ICYMI: Best New Music Releases This Week 3/30-4/3

My Morning Jacket – “Spring (Among The Living)” “Spring (Among The Living)” is the second single released off My Morning Jacket’s much-anticipated upcoming seventh studio album, The Waterfall. Listen below and be sure to catch them on their two night run at The Fox Theatre in August! Tickets on sale now. Active Child – “Never Far Away” […]

AMG’s Summer Music Festival Guide

Our favorite season is here! For most music lovers festival season beats out Christmas for the most wonderful time of the year slot. We may not have Coachella, but the Southeast has managed to snag some pretty amazing festivals including the world renowned Tomorrowworld, Bonnaroo, and Hangout. It’s easy to get lost in a sea […]

Moogfest 2014: Single Day Tickets, Schedule by Day & Festival Venues Announced!

Moogfest is a five-day festival held in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, dedicated to the synthesis of technology, art, science and music lasting from April 23rd through the 27th. Since its inception in 2004, Moogfest has been a magnet for artists, engineers, and enthusiasts of Dr. Robert Moog and his legacy to meet, share, create and […]

Recap: Essence Music Festival 2013

By: Mychael Ball This past weekend I attended the 2013 Essence Music Festival in the resilient, culture-bursting city of New Orleans, LA! The festival brought out thousands of music lovers from all over the country to see spellbinding performances from some of the most captivating Black American artists in the world. We even had a […]

What’s Up Thursday?

Well kids we are rolling into the weekend! We made it! And the best part about this particular weekend is that it is Cinco de Mayo, and the tequila will be flowing! Here are some thoughts about where I think you should be tonight! -Tonight kicks off the beginning of the ten day 500 Songs […]

If I Were In England Right Now… Atlanta Music In England This Weekend

By Eileen Tilson Cheerio, Old Chap! Since this is a semi-slow music weekend here in Atlanta, I decided to take a pretend plane ride over to England to partake in festivities that are happening across the pond. Luckily for us, the Georgia music scene is being very well represented in the U.K.! TONIGHT: -Georgia’s own, […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Old 97’s, Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Old 97’s, Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest and More!

Put away those boots and coats – Spring is on the way! This weekend is going to be great for the typical early signs of warmer weather that Atlanta relishes in (take that, New York!). We’ll be taking full advantage of the lack of frigid temperatures by hanging out at the annual Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest […]

AMG’s Top Atlanta Releases of 2010

Hey! It’s another Best of 2010 List! We almost chose to forgo the usual list-making duties that every writer/blogger/music-lover/mother-and-your-brother goes through at this time of year, but we just couldn’t stop ourselves from giving these locals another lil’ pat on the back for making us rock out, chill out, and groove on a bit more […]

Bits and Bobs: The District Attorneys, Janelle Monae, Amy Winehouse, Kylie Minogue and More!

Bits and Bobs: The District Attorneys, Janelle Monae, Amy Winehouse, Kylie Minogue and More!

– The District Attorneys will be joined by Black Coffin Thieves and Telegram for a special Thanksgiving show tonight at Smith’s Olde Bar. There will be a heckuva lot of brass, thanks to Telegram’s horn section, which is being kindly lent to The District Attorneys for a few songs. – In other Smith’s Olde Bar […]

CD Review: of Montreal — False Priest; Playing Variety Playhouse with Janelle Monae, November 6 & 7

CD Review: of Montreal — False Priest; Playing Variety Playhouse with Janelle Monae, November 6 & 7

of Montreal False Priest Polyvinyl Records By Scott Roberts On their 10th full-length release False Priest, goofy, but often brilliant, Athens-based band of Montreal and their musical guru Kevin Barnes have temporarily set aside a generous portion of their obvious love of ’60s psychedelia to make way for their inner Prince and Bowie. So, how […]

Bits and Bobs: Janelle Monae, Fred Schneider, Emma Thompson, Fun Fun Fest

Bits and Bobs: Janelle Monae, Fred Schneider, Emma Thompson, Fun Fun Fest

– We’d previously mentioned how Kele’s video for “Everything You Wanted” was our generation’s “Nothing Compares 2 U,” but it seems that we were mistaken. Janelle Monae‘s one-take video from the neck up with a surprising outburst of genuine emotion obviously takes this honor. The video is below, and if you don’t get a little […]

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