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Eric Hutchinson: Sounds Like This…and That

Eric Hutchinson By Kim Burdges You may not know singer/songwriter Eric Hutchinson, much less one of his songs; however, once you hear his album Sounds Like This you will insist that you have heard his sound from somewhere. You have. Hutchinson’s chameleon-like sound morphs from song to song. On “Ok, It’s Alright With Me” and […]

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MGMT

I know it’s been Whigs fever here in Atlanta with their massively successful CD release at The EARL last week plus an appearance on Letterman tonight….but, did you ever wonder what happened to their old bassist, Hank? Well, here he is! Hank has joined the ranks of Brooklyn band MGMT. Just like his Whigs brethren, […]

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Saul Williams adds Atlanta date

Saul Williams will perform at The Loft April 4, 2008 in support of his new Trent Reznor-produced record "The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust." Yes, this title has stirred up a fair share of controversy…but don’t make any judgements without listening to the tunes first! Tickets for The Loft show go on sale […]

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Lez Zeppelin: Getting the led out

Lez Zeppelin Emanation Records By Al Kaufman It sounds like too much of a gimmick to be any good; four women get together and form a Led Zeppelin cover band. Maybe good for a laugh or two, but that’s about it. Except these girls rock. Sarah McLellan can croon and caterwaul just as well as […]

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Hellogoodbye Review

Hellogoodbye Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! Drive-Thru Records By Kim Burdges If you have misplaced your ultimate 1980s mix-tape, don’t worry Hellogoodbye is to the rescue. In their first full-length album, the southern California quartet has created a blend of power pop ballads fit for any John Hughes or Cameron Crowe coming-of-age movie soundtrack. The breakout […]

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’08: Let’s DO this!

Hey this is Elliott from 99X’s Sunday School. I’m gonna be posting stuff on this blog. Wow big deal….I know, right? Well, deal with it. I wanted to drop this first post to say "hey" and highlight some stuff that’s gonna be rad this year. I’m not one for rambling prose and over pontificating, so […]

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The Bridges sign to Verve Records

Decatur-based artist manager Russell Carter has worked his magic yet again with another talented female group. Alabama’s The Bridges have just announced a deal with Vere Records, a subsidiary of Universal. Carter has also represented The Indigo Girls and The Bangles, the latter of which toured with The Bridges this year.

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Annie Lenox lends voice to AIDS awareness

Annie Lennox teamed up with 23 of the world’s most acclaimed female superstar voices for the charity record Sing, to raise money and awareness for the HIV/AIDS organisation, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). The track, already available to download through iTunes and other online outlets, will be physically released along with special remixes THIS SATURDAY DECEMBER […]

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Vote for Atlanta!

Several hometown heroes have been nominated for a 2008 Plug Independent Music Award! 99X DJ Elliott Garstin’s Sunday School program is up for best specialty show of the year. Deerhunter and Black Lips share nominations for best indie record, live show, and new artist between them. WRAS is up there, too, for it’s fine radio […]

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Black Crowes at Atlanta date

The Black Crowes will play a one-night only show at The Tabernacle on Sunday, March 9th . Their performance will include their entire new album, Warpaint. Warpaint is Crowes’ first full length studio album since 2001’s Lions. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 18th at 10am.

Remember the Atlanta band Film ?

How could we let you forget?! One of Film’s lead singers showed up on American Idol audtions from San Francisco tonight and went straight through to the second round. Michael Lee (American Idol Season 7 contestant) sang on Film’s E.P. "rolling" – Idol nemeis www.votefortheworst.com already doesn’t think much of this season calling it the […]

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