Category: Features

Throw Back Thursday: 15 Questions With Andy Hull From Manchester Orchestra from 2011

Throw Back Thursday: 15 Questions With Andy Hull From Manchester Orchestra from 2011

[ 0 ] July 3, 2014 |

This interview was originally published in May 2011.  Atlanta’s own Manchester Orchestra has done it again. The band’s sophomore album, Mean Everything to Nothing, was hailed as a masterpiece, meaning that there were a lot of expectations built up around the band’s next effort. They surpassed those expectations with their new album Simple Math. Released on May 10, Simple […]

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10 Covers That Are Better Than The Original

10 Covers That Are Better Than The Original

July 2, 2014 |

It’s not everyday you hear a cover of a song that’s better than (or even as good as) its original. It’s hard to believe someone could sing a Dolly Parton song better than Dolly herself. Most artists write and perform songs that best suit their style and voice, but every once in a while an […]

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New Music Tuesday 7/1

New Music Tuesday 7/1

[ 0 ] July 1, 2014 |

Bad Suns – Language & Perspective (Vagrant)  The Bad Suns are a Los Angeles based four piece band that has recently earned momentum with their song “Cardiac Arrest.” The song  has been climbing the charts and earned a stable place among Top 20 lists on alternative radio stations nationwide. While they won’t be visiting Atlanta anytime […]

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Throw Back Thursday: Q&A with Rooney from 2010

Throw Back Thursday: Q&A with Rooney from 2010

[ 0 ] June 26, 2014 |

This post was originally published by Alec Wooden on June 29, 2010 On the surface, Los Angeles-based rock band Rooney has had it rough over the last 12 months. They’ve lost a label (Geffen) and a bass player (Matt Winter), all the while cutting a new record for the first time without benefits of mountains of label […]

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New Music Tuesday 6/24

New Music Tuesday 6/24

[ 0 ] June 24, 2014 |

Welcome to our newest series, New Music Tuesday, where you can get everything you need to know about new music dropping each week. Today, we’ll be discussing music dropping this week.   Mastodon - Once More ‘Round The Sun Once More ‘Round The Sun is the sixth studio album of this metal band. Critics have already been […]

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Mastodon to Host Listening Party at Planetarium on 6/23

Mastodon to Host Listening Party at Planetarium on 6/23

[ 0 ] June 20, 2014 |

In celebration of their brand new studio album, Once More ‘Round The Sun, metal band Mastodon will host a listening party on June 23rd at the Fernbank Science Center. The album is set to be released the following day, June 24th, by Reprise Records. This super special listening party will take place at the Jim Cherry Memorial […]

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Throw Back Thursday: Interview with The Whigs from 2008

Throw Back Thursday: Interview with The Whigs from 2008

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014 |

This interview was originally posted in January 2008.  I first stumbled across The Whigs at a packed show in Athens’ intimate Tasty World bar about five years ago. I was in awe of the frenzied crowd supporting this young band, and my first impression was that “damn, these guys must have a lot of friends […]

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Thursday Concerts 6/19

Thursday Concerts 6/19

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014 |

ATL Collective Presents: Crosby Stills & Nash Album with The Shadowboxers @ Eddie’s Attic  On Thursday June 19th, ATL Collective is presenting their most harmonious album to date. Yes, Crosby Stills and Nash. Already singing along i.e their 1969 debut album? Yeah, us too. They’ll be back at their old home of Eddie’s Attic for […]

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Photobook: Tunes from the Tombs

Photobook: Tunes from the Tombs

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014 |

Photos by Adam Davila (davilaphotography.com)  

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Georgia Theatre Announces Fall 2014 Lineup

Georgia Theatre Announces Fall 2014 Lineup

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014 |

THIS JUST IN. The Georgia Theatre in Athens has just revealed a killer line up of artists set to grace their stage through the fall 2014 season. According to the Georgia Theatre, this is only the first installment of several announcements to come regarding the fall lineup. Check back for more information, Atlanta Music Guide is […]

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Q&A with Seth Walker; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 28th

Q&A with Seth Walker; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 28th

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Seth Walker likes to go where the music is. The North Carolina native has bedded down in Austin and Nashville before reaching his current destination, New Orleans. At each stop, Walker has absorbed the scene and incorporated it into his music, which now includes great storytelling, big guitars, Gospel-tinged blues, some Texas […]

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Live Tunes for Tuesday 6/17

Live Tunes for Tuesday 6/17

[ 0 ] June 17, 2014 |

Bas @ Vinyl  Not the typical motivational charge or coming-of-age story. Then again, there’s very little typical about Parisian export turned Queens expert Bas, the first artist signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville imprint, a label partnership with Interscope Records. The multilingual Bas, who’s been ably accompanying Cole on tour, fires his first official shot across […]

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Andy Grammer Interview- Playing The Loft on 6/18

Andy Grammer Interview- Playing The Loft on 6/18

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014 |

If anyone has paid their dues to the music industry, it’s Andy Grammer. Grammer started his career as a street performer in Santa Monica, California, however his sensational talent and undeniable charisma didn’t keep him there long. He has performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Taylor Swift, Train and Colbie […]

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Live Music for Monday 6/16

Live Music for Monday 6/16

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014 |

  David Dondero w/ Coyote Bones featuring Madeline @ The EARL “This is the sound of a man on fire. Smart, funny and honestly out of his mind; but he comes back long enough to sing about it. One of the best singer/songwriters I’ve ever heard.” – Bob Boilen, NPR Tickets are $8 in advance, […]

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Amplify Decatur: Concerts Combating Poverty

Amplify Decatur: Concerts Combating Poverty

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014 |

Did you know that families make up 40% of the homeless in DeKalb county? Sadly, it’s true. That’s why its the mission of Amplify concerts to leverage the universal love of music to raise money and awareness for excellent charities fighting poverty at the local level. Amplify concerts strive to end homelessness and poverty by drawing […]

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