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Are You Willing To Put In Your 10,000 Hours?

Are You Willing To Put In Your 10,000 Hours?

[ 0 ] August 9, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson There has been many blogs, dinner conversations, talk of the Intelligentsia of the enlightening author Malcolm Gladwell, and his bodies of work, The Tipping Point, Outliers, and Blink; however, how many of Gladwell’s allegiance are actually following his ideas? It recently has struck me that in the wonderfully magical world of music, […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] August 9, 2011 |

-According to their Twitter, The Most Successful All Girl Rock Group of All Time (say that three times fast), the GoGo’s will be rocking it out with Tom Tom Club tonight at Chastain Amphitheater.  Spandex Shorts Are NOT Required. -Irish+electronic= Shit Robot. Marcus Lambkin‘s project will be getting the party going down at the Masquerade. […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] August 4, 2011 |

I love nights like this is Atlanta! There are tons of great music events happening around the city tonight, so get on your shiniest shoes, and get out of the house… you can DVR your episodes of “Hammerhead Histories.” And check out below to find out just exactly why the woman in picture is still […]

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Q&A With Tyler Bryant; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, August 4

Q&A With Tyler Bryant; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, August 4

[ 0 ] August 2, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson When you think of “Guitar Legends,” who are the first people that come to your mind? Jimi Hendrix? Eric Clapton? Jimmy Page? Santana? Jeff Beck? Now what if I tell you about another guitar legend who has shared the stage with Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana, Slash, Aerosmith, B.B. King and Vince Gill […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] August 2, 2011 |

Well, it’s Tuesday. Meaning you can start officially reminding yourself that you are almost half way through the week! Here are some events that might peak your interest as you try not to pay attention to the man with the toupee sitting next to you: -WARNING READ THIS ONLY IF YOU ARE ABOUT TO HIT […]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveal QR Code For Upcoming Album Release

Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveal QR Code For Upcoming Album Release

[ 0 ] July 29, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson In times these like these, where music technology is all over the place, it becomes crucial to stay ahead of the times. Avenues like Turntable.fm and interactive YouTube videos are only the tip of the iceburg of resources these days. For their long-awaited album release, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have jumped […]

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Is Social Media Really Making You Fans?

Is Social Media Really Making You Fans?

[ 0 ] July 27, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson There was a fascinating article in Hypebot today, that really nailed the reason why social media can actually be hurting your ability to get fans. Over the past week, Google+ has been all the rage, being called the “Facebook-killer” and even a “Twitter replacement,” but is it really? And now the music […]

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What’s Up Tuesday?

What’s Up Tuesday?

[ 0 ] July 26, 2011 |

- Oh, they grow up so fast! Come see two of our little Georgia Peaches, Paul McDonald and Lauren Alaina, and the rest of the “American Idol” 2011 finalists at the Gwinnett Arena as they do the best damn cover songs this little country has voted on. – If you find yourself “in limbo,” check out […]

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Q&A With Steve Gorman (Black Crowes) On New Supergroup Trigger Hippy; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, July 27

Q&A With Steve Gorman (Black Crowes) On New Supergroup Trigger Hippy; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, July 27

[ 1 ] July 25, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson You might not recognize the name “Steve Gorman,” but I guarantee you have heard his work. For the greater part of two decades, Gorman has been the drummer for Grammy nominated Georgia boys, The Black Crowes. In 2010, The Black Crowes officially decided to put the brakes on for a bit. Although […]

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What’s Up Monday?

What’s Up Monday?

[ 0 ] July 25, 2011 |

- Philadelphia sensation Christina Perri will be singing her “So You Think You Can Dance” hit, “Jar of Hearts” with special guest Honey Honey at The Loft. Make sure and read our AMG interview with her here. – Make sure and bring your earplugs or your neck brace to The EARL tonight where YOB, known […]

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15 Questions With Stokeswood; Playing The Basement, July 23

15 Questions With Stokeswood; Playing The Basement, July 23

[ 0 ] July 22, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson When most indie rockers decide to move for their career, you would think that their compass would be pointing north or west. The lights of NYC, the scene in Nashville, or the sun of L.A. can seem a whole lot more appealing to those trying to make it. Unless you’re in a […]

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15 Questions With The Whiskey Gentry; Playing Two Shows At Smith’s Olde Bar July 22 and 23

15 Questions With The Whiskey Gentry; Playing Two Shows At Smith’s Olde Bar July 22 and 23

[ 0 ] July 19, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson Remember that game show “The Newlyweds”? Freshly married couples asked the same questions without letting their partner hear their answers? Sounds like a recipe for disaster, huh? Well, not too many people know that the creative head of Atlanta’s favorite electric Bluegrass band, The Whiskey Gentry, are in fact newlyweds. Front woman […]

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15 Questions With The Empires; Playing The Masquerade July 16

15 Questions With The Empires; Playing The Masquerade July 16

[ 0 ] July 14, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson I have a confession to make: Before I received the press release, I had no idea who The Empires were, even though they were a buzz band at SXSW in and made it to the third round of voting to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. Sometimes a girl just has […]

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Atlanta Music Man Jay Harren Gives Back To The Music Community

Atlanta Music Man Jay Harren Gives Back To The Music Community

[ 0 ] July 11, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson Jay Harren knows a thing or two about the lives of musicians.  Entering the Atlanta music scene as the host of the nationally famous 99X show “Sunday School,” Jay has had his finger on the pulse on  the hottest music for decades. After moving to New York as A&R for Columbia Records, […]

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15 Questions With Connor Christian: Playing Unplugged In The Park,  July 10

15 Questions With Connor Christian: Playing Unplugged In The Park, July 10

[ 0 ] July 8, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson I must admit I am not a fan of country music, which for those who know me, is ironic because some off my dearest friends are very tightly wound within that world. Unless it involves what I like to call “the Elders,” including the usuals Cash, Waylon, Loretta, Willie, Hank, I just […]

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