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5GB Interview: The Milk Carton Kids; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 4/18!

5GB Interview: The Milk Carton Kids; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 4/18!

[ 0 ] April 17, 2013 |

“A sweetly dazzling variation on close-harmony vocals, part Simon and Garfunkel and part Everly Brothers, with occasional acoustic prestidigitation,” raves The New York Times. With their new album, The Ash & Clay out and a 27-date tour, the Milk Carton Kids are on top of their game. Starting the tour today in Nashville, the duo […]

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5GB Interview: Jennifer Clavin of Bleached; Playing the EARL tonight, April 16!

5GB Interview: Jennifer Clavin of Bleached; Playing the EARL tonight, April 16!

[ 0 ] April 16, 2013 |

By Jhoni Jackson Jennifer and Jessica Clavin, sisters and former members of all-girl post-punk outfit Mika Miko, are poised to garner even greater success than the much-beloved (but now defunct) band achieved. The Clavin’s debut LP as Bleached—which was several years in the making—is finally out, and the reception’s been more than ideal. This time, […]

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Colleen Green 5GB Interview – Playing 529 TONIGHT!

Colleen Green 5GB Interview – Playing 529 TONIGHT!

[ 0 ] April 15, 2013 |

By Ellen Eldridge Joe Bernardi wraps up his thoughts on Colleen Green by saying she “has been known to perform a cover of The Descendents’ ‘Good Good Things’ so slow and intense that it’s almost uncomfortable. Being so aloof and laid-back that it exposes the personal, honest sweetness in a song like that is Colleen’s […]

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Mish Way of White Lung 5GB Interview – Playing 529 on April 10

Mish Way of White Lung 5GB Interview – Playing 529 on April 10

[ 0 ] April 8, 2013 |

By Ellen Eldridge Vancouver’s furiously melodic punk band White Lung plays Atlanta’s 529 bar on Wednesday April 10. This was one of the most talked about bands at SXSW this year, and last year White Lung released its album Sorry, which received critical acclaim from Pitchfork, Spin, Bitch and Rolling Stone, who placed them on […]

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Interview & 5GB with Kevn Kinney and Sadler Vaden of Drivin N Cryin

Interview & 5GB with Kevn Kinney and Sadler Vaden of Drivin N Cryin

[ 0 ] March 20, 2013 |

Scarred But Smarter; life n times of drivin n cryin is a new documentary film that takes its name from the 1986 debut released by 688 Records. The documentary is about the veteran Southern alternative rockers Drivin N Cryin, and is directed by Eric Von Haessler. You can view trailers and teasers here:  http://scarredbutsmarterdoc.com/test/ Von […]

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5GB Interview: Field Report, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, Fri March 8th

5GB Interview: Field Report, Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, Fri March 8th

[ 0 ] March 5, 2013 |

FIELD REPORT is the creation of Chris Porterfield, who cut his musical teeth with DeYarmond Edison (the other members of which were Justin Vernon/Bon Iver and Megafaun). After their breakup in 2006, Bon Iver and Megafaun went on to success while Chris hung back in Wisconsin, thinking his career in music was over. It was […]

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Q&A with Kurt Thomas Band; Playing at Eddie’s Attic, March 2

Q&A with Kurt Thomas Band; Playing at Eddie’s Attic, March 2

[ 0 ] February 28, 2013 |

After witnessing an inspiring high school graduation performance by Jay Drummonds and purchasing an $80 guitar from good friend Zac Brown, Kurt Thomas knew exactly what his goals in life were. He decided to make music a way of life. In 2008, he competed in Kenny Chesney’s Next Big Star contest. Through the contest, Kurt […]

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5GB with Wayne “the Train” Hancock; Playing Vinyl Thursday, Feb. 28

5GB with Wayne “the Train” Hancock; Playing Vinyl Thursday, Feb. 28

[ 0 ] February 27, 2013 |

By Jhoni Jackson Wayne “the Train” Hancock is a honky-tonk hero, a bona fide blessing to both country and rockabilly. Since the ‘90s—and that includes his latest LP, Ride—he’s stuck to his signature guns: earnest storytelling, premium pickin’ and, more often than not, a swingin’ tempo. It makes sense that Hancock’s responses to our 5GB […]

