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AMG Weekend Picks: Tunes from the Tombs, The Front Bottoms, World Classic Rockers & More

AMG Weekend Picks: Tunes from the Tombs, The Front Bottoms, World Classic Rockers & More

[ 0 ] June 6, 2013 |

Summer is on our minds and we’re itchin’ to get outside and listen to some great music with a cold beer in hand. If you’re looking to fill your plate with a ton of awesome local Atlanta artists then Tunes from the Tombs is right up your alley. This festival kicks off at 1PM on […]

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AMG’s Top 30 Albums of 2012: #s 20-11

AMG’s Top 30 Albums of 2012: #s 20-11

[ 0 ] December 29, 2012 |

List by Chandler Mays And the list continues! Here are AMG’s Top 30 albums of 2012, numbers 20-11: 20. Big Boi – Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors Critics and music fans alike were curious of how Big Boi would fare without Andre as he released his first solo album, Sir Lucious Leftfoot…, in 2010. Of […]

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If I Were In England Right Now… Atlanta Music In England This Weekend

If I Were In England Right Now… Atlanta Music In England This Weekend

[ 0 ] June 24, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson Cheerio, Old Chap! Since this is a semi-slow music weekend here in Atlanta, I decided to take a pretend plane ride over to England to partake in festivities that are happening across the pond. Luckily for us, the Georgia music scene is being very well represented in the U.K.! TONIGHT: -Georgia’s own, […]

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Georgia Theatre Reopens with Shows by Big Boi, Drive-By Truckers, Gillian Welch and More

Georgia Theatre Reopens with Shows by Big Boi, Drive-By Truckers, Gillian Welch and More

[ 0 ] June 1, 2011 |

We’re so excited to see that Athens’ legendary Georgia Theatre will be reopening its doors on August 1, almost two years after the building was almost destroyed by fire. The historic venue will be celebrating with two weeks of shows, featuring local heroes, touring favorites and more. Check out the lineup below. Tickets go on […]

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Big Boi Gives Daughter Her Own Record Label For Sweet 16

Big Boi Gives Daughter Her Own Record Label For Sweet 16

[ 0 ] May 19, 2011 |

This could be an episode of MTV’s My Super Sweet Sixteen, but in reality, Grammy–winning ATLien Big Boi will solidify his legacy to musical history by passing the torch on to his teen daughter with a star-studded launch of a newly developed record label, Purple Ribbon Kidz. Scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 21, […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Big Boi, HOToberFest, Deerhunter and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Big Boi, HOToberFest, Deerhunter and More!

[ 0 ] September 30, 2010 |

Oh hurrah for fall! Hurrah for fall weather! Hurrah for the start of fall beer festival! There are so many things to celebrate this weekend – and the start of October is just one of those things. We’ve got some great local stars playing packed homecoming gigs, metal legends, food and beer festivals, and of […]

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Bits and Bobs: Vonnegutt, Big Boi, Beach House, Eels, Goat Farm

Bits and Bobs: Vonnegutt, Big Boi, Beach House, Eels, Goat Farm

[ 0 ] August 24, 2010 |

- Local rap-rockers (it’s not as bad as it sounds, really) Vonnegutt are planning on re-releasing their EP, The Appetizer, again on Big Boi’s Purple Ribbon label, but this time with Manchester Orchestra’s Favorite Gentlemen label on board too. The lads have been making themselves known recently, with their “Follow Us” collaboration for Big Boi’s […]

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Bits & Bobs: The Ting Tings, Big Boi, John Legend, The Roots, Free Energy

Bits & Bobs: The Ting Tings, Big Boi, John Legend, The Roots, Free Energy

[ 0 ] August 19, 2010 |

- The Ting Tings have put up a new song, “Hands,” on their Facebook page for all their fans to listen to (you must “like” the band first in order to be able to listen). It’s a bit more moody than their debut, but still oozes fun, just in a more ’80s, Duran Duran kinda […]

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Bits and Bobs: Gogol Bordello, Mumford & Sons, Andre 3000, Noot D’Noot, David Cross, Johnny Marr

Bits and Bobs: Gogol Bordello, Mumford & Sons, Andre 3000, Noot D’Noot, David Cross, Johnny Marr

[ 0 ] August 10, 2010 |

- The Buckhead Theatre just announced two more great shows for the fall. Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello play on October 7 (on sale Saturday at 10 a.m.) and England’s favorite folk rockers at the moment Mumford & Sons play November 7 (on sale Friday at 10 a.m.) – Famed music photographer Michael Schmelling is releasing […]

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Bits and Bobs: Rosanne Cash, Band of Horses, Scissor Sisters, R.E.M., Big Boi

Bits and Bobs: Rosanne Cash, Band of Horses, Scissor Sisters, R.E.M., Big Boi

[ 0 ] July 7, 2010 |

- Rosanne Cash, country star and daughter of the legend that is Johnny Cash, will be signing her book, Composed, at Agnes Scott College’s Presser Hall on August 14. The event is presented by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival (AJC DBF) and Yuengling Beer and is hosted by Agnes Scott and A Cappella Books, […]

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Bits and Bobs: Arcade Fire, Limelight, Colour Revolt and More

Bits and Bobs: Arcade Fire, Limelight, Colour Revolt and More

[ 0 ] July 1, 2010 |

- Arcade Fire will make a sure-to-be-watched-by-millions-of-hipsters everywhere (ourselves included) appearance on “The Daily Show” on August 12, just a few days after their album is released. – Famed Atlanta nightclub Limelight will be making a comeback (sort of) for one night only at the Buckhead Theatre. Atlanta INtown has some reminisces and details. And […]

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Bits and Bobs: Big Boi, The Fat Boy Chronicles, Gary Numan, Dragonette, MIA

Bits and Bobs: Big Boi, The Fat Boy Chronicles, Gary Numan, Dragonette, MIA

[ 0 ] June 30, 2010 |

- Big Boi has the whole of his upcoming record, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty (out July 6) streaming on his MySpace. – The Fat Boy Chronicles has its Atlanta premiere tonight at The Plaza Theatre. The movie is sold out, but there will be a few tickets available for the […]

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Collective Efforts and Vonnegutt at Smith’s Olde Bar – June 18

Collective Efforts and Vonnegutt at Smith’s Olde Bar – June 18

[ 1 ] June 15, 2010 |

Atlanta hip hop crew Collective Efforts aren’t about the bling or the thug life. But if you’ve lived in Atlanta in the past decade you’d know that. Influenced by golden-era hip-hop, funk, 70′s soul, rock and every day life - Collective Efforts have been releasing records independently and performing live all while staying true to their style and avoiding […]

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Picture Book: Big Boi, Yelawolf, Jay Electronica for KIN at YAARAB Shrine Temple, May 27

Picture Book: Big Boi, Yelawolf, Jay Electronica for KIN at YAARAB Shrine Temple, May 27

[ 0 ] June 4, 2010 |

By Jason Travis

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Big Boi’s New “Shutterbug” Video: Mad, Crazy, Cool

Big Boi’s New “Shutterbug” Video: Mad, Crazy, Cool

[ 0 ] May 27, 2010 |

We like to see Big Boi embracing his inner bizarre. And though this latest gem from the Outkast star doesn’t quite reach Janelle Monae or Andre 3000 weirdness, “Shutterbug” and its accompanying video is comfortably odd – and there’s a nice Dungeon Family shout out too.

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