Category: Interviews

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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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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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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Throwback Thursday: 5GB Interview with Nathan Angelo – November 2012

Throwback Thursday: 5GB Interview with Nathan Angelo – November 2012

[ 0 ] October 16, 2014 |

This interview was originally published November 15, 2012. Nathan Angelo will be performing at Vinyl on October 24, 2014.  By Eileen Tilson An Atlanta transplant and minister’s son, Nathan discovered music at an early age where he spent much of his youth as his church’s Director of Music, developing his vocals and finding a home […]

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Interview with Eliot Bronson, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 10/25

Interview with Eliot Bronson, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 10/25

[ 0 ] October 15, 2014 |

Award-winning singer/songwriter Eliot Bronson will be having his self-titled CD release show at Eddie’s Attic on Saturday, Oct. 25. Atlanta Music Guide sat down with Eliot and asked him about the process of recording the new album, his musical influences, and what the lineup for his dream gig would be. His new album, tracked entirely […]

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Throwback Thursday: 5GB Interview with David Ryan Harris – December 2012

Throwback Thursday: 5GB Interview with David Ryan Harris – December 2012

[ 0 ] October 9, 2014 |

This interview was originally published December 6, 2012. David Ryan Harris will be playing at Eddie’s Attic on October 13, 2014. David Ryan Harris is no stranger to the Atlanta music scene. He grew up here and still cherishes a particular venue. Some may know him best for fronting the Atlanta based rock band Follow […]

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Thowback Thursday: Q&A with Steve Wynn of The Dream Syndicate -May 2010

Thowback Thursday: Q&A with Steve Wynn of The Dream Syndicate -May 2010

[ 0 ] September 25, 2014 |

  This Post was originally published on the Atlanta Music Guide March 10, 2010. The Dream Syndicate will perform at The EARL on September, 26th   By Scott Roberts Steve Wynn, leader of seminal 1980s L.A.-based band The Dream Syndicate, will be doing two special performances with his current band The Miracle Three at 529 […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Interview with AJ & MarLa Ghent of AJ Ghent Band, Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 8/1

Interview with AJ & MarLa Ghent of AJ Ghent Band, Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 8/1

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014 |

  “I’ve learned to accept and understand that I will probably never fit in, and that’s something I’m okay with.” -AJ Ghent His steel guitar skills are masterful. His voice is irresistible. His band is impeccable. His name is AJ Ghent and his band is the AJ Ghent Band. Formed in 2012, this Atlanta band […]

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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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