Live Review & Picture Book: Fleet Foxes at The Tabernacle, May 14

By Scott Roberts; photos by Matthew Smith ( Full gallery after the jump. Portland-based Fleet Foxes opened their show at the Tabernacle Saturday night with the wistful and melancholy instrumental “The Cascades” from their stunning new album Helplessness Blues, and set the tone for an evening of blissful and timeless songs that perfectly showcased the […]

CD Review: Crash Test Dummies — Oooh-La-La and Demo-Litions; Playing Smith’s Old Bar, May 22

Crash Test Dummies Oooh-La-La Deep Fried Records Crash Test Dummies Demo-Litions Cast-Off Recordings 1996-97 Deep Fried Records By Al Kaufman Back in 1993, Canada’s Crash Test Dummies, led by Brad Roberts — whose throaty bass-baritone sounded like he had washed down a hive of bees with a bottle of whiskey — released  their second CD, […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Cracker & Camper Van Beethoven, Biz Markie, Fleet Foxes and More!

The heat is officially here people! You’ll either want to be basking in the full sun and getting used to the balmy atmosphere as soon as possible, or you’ll be avoiding the warmth in a cool air-conditioned club. Either way, we have some great suggestions for your weekend. And there’s even a few on sales […]

Picture Book & Q&A: Coca-Cola Celebrates 125 years with Ryan Seacrest, Kelly Clarkson and more

By Eileen Tilson Did you know that “Coca-Cola” is the second most recognized word in the world? A company whose success is a direct result of their southern hospitality, gave the city of Atlanta and its Coca-Cola employees a most gracious “thank-you” last Saturday, by throwing Coke’s 125th birthday party in Centennial Olympic Park. Hosted […]

CD Review: Plain Jane Automobile — Your Tomorrow; Playing Vinyl, May 11

Plain Jane Automobile Your Tomorrow Self-Released By Ellen Eldridge In a style U2 fans will find familiar, Plain Jane Automobile begin again with album opener “You Were Only A Song,” which recounts sentimentality of the loss of a friend to war. Admittedly, vocalist/guitarist Duke Crider felt compelled to tell the stories of WWII heroes and […]

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