Album Review: O’Brother’s ‘Disillusion’

By: Shelby Lum Many bands find it difficult to cross the threshold of genre. Atlanta based, O’Brother, don’t. Their album, “Disillusion,” brings in seemingly different forces of music to blend and contour a specifically niche sound. The album opens with “Come Into the Divide,” leading the record with peaceful vocals and a howling background. The […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers and Grand Funk Railroad

By: Shelby Lum Look no further for plans, Atlanta, we know what your doing (and it’s probably something on this list!). Whether you are wanting to make the most of your time with a trip to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens paired with some fantastic music, or looking for something a little different in the electronic […]

Interview with Nate of Anberlin playing The Loft on July 12th!

By: Shelby Lum Quiet guitars strumming, amps pushed out of the way, and a performance mostly without the electric guitars that brought Anberlin to popularity will fill the Florida rockers’ show at The Loft. For their summer tour, Anberlin will be playing a stripped down show, reminiscent of sessions of MTV Unplugged, and fans can hear “Paperthin Hymn,” “Feel […]

Interview with Kane of Plastic Visions playing 529 on June 20th!

By: Shelby Lum Kane Stewart doesn’t own a car, and since moving to Nashville from California, skateboards around town, coffee in hand while making music with cousin Brad Shultz of Cage the Elephant. Having family in an already established rock band can make things easier for newcomer Kane, but he said that Plastic Visions, a semi-offshoot of […]

Interview: Free Time; Playing @ The EARL June 16th!

By: Shelby Lum Fronted by Australian Dion Nania, New York based Free Time has started to carve out a niche for itself in the music industry. Atlanta Music Guide got a chance to catch up with Jonah Maurer and talk about their friendly competition with Gotye, what they like to travel with, and what’s most played on their own stereo. […]

Interview with Jerry Castle Playing Smiths Olde Bar June 14th!

By: Shelby Lum Jerry Castle isn’t concerned with churning out pop hit after pop hit, or even country hits for that matter. He’s working for something a little bit more for himself. Nashville based Castle said that the way artists try and create popular songs today just isn’t conducive to an artist mentality. So he began to […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Mint Condition, Virginia-Highland Summerfest, The Thermals, and More!

By: Shelby Lum This weekend officially begins June, and that means hotter days, brighter sun, and even better music. Atlanta Music Guide has been kicking off the summer with festivals, huge concerts, and other musical treats, and this weekend is packed as well. Looking for local rockers? Head to The EARL for O’Brother. Even if […]

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