Archive for February, 2012

John Mayer Going Country! Teaser of New Song “Shadow Days”

John Mayer Going Country! Teaser of New Song “Shadow Days”

[ 1 ] February 17, 2012 |

Perhaps our dear Atlanta boy John Mayer decided it was time to follow suit and go country like everyone else! His latest album Born and Raised (produced by Don Was) is supposed to be released in the near future, and I am sure some of us will be waiting with baited breath! Mayer announces the […]

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5 GB With Rachel Platten; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar Feb. 18th

5 GB With Rachel Platten; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar Feb. 18th

[ 0 ] February 17, 2012 |

Rachel Platten is more than just a pretty face. The pop singer, perhaps best  known for her single “1,000 Ships,” has been compared to the likes of Alanis Morissette, Carole King, Tori Amos and Regina Spektor. She is a girl who is poised to continue to make a splash in the pop world and we are lucky […]

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5GB With Van Dyke Parks; Playing The Earl, 2/18

5GB With Van Dyke Parks; Playing The Earl, 2/18

[ 0 ] February 16, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Legendary artist, composer and producer Van Dyke Parks has announced the launch of  a unique series of 7″ vinyl singles, the first new studio music in over 15 years since he released his acclaimed album Orange Crate Art. Each vinyl single is illustrated by some of the most important remarkable modern artists […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Idle Warship, Van Dyke Parks, David Wilcox and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Idle Warship, Van Dyke Parks, David Wilcox and More!

[ 0 ] February 16, 2012 |

The weather outside might be frightful right now, but we have enough great gigs to keep you rock ‘n’ roll ‘n’ cozy. There are legends, newcomers and indie favorites – something for everyone!

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] February 16, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Happy Thursday Atlanta! The days consistently keep getting warmer, and I just can’t help but to think that this little hinting of what was supposed to be winter is about over. There are a lot of great shows happening this weekend, so be sure to clear your calendar. Here are your Thursday […]

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What’s Up Wednesday??

What’s Up Wednesday??

[ 0 ] February 15, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson It must be because of the fact that I was just on the other side of the coast less than 24 hours ago,but man this week feels like it is flying by! There are a ton of really interesting events to go to tonight, so just do yourself a favor and check […]

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5GB With Drew & Ellie Holcomb; Playing Eddie’s Attic TONIGHT!

5GB With Drew & Ellie Holcomb; Playing Eddie’s Attic TONIGHT!

[ 1 ] February 14, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson I don’t know why Valentine’s Day gets such a bad wrap. I mean, I get that being without a love might suck, but think of all the good music that comes from that lovely four lettered word. For example, check out the picture to the left. That is a couple in love, […]

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Celebrate the Radness of KAWS with DJ Hurricane

Celebrate the Radness of KAWS with DJ Hurricane

[ 0 ] February 14, 2012 |

From graffiti artist to Disney animator to  world renowned artist, KAWS is pretty much a high-brow and pop-culture phenomenon. The High is bring some of his incredible work to Atlanta, and is having a kick ass party this Thursday to celebrate. DJ Hurricane (former DJ for the Beastie Boys) will be spinning, and KAWS will […]

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Live Review: Fountains of Wayne at The Loft, February 11

Live Review: Fountains of Wayne at The Loft, February 11

[ 1 ] February 14, 2012 |

By Molly Segers Atlanta power pop junkies, like myself, rejoiced as Fountains Wayne brought their signature verbose pop tunes wrapped up in bouncy rhythms and jangle to The Loft last Friday. Joining them were Atlanta’s own District Attorneys, who had me thinking of bands like The Damnwells and Weezer throughout their set. As for Fountains […]

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CD Review: First Aid Kit — The Lion’s Roar

CD Review: First Aid Kit — The Lion’s Roar

[ 0 ] February 14, 2012 |

First Aid Kit The Lion’s Roar Wichita Recordings By Justin Lyons After one listen to The Lion’s Roar, the sophomore album from sister duo The First Aid Kit, the terms folk, alt country, twang all came to mind. That is until the band’s bio read “from Sweden.” Wait, what? Klara and Johanna Soderberg truly emulate […]

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CD Review: Heartless Bastards — Arrow; Playing The EARL, March 2

CD Review: Heartless Bastards — Arrow; Playing The EARL, March 2

[ 1 ] February 14, 2012 |

Heartless Bastards Arrow Partisan Records By Al Kaufman Heartless Bastards answer the all important question: What if Adele was backed by a Texas band? Erika Wennerstrom, the vocal storm behind the band, has penned 11 songs that show off all her abilities. The soulful “Marathon” is followed by the poppy “Parted Ways,” until the song […]

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CD Review: Tennis — Young and Old; Playing The EARL, March 10

CD Review: Tennis — Young and Old; Playing The EARL, March 10

[ 0 ] February 14, 2012 |

Tennis Young and Old Fat Possum Records By Justin Lyons Tennis’ initial record Cape Dory immediately charmed with its indie kid storybook romance: boy meets girl, boy and girl sail across the world, boy and girl make beautiful music together.  A solid concept based on the love story of Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore.The album […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] February 14, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Happy Valentines Day you little music lovers! Regardless of whether you are a single or a double, at least this day gives you a great reason to eat candy without a fuss. Although most people might be having some swanky dinner at an overpriced restaurants, the rest of you renegades should go […]

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5GB With Emilie Autumn; Playing The Loft; 2/15

5GB With Emilie Autumn; Playing The Loft; 2/15

[ 1 ] February 13, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Remember what your 3rd grade teacher taught you? “Never judge a book by its cover.” Emilie Autumn might look like a character out of the latest Tim Burton movie, but don’t let looks deceive.  Ms. Autumn is a world-class violinist who has played all over the world before landing herself in an […]

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What’s Up Monday?

What’s Up Monday?

[ 0 ] February 12, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson Well it’s a slow Monday, but after a weekend like we have had, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. If you feel like going out tonight, here are the best possible selections I can find. -The first time I ever saw the Kopecky Family Band, they kept me up for hours laughing…and […]

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