The return of Music Midtown?

As 10,000 people piled in to midtown on Saturday afternoon for the Steamhouse Lounge's 26th Annual Oysterfest, I couldn't help but stand on the hill in front of the stage and reminisce about Music Midtown. And I mean the real Music Midtown circa 1994, when it was located in midtown at the site where the […]

529 Announces Shows for May

Atlanta band Carnivores (formerly Chainestereo) will be playing 529 on May 1 for their record release. Also performing are Balkans and DJs Louder than Dreams. Tickets are available here. Windy & Carl will be bringing their ambient soundscapes to 529 on May 2 with Benoit Pioulard. Tickets are available here. The dancetastic Yea Big + […]

CD Review: Winston Audio — The Red Rhythm

Winston Audio The Red Rhythm Favorite Gentlemen Records By Samantha A. Parvin Winston Audio’s The Red Rhythm is the first full-length album released by the Atlanta-based quintet. The current band members have only been playing together since 2006, yet producer Dan Hannon’s skill and the poetry of the band successfully introduce an album of clever, […]

Dan Sartain and more for The EARL

Birmingham, Ala. music-man about town Dan Sartain will be bringing his rock 'n' roll to The EARL on May 15. Get your tickets here. Also coming up at The EARL are rockers Electric Shadows with Ex Humans, Stalkers and GG King on March 13 (tickets available here), Brit electro-punks Late of the Pier with The […]

Eat, Drink and Be Merry for Charity on St. Paddy’s Day with The Shamrock Social

Yet another St. Patrick's Day party has been announced, this time it's The Shamrock Social at The Foundry at Puritan Mill. The party offers guests an open bar, party favors, games, sweets and music from The Modern Society (pictured) and DJ Chris Rimby. And it's all for charity – proceeds go towards Habitat for Humanity. […]

Touch and Go Records Has Gone?

Apparently it's horribly true. Though it hasn't been confirmed by the label yet, both Time Out Chicago and The Tripwire are reporting that the Illinois indie has given up the ghost and closed. Touch and Go also distributes a ton of ace indie labels like Jade Tree and Merge, so this could affect more folks than just […]

CD Review: MarvelAnn — Bad Advice

  MarvelAnn Bad Advice  By Eileen Tilson What do Portland, Ore. and Australia have in common? Both serve as the inspiration for duo Marvelann’s sophomore album Bad Advice. Written and recorded by founding members Simon Honisett and Jonathan Jubera, the album is a crafted compilation of dreamy pop recorded entirely in Jubera’s basement.    Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Honisett […]

CD Review: A Shoreline Dream — Recollections of Memory

A Shoreline Dream Recollections of Memory  Latenight Weeknight Records By Eileen Tilson Recollections of Memory is the second full-length album by Denver natives, A Shoreline Dream. Released on Latenight Weeknight Records, the album is a hypnotic cyclone of sound filled with ethereal effect-laden guitars, haunting vocals and dashes of electronic ambiance. The textures on this heavily instrumental album […]

CD Review: Bloodkin — Baby They Told Us We Would Rise Again

  Bloodkin Baby They Told Us We Would Rise Again SCI Fidelity Records   By Eileen Tilson   “Let’s take a road trip, its been a while…” swoons Daniel Hutchens on the the final track of Bloodkin’s latest studio album, Baby They Told Us We Would Rise Again. Recorded in their hometown of Athens, this is the band’s […]

12th Annual National Black Herstory Awards Banquet to Take Place at Emory University

The National Black Herstory Task Force and Emory Center for Women will host their annual awards banquet on March 28 at the Rita Anne Rollins Room in Emory University. The banquet will honor a host women of African descent and their allies, this year highlighting "Women of Color in Action: Leaders, Activists and Heroines." From […]

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