Live Review: CocoRosie at Variety Playhouse, September 21

By David Courtright CocoRosie has always been an entity steeped in mystery. Their history borders on mythology: a pair of sisters with a transient childhood, vision quests through the desert with their father, separation and estrangement. Only in early adulthood did the sisters reconcile and find their love for making music together. Their visual presentation […]

CD Review: Underworld — Barking

Underworld Barking Om Records By Giles Turnbull Underworld has been one of the pioneers of electronic dance music for around 20 years. Their early albums were vast in their imagination; sometimes you wished that tracks comfortably exceeding 10 minutes could be a little less epic! Barking, their eighth studio album, was written by band members […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Widespread Panic, Snowden, Aimee Mann, Pavement and More!

Finally fall has arrived! Well, alright, only officially. It’s still baking hot. But this weekend should be more bearable, and what better way to celebrate the removal of the horrific heat than outdoor concerts, arts and food festivals, and a couple of indoor gigs too. And there are quite a few great on-sales coming up […]

Bits and Bobs: Inman Park Restaurant Week, OK Go, DJ Shadow, Decatur Craft Beer Festival

– Mmmmm, it’s one of the tastiest times of the year, with restaurant weeks piling up one after the other. This week it’s time for Inman Park to take the spotlight, with the likes of Parish, Rathbun’s, Shaun’s and more showcasing special $15, $25 or $35 prix fixe menus. And 20 percent of the proceeds […]

CD Review: of Montreal — False Priest; Playing Variety Playhouse with Janelle Monae, November 6 & 7

of Montreal False Priest Polyvinyl Records By Scott Roberts On their 10th full-length release False Priest, goofy, but often brilliant, Athens-based band of Montreal and their musical guru Kevin Barnes have temporarily set aside a generous portion of their obvious love of ’60s psychedelia to make way for their inner Prince and Bowie. So, how […]

CD Review: Elizabeth & The Catapult — The Other Side of Zero; Playing Variety Playhouse, September 25

Elizabeth & The Catapult The Other Side Of Zero Verve Forecast By Giles Turnbull Elizabeth & The Catapult’s debut album, Taller Children, received much praise, and deservedly so; it’s part-folk, part-indie, slightly jazzy nature was lively, and at times mischievous, which made it stand out from other female-fronted indie pop offerings.

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