Archive for May, 2013

CD Review: Alice In Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here

CD Review: Alice In Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here

[ 0 ] May 28, 2013 |

By Ellen Eldridge Upon hearing the first grungy bend of “Hollow” on The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here, the fifth studio release by Alice In Chains, fans will quickly need to reconcile their feelings on whether or not the band is stretching its musical wings enough, but the future looks bright for this group of survivors […]

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What’s Up Tuesday? May 28th

What’s Up Tuesday? May 28th

[ 0 ] May 28, 2013 |

Good morning Atlanta! The three-day weekend may be over, but there’s no need to fret! We’ve got a great week ahead with awesome shows at incredible venues! Check out what’s going on tonight and get ready to have a fun-filled week! The Men with Turf War & Small Reactions @ The EARL With their fourth […]

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What’s Up Monday? May 27th

What’s Up Monday? May 27th

[ 0 ] May 27, 2013 |

Happy Memorial Day Atlanta! We hope everyone is at home and relaxing! We’ve got quite a light schedule tonight. Most likely because it is assumed everyone is with their friends and family barbequing by the pool, enjoying a day at the park or even just veggin’ out! Well for those of you who don’t have […]

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Live Review & Picture Book: Ben Deignan and Special Guests @ Eddie’s Attic 5/23

Live Review & Picture Book: Ben Deignan and Special Guests @ Eddie’s Attic 5/23

[ 0 ] May 24, 2013 |

Review by: Molly Free I couldn’t think of a better way to kick off my Memorial Day weekend than cozying up in my favorite corner table at Eddie’s Attic for their Songwriter Series featuring my good and mucho talented friend, Ben Deignan with his special guests Jessica Cayne and Scotty Cram. I have seen this […]

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AMG Interviews The Tontons at Hangout Music Fest

AMG Interviews The Tontons at Hangout Music Fest

[ 0 ] May 24, 2013 |

We had an AMG correspondent at Hangout Music Fest this year, and in between sets we were able to sit down and chat with The Tontons before they took the stage. Here’s what the band had to say about influences, crotch-thrusting and the impending apocalypse. What artist(s) has had a big hand in developing your […]

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AMG Interviews The Wild Feathers at Hangout Music Fest!

AMG Interviews The Wild Feathers at Hangout Music Fest!

[ 0 ] May 24, 2013 |

We had an AMG correspondent at Hangout Fest this year and we got the opportunity to interview Nashville band, The Wild Feathers. Here’s what Ricky Young and Ben Jarvis of the band had to say: How do you guys connect with the crowd when you’re playing a show? Ricky Young: A lot of dancing…a lot […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: The Music Tapes, Old School Saturday + MORE!

AMG Weekend Picks: The Music Tapes, Old School Saturday + MORE!

[ 0 ] May 24, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Find that last bit of energy saved from the week, because this weekend is going to be filled with musical talent. We’ve got the Music Tapes Traveling Show coming to Erikson Clock TONIGHT! Plus, how could we forget the HUGE Old School Saturday Anniversary party?! It doesn’t stop there! Sunday night, May […]

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Interviews with UV Race & Total Control; Playing @ 529 May 27!

Interviews with UV Race & Total Control; Playing @ 529 May 27!

[ 0 ] May 24, 2013 |

By Ellen Eldridge We caught up with drummer DX of UV Race! The Aussie genius avant-tards UV Race, a band that drags melodious pop songs through a glam-punk aesthetic similar to bands like Ty Segall and Eddie Current Suppression Ring, released its third LP last year on In The Red Records alongside the band’s first […]

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Picture Book & Live Review: Paramore @ The Tabernacle May 21st

Picture Book & Live Review: Paramore @ The Tabernacle May 21st

[ 0 ] May 24, 2013 |

Photos and review by Jenna Hughes Paramore returned to Atlanta on May 21 at the Tabernacle, closing out the North American portion of the tour supporting their new self-titled album. The band released Paramore in January of this year and it debuted at #1 on the charts, proving to naysayers that the band has staying […]

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Q & A with Caroline & The Ramblers; Playing @ Tunes From The Tombs 6/8!

Q & A with Caroline & The Ramblers; Playing @ Tunes From The Tombs 6/8!

[ 0 ] May 23, 2013 |

Caroline & the Ramblers, hailing from Atlanta, have been a mainstay in the local music scene for a number of years. They are a true Americana quartet who mix Rockabilly, Country and a bit of Swing Blues. Led by vocalist Caroline Engel, their versatility is evident to everyone who has seen them perform. Caroline Engel […]

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Old School Saturday Celebrates It’s 10th Anniversary 5/25

Old School Saturday Celebrates It’s 10th Anniversary 5/25

[ 0 ] May 23, 2013 |

This year, Old School Saturday enters its tenth year as an Atlanta institution. Celebrating the music of the ’80s and ’90s, Old School Saturday events attract over 2,500 “old school” devotees each month to its ever-changing, always swanky locations. We caught up with the people behind this awesome event to discuss the early days of OSS, […]

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Interview: Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers; Hangout Fest May 18

Interview: Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers; Hangout Fest May 18

[ 0 ] May 23, 2013 |

Upon hearing the unique and refreshing sound of Nicki Bluhm, it becomes immediately clear why she is in the midst of a breakout year. Nicki has filled a void in music with her brand of vintage-tinged rocking country soul — music that’s like an enchanting friend you’ve known for a short while but feels like […]

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What’s Up Thursday? May 23rd

What’s Up Thursday? May 23rd

[ 0 ] May 23, 2013 |

It’s a beautiful afternoon here in Atlanta! What’s even BETTER? We have one more day until the WEEKEND! We hope everyone has an enjoyable Memorial Day weekend, whether you’re taking a mini vacation or you’re staying in and relaxing! To help you gear up for the 3-day weekend, take a look at what’s happening in […]

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Interview: The Weeks; Played @ Hangout Fest May 17

Interview: The Weeks; Played @ Hangout Fest May 17

[ 0 ] May 22, 2013 |

Mississippi band, The Weeks, rocked out at the Hangout Fest on Friday, May 17! We got to chat with Samuel Williams (Guitar), Cyle Barnes (Vocals), Cain Barnes (Drums), Damien Bone (Bass) and Alex Collier (Piano, Orgaan) of The Weeks about their musical influences, their favorite day of the week and their dance moves! Check it […]

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Interview: Moon Taxi; Played @ Hangout Fest May 19

Interview: Moon Taxi; Played @ Hangout Fest May 19

[ 0 ] May 22, 2013 |

Moon Taxi is one of those rare bands that unites musical ingenuity with thoughtful lyrics and still somehow manages to wildly entertain and thrill a crowd. Evoking the musical revolution of the sixties and seventies, Moon Taxi ignites their eclectic sound with unique melodies and energetic shows. The band has already formed a loyal fan […]

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