DJ Shadow’s Liquid Amber imprint gears up for DJ Harrison cassette release

DJ Shadow has taken yet another young artist under his wing for a release with the burgeoning Liquid Amber imprint. The first taste of DJ Harrison’s Songs From The Black Water EP, out Friday Dec. 18 exclusively on a limited run of cassettes, is now available in the form of a Soundcloud sampler featuring several […]

The Fox Theatre

ATL Insider: Plan A Night At The Fox Theatre

One of the oldest and most beautiful venues in Atlanta, The Fox Theatre is one of our favorite places to see a show (or a movie, or play, or anything really). With its starry sky ceiling and beautifully ornamented walls, it’s a magical place that also happens to have fantastic acoustics. Whether you’re getting ready […]

AMG Picks: Top 10 Karaoke Bars in Atlanta

We’ve all been there. 2 a.m. surrounded by our closest friends, too many empty shot glasses, and one empty stage calling your name, haunting you, reminding you of all your rock star ambitions. We’re talking about karaoke! This is our love song (pun intended) to the ancient art form practiced by kings and perfected by the inebriated […]

Local Spotlight: Terminal West

The King Plow Arts Center is the home of Terminal West, one of Atlanta’s most popular venues. The arts center can be found in West Midtown, Atlanta on Marietta Street. In 1902, the factory was bought by Clyde Lanier King and two partners, and renamed the Atlanta Agricultural Works. The site went through its share […]

Home For The Holidays: Carols From ATL Locals

If you love supporting local artists and have a great appreciation for holiday tunes, then check out the list of holiday songs we’ve complied from all of your favorite Atlanta artists! “Blue Christmas” by Collective Soul Back in 1995 artists like Tori Amos, Billy Pilgrim and Atlanta-own Collective Soul got together to create a compilation Christmas album. […]

Local Artist Spotlight: Pls Pls Playing @ The Drunken Unicorn 11/13

Pls Pls (pronounced Please Please) is headed up by longtime Atlanta musician Dan Dixon, a renowned songwriter in his own right and frontman for his previous band, Dropsonic. They recently headlined the notorious Atlanta legacy known as CordogOrama on Saturday, Nov. 8, and will be opening for The Life And Times at The Drunken Unicorn […]

Local Spotlight: The Tabernacle

The Tabernacle is an Atlanta institution rich in history. In recent years performers like Guns N’ Roses, Adele, and Bob Dylan have graced its stage; but before it was a concert venue, The Tabernacle served as both a church and a hospital. In 1898, Dr. Len G. Broughton became pastor of Third Baptist Church in Atlanta. […]

Atlanta Artists on the Rise: Hartle

Michael Hartle seems to already have enough on his plate as a 2nd year student at Georgia Tech majoring in Computer Science, but he is also taking over the Atlanta DJ scene one show at a time! Keep reading to find out how he got started, his musical influences and what his plans are for […]

Local Spotlight: Eddie’s Attic

In 1992, Eddie Owen opened the doors to Eddie’s Attic with the goal of creating a space to showcase the talents of emerging singers and songwriters. Over the past twenty-two years Eddie’s Attic has changed ownership only a few times, and has been owned and managed by Dave Mattingly & Georgia Music Hall of Famer […]

Local Spotlight: The EARL

Source: The Reigning Sound’s Greg Cartwright at The EARL, photo by Tim Song  At just fifteen years old The EARL has already had a colorful history. In 1999, long-time Atlanta resident John Searson decided to turn a building used to store mattresses into the newest bar and lounge in East Atlanta. Since its inception, The […]

Q&A with Jason Elliot of Spirits & the Melchizedek Children, Playing The Drunken Unicorn 8/27

Don’t let their daunting name intimidate you, Spirits and the Melchizedek Children is one Atlanta band that you don’t want to miss out on. The group began as a independent acoustic project of front man Jason Elliot, but the four-piece outfit has grown into so much more! Recently, AMG got a chance to chat with […]

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