Category: AMG Weekly

Interview with Dom of Big Gigantic Playing @ The Tabernacle 10/31

Interview with Dom of Big Gigantic Playing @ The Tabernacle 10/31

[ 0 ] October 30, 2014 |

Big Gigantic has been doing some pretty big things. They kicked off a month-long tour earlier this month in support of their fifth studio album The Night Is Young, just following their debut at the famed Madison Square Garden in New York City supporting their friend Bassnectar. Tomorrow night they will be doing what is sure to be […]

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Throwback Thursday: Live Review: Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3– April 2009

Throwback Thursday: Live Review: Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3– April 2009

[ 0 ] October 30, 2014 |

This review was originally published on April 8, 2009. Robyn Hitchcock will be playing at Eddie’s Attic on October 31, 2014 and November 1, 2014.    From the familiar beginning arpeggiated chords of show opener “I Often Dream of Trains” to the slightly shambolic ending of final encore “Listening to the Higsons” with its familiar […]

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Concert Review: Yellowcard & Memphis May Fire at The Masquerade 10/28

Concert Review: Yellowcard & Memphis May Fire at The Masquerade 10/28

[ 0 ] October 29, 2014 |

Yellowcard and Memphis May Fire played at Heaven in The Masquerade on Tuesday, October 28th despite canceling a show less than a week ago. Even though there were two relatively distinct fan bases present, the groups were able to come together to deliver a crowd-surfing show that thoroughly impressed the diverse audience. Memphis May Fire rocked […]

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Bassnectar Releases NVSB Remixes + New Single

Bassnectar Releases NVSB Remixes + New Single

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

Fresh off of a sold out Madison Square Garden show, Bassnectar, aka Lorin Ashton, announces a massive 22-track Noise Vs. Beauty remix album dropping today, October 28th. The package includes 19 remixes from his critically acclaimed Noise Vs. Beauty album, two new Bassnectar remixes of Marz Leon’s “Fire” and Lafa Taylor’s “Heaters,” and a new original track titled “Thursty” from Bassnectar & […]

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Jukebox the Ghost Featured on World Cafe Live

Jukebox the Ghost Featured on World Cafe Live

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

Vocalist and pianist Ben Thornewill, singer-guitarist Tommy Siegel and drummer Jesse Kristin met at George Washington University in 2003, then formed Jukebox The Ghost three years later. The D.C. pop band’s self-titled fourth album was released last week. You can get a preview of the new songs as well as listen to an interview with […]

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New Music Tuesday 10/28

New Music Tuesday 10/28

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

Happy New Music Tuesday! Check out the latest releases and get in on the great new tunes! Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2 (Mass Appeal Records)                     Although this album – supposed to come out on Monday, Oct. 27 – was pre-released while most […]

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2015 30A Songwriters Festival Line Up Announced!

2015 30A Songwriters Festival Line Up Announced!

[ 0 ] October 27, 2014 |

The Sixth Annual 30A Songwriters Festival has been set for January 16th through 18th 2015. This year’s festival has a number of amazing artists performing including Graham Nash, Indigo Girls and Jason Isbell. The Festival takes place in South Walton, Florida. 150 artists will perform at 25 different venues on Scenic Highway 30A in Northern […]

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AMG Weekend Picks 10/24-10/26

AMG Weekend Picks 10/24-10/26

[ 0 ] October 24, 2014 |

The cool weather seems to be sticking around, so keep warm this weekend with an indoor concert or rock your cozy jacket at an outdoor venue! Check out what’s happening in Atlanta each day by reading through the show listings below. Friday, October 24th David Bazan at Eddie’s Attic David Bazan was, for many years, […]

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Throwback Thursday: 5GB With Azure Ray–September 2012

Throwback Thursday: 5GB With Azure Ray–September 2012

[ 0 ] October 23, 2014 |

  This Interview was originally published on September 5, 2012. See Orenda Fink of Azure Ray on October 28, 2014 at 529.   When they were setting out to write their new six-song recording, As Above So Below, Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor of Azure Ray were intent to depart from their original sound; that […]

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Win Tickets To Cirque Du Soleil Amaluna on 11/5!

Win Tickets To Cirque Du Soleil Amaluna on 11/5!

[ 1 ] October 22, 2014 |

Celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2014, Cirque du Soleil brings a new show to Atlanta! Amaluna invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. Amaluna’s Tony Award-winning Show Director, Diane Paulus, drew from a series of classical influences when creating the concept of the show; […]

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Atlanta Artists on the Rise: Hartle

Atlanta Artists on the Rise: Hartle

[ 0 ] October 21, 2014 |

Michael Hartle seems to already have enough on his plate as a 2nd year student at Georgia Tech majoring in Computer Science, but he is also taking over the Atlanta DJ scene one show at a time! Keep reading to find out how he got started, his musical influences and what his plans are for […]

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New Music Tuesday 10/21

New Music Tuesday 10/21

[ 0 ] October 21, 2014 |

Happy new music Tuesday! Lots of great new albums dropping today – check out some of our favorites below and get your own new music. Eliot Bronson – Eliot Bronson (Saturn 5 Records)                     Award-winning singer/songwriter Eliot Bronson’s self-titled new release was tracked entirely analog in Nashville […]

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Interview with Darrell Scott, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 10/25 & 10/26

Interview with Darrell Scott, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 10/25 & 10/26

[ 0 ] October 21, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Darrell Scott is a musician’s musician. He has played with everyone and written songs for more people than that. The Dixie Chicks cover of his “Long Time Gone” earned him a 2003 Grammy nomination for Best Country Song. His 2009 single, “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” was chosen by American […]

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AMG Quiz! How Much Do You Know About the Atlanta Music Scene?

AMG Quiz! How Much Do You Know About the Atlanta Music Scene?

[ 0 ] October 20, 2014 |

Are you “in the know” about A-town music, or is the Atlanta Music Scene a whole other world for you? Test your musical IQ and see how much you really know about your hometown music with this Atlanta Music Quiz!

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Show Preview: The Cowards Choir Playing Vinyl 10/25

Show Preview: The Cowards Choir Playing Vinyl 10/25

[ 0 ] October 20, 2014 |

After ten years on the road, hundreds of shows and shelves of song-filled notebooks, Andy Zipf is taking a new name: The Cowards Choir. “It took me a few years to figure things out. I’m grateful for the time I’ve had to chip away at some edges. Now I’m ready to begin again.” “In 2009 I […]

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