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 […]

Bits and Bobs: Emmy Noms, Strange Boys, Gentleman Jesse, Lady Gaga, Robbie Williams and More!

Bits and Bobs: Emmy Noms, Strange Boys, Gentleman Jesse, Lady Gaga, Robbie Williams and More!

– The Emmy nominations came in this morning, and it’s a pretty darn impressive list. Bits we’re most excited about? Neil Patrick Harris (two noms!), “Modern Family,” “Return To Cranford” (we’re obviously Britcentric here), Kristen Wiig, John Hamm AND Will Arnett for “30 Rock” guest spots, Alan Cumming, Betty White (SNL), Elaine Stritch (“30 Rock”), […]

Bits and Bobs: Arcade Fire, Limelight, Colour Revolt and More

Bits and Bobs: Arcade Fire, Limelight, Colour Revolt and More

– Arcade Fire will make a sure-to-be-watched-by-millions-of-hipsters everywhere (ourselves included) appearance on “The Daily Show” on August 12, just a few days after their album is released. – Famed Atlanta nightclub Limelight will be making a comeback (sort of) for one night only at the Buckhead Theatre. Atlanta INtown has some reminisces and details. And […]

B.o.B Releases “The Adventures of Bobby Ray” Today

B.o.B Releases “The Adventures of Bobby Ray” Today

B.o.B. (Bobby Ray) released The Adventures of Bobby Ray today, Tuesday, April 27. The local Atlanta rapper, signed to T.I’s Grand Hustle, under Atlantic, was originally scheduled to release his debut full-length in late May, but because of the commercial success of his song “Nothin’ on You” the release date was pushed up a month. […]

Live Review & Picture Book: Janelle Monáe and The 54 @ Smith’s Olde Bar, April 6

Review & photos by Micah McLain Janelle Monáe and the rest of the Wondaland Arts Society took over Smith’s Olde Bar this week in order to preview both halves of her soon-to-be-released album, The Archandroid. As soon as you stepped into the upstairs room at Smith’s for the second half preview on Tuesday night, you […]

Janelle Monae Debuts Video for “Tightrope”; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar April 5 & 6

Janelle Monae Debuts Video for “Tightrope”; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar April 5 & 6

We finally have the video for Janelle Monae‘s first single of her debut album. “Tightrope” is just giddily exciting, with smooth rapping from Big Boi and dizzyingly marvelous singing from Monae. It’s enough to make you wanna start shuffling those feet under your desk. We can’t wait for her two shows next week at Smith’s […]

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