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5GB Interview: Radiolucent, Playing at Smith’s Olde Bar Saturday, Feb. 9th

5GB Interview: Radiolucent, Playing at Smith’s Olde Bar Saturday, Feb. 9th

[ 0 ] February 8, 2013 |

Radiolucent was formed in early 2007. The years have brought about several evolutions with band members and sounds, but what we now know as Radiolucent is a hard-hitting, heart-felt, full-on group of Georgia boys who want to make the best music possible. Now consisting of Michael Mann, Andy Appling, Clint Poe, and Mike Cowan, they’re […]

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5GB Interview with Vinyl Thief, Playing @ Vinyl with The Black Cadillacs & The Dirty Souls – Friday, Feb. 1st

5GB Interview with Vinyl Thief, Playing @ Vinyl with The Black Cadillacs & The Dirty Souls – Friday, Feb. 1st

[ 0 ] January 31, 2013 |

Vinyl Thief is an electro-rock band from Nashville, TN. Easy on the electro, with a generous serving of rock. The band proves that Nashville music doesn’t have to come from the back of a cowboy’s pickup truck or from somewhere inside Jack White’s garage. It can come from dance parties in your neighbor’s basement. Or […]

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5GB With Casey James; Playing 120 Tavern & Music Hall

5GB With Casey James; Playing 120 Tavern & Music Hall

[ 0 ] January 31, 2013 |

Casey James may have first gotten his attention from American Idol, but Casey has had a guitar in his hand since he was young. His 2012 self-titled debut album from Sony Music Nashville should blend those talents into a blues-soaked country sound all his own. “I’m a musician,” James shrugs, when asked to classify his […]

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5GB With Onuinu; Playing 529, Jan. 29th

5GB With Onuinu; Playing 529, Jan. 29th

[ 0 ] January 29, 2013 |

Dorian Duvall is Onuinu. He’s been crafting electro pop in Portland, OR for the past few years where the music community has been watching and waiting for this,his first full length album Mirror Gazer. Up til now there’s been a release on an Ape Tapes compliation and a video for the catchy “Ice Palace” replete […]

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5GB With Richard Bicknell; Playing Eddie’s Attic, Jan. 26th

5GB With Richard Bicknell; Playing Eddie’s Attic, Jan. 26th

[ 0 ] January 25, 2013 |

RICHARD BICKNELL has been a popular Atlanta performer since the late 1980s. His brand of folk-rock draws from the work of such Texas singer songwriters as Townes Van Zandt, Nanci Griffith and Eric Taylor. Bicknell and his band, The Shameless Lovers, are currently at work on a fourth album, Shakedusting Lazarus. Bicknell’s brand of folk-rock […]

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5GB With Camper Van Beethoven; Playing The Earl, Jan. 26th

5GB With Camper Van Beethoven; Playing The Earl, Jan. 26th

[ 0 ] January 25, 2013 |

Camper Van Beethoven will be releasing their first record since 2004’s “New Roman Times” on January 22, 2013 via Savoy/ 429 Records.In the second half of the 1980s, Camper Van Beethoven-David Lowery (vocals, guitar), Victor Krummenacher (bass, vocals), Greg Lisher (guitar), Jonathan Segel (violin, guitar, keyboards) and Chris Pedersen (drums), plus late addition David Immerglück […]

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5GB Interview with Bubba Sparxxx: Playing at Peachtree Tavern, Sat. Jan 26th

5GB Interview with Bubba Sparxxx: Playing at Peachtree Tavern, Sat. Jan 26th

[ 0 ] January 25, 2013 |

It seems like Country Rap is starting to take over mainstream. With the recent success of Colt Ford and The Lacs along with current “rap style” hits by country mega stars Jason Aldean (Dirt Road Anthem), Toby Keith (Red Solo Cup) and Tim McGraw (Truck Yeah), one would think that this is a new concept. […]

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