Rumor has it that if you win things on Leap Day, you better make a wish, because this is a lucky day! Atlanta’s own Jack of Hearts is playing at the Drunken Unicorn with Miami’s Ex-Norwegian on March 3, and we are giving away a pair of tickets, a copy of their debut album Hard Feelings, and […]
Archive for February, 2012
By Ken Lackner Full gallery with Unzipt and Wesley Cook after the jump. And check out our galleries of the crowds HERE.
By Eileen Tilson Happy Leap Day Everyone! I hope you make a wish today cause you just never know what could happen today! And if anything, you don’t have to think about it for another four years! If I was you I would be out making a memory tonight! -We interviewed indie rockers, Shearwater, a […]
By Amanda Miles Rich Robinson has lived a lifetime on the stage. The Georgia bred guitarist played alongside his brother in the soulful rock band The Black Crowes for over twenty years. Rich’s initial foray into a solo album began during a Crowes’ hiatus. When the Crowes announced their “Say Goodbye to the Band Guys […]
Some of you might know that the 40 Watt holds an annual, “Athens in Austin”, party at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. This is our chance to bring some of Athens’ music and culture to people from all over the nation. This year’s party is extra special because it marks Barrie Buck’s 25th […]
By Eileen Tilson If you know me, you know I just love little Mrs. Nathan Followill, also known as, the ever so lovely Jessie Baylin. Ms. Baylin is visiting our sweet city on March 6 at Smith’s Olde Bar, and is being kind enough to give away some goodies. Smith’s Olde Bar is giving a way […]
Happy Ticket Giveaway Tuesday!! You know that we love you guys so much that when we get free stuff around the office, we just want to give it away to you! Enter below to win tickets to one of these amazing shows at the Tabernacle! Excision – March 2 Dropkick Murphy’s – March 6 Kaiser […]
White Rabbits Milk Famous TBD Records By Ellen Eldridge Though I barely remember 2009, I remember reviewing White Rabbits’ sophomore release It’s Frightening, which was produced by Britt Daniel of Spoon and earned the band comparisons to Spoon. The punchy and chaotic opening of “Percussion Gun” convinced me to jump out of bed, guzzle my […]
Sharon Van Etten Tramp Jagjaguar By Micah McLain First off, a disclaimer of sorts: I am a huge fan of Sharon Van Etten and have been ever since I first heard of her via All Songs Considered a couple of years ago. I was absolutely floored by “Love More” and have been equally impressed with […]
Amy Ray Lung of Love Daemon Records By Scott Roberts Though Amy Ray is rightfully considered the more rock ‘n’ roll half of Atlanta’s beloved Indigo Girls (with Emily Saliers known more for the prettier songs), she’s also capable of flexing her melodic muscles, and she does so on her latest CD, Lung of Love, […]
I woke up singing Sheryl Crow…Nothing better than a little Tuesday Night Music Club to get your Tuesday going! While you are taking a minute to listen to this awesome song, pick out one of these great events happening in our little city tonight. -Better Than Something is a feature documentary about the controversial and […]
By Hillery Terenzi Full gallery after the jump.
Austin indie rockers Shearwater formed out of Okkervil River members Jonathan Meiburg and Will Sheff. Their music has been called Shearwater’s recordings-the epic “Island Arc” trilogy of Palo Santo, Rook and The Golden Archipelago in particular-have been expansive (some might say bombastic) in a fashion like none of their contemporaries. Clearly an indie darling, Jonathan joined us before their show at […]
Lyle Lovett Release Me Lost Highway By Stephanie Roman Lyle Lovett is not your typical cowboy. Raised in Klein, Texas — a town named after an ancestor — he now owns a ranch and knows how to ride. But he studied journalism and German in school, and digs Hunter S. Thompson (even rumored to have […]
By Ellen Eldridge Full gallery after the jump.