Interview with Lloyd Cole; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 2/12 & 2/13

By Al Kaufman Back in 1985, you really couldn’t be much cooler than Lloyd Cole, his album with the Commotions, Rattlesnakes, spawned the alternative hits “Perfect Skin.” “Forest Fire,” and “Are You Ready to be Heartbroken?”. He was a mod Brit who possessed Elvis Costello’s wit and gift for wordplay without the bile, and Bryan […]

Your 2015 Music Preview

2015 is quickly approaching, which means it is time to start making resolutions to guarantee another awesome, music-filled year! Resolutions may seem cumbersome or difficult to achieve, but we have faith that we can help you create and meet all of your music-based resolutions. Whether you are wanting to attend a mega music festival or be the first to hear […]

Q&A with Christopher Denny; Playing Eddie’s Attic June 5th

By Al Kaufman Christopher Denny is the ultimate music redemption story. In a childhood full of poverty, instability, and self-destructive behavior by the people around him in Little Rock, Arkansas, Denny turned to two things, drugs and the guitar. Fresh out of high school, armed with a love of Southern rock and a strong, warbly […]

What’s Up Wednesday 5/28

Happy Wednesday, Atlanta! This short week certainly has us feeling a little lackadaisical, but we’re pretty psyched to re-recharge our batteries with some hump day concert-going. Matt Hires w/ The Wild After // Kyle Cox @ Vinyl Singer/songwriter Matt Hires made his recording debut at the age of 22, when the Florida native introduced his […]

Interview: George Thorogood @ Center Stage Theater on 3/11

For George Thorogood and his longtime band The Destroyers – Jeff Simon (drums, percussion), Bill Blough (bass guitar), Jim Suhler (rhythm guitar) and Buddy Leach (saxophone) – their 40th anniversary is indestructible proof that staying true to yourself and your music can still mean something. And with a catalog of iconic hits like “Who Do […]

ONE DAY ONLY – “Inside Llewyn Davis” Vinyl Soundtrack Sale 11/5

Want the full-length VINYL Soundtrack album for the Grand Prix WINNER at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival at a 1960s price?! The Coen Brothers’ new film “Inside Llewyn Davis” has earned high praise from the critics as one of this season’s biggest Oscar contenders. It is the Coens’ first music-based film since “O Brother, Where […]

5GB With Over The Rhine; Playing Eddie’s Attic Tonight April 27th

Ohio-based husband-and-wife team of multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Linford Detweiler and vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Karin Bergquist, otherwise known as Over the Rhine, have shared the stage with Bob Dylan, John Prine, Adrian Belew, Squeeze, Ani DiFranco, My Morning Jacket, Hem, and toured as “adjunct” members of Cowboy Junkies. Over the Rhine’s album The Long Surrender was released nationally on February 8, 2011 on OtR’s own Great Speckled Dog […]

5GB With Kevn Kinney; Drivin n’ Cryin Play 3rd & Lindsley Nashville, Tonight Nov. 18

By Eileen Tilson/ @tktalt_tn Still some of the coolest and friendliest musicians in the biz, Atlanta boys Drivin n’ Cryin have been kicking it for over two decades with their southern rock, playing with the likes of Neil Young, REM, and Soul Aslyum, and garnering the respect of heavy hitters like Blues Traveler’s John Popper, […]

Q & A With Will Hoge; Playing Vinyl 9/30

By Amanda Miles Nashville roots-rocker Will Hoge has a knack for illustrating tales of sorrow, joy and triumph in his music. His latest album, Number Seven, is no exception. A follow up to 2009’s powerful The Wreckage, Number Seven examines the human conditions of love, loss, betrayal and grief. It seems seven just may be […]

CD Review: Jay Brannan — In Living Cover; Playing Eddie’s Attic, September 7

CD Review: Jay Brannan — In Living Cover; Playing Eddie’s Attic, September 7

Jay Brannan In Living Cover Great Depression Records By Al Kaufman Jan Brannan is not a happy guy. He is a self-described “antisocial misanthrope.” His Christmas song is titled “Christmas Really Sucks.” His record company is called Great Depression Records. He hates dogs, Air Canada, and the Best Buy on 23rd and 6th in Manhattan. […]

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