AMG Weekend Picks: Party in the Park, Funk Fest, Gladys Knight, and more!

  [Friday, May 16] The Electric Sons, NovaKord & Cousin Dan (Party in the Park pre-party) @ The Loft Get pumped up for Party in the Park with this pre-party show featuring local legends The Electric Sons, Cousin Dan, and NovaKord. The Electric Sons are an Atlanta electronic/alternative band founded by vocalist/guitarist, Andrew Miller, and keyboardist/vocalist, Ben Richards. […]

Party in the Park 2014 with Girl Talk, MGMT, The Joy Formidable, Minus the Bear, & Stokeswood!

Party in the Park is back! The event will see performances from Girl Talk, MGMT, The Joy Formidable, and Stokewood on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. Gates open at 3:00 p.m. and the concert will run until 11:00 p.m., rain or shine. To get us even more pumped up […]

Q&A with Andrew VanWyngarde from MGMT at MoogFest in Asheville

Q&A with Andrew VanWyngarde from MGMT at MoogFest in Asheville

By Sam Parvin and Eileen Tilson; photo by John Thelan Andrew VanWyngarde, from NYC mega-band MGMT, is not your average rockstar. His hands shook during the interview where he was doodling aimlessly on a paper cup.  Wearing a fuzzy hoodie, his eyes barely met my gaze.  Andrew was not pretentious or too “uber-cool,” even if […]

AMG’s MoogFest Wrap-Up: Part One

AMG’s MoogFest Wrap-Up: Part One

By Sam Parvin and Eileen Tilson; photo by John Thelan The timing was perfect for a drive through the Great Smoky Mountains, showcasing a fiery color palette of leaves and small, white farmhouses atop rolling hills.  Asheville, N.C. is at the end of the journey, which acts as the ideal canvas for the events of […]

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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MGMT release new CD Congratulations on April 13th

MGMT‘s new CD Congratulations is released April 13th in the US and Canada. The follow-up to 2008’s Oracular Spectacular features nine tracks: “It’s Working,” “Song for Dan Treacy,” “Someone’s Missing,” “Flash Delirium,” “I Found a Whistle,” “Siberian Breaks,” “Brian Eno,” “Lady Dada’s Nightmare,” and “Congratulations.” Official Website

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I know it’s been Whigs fever here in Atlanta with their massively successful CD release at The EARL last week plus an appearance on Letterman tonight….but, did you ever wonder what happened to their old bassist, Hank? Well, here he is! Hank has joined the ranks of Brooklyn band MGMT. Just like his Whigs brethren, […]

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