Tag: interview

Q&A with Cruz Contreras of Black Lillies; Playing Eddie’s Attic November 5th

Q&A with Cruz Contreras of Black Lillies; Playing Eddie’s Attic November 5th

[ 0 ] November 3, 2014 |

  By Al Kaufman Listening to Black Lillies’ third CD, Runaway Freeway Blues, is akin to transporting oneself through large country roads in Middle America. That’s due in no small part to Cruz Contreras, founder, singer and songwriter of the band. When Contreras’ marriage to Robinella Bailey of funky bluegrass Robinella and the CCstringband dissolved […]

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Throwback Thursday: Interview with Bobby Yang – April 2013

Throwback Thursday: Interview with Bobby Yang – April 2013

[ 0 ] October 2, 2014 |

This article was originally published on April 23, 2013. Bobby Yang will be returning to Eddie’s Attic on October 3, 2014. Melding his classical training with years of Colorado mountain woodshedding, Bobby Yang is reinventing the sound of the acoustic violin. His inimitable sound combines the passion of a violin with the dirt of a […]

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Interview with AJ & MarLa Ghent of AJ Ghent Band, Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 8/1

Interview with AJ & MarLa Ghent of AJ Ghent Band, Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 8/1

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014 |

  “I’ve learned to accept and understand that I will probably never fit in, and that’s something I’m okay with.” -AJ Ghent His steel guitar skills are masterful. His voice is irresistible. His band is impeccable. His name is AJ Ghent and his band is the AJ Ghent Band. Formed in 2012, this Atlanta band […]

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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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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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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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Interview with Eliot Bronson, Dean Fields, Andy Zipf, & Jason Myles Goss- playing Eddie’s Attic 6/14

Interview with Eliot Bronson, Dean Fields, Andy Zipf, & Jason Myles Goss- playing Eddie’s Attic 6/14

[ 0 ] June 10, 2014 |

4 artists. 1 interview. It’s about to get interesting.  Eliot Bronson, Jason Myles Goss, Andy Zipf and Dean Fields make up the men of The Parlor Sessions. Each adds their own interesting element to this team of traveling songwriters. While reading about these guys is great, seeing them LIVE is even better! Check them out for yourself […]

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Interview with Joanna Syme of Big Scary, playing Eddie’s Attic 6/13

Interview with Joanna Syme of Big Scary, playing Eddie’s Attic 6/13

[ 0 ] June 9, 2014 |

Big Scary is an alternative pop duo hailing from Melbourne. This Australian pair has now ventured stateside to make more music and tour. The 2-piece band is composed of Tom Iansek on guitar, vocals and piano and Joanna Syme on drums and backing vocals. Recently, AMG got a chance to chat with Joanna about the band’s origins, […]

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Q&A with Christopher Denny; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 5th

Q&A with Christopher Denny; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 5th

[ 0 ] June 3, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Christopher Denny is the ultimate music redemption story. In a childhood full of poverty, instability, and self-destructive behavior by the people around him in Little Rock, Arkansas, Denny turned to two things, drugs and the guitar. Fresh out of high school, armed with a love of Southern rock and a strong, warbly […]

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Q & A with Go Down Moses, coming to ATL 5/14

Q & A with Go Down Moses, coming to ATL 5/14

[ 0 ] May 12, 2014 |

Go Down Moses first met each other at college in Nashville, TN back in 2010. Since then, they’ve been writing, recording, and touring the southeast, opening for acts such as Love & Theft and Mac McAnally, among others. Following a sold out show at The High Watt in Nashville in January of 2014, they signed […]

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Interview with Andrew Burri and Dan Molad of Lucius; Playing Buckhead Theatre May 15th

Interview with Andrew Burri and Dan Molad of Lucius; Playing Buckhead Theatre May 15th

[ 0 ] May 7, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman We hear often about the woman behind the man, but occasionally it is worth it to hear about the men behind the women. With Wildewoman, indie-pop band Lucius quickly became known for the infectious harmonies of lead singers Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, the two friends and Berklee grads who often dress […]

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Interview: Bart Crow @ Eddie’s Attic 3/5

Interview: Bart Crow @ Eddie’s Attic 3/5

[ 0 ] March 3, 2014 |

Bart Crow began taking songwriting seriously while at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, as he took his first real steps as a performer. “I kept a journal in the Army and I went back into that and moved some things around and made a couple of songs up, not even knowing what to do […]

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Q&A With Kirk Waldrop of Nine Times Blue; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar 2/21

Q&A With Kirk Waldrop of Nine Times Blue; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar 2/21

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Atlanta’s Nine Times Blue have made quite a name for themselves. Besides their raucous live shows at Smith’s Olde Bar, they released Falling Slowly in 2012. The Grammy-winning Don McCallister-produced album garnered the hit single, “Falling Slowly.”  The guitar fueled, power-pop quartet follow that up with a six-song EP, Matter of Time. […]

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Interview: Willie Sugarcapps @ Eddie’s Attic 2/1

Interview: Willie Sugarcapps @ Eddie’s Attic 2/1

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014 |

Willie Sugarcapps’ collective musical experiences mingle together to create a new kind of organic and artisanal music. It’s laid back, it rocks, it comes from classic country, from the blues, from New Orleans and from the best kind of rock ‘n’ roll. It tells a story through five individual voices full of character and experience […]

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Interview: The Wild Feathers @ The Loft 2/1

Interview: The Wild Feathers @ The Loft 2/1

[ 0 ] January 29, 2014 |

The Wild Feathers finished last year with several accomplishments under their belt. Performing over 200 shows, releasing their first full length, and even performing their single “The Ceiling” on Conan, the Wild Feathers are quickly becoming one of the most talked about bands in the scene. The band is coming to the Loft this Saturday, […]

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