Category: Interviews

Q & A: Puddles Pity Party Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 7/16

Q & A: Puddles Pity Party Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 7/16

[ 0 ] July 14, 2014 |

A Puddles Pity Party show is more than a live concert – it’s a musical spectacle. Puddles The Clown, who some know as Michael Geier, is the creative genius behind Puddles Pity Party. Don’t be fooled by Geier’s theatrical makeup and colorful wardrobe, he’s got a set of pipes that are truly impressive. Last year, […]

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Throw Back Thursday: 15 Questions With Andy Hull From Manchester Orchestra from 2011

Throw Back Thursday: 15 Questions With Andy Hull From Manchester Orchestra from 2011

[ 0 ] July 3, 2014 |

This interview was originally published in May 2011.  Atlanta’s own Manchester Orchestra has done it again. The band’s sophomore album, Mean Everything to Nothing, was hailed as a masterpiece, meaning that there were a lot of expectations built up around the band’s next effort. They surpassed those expectations with their new album Simple Math. Released on May 10, Simple […]

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Throw Back Thursday: Q&A with Rooney from 2010

Throw Back Thursday: Q&A with Rooney from 2010

[ 0 ] June 26, 2014 |

This post was originally published by Alec Wooden on June 29, 2010 On the surface, Los Angeles-based rock band Rooney has had it rough over the last 12 months. They’ve lost a label (Geffen) and a bass player (Matt Winter), all the while cutting a new record for the first time without benefits of mountains of label […]

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Throw Back Thursday: Interview with The Whigs from 2008

Throw Back Thursday: Interview with The Whigs from 2008

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014 |

This interview was originally posted in January 2008.  I first stumbled across The Whigs at a packed show in Athens’ intimate Tasty World bar about five years ago. I was in awe of the frenzied crowd supporting this young band, and my first impression was that “damn, these guys must have a lot of friends […]

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Q&A with Seth Walker; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 28th

Q&A with Seth Walker; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 28th

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Seth Walker likes to go where the music is. The North Carolina native has bedded down in Austin and Nashville before reaching his current destination, New Orleans. At each stop, Walker has absorbed the scene and incorporated it into his music, which now includes great storytelling, big guitars, Gospel-tinged blues, some Texas […]

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Andy Grammer Interview- Playing The Loft on 6/18

Andy Grammer Interview- Playing The Loft on 6/18

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014 |

If anyone has paid their dues to the music industry, it’s Andy Grammer. Grammer started his career as a street performer in Santa Monica, California, however his sensational talent and undeniable charisma didn’t keep him there long. He has performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Taylor Swift, Train and Colbie […]

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Interview with Eliot Bronson, Dean Fields, Andy Zipf, & Jason Myles Goss- playing Eddie’s Attic 6/14

Interview with Eliot Bronson, Dean Fields, Andy Zipf, & Jason Myles Goss- playing Eddie’s Attic 6/14

[ 0 ] June 10, 2014 |

4 artists. 1 interview. It’s about to get interesting.  Eliot Bronson, Jason Myles Goss, Andy Zipf and Dean Fields make up the men of The Parlor Sessions. Each adds their own interesting element to this team of traveling songwriters. While reading about these guys is great, seeing them LIVE is even better! Check them out for yourself […]

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Interview with Joanna Syme of Big Scary, playing Eddie’s Attic 6/13

Interview with Joanna Syme of Big Scary, playing Eddie’s Attic 6/13

[ 0 ] June 9, 2014 |

Big Scary is an alternative pop duo hailing from Melbourne. This Australian pair has now ventured stateside to make more music and tour. The 2-piece band is composed of Tom Iansek on guitar, vocals and piano and Joanna Syme on drums and backing vocals. Recently, AMG got a chance to chat with Joanna about the band’s origins, […]

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Melanie Martinez Interview; Performing @ Vinyl 6/10

Melanie Martinez Interview; Performing @ Vinyl 6/10

[ 0 ] June 6, 2014 |

  How does it feel to see your Dollhuose EP hit #3 on Billboard’s Heatseeker’s chart? Are you planning any more releases for this year? It feels really awesome and I’m really excited that people have been giving really great feedback on the EP because it’s so different from whatever people were used to hearing […]

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Q&A with Christopher Denny; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 5th

Q&A with Christopher Denny; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 5th

[ 0 ] June 3, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Christopher Denny is the ultimate music redemption story. In a childhood full of poverty, instability, and self-destructive behavior by the people around him in Little Rock, Arkansas, Denny turned to two things, drugs and the guitar. Fresh out of high school, armed with a love of Southern rock and a strong, warbly […]

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Interview with Roxie Watson- Playing Eddie’s Attic 5/24

Interview with Roxie Watson- Playing Eddie’s Attic 5/24

[ 0 ] May 22, 2014 |

Don’t be fooled by the name- Roxie Watson is more than a woman- in fact, it’s actually 5 women who make up this mandolin-picking, guitar-strumming, harmonious quintet. The bluegrass group is made up of longtime friends-  Beth Wheeler (mandolin), Lenny Lasater (bass), Linda Bolley (acoustic & electric guitar), Sonia Tetlow (banjo) and Becky Shaw (lap […]

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Interview with Bill Taylor of The Bitteroots; Playing 6th Anniversary Show at Eddie’s Attic May 17th

Interview with Bill Taylor of The Bitteroots; Playing 6th Anniversary Show at Eddie’s Attic May 17th

[ 0 ] May 14, 2014 |

The Bitteroots, a local Atlanta band that has shared the stage with a who’s who list of legendary musicians, are celebrating 6 years of awesome music this Saturday at Eddie’s Attic. Atlanta Music Guide sat down with Bill Taylor,one of the founding members, and chatted about the band’s musical influences, Atlanta’s awesome music scene and […]

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Q & A with Go Down Moses, coming to ATL 5/14

Q & A with Go Down Moses, coming to ATL 5/14

[ 0 ] May 12, 2014 |

Go Down Moses first met each other at college in Nashville, TN back in 2010. Since then, they’ve been writing, recording, and touring the southeast, opening for acts such as Love & Theft and Mac McAnally, among others. Following a sold out show at The High Watt in Nashville in January of 2014, they signed […]

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Interview with Andrew Burri and Dan Molad of Lucius; Playing Buckhead Theatre May 15th

Interview with Andrew Burri and Dan Molad of Lucius; Playing Buckhead Theatre May 15th

[ 0 ] May 7, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman We hear often about the woman behind the man, but occasionally it is worth it to hear about the men behind the women. With Wildewoman, indie-pop band Lucius quickly became known for the infectious harmonies of lead singers Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, the two friends and Berklee grads who often dress […]

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Interview with Johnnyswim: Performing Live at Smith’s Olde Bar 5/8

Interview with Johnnyswim: Performing Live at Smith’s Olde Bar 5/8

[ 0 ] May 6, 2014 |

Johnnyswim, a folk, soul, pop music duo, consists of husband and wife duo Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez whose voices and musical styling blend perfectly (and they’re pretty freakin’ good looking if you ask us). Individually they are each talented singer/songwriters, and together they are a couple with undeniable chemistry that is seen in both […]

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