Category: Features

ICYMI: Best New Music Releases This Week 4/27-5/1

ICYMI: Best New Music Releases This Week 4/27-5/1

[ 0 ] May 1, 2015 |

Alabama Shakes – “Sound & Color” (Official Video) We’ve been obsessed with Alabama Shakes’ new album of this song’s same name, Sound & Color, and we’re equally as obsessed with their new video. Featuring an astronaut alone in space, it captures the essence of the song beautifully. Future Islands – premiere “The Chase” on David Letterman […]

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Throwback Thursday: Interview w/ Bill from The Bitteroots, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 5/16/15

Throwback Thursday: Interview w/ Bill from The Bitteroots, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 5/16/15

[ 0 ] April 30, 2015 |

From pop melodies to extended jams, The Bitteroots’ sets run the gamut with something for everybody. The Atlanta band is nearing their 7th year anniversary performance at Eddie’s Attic on May 16. The band has made tremendous progress over the past few years, recently hitting #1 on the ReverbNation Rock Charts for Atlanta. Their current lineup is […]

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ICYMI: Best New Music & Video Releases This Week

ICYMI: Best New Music & Video Releases This Week

[ 0 ] April 24, 2015 |

Dawes – “Things Happen” Dawes premiered the lead single from their upcoming album, All Your Favorite Bands, on David Letterman last night. “Things Happen” is a wonderfully matter-of-fact song with the same great rock and roll sound we’ve come to expect from Dawes. Sia – “Fire Meet Gasoline” feat. Heidi Klum While we’re a huge fan of […]

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Throwback Thursday – Photobook: Death Cab for Cutie @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 8/11/11

Throwback Thursday – Photobook: Death Cab for Cutie @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 8/11/11

[ 0 ] April 23, 2015 |

For 17 years, we’ve followed the coming-of-age story of alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie. Now with the release of their eighth studio album, we are introduced to a slightly more nuanced and mature sound that tells of love lost, the realities of adulthood, and a band trying to hold itself together after co-founder and […]

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Interview: Mason Jennings, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 5/14-5/15

Interview: Mason Jennings, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 5/14-5/15

[ 0 ] April 22, 2015 |

Mason Jennings is one of the more talented and veteran musicians that has managed to (mostly) fly under the mainstream radar ever since he began putting out music. He is a truly gifted songwriter with a broad musical sensibility to match. He’ll be doing a two night run at Eddie’s Attic this coming May, which […]

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ATL: A Brief History On How We Became The Hub of Hip-Hop & Rap

ATL: A Brief History On How We Became The Hub of Hip-Hop & Rap

[ 1 ] April 21, 2015 |

When you think about it, Atlanta has become pretty musically diverse. We know how to throw on those cowboy boots for some good ole’ country, yet kick it with our favorite indie-rock bands downtown. But one genre seems to have claimed it’s name above all in Atlanta…and that’s rap. So how is it that Atlanta has become […]

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10 Items That Will Save Your Life At A Music Festival

10 Items That Will Save Your Life At A Music Festival

[ 0 ] April 20, 2015 |

No doubt, music festivals are some of the best and most memorable times you’ll have in your life. A non-stop dance party, live music, your best friends; what could go wrong? Well… if you’re not prepared, a lot of things. Most times people don’t think about an issue until it actually happens. So to ensure you […]

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ATL Traffic Playlist: Five Songs to Keep You Sane in Five O’clock Traffic

ATL Traffic Playlist: Five Songs to Keep You Sane in Five O’clock Traffic

[ 0 ] April 17, 2015 |

The clock hits 4:50 and you are filled with joy because you know the 5 o’clock hour is upon you and that can only mean one thing: The workday is over! You clean your coffee mug, sign out of your email, and try your darndest to look busy for the next five minutes. And then […]

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Throwback Thursday: Guitar Legend Dick Dale @ The Earl 4/23

Throwback Thursday: Guitar Legend Dick Dale @ The Earl 4/23

[ 0 ] April 16, 2015 |

Dick Dale is an American surf rock guitarist, known as The King of Surf Guitar. Pioneering on Eastern musical scales and experimenting with Reverbnation, he worked closely with Fender to produce custom made amplifiers including the first-ever 100-watt guitar amplifier. He pushed the limits of electric amplification technology, helping to develop new equipment that was capable of producing distorted, “thick, clearly defined […]

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AMG Picks: Top 10 Karaoke Bars in Atlanta

AMG Picks: Top 10 Karaoke Bars in Atlanta

[ 0 ] April 10, 2015 |

We’ve all been there. 2 a.m. surrounded by our closest friends, too many empty shot glasses, and one empty stage calling your name, haunting you, reminding you of all your rock star ambitions. We’re talking about karaoke! This is our love song (pun intended) to the ancient art form practiced by kings and perfected by the inebriated […]

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Throwback Thursday: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion @ The Earl 4/16

Throwback Thursday: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion @ The Earl 4/16

[ 0 ] April 9, 2015 |

On stage and in the studio, Jon Spencer has destroyed and rebuilt American roots music with such ferocity and wild abandon, that it’s hard to believe there is anything left. It’s been twenty years since Jon Spencer Blues Explosion first pressed ‘record’, and twenty years since Spencer and his A-Team of sonic terrorists tore up the indie-rock […]

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ATL Insider: Plan A Night At The EARL

ATL Insider: Plan A Night At The EARL

[ 0 ] April 7, 2015 |

There’s probably few things more exciting in this world than snagging tickets to a concert you really want to go to. Since this is something that we at Atlanta Music Guide fully understand, we’re here to help you make the most out of an evening for a show at The EARL! The EARL, located in […]

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Throwback Thursday: Interview with Paul Deakin of the Mavericks

Throwback Thursday: Interview with Paul Deakin of the Mavericks

[ 0 ] April 2, 2015 |

We don’t know many bands that can go from “plush, pre-rock pop ballads” to “peppery Tejano rhythms” (Billboard), but one thing’s for sure: We love the ever eclectic sound of the Nashville band led by frontman Raul Malo. That’s why, after 13 months, the guys have returned to give us Mono, an album full of fresh but […]

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ICYMI: Best New Releases This Week 3/23-3/27

ICYMI: Best New Releases This Week 3/23-3/27

[ 0 ] March 27, 2015 |

Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat. MØ – “Lean On” This Bollywood-inspired music video features MØ dancing with a native Indian Bollywood dance crew along. It was filmed at the end of Major Lazer’s tour in India. Muse – “Dead Inside” Muse’s new single, “Dead Inside” will be on their seventh studio album, Drones, set to be […]

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Throwback Thursday: Blair Crimmins & The Hookers, Playing @ The EARL 4/3-4/4

Throwback Thursday: Blair Crimmins & The Hookers, Playing @ The EARL 4/3-4/4

[ 0 ] March 26, 2015 |

Jazz gurus Blair Crimmins & The Hookers have blasted Atlanta venues with their Dixieland horns, rowdy ragtime piano and gypsy jazz guitars for over 5 years. The band has toured and played over 500 shows at large venues all over the east coast, including openings for Mumford & Sons and O.A.R. The band is going […]

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