The EARL Announces 11th Year Anniversary Show with Two Nights of Man Or Astro-man?

The EARL Announces 11th Year Anniversary Show with Two Nights of Man Or Astro-man?

The EARL (East Atlanta Resturant & Lounge) is 11 this summer! We’re pretty giddy about this announcement: The EARL celebrates their decade-plus-one-year with two nights of the recent original-lineup reunion of surf-rock aliens, Man Or Astro-man? Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10. A very limited number of special PBR two-day passes are on sale […]

Luis’ Three Picks: A Weekend of Shows in Atlanta – Alex Chilton Tribute, Megafaun, 500 Songs for Kids

Luis’ Three Picks: A Weekend of Shows in Atlanta – Alex Chilton Tribute, Megafaun, 500 Songs for Kids

As a 9 to 5’er, every weekend is like a mini-Christmas. After five days of early mornings and painful traffic jams, I get two days to sleep in, stay out late, and drink ungodly amounts of cheap beer while watching bands! So what’s on the books this weekend? Alex Chilton Tribute – Friday, April 30 – Star Community Bar Sort […]

Wheatus Bring Their “Teenage Dirtbag” to the Drunken Unicorn on May 23

Wheatus Bring Their “Teenage Dirtbag” to the Drunken Unicorn on May 23

It might take a minute to remember Wheatus, but just seconds into the band’s 2000 hit “Teenage Dirtbag” and it’ll all come rushing back like a pair of bright yellow tinted sunglasses and a top-down Chevy Tracker. The band has since continued to release music, including 2009’s Pop, Songs & Death The Lightning EP available for […]

Next Big Nashville Taking Submissions Now!

Next Big Nashville Taking Submissions Now!

Attention Atlanta bands: It’s time to start looking for those big fall gigs, which includes the marvelous Next Big Nashville. The festival, which runs October 7 – 10, showcases bands from Nashville and beyond. Atlanta bands can get a good cut of the action, like Ponderosa did last year. At only four years old, Next […]

Civil Twilight and Paper Tongues at Vinyl – May 19

Civil Twilight and Paper Tongues at Vinyl – May 19

South African rock trio Civil Twilight and rock/funk/electric seven-piece band Paper Tongues takeover Vinyl on Wednesday, May 19. Civil Twilight, who has been getting some major loving from Atlanta’s 99X, recently recorded a LIVE X session and has a consistently growing fanbase all across Georgia. Heavily influenced by some of the world’s biggest bands – including U2, […]

CD Review: Plants and Animals — La La Land; Playing The EARL, June 5

CD Review: Plants and Animals — La La Land; Playing The EARL, June 5

Plants and Animals La La Land Secret City Records By Chris Homer La La Land, the second album from Montreal trio Plants and Animals, marks a major shift in the band’s sound. While Plants and Animals’ 2008 debut, Parc Avenue, was anchored by quiet folk melodies interspersed with huge choir choruses, blasts of brass horns […]

The Album Leaf and Sea Wolf Coming to The Loft, May 6

The Album Leaf and Sea Wolf Coming to The Loft, May 6

San Diego based ambient-music project The Album Leaf is scheduled to perform at the Loft alongside folk-rock artist Sea Wolf on Thursday, May 6. Celebrating 10 years of releasing music as The Album Leaf, Jimmy LaValle, mastermind behind the project, has gone from initial improvised home recordings to having released five complete studio albums, while […]

Paste Magazine Presents Givers at 529, May 21

Paste Magazine Presents Givers at 529, May 21

Whenever our friends at Paste Magazine endorse a band, we tend to check them out immediately. We weren’t surprised to be extremely pleased to find out how cool Louisiana band Givers are, but we were happy and probably a little obsessed. They’ve got Vampire Weekend pop combined with a free-spirit Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros freshness mixed […]

The Life and Times on Tour, Playing Drunken Unicorn with This Will Destroy You and It’s Elephants, June 2

The Life and Times on Tour, Playing Drunken Unicorn with This Will Destroy You and It’s Elephants, June 2

Indie math-rockers The Life and Times are packing up and hitting the road. They’ll be on tour starting this weekend – through the beginning of June with This Will Destroy You. Currently working on new material to follow up their 2009 LP Tragic Boogie, The Life and Times are promising some life changing, mind-blowing new […]

B.o.B Releases “The Adventures of Bobby Ray” Today

B.o.B Releases “The Adventures of Bobby Ray” Today

B.o.B. (Bobby Ray) released The Adventures of Bobby Ray today, Tuesday, April 27. The local Atlanta rapper, signed to T.I’s Grand Hustle, under Atlantic, was originally scheduled to release his debut full-length in late May, but because of the commercial success of his song “Nothin’ on You” the release date was pushed up a month. […]

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