Archive for May, 2012

5GB With Cadillac Jones; Playing The Earl, Saturday, June 2nd

5GB With Cadillac Jones; Playing The Earl, Saturday, June 2nd

[ 0 ] May 31, 2012 |

The stoop is where it started and your rump is where it ends. That’s Cadillac Jones for you. For over 10 years, this band has been the main staple of the Atlanta funk scene. Standing on the shoulders of giants like Herbie Hancock, the Crusaders and John Coltrane, Cadillac Jones’ sound is one part jazz, […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] May 31, 2012 |

I cannot get this song out of my head this morning, so I figured I would share with y’all! I hope this day brings you all sorts of goodness…here’s what I got planned for ya today. -The Georgia Music Nominee Awards Showcase is starting off at the Peachtree Tavern with performances by  Angela Reign, East Dixie […]

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Atlanta Artist Gets Placed In TV Show, “Don’t Trust The B In Apt. 23″ By Atlanta Placement Company

Atlanta Artist Gets Placed In TV Show, “Don’t Trust The B In Apt. 23″ By Atlanta Placement Company

[ 1 ] May 30, 2012 |

Who says you have to be in Hollywood do you get your music placed in TV or film? Atlanta hip hop artist, Yac-Yan Da Biznessman’s song “Good, Good” got placed in ABC’s hit sitcom Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23″‘ (ep. 106 “It’s Just Sex), AND the  song was placed by local music licensing company, […]

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CD Review: Matthew Perryman Jones – Land of the Living; Playing The Loft June 22

CD Review: Matthew Perryman Jones – Land of the Living; Playing The Loft June 22

[ 0 ] May 30, 2012 |

Land of the Living Matthew Perryman Jones Cante Jondo Records By Ellen Eldridge Every once in a while the perfect storm of melody, emotion and timing collides with a listener in an unexpected way. Finding a new artist or a new album to truly fall in love with doesn’t happen every week, but something about […]

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What’s Up Wednesday?

What’s Up Wednesday?

[ 0 ] May 30, 2012 |

I love it when music is born into the world. There is something magical that happens when music with meaning starts seeping out into the world…it’s like the first drops of rain before a hurricane. Magical. I hope that whatever you do on this Wednesday, music finds its way to you. -My dear friend Jesse […]

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Hangout Music Fest Review: Interview with Big Gigantic

Hangout Music Fest Review: Interview with Big Gigantic

[ 0 ] May 29, 2012 |

By Justin Lyons The third annual Hangout Music Festival started with an official kick off party last Thursday with multiple acts on two stages. One of the headliners of the event was electronic music duo Big Gigantic who returned for their second consecutive year on the beach. I was able to chat with Dominic Lallil […]

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Picture Book: Royal Thunder – May 26, 2012@ The Earl

Picture Book: Royal Thunder – May 26, 2012@ The Earl

[ 0 ] May 29, 2012 |

                      Photos by Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump.

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5GB With Jesse Malin; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, Wednesday, May 30th

5GB With Jesse Malin; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, Wednesday, May 30th

[ 1 ] May 29, 2012 |

Not only is Jesse Malin a bad ass musician, entrepreneur, and debatably the coolest person in NYC, he just so happens to be a friend of mine.  For those of you who might not be aware, Jesse Malin began playing live the age of twelve years old in the seminal hardcore band Heart Attack, releasing the […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] May 29, 2012 |

Hey y’all! Hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! I’m sure that getting up this morning was a little bit difficult, but just keep reminding yourself that it is only a four day work week!  My first song of the day today, was Spacehog, so I thought i would share with you! Not too […]

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Hangout Music Fest 2012 Review: Sunday, May 20th, 2012 – Gulf Shores, AL

Hangout Music Fest 2012 Review: Sunday, May 20th, 2012 – Gulf Shores, AL

[ 0 ] May 25, 2012 |

By Justin Lyons The final days of a festival weekend are typically tough to rise for, but this year Sunday seemed a little more chill than previous years. Luckily, a trip to the VIP section at the Hangout Main Stage made the day quite a bit more relaxing than previous years. The duel aqua pools […]

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AMG Weekend Pics! Holiday Weekend Fun with Bret Michaels, Maps and Atlases, and Other Great Bands

AMG Weekend Pics! Holiday Weekend Fun with Bret Michaels, Maps and Atlases, and Other Great Bands

[ 0 ] May 25, 2012 |

Whether you are hitting the road or staying in Atlanta, this Memorial Weekend is sure to be busy and fun! Great shows and events Friday through Monday! Shout out to our troops and veterans. We thank you for all that you have done and all that you do for our country! Friday, May 24- Maps […]

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Live Review: Damien Jurado – The Earl

Live Review: Damien Jurado – The Earl

[ 0 ] May 25, 2012 |

By Margaret Price “Have you heard the new Damien Jurado album?” I asked my friend on a chilly March afternoon. “Nope, I don’t think so. But I did love the crocheted poncho he wore at Pickathon. Every. Day,” she replied, and I instantly knew I needed to see this man live. Fortunately for me, I […]

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Hangout Music Fest 2012 Review: Saturday, May 19th, 2012 – Gulf Shores, AL

Hangout Music Fest 2012 Review: Saturday, May 19th, 2012 – Gulf Shores, AL

[ 0 ] May 25, 2012 |

By Justin Lyons Hangout Music Festival must have made a concerted effort of getting fans to the grounds earlier than previous years. Day two of the weekend continued the trend in scheduling quality, overlapping sets of Athens, GA’s Futurebirds, the head-nodding EDM of Archnemesis and indie poppers Givers. Luckily, if walking on the sand wasn’t […]

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5GB With The Parlotones; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, Saturday May 26th

5GB With The Parlotones; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, Saturday May 26th

[ 0 ] May 25, 2012 |

MSN named The Parlotones as on one 10 most memorable performances at Live Earth and likened seeing the Parlotones at this early stage of the career to seeing The Police in the late 70’s. 2008 was a great year with entering the European market. The Parlotones are no stranger in Europe, having played multiple stages. […]

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5GB With Callaghan; Playing Eddie’s Attic, Friday, May 25th

5GB With Callaghan; Playing Eddie’s Attic, Friday, May 25th

[ 0 ] May 24, 2012 |

Singer-songwriter Callaghan released her album, Life In Full Colour, on May 1, 2012. The record was tracked in and around Atlanta with Shawn Mullins both producing and playing on the album. Life In Full Colour’s 12 songs present the singer’s eclectic and dynamic style, combining shades of folk, country, rock and pop into a seamless […]

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