Category: Features

Today is Georgia Music Day!!

Today is Georgia Music Day!!

[ 0 ] March 2, 2016 |

Georgia Music Partners (GMP) cordially invites you to attend the Georgia Music Day Event! Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM At the State Capitol in downtown Atlanta.     Georgia Music Day is your opportunity to be a part of the collective voice of Georgia Music Partners as we address our lawmakers on the key […]

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Atlanta Jewish Music Festival Boasts A Little Something For Everyone!

Atlanta Jewish Music Festival Boasts A Little Something For Everyone!

[ 0 ] January 25, 2016 |

The 7th Annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF7) kicks into full swing this Spring with a diverse line-up of local, national and international Jewish musicians. This year’s festival runs March 10th through March 27th and features 16 events in Jewish and public venues across the Greater Atlanta area. From Opening Night Jazz sets by the […]

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5GB interview: The Shadowboxers, playing Terminal West Jan. 9

5GB interview: The Shadowboxers, playing Terminal West Jan. 9

[ 0 ] January 7, 2016 |

  The Shadowboxers band is based in Atlanta, where founding members Scott Schwartz, Matt Lipkins and Adam Hoffman experienced an almost-instantaneous musical compatibility when they first started jamming. Together with drummer Cole McSween and bassist Carlos Enamorado, they’ve forged a cohesive sound based on a shared reverence for the strong, taut harmonies of Simon & […]

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Ten Story Relapse releases ‘Boxes’: Long-time fans explain passion

Ten Story Relapse releases ‘Boxes’: Long-time fans explain passion

[ 1 ] January 5, 2016 |

  We humans store things in boxes. We take what we can’t hold onto or use at the current time and we stuff it into a box. People, places and things all fit into boxes. Ten Story Relapse titled it sixth album Boxes to illustrate this idea. But the band’s story started earlier, sketched out […]

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Time-lapse video of Incendia’s Fire in the Sky

Time-lapse video of Incendia’s Fire in the Sky

[ 0 ] January 3, 2016 |

Incendia is a concept borne of the love, appreciation for, and possibilities that lay within the nature of a simple flame, its website says. “Marrying the worlds of design, art, and science, a breathtaking environment has been created, thanks to the mathematical grace and precision of the geodesic concept coupled with the application of a […]

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Mastodon’s ‘Asleep In The Deep’ named Best Metal Video of the Year

Mastodon’s ‘Asleep In The Deep’ named Best Metal Video of the Year

[ 0 ] December 29, 2015 |

  Loudwire announced its top ten list of best metal videos produced in 2015 and Mastodon’s “Asleep in the Deep” topped the list. “Mastodon are truly in a league of their own, not only creating music that beckons labeling them as their own genre, but crafting brilliant music videos like ‘Asleep in the Deep,’” Loudwire […]

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‘The Sound of Silence’ gets Disturbed, hits #1

‘The Sound of Silence’ gets Disturbed, hits #1

[ 0 ] December 24, 2015 |

Disturbed’s take on the class Simon & Garfunkel tune “The Sound of Silence” hit number 1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Digital Songs chart. Maybe it’s the weather. Or the holidays. Maybe frontman David Draiman was just high when he sang the haunting lyrics, as he told Blabbermouth. But “The Sound of Silence” has always held […]

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Maisy Kay Receives 2015 ASCAP Foundation Desmond Child Anthem Award

Maisy Kay Receives 2015 ASCAP Foundation Desmond Child Anthem Award

[ 0 ] December 14, 2015 |

Maisy Kay is the 2015 recipient of The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Desmond Child Anthem Award. Kay accepted the prestigious songwriting award during a ceremony last night at New York City’s Lincoln Center, where she also performed the new song “Don’t Ask Me to Love You.” Kay launched onto the music […]

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DJ Shadow’s Liquid Amber imprint gears up for DJ Harrison cassette release

DJ Shadow’s Liquid Amber imprint gears up for DJ Harrison cassette release

[ 0 ] December 13, 2015 |

DJ Shadow has taken yet another young artist under his wing for a release with the burgeoning Liquid Amber imprint. The first taste of DJ Harrison’s Songs From The Black Water EP, out Friday Dec. 18 exclusively on a limited run of cassettes, is now available in the form of a Soundcloud sampler featuring several […]

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Owner of Ken Stanton Music picks best album of 2015

Owner of Ken Stanton Music picks best album of 2015

[ 0 ] December 6, 2015 |

Kenny Stanton has music in his blood. His father, Kenneth E. Stanton, founded Ken Stanton Music in 1949 to bring music to the six schools in Cobb County at the time, with a music program where Stanton would provide the instruction and the instruments at a cost of one dollar per student. The Cobb County […]

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The weight of Scott Weiland’s death

The weight of Scott Weiland’s death

[ 8 ] December 4, 2015 |

I fell in love with a boy for the first time while listening to Stone Temple Pilots’ Purple.   The album was released in June 1994, less than two months after Kurt Cobain’s tragic death. I was 15 years old.   Purple consoled my high school sweetheart and me from the immense loss; the album […]

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Griffin House releases ‘Paris Calling’ ahead of album, donates profits

Griffin House releases ‘Paris Calling’ ahead of album, donates profits

[ 0 ] December 2, 2015 |

  Griffin House’s album So On and So Forth is scheduled to be released on March 4, however, in light of the recent events in Paris, House decided to release his song “Paris Calling” early to show his love and support for the city and its people. House fell in love with Paris during a […]

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Lil Scrappy reflects marijuana rehab, quitting ‘cold turkey’

Lil Scrappy reflects marijuana rehab, quitting ‘cold turkey’

[ 0 ] November 19, 2015 |

Atlanta rapper and VH1 “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” cast member Lil Scrappy, sits down with DJ Smallz and discusses the possibility of the legalization of medical marijuana in Georgia, what marijuana does for him, reflects back on his rehab for it and stopping cold turkey. He reveals the dumbest thing he has done under […]

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Pussy Riot releases ‘disturbing’ video in support of refugees

Pussy Riot releases ‘disturbing’ video in support of refugees

[ 0 ] November 19, 2015 |

Pussy Riot takes to heart the challenges facing Europe and has released a video statement about the current refugee crisis. The music video for “Refugees In” (watch below, lyrics at end of band’s press statement) is dedicated to the refugees and was filmed on Sept. 25, during the Pussy Riot performance at Banksy’s Dismaland with […]

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Panic! At the Disco shares “Victorious” ahead of fifth album, out in January

Panic! At the Disco shares “Victorious” ahead of fifth album, out in January

[ 0 ] November 16, 2015 |

Panic! At The Disco has shared a music video for new single “Victorious.” The video was directed by Brandon Dermer and features a cameo from MMA Kickboxing champion Joe Schilling. “Victorious” is the second song the band has shared from the forthcoming fifth album, Death of a Bachelor, out Jan. 15 via DCD2/Fueled By Ramen. […]

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