Category: Features

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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Throwback Thursday: Live Review: Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3– April 2009

Throwback Thursday: Live Review: Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3– April 2009

[ 0 ] October 30, 2014 |

This review was originally published on April 8, 2009. Robyn Hitchcock will be playing at Eddie’s Attic on October 31, 2014 and November 1, 2014.    From the familiar beginning arpeggiated chords of show opener “I Often Dream of Trains” to the slightly shambolic ending of final encore “Listening to the Higsons” with its familiar […]

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Bassnectar Releases NVSB Remixes + New Single

Bassnectar Releases NVSB Remixes + New Single

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

Fresh off of a sold out Madison Square Garden show, Bassnectar, aka Lorin Ashton, announces a massive 22-track Noise Vs. Beauty remix album dropping today, October 28th. The package includes 19 remixes from his critically acclaimed Noise Vs. Beauty album, two new Bassnectar remixes of Marz Leon’s “Fire” and Lafa Taylor’s “Heaters,” and a new original track titled “Thursty” from Bassnectar & […]

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Jukebox the Ghost Featured on World Cafe Live

Jukebox the Ghost Featured on World Cafe Live

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

Vocalist and pianist Ben Thornewill, singer-guitarist Tommy Siegel and drummer Jesse Kristin met at George Washington University in 2003, then formed Jukebox The Ghost three years later. The D.C. pop band’s self-titled fourth album was released last week. You can get a preview of the new songs as well as listen to an interview with […]

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New Music Tuesday 10/28

New Music Tuesday 10/28

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

Happy New Music Tuesday! Check out the latest releases and get in on the great new tunes! Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2 (Mass Appeal Records)                     Although this album – supposed to come out on Monday, Oct. 27 – was pre-released while most […]

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Throwback Thursday: 5GB With Azure Ray–September 2012

Throwback Thursday: 5GB With Azure Ray–September 2012

[ 0 ] October 23, 2014 |

  This Interview was originally published on September 5, 2012. See Orenda Fink of Azure Ray on October 28, 2014 at 529.   When they were setting out to write their new six-song recording, As Above So Below, Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor of Azure Ray were intent to depart from their original sound; that […]

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Atlanta Artists on the Rise: Hartle

Atlanta Artists on the Rise: Hartle

[ 0 ] October 21, 2014 |

Michael Hartle seems to already have enough on his plate as a 2nd year student at Georgia Tech majoring in Computer Science, but he is also taking over the Atlanta DJ scene one show at a time! Keep reading to find out how he got started, his musical influences and what his plans are for […]

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Interview with Darrell Scott, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 10/25 & 10/26

Interview with Darrell Scott, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 10/25 & 10/26

[ 0 ] October 21, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Darrell Scott is a musician’s musician. He has played with everyone and written songs for more people than that. The Dixie Chicks cover of his “Long Time Gone” earned him a 2003 Grammy nomination for Best Country Song. His 2009 single, “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” was chosen by American […]

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AMG Quiz! How Much Do You Know About the Atlanta Music Scene?

AMG Quiz! How Much Do You Know About the Atlanta Music Scene?

[ 0 ] October 20, 2014 |

Are you “in the know” about A-town music, or is the Atlanta Music Scene a whole other world for you? Test your musical IQ and see how much you really know about your hometown music with this Atlanta Music Quiz!

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Throwback Thursday: 5GB Interview with Nathan Angelo – November 2012

Throwback Thursday: 5GB Interview with Nathan Angelo – November 2012

[ 0 ] October 16, 2014 |

This interview was originally published November 15, 2012. Nathan Angelo will be performing at Vinyl on October 24, 2014.  By Eileen Tilson An Atlanta transplant and minister’s son, Nathan discovered music at an early age where he spent much of his youth as his church’s Director of Music, developing his vocals and finding a home […]

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AMG Roundup: Best Halloween Concerts in Atlanta 2014

AMG Roundup: Best Halloween Concerts in Atlanta 2014

[ 0 ] October 15, 2014 |

Halloween is coming up with a spooky swiftness, and since we know there’s really only one thing you want to do for Halloween – go to a show – we’ve rounded up the best concerts in Atlanta going on during this year’s hallow’s eve. ATL Collective Presents: Michael Jackson’s Thriller @ Vinyl 10/30-10/31 As told […]

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Interview with Eliot Bronson, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 10/25

Interview with Eliot Bronson, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 10/25

[ 0 ] October 15, 2014 |

Award-winning singer/songwriter Eliot Bronson will be having his self-titled CD release show at Eddie’s Attic on Saturday, Oct. 25. Atlanta Music Guide sat down with Eliot and asked him about the process of recording the new album, his musical influences, and what the lineup for his dream gig would be. His new album, tracked entirely […]

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New Music Tuesday 10/14

New Music Tuesday 10/14

[ 0 ] October 14, 2014 |

Tuesday is new music day! Check out these awesome new albums dropping today and get your own copies to add to your collection! Foxygen – …And Star Power (Jagjaguwar)                     Foxygen’s latest LP, following their 2013 release of We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & […]

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Throwback Thursday: 5GB Interview with David Ryan Harris – December 2012

Throwback Thursday: 5GB Interview with David Ryan Harris – December 2012

[ 0 ] October 9, 2014 |

This interview was originally published December 6, 2012. David Ryan Harris will be playing at Eddie’s Attic on October 13, 2014. David Ryan Harris is no stranger to the Atlanta music scene. He grew up here and still cherishes a particular venue. Some may know him best for fronting the Atlanta based rock band Follow […]

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