Picture Book and Live Review: Araabmuzik @ The Basement – 4/11!

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays East Atlanta witnessed history last Thursday with an impressive line-up of hip-hop wizards and DJ virtuosos. Even though ominous storms raged throughout the metro Atlanta area, that did not stop hundreds of fans from packing into The Basement, a cozy subterranean venue located below The Graveyard Tavern, for a […]

Interview with Davy Minor, Ohmpark founder; Festival this Saturday, Jan. 12 at The Earl & 529

By Jhoni Jackson Six years is a long time in the blogosphere. But that’s about how long Ohmpark, the independent music blog that champions locally-bred bands, has survived. Founder Davy Minor runs the outlet by a rigid credo, which is arguably its key to success: Can he “honestly recommend and endorse every single musician” on […]

Interview with Emily Kempf of Iron Jayne; Playing at 529 in East Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 9

By Jhoni Jackson The now-defunct (or at least on a long hiatus) troupe the Back Pockets often divided music fans into two sides: Those who appreciated the band’s live theatrics, and those who thought the shenanigans were a distraction from the weirdo folk-rock tunes. Now you can have both. There’s no need to choose. You […]

Picture Book & Live Review: Hijacking Music Festival @ 529 – December 8th, 2012

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays This year’s Hijacking Music Festival went off without a hitch, and was nothing less than astounding. For ten straight hours, I treated my eardrums to some monumental sonic shenanigans within the cozy confines of East Atlanta Village’s famous 529 Bar. The layout was perfect with a stage on both […]

Picture Book & Review: White Arrows and Family Of The Year @ The Earl – October 9th, 2012

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays The Earl was immersed in a night of heartwarming LA-based indie music as two up and coming bands played to a small but enthusiastic crowd on tuesday night. Family of the Year took the stage first, delivering a gorgeous set of harmonious folk pop. The band’s name is quite […]

Picture Book and Review: Nophest 2012 @ East Atlanta Village – August 24th, 2012 (day 2)

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays Nophest is described as “a non-corporate, no-bullshit music festival thrown every year in Atlanta”. After its sixth successful go-round, Nophest has become a highly respected festival that seems to keep improving each subsequent year. With the amount of raw talent showcased over the jam-packed weekend, you begin to feel […]

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