Interview: Family and Friends; Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn, 2/22

They’ve barely been a band for a year, yet Family and Friends has made quite the name for themselves in both Athens and Atlanta. Band members Mike MacDonald (Guitar, Vocals), Casey Harper (Vocals), JP McKenzie (Electric Guitar), Tuna Fortuna (Bass), Maria Kindt (Viola, Vocals), Jandro Rios (Percussion) and Ryan Houchens (Percussion, Vocals) have an electric […]

What’s Up Tuesday? February 18

The Expendables @ The Loft Check out our in-depth interview with The Expendables! Doors open at 6pm. $20 on the day of the show. Online, phone, and outlet sales end at 4pm on the day of the show.       Gardens & Villa with Special Guests @ The EARL Gardens & Villa is the […]

Interview with Caroline Smith; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, 2/25

Merging ’90s R&B and neo-soul with her indie-rock roots, Caroline Smith‘s new music has settled comfortably into a new backdrop as she takes a step from girl to woman. Half About Being a Woman is a record about self-acceptance and growing into yourself; it’s about going back to the roots of ‘feel-good’ music. While some […]

Q&A With Kirk Waldrop of Nine Times Blue; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar 2/21

By Al Kaufman Atlanta’s Nine Times Blue have made quite a name for themselves. Besides their raucous live shows at Smith’s Olde Bar, they released Falling Slowly in 2012. The Grammy-winning Don McCallister-produced album garnered the hit single, “Falling Slowly.”  The guitar fueled, power-pop quartet follow that up with a six-song EP, Matter of Time. […]

Interview: The Expendables @ The Loft 2/18

Santa Cruz, California based reggae-rock band, The Expendables, with catchy hooks and ear-catching lyrics, bring their laid-back and breezy sound to The Loft. Their performance is one-stop in their major city annual Winter Blackout Tour, with their friends Stick Figure and Seedless. All four friends have been playing and performing together for over 17 years, […]

Interview: Lucy Wainwright Roche @ Eddie’s Attic 2/18

Singer/songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche, daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche (The Roches) and half-sister of Rufus and Martha Wainwright, has been traveling with her large musical family pretty much her whole life. On February 18th (that’s tomorrow!), she’ll be gracing the stage at Eddie’s Attic with her mother Suzzy and special guest Gina […]

Interview: Julianna Barwick @ The Goat Farm 2/18

Do you enjoy music that sounds like the sweet serenade of a dozen Icelandic water nymphs? Then you’ll love Julianna Barwick. In the past she’s played in 14th century cathedrals and 20th century museums. On February 18, she’ll play a charmingly dilapidated 19th century industrial complex turned arts center. You know the one. We had […]

Interview with Paul Thorn; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, February 2

Paul Thorn has been pleasing crowds for years with his muscular brand of roots music – bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern, yet also speaking universal truths. The Tupelo, Mississippi native worked in a furniture factory, jumped out of airplanes, and was a professional boxer before sharing his experiences with the world as a singer-songwriter. Pimps […]

Interview: The Soul Rebels @ The Loft 1/31

The Soul Rebels came together under the idea of combining contemporary music with traditional New Orleans Jazz fundamentals. What results from this foundation, is a unique brass section with exciting originals and  amusing renditions of popular songs. Coming to the Loft this Friday, drummer Derrick Moss spoke with Alex May about their unique sound and increasing […]

Interview: Neulore @ Vinyl 1/29

Neulore is a modern folk band based in Nashville, TN, created in 2009 by band members Adam Agin and William T. Cook. After releasing a well-crafted debut EP, “Apples & Eve,” they have begun to take their heartfelt songs to the masses. With a live show that not only entertains, but affects, leaving the audience with […]

Interview: Mockingbird Sun @ Eddie’s Attic 1/30

Meet Mockingbird Sun. Lead singer and lead guitarist Charlie Berry is one in a long-standing tradition of Texas-raised troubadours. He is a graduate of SMU. Now, after years as a working musician, Charlie is as comfortable under the stage lights as he was under SMU’s football stadium lights. Brown-eyed soul singer and Gibson-picker Brett Taylor chased […]

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