Archive for February, 2012

CD Review: fun. — Some Nights; Playing Center Stage, March 9

CD Review: fun. — Some Nights; Playing Center Stage, March 9

[ 0 ] February 24, 2012 |

fun. Some Nights Fueled By Ramen By Justin Lyons It’s doubtful anyone would truly call fun. a “supergroup”, but their debut album Aim & Ignite showed promise as three talented musicians from indie acts banded together for a new project.  Side projects come and go, but this trio featuring Nate Reuss (The Format), Jack Antonoff […]

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Q&A with Pearl and the Beard; Playing The Five Spot, March 18

Q&A with Pearl and the Beard; Playing The Five Spot, March 18

[ 0 ] February 24, 2012 |

By Ellen Eldridge Rarely does an opening act so fully win the hearts and minds of its audience like Pearl and the Beard did when opening for Ani DiFranco earlier this month. The united soul of Pearl and the Beard spreads its wings across the three individuals Jocelyn Mackenzie, Emily Hope Price and Jeremy Styles. […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Mike Cooley, Kelly Clarkson, Manchester Orchestra, Oysterfest and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Mike Cooley, Kelly Clarkson, Manchester Orchestra, Oysterfest and More!

[ 0 ] February 23, 2012 |

Happy Lovely Sunny Thursday everyone! Take in all this warm weather while it lasts, because we’ll be going back to “normal” February temperatures (whatever that means) for the weekend. But for now, we’re getting out the flip-flops and shorts, and looking forward to a rocking weekend packed with shows and… oysters.

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New Single From The District Attorneys!

New Single From The District Attorneys!

[ 0 ] February 23, 2012 |

The boys in The District Attorney’s have been a busy lot! Today they are releasing the first single off their latest album Slowburner, which comes out  April 24th via This Is American Music (Glossary, Bohannons, Lauderdale). The DAs will be opening for Moon Taxi and Apache Relay Friday Feb. 24th at the Masquerade and they are giving […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] February 23, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Um highs today in the 70’s?!?!?! I can’t help but to think that mother nature is just playing a little trick on us all. “Oh yeah, whip out the shorts and flip flops, and then right when you start getting a little color back in your cheeks BAM! I’m gonna drop the […]

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Cute Boots Album Release Party; Saturday, Feb. 25th At The Earl

Cute Boots Album Release Party; Saturday, Feb. 25th At The Earl

[ 0 ] February 22, 2012 |

Cute Boots-Rumspringa (Live at Home) from Cute Boots on Vimeo. It sure has been awhile since the folks in Cute Boots have put out some music, but this Saturday that will have changed. Raising funds from the fans, Cute Boots are proud to announce the release of their latest record, Born and Raised, which they will […]

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What’s Up Wednesday?

What’s Up Wednesday?

[ 0 ] February 22, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Happy Wednesday to you all! We are a little late getting started today, but better late than never! Looking for some fun things to do tonight? I just might have some suggestions: -You gotta support our home town boys! Mike Cooley is at The Earl for a rare solo appearance by the […]

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CD Review: R. Garcia — Resurgens

CD Review: R. Garcia — Resurgens

[ 1 ] February 21, 2012 |

R. Garcia Resurgens Nophi By Ellen Eldridge The thing to like most about Resurgens, after the swelling with pride of discovering another Atlanta-based gem subsides, is simply the outstanding complexity of the layers and variance among tracks. When I first listened, I jumped around through the tracks a bit. Others may also feel a bit […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] February 21, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson I just want to take a minute and say thank you to all of our AMG readers! We are at almost 25,000 Twitter followers, and it is all because of the amazingness of our audience! Your continued support of us means the world, so wherever you are tonight remember 1) IT”S MARDI […]

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Picture Book: Van Dyke Parks at The EARL, February 18

Picture Book: Van Dyke Parks at The EARL, February 18

[ 0 ] February 20, 2012 |

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

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Live Review: Jeff Mangum at The 40 Watt Club, February 11

Live Review: Jeff Mangum at The 40 Watt Club, February 11

[ 0 ] February 20, 2012 |

By David Courtright Jeff Mangum is one of the last great mysteries in indie music, and he intends to keep it that way. Made famous by his work with Neutral Milk Hotel, and in particular, the seminal album, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, Mangum receded quickly into seclusion after the pressures of fame became […]

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Live Review: Thurston Moore at The Goat Farm, February 8

Live Review: Thurston Moore at The Goat Farm, February 8

[ 0 ] February 20, 2012 |

Thurston Moore By David Courtright; photo by Michael Koenig (full gallery HERE) Thurston Moore may well be the Renaissanciest man in indie rock. Aside from being the songwriter and guitarist for what many consider to be the pivotal band in the evolution of indie rock music, Moore also moonlights as a director, National Geographic channel […]

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What’s Up Monday?

What’s Up Monday?

[ 0 ] February 20, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Happy Presidents Day y’all! I love these random holidays where I completely forget it’s a holiday! Hopefully, you have the day off as well and are sitting in your pi’s while reading this! As an extension of the weekend, you are definitely allowed to go out tonight, so go ahead and pick […]

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CD Review: Kevn Kinney & The Golden Palominos — A Good Country Mile

CD Review: Kevn Kinney & The Golden Palominos — A Good Country Mile

[ 7 ] February 17, 2012 |

Kevn Kinney & The Golden Palominos A Good Country Mile Redeye Label By Ellen Eldridge The opening to “Never Gonna Change,” with its harmonica calling like a name in the wind, recalls Blind Melon until Kevn Kinney starts singing; at that point something that may sound like Drivin’ N Cryin’ cries out with the stylish […]

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Picture Book: Emilie Autumn at The Loft, February 15

Picture Book: Emilie Autumn at The Loft, February 15

[ 0 ] February 17, 2012 |

By Rebecca McCoy (http://ravynfotografie.webs.com/) Full gallery after the jump.

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