Interview with Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics, playing the EARL tonight and tomorrow (September 13th &14th)

By Jhoni Jackson Blame meticulousness for the delay in Ruby Velle & the Soulphonic’s debut LP. Before the Atlanta band could kill any of its darlings, first they had to grow and nurture them—slowly and carefully, in the most scrupulous way imaginable. Only minutes into It’s About Time and it’s obvious: It was worth the […]

He’s My Brother She’s My Sister Return To The Earl Jan. 16th

He’s My Brother She’s My Sister Return To The Earl Jan. 16th

By Eileen Tilson / @tktalt_tn Known for their jovial live performances, folk musicianship, and yes, their tap dancing, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister have shared the stage with Fitz and the Tantrums, The Devil Makes Three, Spindrift, Miranda Lee Richards, The Knitters, The Growlers, Local Natives, Frank Fairfield, Alexander Ebert, and Edward Sharpe & […]

My Morning Jacket Debut Video For “Holdin On To Black Metal”

My Morning Jacket Debut Video For “Holdin On To Black Metal”

Louisville, Ky.’s My Morning Jacket take over YouTube today with four clips featured on the site’s homepage, including the premiere of the eye-popping, surreal video for “Holdin On To Black Metal.”  The guys gave a early preview of the video  last night when several members posted it on their Google+ accounts, resulting in one of the first music […]

Ok Go Release New Interactive Music Video

Ok Go Release New Interactive Music Video

And they have done it again! Always setting musical trends, OK Go teamed up with director Trish Sie (sister of lead singer Damian Kulash), the modern dance troupe Pilobolus and a team from Google to create the latest HTML5 Chrome Experiment and musical experience.The project showcases the latest in modern browser technology, using 12 separate windows to create a kaleidoscopic dance that is […]

The Coathangers Release Video for “Hurricane,” Playing The EARL, May 13

The Coathangers Release Video for “Hurricane,” Playing The EARL, May 13

  Atlanta’s favorite rowdy chicks keep getting louder, especially with the release of their new gritty, screechy, heavily-eyelinered video for “Hurricane,” above. The Coathangers play The EARL on May 13 (tickets below), an instore at Criminal Records on June 8 and a gig at Highland Ballroom on June 18 before hitting the road for a […]

Bits and Bobs: The Coathangers, The Selmanaires, Little Tybee, Lera Lynn and More

Bits and Bobs: The Coathangers, The Selmanaires, Little Tybee, Lera Lynn and More

– The Coathangers celebrate their “Live at The EARL” 7-inch, where else, at the EARL on November 26, with support from All Night Drug Prowling Wolves and Wolves and Jackals. – The Selmanaires are one member less, at least for a while, as bassist Tommy Chung is moving to New York. He played his last […]

Bits and Bobs: Inman Park Restaurant Week, OK Go, DJ Shadow, Decatur Craft Beer Festival

Bits and Bobs: Inman Park Restaurant Week, OK Go, DJ Shadow, Decatur Craft Beer Festival

– Mmmmm, it’s one of the tastiest times of the year, with restaurant weeks piling up one after the other. This week it’s time for Inman Park to take the spotlight, with the likes of Parish, Rathbun’s, Shaun’s and more showcasing special $15, $25 or $35 prix fixe menus. And 20 percent of the proceeds […]

Bits and Bobs: Ludacris, Jenny & Johnny, The Drums, Cee Lo

Bits and Bobs: Ludacris, Jenny & Johnny, The Drums, Cee Lo

– Ludacris will be helping Tower Beer, Wine & Spirits reopen its Doraville location on Saturday, and in return the liquor store is giving Luda a $10,000 donation for his Ludacris Foundation, which supports Atlanta youth and the community. We love it when everybody wins. – Jenny Lewis and her beau Johnathan Rice just dropped […]

Bits and Bobs: Black Lips, NARIP, Kylie Minogue, FUN

Bits and Bobs: Black Lips, NARIP, Kylie Minogue, FUN

– Spin has been talking to Black Lips about the Atlanta hooligans recording a new album, and they also chat about the usual other stuff: skulls, Osama Bin Laden, the Braves. – Local lass-around-town Eileen Tilson (who heads up Leslie Fram and husband’s artist management company Tipping Point Entertainment Group) has been appointed to the […]

Bits and Bobs: Vonnegutt, Big Boi, Beach House, Eels, Goat Farm

Bits and Bobs: Vonnegutt, Big Boi, Beach House, Eels, Goat Farm

– Local rap-rockers (it’s not as bad as it sounds, really) Vonnegutt are planning on re-releasing their EP, The Appetizer, again on Big Boi’s Purple Ribbon label, but this time with Manchester Orchestra’s Favorite Gentlemen label on board too. The lads have been making themselves known recently, with their “Follow Us” collaboration for Big Boi’s […]

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