Catch Heavy Trash at Criminal Records AND The EARL on Thursday

You've got two opportunities to catch the awesome super-duo that is Heavy Trash this Thursday. Jon Spencer and Matt Verta-Ray will be bringing their infectious rawk 'n' roll to Criminal Records at 6.30 p.m. for a "semi-acoustic" performance – complete with free PBR and and yummy snacks (there's some baking going on!) for ya. Later […]

News Update

By Kevin C. Madigan Icelandic electro-house quartet Steed Lord has announced that The Truth Serum Remix Project is available on iTunes now. The band has also made available Russ Chimes' remix of "Remember Me" as a free download on Big Stereo….ANTI- has signed the great Mose Allison and they're putting out his label debut The Way of the World on March 23rd, […]

A Fine Alternative. A Midtown Service Takes On Ticketmaster

From the article in the November edition of Atlanta MagazineBy Charles Bethea Long before Ticketmaster’s merger with Live Nation was proposed last February, Iain Bluett was a stocky, lilting Brit hawking Polo at Lenox in 1992. “The Buckhead women would come in for their boyfriends, and I’d end up taking them out. The accent, you […]

POST-MODern Returns to Mary’s for Britpop Revisited #2 on Thanksgiving Night!

Here’s the info for a reunion of extremely hip proportions: Mary’s (East Atlanta Village) 1287 Glenwood Ave SE Thursday, November 26th, 2009 THANKSGIVING NIGHT (9:00pm – 3:00am) Back by popular demand….we’re doing it again! Ditch the family and hang out with your mates! It’s Britpop Revisited 2 with DJs POST-MODern and Todd Almighty! Featuring music […]

Live Review: Ezra Furman & the Harpoons and Rachel Goodrich @ The Drunken Unicorn, November 6

By Micah McLain Rachel Goodrich's music is the definition of DIY, with the ever present harmonica-turned-kazoo holder around her neck, the seemingly beginner acoustic guitar arrangements that serve as the foundation of her songs and the fact that her drummer's "kit" consists of a single bass drum. During her opening set, she impressed the audience […]

CD Review: Switchfoot — Hello Hurricane; Playing The Loft November 24

SwitchfootHello HurricaneAtlantic By Al Kaufman What the hell is Christian Rock anyway? When Bono sings, "And the battle's just begun/To claim the victory Jesus won" on U2's "Sunday, Bloody Sunday," is it Christian rock? Why can't it just be rock? Switchfoot is Christian Rock, but they work really, really hard to be thought of as […]

CD Review: The Cribs — Ignore the Ignorant; Playing The EARL January 20

The CribsIgnore the IgnorantWarner Brothers By Al Kaufman Britpop is fun, isn't it? Lots and guitars, tight melodies, and lyrics that balance cleverness, strangeness, and all out passion. If The Cribs are anything, they are  good Britpop. Ignore the Ignorant is The Cribs fourth CD, but the first in which they try to make a […]

Live Review: King Khan and BBQ, Those Darlins, GG King @ Star Bar, November 4

By Bryan  Aiken To paint a picture, it’s three o’clock in the morning, I’m recently returned home from a veritable debacle at a too-packed Star Bar, my shirt is in shreds, and I have beer-hair. Beer-hair, you understand, is similar to the unclean stiffness of beach-hair, except the ocean I crowd-surfed tonight was one of […]

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