Category: Interviews

Q&A With Kirk Waldrop of Nine Times Blue; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar 2/21

Q&A With Kirk Waldrop of Nine Times Blue; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar 2/21

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Atlanta’s Nine Times Blue have made quite a name for themselves. Besides their raucous live shows at Smith’s Olde Bar, they released Falling Slowly in 2012. The Grammy-winning Don McCallister-produced album garnered the hit single, “Falling Slowly.”  The guitar fueled, power-pop quartet follow that up with a six-song EP, Matter of Time. […]

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Interview: The Expendables @ The Loft 2/18

Interview: The Expendables @ The Loft 2/18

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014 |

Santa Cruz, California based reggae-rock band, The Expendables, with catchy hooks and ear-catching lyrics, bring their laid-back and breezy sound to The Loft. Their performance is one-stop in their major city annual Winter Blackout Tour, with their friends Stick Figure and Seedless. All four friends have been playing and performing together for over 17 years, […]

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Interview: Lucy Wainwright Roche @ Eddie’s Attic 2/18

Interview: Lucy Wainwright Roche @ Eddie’s Attic 2/18

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014 |

Singer/songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche, daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche (The Roches) and half-sister of Rufus and Martha Wainwright, has been traveling with her large musical family pretty much her whole life. On February 18th (that’s tomorrow!), she’ll be gracing the stage at Eddie’s Attic with her mother Suzzy and special guest Gina […]

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Q & A with Alex Dezen of The Damnwells; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, 2/12

Q & A with Alex Dezen of The Damnwells; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, 2/12

[ 0 ] February 11, 2014 |

Alex Dezen of The Damnwells plays an intimate solo performance on Wednesday, February 12 at Eddie’s Attic! We got the opportunity to chat with the man himself before his show at Atlanta’s favorite listening room. What is the strangest thing a fan has done for you at a show? Bring cookies. And insist we eat […]

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Interview: Julianna Barwick @ The Goat Farm 2/18

Interview: Julianna Barwick @ The Goat Farm 2/18

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014 |

Do you enjoy music that sounds like the sweet serenade of a dozen Icelandic water nymphs? Then you’ll love Julianna Barwick. In the past she’s played in 14th century cathedrals and 20th century museums. On February 18, she’ll play a charmingly dilapidated 19th century industrial complex turned arts center. You know the one. We had […]

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Interview: Johnny Awesome @ Smith’s Olde Bar 2/14

Interview: Johnny Awesome @ Smith’s Olde Bar 2/14

[ 0 ] February 5, 2014 |

It seems like the best bands start off as little more than a group of musically inclined friends that enjoy playing together and do so regularly. Johnny Awesome, a local act comprised of Austin Cobb, Trevor Fain, Joel Webb, Mitch Smith and nobody named Johnny, began as one of these friendly musical experiments. What it’s […]

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Interview with Paul Thorn; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, February 2

Interview with Paul Thorn; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, February 2

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014 |

Paul Thorn has been pleasing crowds for years with his muscular brand of roots music – bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern, yet also speaking universal truths. The Tupelo, Mississippi native worked in a furniture factory, jumped out of airplanes, and was a professional boxer before sharing his experiences with the world as a singer-songwriter. Pimps […]

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Interview: The Soul Rebels @ The Loft 1/31

Interview: The Soul Rebels @ The Loft 1/31

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014 |

The Soul Rebels came together under the idea of combining contemporary music with traditional New Orleans Jazz fundamentals. What results from this foundation, is a unique brass section with exciting originals and  amusing renditions of popular songs. Coming to the Loft this Friday, drummer Derrick Moss spoke with Alex May about their unique sound and increasing […]

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Interview: Neulore @ Vinyl 1/29

Interview: Neulore @ Vinyl 1/29

[ 0 ] January 27, 2014 |

Neulore is a modern folk band based in Nashville, TN, created in 2009 by band members Adam Agin and William T. Cook. After releasing a well-crafted debut EP, “Apples & Eve,” they have begun to take their heartfelt songs to the masses. With a live show that not only entertains, but affects, leaving the audience with […]

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Interview: Mockingbird Sun @ Eddie’s Attic 1/30

Interview: Mockingbird Sun @ Eddie’s Attic 1/30

[ 0 ] January 23, 2014 |

Meet Mockingbird Sun. Lead singer and lead guitarist Charlie Berry is one in a long-standing tradition of Texas-raised troubadours. He is a graduate of SMU. Now, after years as a working musician, Charlie is as comfortable under the stage lights as he was under SMU’s football stadium lights. Brown-eyed soul singer and Gibson-picker Brett Taylor chased […]

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Interview: Moontower @ Smith’s Olde Bar 1/25

Interview: Moontower @ Smith’s Olde Bar 1/25

[ 0 ] January 22, 2014 |

Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, Moontower was developed by the simple fact of good friends getting together to do what they love: play music! Moontower has been playing the local music scene for over seven years and has what it takes to jam with the best of the best. The band brings its talents to […]

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Interview: The Cold Start @ Smith’s Olde Bar 1/29

Interview: The Cold Start @ Smith’s Olde Bar 1/29

[ 0 ] January 22, 2014 |

One cross-country move, two totally different, fully formed EPs and plans for a third all in the course of a year? These guys are go-getters. Originally from South England, Lloyd Williams (Vocals, Guitar, Piano), Nicholas Taylor (Guitar), Daniel Smith (Bass) and Adam Cardy (Drums) wrote and self-recorded Grateful Eyes late last year.The band made the EP […]

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Interview: Matthew Mayfield 1/24 @ Eddie’s Attic

Interview: Matthew Mayfield 1/24 @ Eddie’s Attic

[ 0 ] January 21, 2014 |

Matthew Mayfield’s  journey started in 1992 when he fell in love with Guns N’ Roses as soon as Slash got up on the piano for the finale of “November Rain.” After fronting the band Moses Mayfield, Mayfield went solo in 2008, and went on to record several EPs and two full lengths. The songwriter brings […]

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Interview: Jackson County Line @ Eddie’s Attic 1/23

Interview: Jackson County Line @ Eddie’s Attic 1/23

[ 0 ] January 21, 2014 |

Jackson County Line has ebbed and flowed through the Atlanta music scene for the past 6 years. The band features the lush pedal steel and cello fans have come to love, and simple gorgeous songwriting mixed with a healthy dose of Americana. After a recent hiatus, they’re back in a 5 piece format, and Andrew Chatwood […]

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Interview: Jacob & the Good People @ Eddie’s Attic 1/22

Interview: Jacob & the Good People @ Eddie’s Attic 1/22

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014 |

  Although Jacob has shared stages with the epic sounds of bands like Dave Mathews Band, Robert Randolph, and Rusted Root, he still creates his simple style of music with the idea that less is more. His music is sparse, quirky, and addictive, and his songs will be hummed for hours after you hear them. […]

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