Category: Features

New Music Tuesday 9/2

New Music Tuesday 9/2

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014 |

Here’s a round up of new and noteworthy music dropping today, Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Code Orange – I Am King (Deathwish) Formerly known as Code Orange Kids, their newest release, I Am King, is the group’s first release since their name change. I Am King is the second studio album for the American hardcore punk […]

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Throwback Thursday: Q&A with The Polyphonic Spree – February 2012

Throwback Thursday: Q&A with The Polyphonic Spree – February 2012

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014 |

  This interview was originally published in February 2012. The Polyphic Spree will return to Atlanta at  The Loft on Saturday 8/30.   By Eileen Tilson “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules.” […]

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New Music Tuesday 8/26

New Music Tuesday 8/26

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014 |

Here’s a round up of new and noteworthy music dropping today, Tuesday, August 26, 2014. _____________________________ The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers (Matador) The New Pornographers is an eight-piece indie rock act out of Vancouver, British Columbia. The group formed in 1999 and has released five albums prior to they’re latest release, Brill Bruisers, which […]

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Q&A with Jason Elliot of Spirits & the Melchizedek Children, Playing The Drunken Unicorn 8/27

Q&A with Jason Elliot of Spirits & the Melchizedek Children, Playing The Drunken Unicorn 8/27

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014 |

Don’t let their daunting name intimidate you, Spirits and the Melchizedek Children is one Atlanta band that you don’t want to miss out on. The group began as a independent acoustic project of front man Jason Elliot, but the four-piece outfit has grown into so much more! Recently, AMG got a chance to chat with […]

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20 Bands That Should Kiss & Make Up

20 Bands That Should Kiss & Make Up

[ 0 ] August 25, 2014 |

August 25th is National Kiss and Make Up Day! We’re celebrating by reflecting on some our of favorite artists that we wish would kiss, make up and then reunite for an amazing tour.  _______________________ Destiny’s Child source: www.destinyschild.com/photos _______________________ The Smiths source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Smiths#mediaviewer/File:SmithsPromoPhoto_TQID_1985.jpg _______________________ The White Stripes source: www.whitestripes.com/lo-fi/photos.html?displayPhoto=1 _______________________ R.E.M.   source: culturecatch.com/music/rem-breakup _______________________ A Tribe Called Quest […]

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6 Sure-Fire Ways To Get Your Band Noticed

6 Sure-Fire Ways To Get Your Band Noticed

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014 |

Starting a band is fairly easy. Get together your most talented friends, bang out some songs, book a few gigs. But where do you go from there? Getting your band noticed can be one of the most difficult parts of making it, so we thought we’d shed some light on a few quick tips for […]

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Local Spotlight: The Shadowboxers

Local Spotlight: The Shadowboxers

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014 |

The Shadowboxers have a passion for captivating lyrics, tight harmonies, and soulful vocals. Founding members Scott Schwartz, Matt Lipkins, and Adam Hoffman experienced an almost-instantaneous musical compatibility when they first started writing together in 2008. Since then, they’ve shaped a cohesive sound based on a shared reverence for the strong, taut harmonies of Simon & Garfunkel, […]

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New Music Tuesday 8/19

New Music Tuesday 8/19

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014 |

Here’s a round up of new and noteworthy music dropping today, Tuesday, August 19, 2014. _______________ Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood (Rostrum/Atlantic) Blacc Hollywood is the fifth studio album that’s been released by rapper Wiz Khalifa. This new 13 track album features a slew of star-studded appearances by Juicy J, Project Pat, Snoop Dogg, ScHoolboy Q, Nas, […]

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Interview with Zach Williams of The Lone Bellow, Playing PARKLIFE on 9/7

Interview with Zach Williams of The Lone Bellow, Playing PARKLIFE on 9/7

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014 |

All three members of The Lone Bellow have at least one thing in common and that’s their Southern roots. It’s not necessarily surprising that each member of this three-piece alt-country outfit was born and raised in the South. The surprising part is where they decided to unite their forces and make music– Brooklyn. Out of […]

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New Music Tuesday 8/12

New Music Tuesday 8/12

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014 |

Here’s a round up of new and noteworthy music dropping today, Tuesday, August 12, 2014. _________________ The Gaslight Anthem – Get Hurt (Island) American alternative rock band, The Gaslight Anthem, releases their fifth studio album, Get Hurt. Prior to release, the album earned some momentum on the alternative airwaves for their single “Rollin’ and Tumblin’”. Get […]

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7 Awesome Apps for Music Lovers

7 Awesome Apps for Music Lovers

[ 0 ] August 8, 2014 |

Photo by Yasunobu Ikeda These days, it’s safe to say we’re addicted to our cell phones. And why shouldn’t we be? They’re pretty much the greatest invention since the printing press. Google Play Music First thing’s first. You need your music library and there are a few different ways to do that. Spotify is certainly […]

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Local Spotlight: Hello Ocho @ the EARL on 8/9

Local Spotlight: Hello Ocho @ the EARL on 8/9

[ 0 ] August 7, 2014 |

Atlanta band Hello Ocho released their self-titled record last year and left stars in our eyes. The band, made up of John Gregg, Chris Yonker, Clinton Callahan, Tumby Kohler, and Crick Childs – ran a Kickstarter campaign looking to find $999 to fund the album (they ended up earning all they needed and then some). From there, […]

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New Music Tuesday 8/5

New Music Tuesday 8/5

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014 |

Here’s a round up of new and noteworthy music dropping today, Tuesday, August 5, 2014. _______________________________ The Rosebuds - Sand + Silence (Western Vinyl) Sand + Silence is the sixth full-length album from The Rosebuds. The North Carolina-native duo, Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp, formed the outfit back in 2001. The indie-rock album features 11 new songs. This is […]

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Q&A with Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso; Playing The Earl 8/15

Q&A with Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso; Playing The Earl 8/15

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn are like oil and water. They do not mix, but when they try lots of pretty swirling colors are the result.  The duo that comprises Sylvan Esso came to be when Meath, who was singing in the Appalachian band Mountain Man, asked Sanborn, who was playing bass […]

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Local Spotlight: O’Brother

Local Spotlight: O’Brother

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014 |

Comfort zones are overrated—just ask the five members of the Atlanta-based post-rock outfit O’Brother. In 2013, the band decided to leave their hometown to rent a house on Long Island where they would reconvene with producer Mike Sapone (known for his work with Brand New, Crime in Stereo, Public Enemy and more) to embark on […]

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