Category: Features

Interview: Andrew Belle Playing @ Vinyl March 19

Interview: Andrew Belle Playing @ Vinyl March 19

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014 |

You may have heard Andrew Belle’s music before and not even known it. His lyrics have served as a soundtracks to numerous hit television shows, including Grey’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, Castle, and Vampire Diaries. The Chicago-based singer-songwriter, was kind enough to chat with us at AMG. We caught him while on tour, calling from […]

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Interview: George Thorogood @ Center Stage Theater on 3/11

Interview: George Thorogood @ Center Stage Theater on 3/11

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014 |

For George Thorogood and his longtime band The Destroyers – Jeff Simon (drums, percussion), Bill Blough (bass guitar), Jim Suhler (rhythm guitar) and Buddy Leach (saxophone) – their 40th anniversary is indestructible proof that staying true to yourself and your music can still mean something. And with a catalog of iconic hits like “Who Do […]

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The Road to Counterpoint: Pegboard Nerds Interview

The Road to Counterpoint: Pegboard Nerds Interview

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014 |

Chances are you are just excited as we are for Counterpoint Music Festival coming up April 25-27 in it’s new location, Kingston Downs, Georgia. Every week leading up to the festival we are going to be interviewing artists from the lineup, and we were lucky enough to have the Pegboard Nerds join us for this […]

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Interview: Bart Crow @ Eddie’s Attic 3/5

Interview: Bart Crow @ Eddie’s Attic 3/5

[ 0 ] March 3, 2014 |

Bart Crow began taking songwriting seriously while at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, as he took his first real steps as a performer. “I kept a journal in the Army and I went back into that and moved some things around and made a couple of songs up, not even knowing what to do […]

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Interview: Moonface Playing @ Mammal Gallery 3/9

Interview: Moonface Playing @ Mammal Gallery 3/9

[ 0 ] February 27, 2014 |

This afternoon we caught up with Spencer Krug of Moonface. He will be playing an intimate, solo piano performance at the Mammal Gallery Sunday, March 9th. How did Moonface get it’s start? It was a long time ago now, at least 5 years. I was still playing in the other band Wolf Parade and Sunset […]

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Interview: Family and Friends; Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn, 2/22

Interview: Family and Friends; Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn, 2/22

[ 0 ] February 20, 2014 |

They’ve barely been a band for a year, yet Family and Friends has made quite the name for themselves in both Athens and Atlanta. Band members Mike MacDonald (Guitar, Vocals), Casey Harper (Vocals), JP McKenzie (Electric Guitar), Tuna Fortuna (Bass), Maria Kindt (Viola, Vocals), Jandro Rios (Percussion) and Ryan Houchens (Percussion, Vocals) have an electric […]

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What’s Up Tuesday? February 18

What’s Up Tuesday? February 18

[ 0 ] February 18, 2014 |

The Expendables @ The Loft Check out our in-depth interview with The Expendables! Doors open at 6pm. $20 on the day of the show. Online, phone, and outlet sales end at 4pm on the day of the show.       Gardens & Villa with Special Guests @ The EARL Gardens & Villa is the […]

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Interview with Caroline Smith; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, 2/25

Interview with Caroline Smith; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, 2/25

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014 |

Merging ’90s R&B and neo-soul with her indie-rock roots, Caroline Smith‘s new music has settled comfortably into a new backdrop as she takes a step from girl to woman. Half About Being a Woman is a record about self-acceptance and growing into yourself; it’s about going back to the roots of ‘feel-good’ music. While some […]

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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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