CD Review: Brendan James – The Day Is Brave

Brendan James The Day is Brave Decca Records     by Noel Wurst        Brendan James doesn’t really care about gaining your daughter’s attention, but he certainly wants yours.  While certainly appearing/sounding young, the melancholy nature of nearly all of his songs is going to fly over the heads (and cares) of all the […]

CD Review: Paula Nelson Band — Lucky 13

Paula Nelson BandLucky 13Justice Records by Al Kaufman It must be a blessing and a curse to be the daughter of outlaw country legend Willie Nelson. Paula Nelson grew up around some of the greatest musicians ever, Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge, Waylon Jennings, and, of course, Johnny Cash. If just a quarter of all that […]

Great triple bill – Kings of Leon, We Are Scientists, & The Whigs – at Tabernacle

One of the better triple bill concerts you'll find this Fall is coming up next week.  Kings of Leon, We Are Scientists, and The Whigs will all play at The Tabernacle on Tuesday, November 18! Dubbed one of the driving forces behind the so-called "new rock revolution" by the European Press, Kings of Leon have seen […]

Meet Johnny Flynn, Renaissance Man

Johnny FlynnA LarumLost Highway Records By Kevin C. Madigan He may be only in his mid-twenties, but Johnny Flynn is an old soul, an anomaly. The voice doesn't match the face. The voice is rough, lived-in, of a different time, but his face is young, hopeful, a bit too handsome. You take one look at […]

CD Review: Lowry — Love Is Dead

LowryLove Is DeadEngine Room Recordings by Al Kaufman Lowry is one of those bands that is a music critic's worst nightmare, and I mean that in the best way. Lowry has an unclassifiable sound that leads the listener reaching for comparisons that fade away a minute later. Yet, taken as a whole, Love Is Dead […]

3 brilliant DJs coming to Atlanta

November will be a month to remember at Opera thanks to Liquified! First up is David Guetta on November 13th. You'll know him from the infectious anthem"Love Is Gone" (video below). Deadmau5, a show we reviewed a couple of months ago after his last appearance in Atlanta at Swerve, plays Opera on November 20th. Finally, […]

New Shows Just added for ATL!!!

Several quality shows just added for ATL – you can purchase tickets for any of these shows @ Fri Nov 22 – Electric Touch – Hard Rock Cafe's Velvet Underground    Wed Nov 26 – Mahmoud Ahmed, Akon, & Meskerem  – Velvet RoomWed Dec 3  – Liquor Boxx – Smith's Olde BarSat Dec 6 […]

ATL’s Norma Jean tours & teams with DiNG for a huge contest!

Online retailer DiNG, which sells band-themed decorative wraps for electronic devices like mobile phones, laptops, and gaming systems, has teamed up with Atlanta rockers Norma Jean for what they are dubbing 'the mother of all contests.' Norma Jean is currently on a headlining U.S. tour with Haste The Day, The Showdown, Mychildren Mybride, and Oh Sleeper, […]

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