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15 Questions With Foster The People; Playing The Masquerade, September 21

By Eileen Tilson In less than two years, California’s Foster the People have topped the charts with their insanely addictive hit “Pumped Up Kicks.” With non-stop touring and radio spins non-stop, Foster the People have only just begun. This was their first time in Atlanta, and Atlanta Music Guide was their only interview. If you […]

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Butch Walker Announces New Album Out August 30

By Eileen Tilson Atlanta’s favorite son and former Marvelous 3 front man Mister Butch Walker announced today that the long awaited release of a new album is over. The Spade features 10 new tracks written by Walker and his longtime bandmates, The Black Widows; Fran Capitanelli on lead rhythm guitar, Jake Sinclair on bass and […]

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Manchester Orchestra To DJ On Turntable.FM Tonight!

By Eileen Tilson As a special treat for their fans, Manchester Orchestra are DJ-ing tonight on Turntable.fm at 8 p.m. sharp! Their room name will be announced on the twitter feed (twitter.com/ManchesterOrch) at 7:59 p.m. Turntable.fm is currently only available for those who are subscribed, however if you are not subscribed yet, no need to […]

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Rescheduled Adele Show Set For October 16

The Queen Bee herself is back! After a dreadful bout with laryngitis, Adele has rescheduled her Atlanta date for October 16. Adele, previously scheduled to appear at the Tabernacle on June 17, will now be appearing at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Sunday, October 16. Ticket holders for the Tabernacle show will be automatically refunded for their […]

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What’s Going On Tuesday?

By Eileen Tilson Happy Tuesday Y’all! Now just because it is a Tuesday,  does not mean that there are not a ton of music happenings going on around town, so just in case you find yourself itching to get out, here are some AMG suggestions: -The ever so talented, David Gray, returns again for an […]

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Rock N Roll Ride Benefitting Grady Health Foundation This Saturday

Get your helmets on! On Saturday AirTran Airways is hosting their Rock-n-Roll Ride to celebrate public safety personnel from across Georgia and support traumatic injuries treated at Grady Health System, metro Atlanta’s only Level 1 trauma center. The ride, which begins at Killer Creek Harley-Davidson, also benefits Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta, an organization dedicated […]

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Should Music Say No To Apple’s iCloud?

By Eileen Tilson There is an interesting debate going on right now about whether Apple’s new iCloud platform is actually infringing upon copyright owners. Recently indie label Numero had some pretty strong words about why they decided to opt out of joining into iCloud: “We feel that a great risk is being taken by Apple […]

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15 Questions With Sarah Jaffe; Playing The EARL, June 23 with Centro-Matic

By Eileen Tilson If you have never heard of Sarah Jaffe, don’t worry you will. Having toured constantly, hitting both Europe and the U.S. with Midlake, as well as supporting such varied artists as Norah Jones, Lou Barlow, Centro-matic and Old 97s, Jaffe is no stranger to the scene. The 20-something Texan has gained a […]

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Ever Wonder How To Get Your Music In Video Games?

Did you know that Georgia has one of the biggest gaming industries in the country? Tonight, at the SAE Institute, the National Association of Record Industry Professionals presents “Music in Games,” where top experts will discuss this fast-growing sector of the music business in which games such as World of Warcraft and Call of Duty […]

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15th Annual AthFest Runs June 22-26

By Eileen Tilson It’s that time of year again!  June 22 though 26, the 15th annual AthFest will be held in downtown Athens. Known as “one of the country’s great indie music festivals,” headlining artists this year will include Futurebirds, Centro-Matic , Guadacanal Diary, Chickasaw Mudd Puppies, Kevin Kinney Band, Nappy Roots, Col. Bruce Hampton […]

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