An Interview with Stephen Beerkens of The Faim

The Australian Alt-Rock band The Faim (French for “hunger”) is a band that’s hard to define on first listen. The songs are obviously highly polished, with well written song structure and catchy hooks setting them up to continue the explosive growth they’re already seeing. What’s hard to define are the influences that have been combined […]

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Throwback Thursday: 5GB With Kelly McFarling

This interview was originally published on April 11, 2012. See Kelly McFarling at Eddie’s Attic on December 28, 2014.  Homegrown and haunting,Kelly McFarling‘s voice spirals powerfully, and progressively over a bed of oldtimey instrumentation. She is from Atlanta, GA, where she learned to sing in church choirs and baseball stadiums, and learned to write through the stories […]

Q&A with Cruz Contreras of Black Lillies; Playing Eddie’s Attic November 5th

  By Al Kaufman Listening to Black Lillies’ third CD, Runaway Freeway Blues, is akin to transporting oneself through large country roads in Middle America. That’s due in no small part to Cruz Contreras, founder, singer and songwriter of the band. When Contreras’ marriage to Robinella Bailey of funky bluegrass Robinella and the CCstringband dissolved […]

Throwback Thursday: Interview with Bobby Yang – April 2013

This article was originally published on April 23, 2013. Bobby Yang will be returning to Eddie’s Attic on October 3, 2014. Melding his classical training with years of Colorado mountain woodshedding, Bobby Yang is reinventing the sound of the acoustic violin. His inimitable sound combines the passion of a violin with the dirt of a […]

Interview with AJ & MarLa Ghent of AJ Ghent Band, Playing Smith’s Olde Bar on 8/1

  “I’ve learned to accept and understand that I will probably never fit in, and that’s something I’m okay with.” -AJ Ghent His steel guitar skills are masterful. His voice is irresistible. His band is impeccable. His name is AJ Ghent and his band is the AJ Ghent Band. Formed in 2012, this Atlanta band […]

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Throw Back Thursday: 15 Questions With Andy Hull From Manchester Orchestra from 2011

This interview was originally published in May 2011.  Atlanta’s own Manchester Orchestra has done it again. The band’s sophomore album, Mean Everything to Nothing, was hailed as a masterpiece, meaning that there were a lot of expectations built up around the band’s next effort. They surpassed those expectations with their new album Simple Math. Released on May 10, Simple […]

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Interview with Eliot Bronson, Dean Fields, Andy Zipf, & Jason Myles Goss- playing Eddie’s Attic 6/14

4 artists. 1 interview. It’s about to get interesting.  Eliot Bronson, Jason Myles Goss, Andy Zipf and Dean Fields make up the men of The Parlor Sessions. Each adds their own interesting element to this team of traveling songwriters. While reading about these guys is great, seeing them LIVE is even better! Check them out for yourself […]

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Interview with Joanna Syme of Big Scary, playing Eddie’s Attic 6/13

Big Scary is an alternative pop duo hailing from Melbourne. This Australian pair has now ventured stateside to make more music and tour. The 2-piece band is composed of Tom Iansek on guitar, vocals and piano and Joanna Syme on drums and backing vocals. Recently, AMG got a chance to chat with Joanna about the band’s origins, […]

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