Category: Features

Throw Back Thursday: Interview with Flogging Molly- February 2013

Throw Back Thursday: Interview with Flogging Molly- February 2013

[ 0 ] July 10, 2014 |

This interview was originally published in February 2013. Founded in Los Angeles in 1997, Flogging Molly has always defied categorization. The infectious originality of their songs is a badge of honor and key to the band’s creativity, their urgency. They infuse punk rock with Celtic instruments—violin, mandolin and the accordion—and they merge blues progressions with grinding guitars […]

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Festival Season Hangover? We’ve Got Your Cure

Festival Season Hangover? We’ve Got Your Cure

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014 |

image source: thetravelramble.co.uk ————————— Are you rockin’ body paint to work under your corporate clothes? Does your arm reek of the odors of tattered, months-old festival wristbands? Do you find yourself sporting an authentic Native American headdress to the grocery store? Have you been hippie dancing & hooping in your backyard while your speakers blare your favorite concerts? ————————— If […]

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New Music Tuesday 7/8

New Music Tuesday 7/8

[ 0 ] July 8, 2014 |

10th Letter – Corpus Animus (self-released)  Jeremi Johnson, the man behind 10th Letter, is an Atlanta-based artist, performer, producer and graphic designer. Johnson states that, “the music he creates is meant to be a transportive piece that could give you an outer body experience, all while making your head nod uncontrollably.” Get all the details on […]

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The Rebirth of Records: Atlanta’s Vibrant Vinyl Scene

The Rebirth of Records: Atlanta’s Vibrant Vinyl Scene

[ 0 ] July 7, 2014 |

Atlanta is a city blessed with an incredibly diverse music scene and a surprisingly sizable amount of classic record shops. We asked you on Twitter about your favorite record stores, then we set out a little treasure hunt for the best places to buy vinyl around the city and we found that just about every […]

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Local Spotlight: Curtis Harding @ The EARL 7/12

Local Spotlight: Curtis Harding @ The EARL 7/12

[ 0 ] July 7, 2014 |

Soul isn’t just a feeling. It’s not just a sound or a movement. It’s something much deeper. It’s a connection, a current in the air — the spark of recognition, emotions leaping across live wires. It’s a sinewy bassline steering you toward the stranger across the club. It’s how a handful of humble words can give millions […]

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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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