CD Review: Santigold – Master of My Make Believe, Released May 1st

  Santigold Master of My Make Believe Atlantic Records By Justin Lyons In interviews leading up to the release of Master of My Make Believe, Santi White aka Santigold mentioned much of her sophomore record was about being in control.  Not control in a sense of having a prophetic path in life to follow, but in whatever road you […]

5GB With Alan Evans Trio; Playing Atlanta Room-Smith’s Olde Bar Tonight April 30th

The gentlemen in the Alan Evans Trio are well accomplished musicians individually and have shared the stage with Steely Dan, Michael MacDonald, Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire. Collectively they have been playing music for 13 years, and are bringing their show to the Atlanta Room tonight. They joined us for our 5GB series before the […]

Live Review and Picture Book: The Melvins with Unsane at The Loft, April 25

Review by Ellen Eldridge; photos by Michael Koenig Unsane fit so perfectly as an opening act before the legendary and influential Melvins; so perfectly, in fact, that though Unsane drummer Vinnie Signorelli was in the hospital, according to singer Chris Spencer, Melvins drummers took turns sitting in with Unsane. Bassist Pete Shore completes the trio, […]

What’s Up Monday?

Alright Atlanta, I think it is officially summer! Or at least it feels like it! The best part about this time of year is the amount of great shows that start making it over to Georgia! Here are your Monday choices! -It’s straight up old school at Smith’s Olde Bar tonight, where 99X presents 90’s […]

5GB With Sister Crayon; Playing 529 Tonight, April 29th

Sacramento quartet, Sister Crayon have made a name for themselves with their atmospheric melodies and dreamy lyrics. Their latest album, Bellow was released last year on  Manimal Vinyl Records,  and the band is touring nationally in support. Lead singer, Terra Lopez joined us for our 5GB series before their show tonight at the 529. What’s the first […]

5GB With Over The Rhine; Playing Eddie’s Attic Tonight April 27th

Ohio-based husband-and-wife team of multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Linford Detweiler and vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Karin Bergquist, otherwise known as Over the Rhine, have shared the stage with Bob Dylan, John Prine, Adrian Belew, Squeeze, Ani DiFranco, My Morning Jacket, Hem, and toured as “adjunct” members of Cowboy Junkies. Over the Rhine’s album The Long Surrender was released nationally on February 8, 2011 on OtR’s own Great Speckled Dog […]

Live Review & Picture Book: Sharon Van Etten at The EARL, April 25

By David Courtright; photos by Matthew Smith One always wonders how a singer’s artistic personality will translate in a live, or in-person setting. Does melancholic music equal depressive live show? In truth, sometimes it does. In Brooklyn’s Sharon Van Etten’s case, it was quite the opposite. While her music can easily be called “introspective,” the […]

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