Category: Features

Throwback Thursday: 5GB with The Blind Shake

Throwback Thursday: 5GB with The Blind Shake

[ 0 ] November 20, 2014 |

This interview was originally published on October 5, 2012. The Blind Shake will perform at The EARL on December 3, 2014.  By Jhoni Jackson Garage-stomp is the choice term for the Blind Shake. The Minneapolis band employs it in press releases and on their website. There’s no use in arguing—they’re right. There’s no better way to […]

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Interview w/ Zach of The Farewell Drifters, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 11/21

Interview w/ Zach of The Farewell Drifters, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 11/21

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014 |

The Farewell Drifters formed when lead singer Zach Bevill and mandolinist Joshua Britt discovered a mutual love of 60’s pop and began writing and performing together. They return to Atlanta this Friday to perform once again at Eddie’s Attic and to promote their latest album, Tomorrow Forever, released under Compass Records and collaborated with producer […]

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AMG Quiz! Who is Your Atlanta Music Soulmate?

AMG Quiz! Who is Your Atlanta Music Soulmate?

[ 0 ] November 18, 2014 |

Finding true love is hard; but we tried to make it easier for you with this quiz! Find out your Atlanta Music Soulmate and make sure to lock eyes next time he/she comes to town! True love will prevail!  

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New Music Tuesday 11/18

New Music Tuesday 11/18

[ 1 ] November 18, 2014 |

Mr. Gnome – The Heart Of A Dark Star (El Marko Records)                     Mr. Gnome are a duo whose melancholy, prickling, guitar-driven sound nods to Cat Power-influenced indie rock acts such as Land Of Talk and Lightning Dust. The duo consists of vocalist/guitarist Nicole Barille and drummer/pianist Sam […]

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Throwback Thursday: Interview with Charlie Mars

Throwback Thursday: Interview with Charlie Mars

[ 0 ] November 13, 2014 |

This interview was originally published on June 18, 2013. Charlie Mars will be performing at Eddie’s Attic on November 15, 2014.  Charlie Mars’ recently released album, Like A Bird, Like A Plane is his fifth studio record, but can be best described as a new debut. Over 11 songs, Mars hits a groove that does not […]

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Local Artist Spotlight: Pls Pls Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn 11/13

Local Artist Spotlight: Pls Pls Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn 11/13

[ 0 ] November 12, 2014 |

Pls Pls (pronounced Please Please) is headed up by longtime Atlanta musician Dan Dixon, a renowned songwriter in his own right and frontman for his previous band, Dropsonic. They recently headlined the notorious Atlanta legacy known as CordogOrama on Saturday, Nov. 8, and will be opening for The Life And Times at The Drunken Unicorn […]

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Interview w/ Tyler Ramsey Playing @ The Earl 11/15

Interview w/ Tyler Ramsey Playing @ The Earl 11/15

[ 0 ] November 11, 2014 |

Although Tyler Ramsey is most immediately recognizable as the tall guitarist for Band Of Horses, he is also a noteworthy singer/songwriter with solo music dating back at least 10 years. His solo work stands strong as a collection of folk-style songs with intricate guitar-playing along with Ramsey’s hauntingly expressive vocals woven in between. We spoke with Ramsey about his […]

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New Music Tuesday 11/11

New Music Tuesday 11/11

[ 0 ] November 11, 2014 |

Change up your routine with some new tunes from these albums, dropping today! Pink Floyd – The Endless River (Columbia Records) In 2013 David Gilmour and Nick Mason revisited the music from the 1993 Division Bell sessions, when they played freely with Rick Wright at Britannia Row and Astoria studios. They decided that the tracks should be made […]

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AMG Quiz: Which 90’s Band Should You Be In?

AMG Quiz: Which 90’s Band Should You Be In?

[ 0 ] November 6, 2014 |

The 1990’s were an amazing time for music! There were so many great bands, crossing over tons of genres. Ever wonder which band you would fit into?  Throwback Thursday with this quiz and find out!

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Throwback Thursday: Randall Bramblett Interview — May 2013

Throwback Thursday: Randall Bramblett Interview — May 2013

[ 0 ] November 6, 2014 |

This interview was originally published on May 16, 2013. Randall Bramblett returns to Eddie’s Attic on November 8, 2014.    Southern soul artist Randall Bramblett has just released his 9th studio LP, Bright Spots, on New West Records. Drawing inspiration from classic pop, soul, blues and gospel alike, he says the album was his “easiest and […]

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Local Spotlight: The Tabernacle

Local Spotlight: The Tabernacle

[ 0 ] November 5, 2014 |

The Tabernacle is an Atlanta institution rich in history. In recent years performers like Guns N’ Roses, Adele, and Bob Dylan have graced its stage; but before it was a concert venue, The Tabernacle served as both a church and a hospital. In 1898, Dr. Len G. Broughton became pastor of Third Baptist Church in Atlanta. […]

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Your 2015 Music Preview

Your 2015 Music Preview

[ 0 ] November 4, 2014 |

2015 is quickly approaching, which means it is time to start making resolutions to guarantee another awesome, music-filled year! Resolutions may seem cumbersome or difficult to achieve, but we have faith that we can help you create and meet all of your music-based resolutions. Whether you are wanting to attend a mega music festival or be the first to hear […]

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New Music Tuesday 11/4

New Music Tuesday 11/4

[ 0 ] November 4, 2014 |

Get your new tunes Tuesday on with these great album releases below! Ryan Hemsworth – Alone For The First Time (Last Gang Records)                     This young producer from Canada has been on the up & up with a remarkably productive output in the past couple of years. […]

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Q&A with Cruz Contreras of Black Lillies; Playing Eddie’s Attic November 5th

Q&A with Cruz Contreras of Black Lillies; Playing Eddie’s Attic November 5th

[ 0 ] November 3, 2014 |

  By Al Kaufman Listening to Black Lillies’ third CD, Runaway Freeway Blues, is akin to transporting oneself through large country roads in Middle America. That’s due in no small part to Cruz Contreras, founder, singer and songwriter of the band. When Contreras’ marriage to Robinella Bailey of funky bluegrass Robinella and the CCstringband dissolved […]

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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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