Q & A with Ben Deignan; Playing at Vinyl, Sat, February 2nd

Ben Deignan has spent the last 5 years in Atlanta crafting a soulful pop/rock sound that’s all his own, and in addition to writing, recording, and touring nationally, Ben is frequently in London, working at Kensaltown Studios with their Grammy-winning songwriters and expanding his career into the UK. Constantly busy writing songs, recording, and playing […]

5GB Interview with Vinyl Thief, Playing @ Vinyl with The Black Cadillacs & The Dirty Souls – Friday, Feb. 1st

Vinyl Thief is an electro-rock band from Nashville, TN. Easy on the electro, with a generous serving of rock. The band proves that Nashville music doesn’t have to come from the back of a cowboy’s pickup truck or from somewhere inside Jack White’s garage. It can come from dance parties in your neighbor’s basement. Or […]

Q & A with Austin Renfroe; Playing at Eddie’s Attic Friday, Feb. 1st

It’s sometimes hard to imagine how the spirit of a soulful song crafter and the energy of a compelling concert artist can coexist in the same person, but Austin Renfroe brings both to the page and stage. With a steadily expanding, committed fan base and shows at venues nationwide ranging from college campuses and theaters […]

CD Review: Tegan & Sara — Heartthrob

Tegan & Sara Heartthrob Warner Brothers By Al Kaufman The indie pop darlings have discovered the ‘80s. The goal of the seventh album for the Canadian twin sisters was to write a batch of fun ‘80s synth-pop love songs, but add an undertone of darkness. They succeeded. Ditching their producer from the last two albums, […]

Q & A with Holopaw, Playing at The Earl this Friday, Feb. 1st!

From upbeat to mellow, Holopaw can mesh with any of your moods. This indie band from Gainesville, FL definitely deserves a listen. Academy Songs, Volume I, Holopaw’s Misra Records debut, takes the band to never-treaded levels. Through three records and a collaboration with Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock (Ugly Casanova), frontman John Orth has honed his […]

Q & A with A Silent Film, Playing Tonight (Weds) @ Vinyl

“The first time we drove into New York we were all crammed in a tiny rental car. We came out of the Lincoln Tunnel and ‘You Will Leave a Mark’ was playing on the radio,” A Silent Film vocalist/pianist Robert Stevenson says, recalling hearing his group’s career-opening single scoring a powerful moment of its inaugural […]

What’s Up Tuesday?

Gooooood morning Atlanta!!! How are you this morning?? What’s up with this weather, is it spring yet?? If you want to bring on the flip-flop weather early, head outside tonight to check out one of these amazing shows! -San Francisco psych wunderkind Ty Segall continues a tireless musical assault on ears and minds with his […]

5GB With Onuinu; Playing 529, Jan. 29th

Dorian Duvall is Onuinu. He’s been crafting electro pop in Portland, OR for the past few years where the music community has been watching and waiting for this,his first full length album Mirror Gazer. Up til now there’s been a release on an Ape Tapes compliation and a video for the catchy “Ice Palace” replete […]

AMG’s Ones to Watch: THIS HOUSE

By: Taylor Magill In an arguably over-saturated scene full of self-proclaimed lo-fi geniuses and high school metal bands, it’s hard to tell what will stick around for the long haul. Despite the over-saturation, once in a while a band comes along and you can tell that they are going somewhere. When I came across THIS […]

Picture Book & Live Review: Bubba Sparxxx with Wheeler Boys and Hard Target @ Peachtree Tavern 1/26

Photos and review by Taylor Magill Everyone once in a while, we all need a musical throwback to our teen years. That throwback is just what Bubba Sparxxx brought with him when he brought his unique blend of “country hip-hop” to Peachtree Tavern this past Saturday night with his friends The Wheeler Boys and Hard […]

What’s Up Monday?

I tell you what, I am just plain wiped out this morning! I have been living out of a suitcase for the past week, and I think my head is starting to spin! So, like any other crazed person, I am doing what’s best for me tonight and seeing some music of course, I hear […]

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