starts Back For The New Music Industry Generation In Georgia

School Starts Back For The New Music Industry Generation In Georgia

[ 0 ] August 22, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson For years some of Atlanta’s finest young future music exec’s have been lost to schools like Belmont in Nashville, simply because these Georgian audiophiles had no place to grow; that time has come to an end. Kennesaw State University is ready to start the year off right with their Joel E. Katz […]

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CD Review: Hercules and Love Affair — Blue Songs; Playing Aaron’s Amphitheatre, August 23

CD Review: Hercules and Love Affair — Blue Songs; Playing Aaron’s Amphitheatre, August 23

[ 0 ] August 22, 2011 |

Hercules and Love Affair Blue Songs Moshi Moshi Records By Al Kaufman Hercules and Love Affair never got memo issued some 30 years ago that simply stated, “Disco is dead.” This is a band that likes its music to pump and thump and bump. Listen to “Answers Come in Dreams” and listen to what can […]

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CD Review: Muppets — The Green Album

CD Review: Muppets — The Green Album

[ 0 ] August 22, 2011 |

Muppets The Green Album Walt Disney Records By Jeremy Frye Kermit and his crew have certainly been around in the last decade, but your local multiplex has been Muppet-free since 1999’s Muppets From Space. Actor Jason Segal considered this a grave injustice and made it his personal mission to get The Fuzzy Pack back on […]

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Interview With Matisyahu; Playing Center Stage, August 22

Interview With Matisyahu; Playing Center Stage, August 22

[ 0 ] August 19, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson When Matisyahu entered the scene back in 2005 with single “King Without a Crown,” the idea of a Hasidic reggae beat-boxer seemed liked the opening line of a joke. However, the  New York native quickly made a reputation for himself, taking on titles such as Esquire Magazine‘s “most intriguing reggae artist in […]

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5GB With Wynter Gordon; Playing Vinyl, August 22

5GB With Wynter Gordon; Playing Vinyl, August 22

[ 0 ] August 19, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson You might not be familiar with Wynter Gordon, but she has surely made herself a household name. With songwriting credit for the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, and Danity Kane, Wynter is no stranger to success.  She released her debut album, With the Music I Die, in June 2011 in […]

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Indie Band Uses Tour To Promote Atlanta Music Programs

Indie Band Uses Tour To Promote Atlanta Music Programs

[ 0 ] August 18, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson These days we all know that in order to be a successful musical act, you must tour… all the time. However, Orlando indie band Rabbit! are using their tour to promote something other than themselves. For the past 48 days, they have hit 45 cities, each place turning the spotlight on a […]

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Get Ready for August’s Street Food Happy Hour with Cassandras!

Get Ready for August’s Street Food Happy Hour with Cassandras!

[ 0 ] August 18, 2011 |

Happy August everyone! We’re so excited to see the weather cool down just a tad, and for us to start wrapping up the summer with another awesome Street Food Happy Hour. We’re been listening to everyone’s feedback, and have decided to move the event to a slightly earlier time, 6 p.m., wrapping up at 8 […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] August 18, 2011 |

We are almost to the weekend! Wahoo!! There is so many cool things happening tonight, you have no excuse not to be out! – Our very first “Atlanta Music Guide Presents” show at The Buckhead Theatre will be ever tastier with the Food Trucks right next door! Come on down to see Granville Automatic, The […]

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