By Justin Lyons; photo by Dale at NetFreqTV Fans were probably wondering if Vonnegutt could match the energetic opening performance from drummer/DJ duo ALIen last Friday night at Smith’s Olde Bar. Luckily, the four-piece outfit from Atlanta/Marietta still knew how to bring a raucous party with hits of new and old. Opening with a nod [...]
They might be young, but the boys in Vonnegutt did not take long to make an impression on a very BIG musician. Outkast’s Big Boi quickly signed the band to his label, Purple Ribbon and this Spring the long awaited debut full length, Falling Up The Stairs is set to release with their debut single “Lights” featuring [...]
- 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 [...]
- 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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Friday, June 18 – Collective Efforts and Vonnegutt at Smith’s Olde Bar Old school ATL hip hop group Collective Efforts traded in the turntables for a full band and added just the right amount of funk and soul to their live performances. It’s possible the CE crew have finally found themselves after nearly a decade [...]
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 [...]
Vonnegutt The Appetizer EP Purple Ribbon Records By Eric Chavez As we have seen in the past, the combination of rap and rock can be commercially successful, but those rarely made their mark and were quickly forgotten. The likes of Limp Bizkit, Korn, and Kid Rock are over for a reason: rap and rock don’t [...]