Author Archive: Iain Bluett

Iain Bluett is one of the co-founders of Ticket Alternative and FreshTix. He has been a leader in the ticketing space for more than 10 years. Since the company's inception (targeting the smaller, indie live music clubs and venues that larger ticketing companies avoided) Ticket Alternative has expanded its clientele to include such prestigious venues as The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, The Classic Center in Athens and the Atlanta Botanical Garden. At the helm, Iain oversees the company's growth plan that includes a custom ticket printing division, and one of the largest Tyvek and plastic event wristband suppliers in the country. Even with twins, Iain still attends as many shows as possible, loves discovering new music from DJ's like Zane Lowe and traveling. Get in touch with him on Twitter or Google+

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Atlanta artist Jon Bonus placed in NBC’s The Office series finale

Atlanta artist Jon Bonus placed in NBC’s The Office series finale

[ 0 ] May 16, 2013 |

Our friends at Affix Music announced today a high profile placement for Atlanta artist Jon Bonus in tonight’s series finale of The Office on NBC. Bonus’s song “Invasion” will be featured in the 2 hour finale airing tonight (Thurday 5/16/13) at 8pm ET. Jon said “The Office is one of my all time favorite shows, […]

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Love Me Again – John Newman

Love Me Again – John Newman

[ 0 ] May 8, 2013 |

You can’t beat a good song and when Zane Lowe featured this on his show today as the Hottest Record in the World, we had to agree. No US release date yet, but we like it. You can find his official site here www.johnnewman.co.uk

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Biting Elbows ‘Bad Motherfucker’ video

Biting Elbows ‘Bad Motherfucker’ video

[ 0 ] April 26, 2013 |

In just over a month, this Tarantino-esque video by the Russian band, Biting Elbows, has amassed over 12 million views on Youtube. What do you think of it? More on the band here: www.bitingelbows.com 

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Lie Witness News – Coachella 2013

Lie Witness News – Coachella 2013

[ 0 ] April 23, 2013 |

Brilliant Jimmy Kimmel Live skit during which he asks hipsters about non-existant bands playing Coachella – “Bands so obscure, they do not exist”!

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Primal Scream release ‘More Light’

Primal Scream release ‘More Light’

[ 0 ] April 23, 2013 |

Primal Scream return on June 18 with one of the year’s most eagerly awaited albums; ‘More Light’, the band’s first LP in five years. It features guest appearances from Robert Plant on the track ‘Elimination Blues’, along with Kevin Shields, The Pop Group’s Mark Stewart and Jason Faulkner. ‘More Light’ was recorded at Das Bunker, […]

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Shaky Knees Festival is May 4th and 5th

Shaky Knees Festival is May 4th and 5th

[ 0 ] April 23, 2013 |

Tickets are still available for the Shaky Knees Festival taking place in Atlanta on May 4th and 5th – The line up includes The Lumineers and Band of Horses as well as Jim James, Drive By Truckers, Gary Clark Jr., Lucero, Dr. Dog, Delta Spirit, The Antlers, Kurt Vile & The Violators, The Black Angels, […]

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The Stone Roses release trailer for Made Of Stone documentary

The Stone Roses release trailer for Made Of Stone documentary

[ 0 ] April 18, 2013 |

The Stone Roses have released the trailer for their documentary Made Of Stone. The trailer includes footage of Mani’s famous meltdown at Music Midtown in 1995. (see the bottom video at 1:20) The documentary was directed by acclaimed mini-series This Is England director Shane Meadows. Trailer below, footage of Music Midtown below that. For more […]

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Daft Punk announce Random Access Memories tracklisting via Vine

Daft Punk announce Random Access Memories tracklisting via Vine

[ 0 ] April 17, 2013 |

Daft Punk announce Random Access Memories via Vine – you can follow Columbia Records on Vine. For those in the dark, the Vine app lets you record six second videos. The complete tracklisting for Random Access Memories is as follows. Give Life Back to Music The Game of Love Giorgio by Moroder Within Instant Crush […]

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Another chance to learn about the Recording Academy

Another chance to learn about the Recording Academy

[ 0 ] April 15, 2013 |

The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter Elected Leaders are putting together a series of events to demonstrate the benefits of membership. In addition to the many benefits for members (members include: artists, musicians, producers, engineers, songwriters, music business vips, etc) The Recording Academy is involved with many other charitable, educational and advocacy activities. So, even if […]

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Empire of the Sun reveal artwork for Ice On The Dune

Empire of the Sun reveal artwork for Ice On The Dune

[ 0 ] April 15, 2013 |

Empire of the Sun unveiled the cover art and track listing for its second album, Ice On The Dune. Astralwerks will release the album in the U.S. on June 18 and the band will make its U.S. television debut that evening, performing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” “Alive,” the album’s first single, can be heard now […]

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Buy Local….music that is

Buy Local….music that is

[ 0 ] April 12, 2013 |

If you’re not familiar with the organization Georgia Music Partners and you’re in the music industry, you should be. Georgia Music Partners promotes the business of music and related music technology in the state of Georgia. It was formed to motivate this state’s musicians, music professionals, educators and legislators to work together to further develop […]

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Invitation: GRAMMYU Lunch and Learn at KSU

Invitation: GRAMMYU Lunch and Learn at KSU

[ 0 ] April 4, 2013 |

Come learn about the GRAMMY University Program If you are a student and have ever thought about a career in the music industry, we would like to invite you to a lunch and learn on Tuesday April 9th at 12:45 p.m. The event will take place at Brooker Rehearsal Hall of the Bailey Performance Center […]

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2013 Lollapalooza Line-Up

2013 Lollapalooza Line-Up

[ 0 ] April 1, 2013 |

Lollapalooza announced their line-up for 2013 today and it’s good! Tickets are on sale now at www.lollapalooza.com Friday August 2nd Saturday August 3rd Sunday August 4th The Killers Nine Inch Nails New Order Queens Of The Stone Age Steve Aoki Thievery Corporation Lana Del Rey Flux Pavilion Band Of Horses Hot Chip Crystal Castles Imagine […]

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Foals – Inhaler. Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Foals – Inhaler. Live at the Royal Albert Hall

[ 0 ] March 30, 2013 |

It is no secret that Foals are one of my favorite bands right now. They’re a great example of why I love living in Atlanta. The band plays massive festivals in the UK, but play a venue like The Goat Farm Arts Center here. Check out this video of Inhaler from their performance on March […]

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New Daft Punk Album – Random Access Memories

New Daft Punk Album – Random Access Memories

[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

Daft Punk have confirmed the new album will be titled Random Access Memories and will be released in the US on Columbia Records on May 21st. More info: www.randomaccessmemories.com

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