By Al Kaufman The one thing a music writer does more than anything else is hit the “delete” button. In the time it took me to write that last sentence, three press releases appeared in my in-box. A press release is like a resume given to a major conglomerate; it needs something to make it [...]
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Welcome to America, land of the free. Whoever you voted for yesterday, it is a good feeling to know that we live in a country where your voice can be heard. Take yourself out and celebrate tonight. It’s worth it. -”What about love?!?” Rock’s favorite sisters, Heart, are bringing their heat to the Fox Theatre [...]
AMG Weekend Picks: The Dirty Guv’nahs, Nas & Lauryn Hill, The Kicks, Brandi Carlile, Wolf Gang, Decatur Wine Festival, & More!
Happy November, ladies and gents! I’m finding it harder and harder to get out of bed each morning, which means the cold is approaching faster and faster. Some say that this is the month of staying bundled indoors and and some say it’s “No Shave November”, whatever it is, don’t sit at home! There are [...]
The Features’ exhilarating new Wilderness (Serpents and Snakes/Bug Music) quickly establishes the Nashville-based combo as one of the most exciting and imaginative bands working today. Songs like “Another One” and “Fats Domino” are marvels of pop ingenuity, animated by vivid lyrics, unshakable hooks, and experimental soul. Wilderness is an amalgamation of influences and inspirations – [...]
Since the group’s inception in Omaha, Nebraska more than a decade ago – recording its first sides with Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes in his basement – Tilly and the Wall has managed to ingeniously combine folk-rock strumming, schoolyard sing-along rhymes, unison male-female vocals and rapid-fire beats via the amplified tap-dancing of Jamie Williams Pressnall, [...]
AMG Weekend Picks: Taste of Atlanta, Antibalas, Gotye, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Michelle Malone, Bananarama, and FadoOktoberfest Outdoor Block Party!
There’s something about the month of October that makes us happy! Perhaps it’s the seasons changing, the weather cooling off, Halloween decorations, picking out costumes, and festivals galore, but we love it! It’s also “the calm before the holiday storm”. So enjoy this carefree October weekend and take in a great festival! The weather is [...]
San Francisco folk rock duo, Two Gallants, just released their latest album, The Bloom and the Blight, that portrays the melodic fury matched with the eloquent, confessional lyricism that has made Two Gallants an enduring favorite of both fans and critics. They are playing Terminal West tonight and joined us for our 5GB series. What’s the first [...]
I definitely believe that the body can sense when something big must be happening because I was wide awake at 5AM this morning, and thought, “Well, you might as well just get up!” So much to my dismay, the sun is still coming up and I am starting to work. I believe a nap is [...]
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Georgia rockers, the Black Lips are not shy on stage or off. Known for their outlandish shows (that usually include, nudity, vomiting, instruments on fire, etc) the band have formed a cult like following, getting recognition from Rolling Stone and Spin and even performing on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The band in back in [...]
By Eileen Tilson You might not be familiar with Robert Shaw and Alan Sher, but you will. For the past three years these two fellas have been putting on some of the coolest shows in the growing Westside Atlanta, and they have being doing them all on their own. “What people weren’t realizing is that [...]