CD Review: Faithless Town — American Refugee; Playing @ The Earl Wednesday, Nov 28th

Faithless Town American Refugee By Al Kaufman Atlanta’s Faithless Town harks back to the ‘80s, when people like Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp sang of small town struggles in the USA. At that time, millions of other bands tried to cash in on the sound, only to  fall as fast as the poor characters they […]

Picture Book & Concert Review: Quiet Hounds @ The Goat Farm – November 17th, 2012

Photos by Chandler Mays and Jason Perlman, Review by Chandler Mays The Goat Farm is a magical place, and is without a doubt Atlanta’s most inspiring music venue. For those of you who haven’t seen it, The Goat Farm is an arts center community located amongst rundown 19th century industrial buildings in West Midtown. The […]

What’s Up Monday?

I know, I know, it’s like the first day of school and you just really did not want to wake up this morning! I woke up feeling the exact same way. However, in classic Atlanta fashion, there are a ton of great shows tonight, so why don’t you start your holiday season off right and […]

Preview: Soul Clap and Dance-off with DJ Jonathan Toubin

By Jhoni Jackson Famed soul DJ Jonathan Toubin travels the states with his various dance parties, all of which are now fueled solely by vintage 45s—first pressings at that! Tomorrow night, Atlanta finally gets to play host to one of Toubin’s hip-shakin’ shindigs: the Soul Clap and Dance-Off. That’s right—there’s a dance competition. On the […]

AMG Weekend Picks! Sealions, Zach Deputy, JK & The Lost Boys, and more!

By: Shelby Lum Post Thanksgiving usually means a lot of turkey leftovers, and the beginning of Christmas shopping with Black Friday.  This year add a new tradition, and head to some of Atlanta’s best venues for post-Turkey day concerts.  AMG has put together the weekends best concerts going on through the city to finish off […]

5GB with William Fussell of Moodrings; Playing the EARL Friday, Nov. 23

By Jhoni Jackson Maintaining ethereal ambiance in a pop-minded effort is a delicate affair. Local act Moodrings does it masterfully. Their sway-worthy, peppier tunes are lush and dreamy. Even the most sluggish, textural songs frontman William Fussell and company offer never fail to serve up a lovely melody, even if subtly embedded. Hear a selection […]

Live Review – Yeasayer w/Sinkane – Tabernacle – November 18, 2012

Pictures by Taylor Wallace! Review By Justin Lyons! Yeasayer’s five year progression from experimental rock musicians to R&B and electronic-based pop experts has been a welcome transformation.The Brooklyn four-piece’s most recent album Fragrant World expounds upon Odd Blood’s synthtronica leanings with late a ‘90’s urban influence that would make Pharrell and Timbaland proud. After three […]

5GB Interview with Sealions; Playing the EARL Friday, Nov. 23

By Jhoni Jackson The care with which Atlanta’s Sealions craft their synth-pop is supremely meticulous—a sonic time-warp to the darker days of ‘80s dance carefully embellished with modern trimmings. Each song is a perfect little pocket watch, a vintage timepiece cautiously comprised of parts as intricate and delicate as they are crucial: the subtle rolls […]

Preview: The Stuffing at Center Stage Wednesday, Nov 21st

By: Shelby Lum For the third year now, Manchester Orchestra is doing The Stuffing, a day before Thanksgiving concert, at Center Stage.  The event will be split between Center Stage’s three rooms: Vinyl, The Loft, and Center Stage Theater.  Thirteen bands have made the lineup between the different rooms, including Manchester Orchestra themselves, Cage the […]

Thanksgiving Eve Events

By: Shelby Lum Thanksgiving usually marks the time when most families travel to relatives homes, get together with old friends, and driving for extended periods of time.  All of the above (along with the added stress of cooking for 15 plus people) can add a little, or a lot, of unneeded stress.  So to help […]

What’s Up Tuesday?

Hello hello hello! Oh it’s about to be Turkey time, and I am about to get into some mean travel traffic! Hopefully, while I am fighting the urge to flick people off, you are taking your time checking out one of these great shows! -“After canceling its previous tour due to frontman Randy Blythe’s controversial […]

Just Announced: Full Winter Wonder Jam Line-up @ Atlantic Station feat. MUTEMATH, AWOLNATION, Marc Broussard & Justin Townes Earle!

We can all get lost in the holiday chaos, but don’t let it ruin the fun! This December, Atlantic Station & Bowe Inc. are hosting Winter Wonder Jam! Every Saturday from the 1st thru the 22nd,  amazing national and local acts will be filling our ears in AS’ Central Park! We gave you a quick […]

5GB W/ Kevin Devine & Harrison Hudson; Playing The Stuffing @ Center Stage Nov. 21!

Without a doubt, this is my favorite time of year. By favorite time of year, I don’t mean the holidays, I mean the Stuffing. For the past three years, the guys in Manchester Orchestra and the rest of Favorite Gentlemen have come together for an amazing all day celebration of the FG family. Can you […]

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