Category: Features

Throwback Thursday: Interview with Ed Roland – January 2013

Throwback Thursday: Interview with Ed Roland – January 2013

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014 |

This article was originally published January 15, 2013. Ed Roland and the Sweet Tea Project will return to Eddie’s Attic on October 7, 2014.  _________________________________________________________ By: Shelby Lum Between 1993 and today, a good deal of things have happened. Back in ‘93 Russia finally left Poland. The PLO leader and Israeli prime minister shook hands. […]

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Local Spotlight: The EARL

Local Spotlight: The EARL

[ 0 ] September 17, 2014 |

Source: The Reigning Sound’s Greg Cartwright at The EARL, photo by Tim Song  At just fifteen years old The EARL has already had a colorful history. In 1999, long-time Atlanta resident John Searson decided to turn a building used to store mattresses into the newest bar and lounge in East Atlanta. Since its inception, The […]

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Throwback Thursday: Q&A with Hannah Thomas- July 2013

Throwback Thursday: Q&A with Hannah Thomas- July 2013

[ 0 ] September 11, 2014 |

This article was originally published July 16, 2013. Hannah Thomas will return to Eddie’s Attic along with Jamie Lynn Vessels, and Robin Leigh on October 5, 2014.  __________________________________________ By Al Kaufman Maybe it is the southern cooking. Maybe it’s having to deal with southern men. But hell if the female musicians we get out of Georgia ain’t […]

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New Music Tuesday 9/9

New Music Tuesday 9/9

[ 0 ] September 9, 2014 |

Make sure you check out these new albums, dropping today, Tuesday September 9, 2014. Avi Buffalo – At Best Cuckhold (Sub Pop) Indie Pop band Avi Buffalo, whose name comes from band frontman Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg’s childhood nickname, released their sophomore album At Best Cuckhold, after 3 years in the studio. The music is filled with […]

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Q&A with LP: Playing PARKLIFE on Sunday, Sept. 7th

Q&A with LP: Playing PARKLIFE on Sunday, Sept. 7th

[ 0 ] September 5, 2014 |

Three parts songwriter. Two parts ukulele-strummer. Two parts performer. One part super-cool hipster. Mix all that together and you have LP. Laura Pergolizzi, best known as LP, is a rising star in the alternative rock/pop scene and rightfully so. But don’t get it twisted, LP is no pop princess. Her music is honest and authentic while […]

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Throwback Thursday: 5GB With Kevn Kinney-December 2012

Throwback Thursday: 5GB With Kevn Kinney-December 2012

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014 |

This article was originally published December 19, 2012. Kevn Kinney will return to Eddie’s Attic on September 25, 2014.  ____________________________________________________________________ Still some of the coolest and friendliest musicians in the biz, Atlanta boys Drivin n’ Cryin have been kicking it for over two decades with their southern rock, playing with the likes of Neil Young, REM, and […]

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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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