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What’s Up Tuesday 12/30

Misery Loves Chachi @ 529 Misery Loves Chachi is an indie, dream-pop band from Atlanta, Georgia. Consisting of Chris Blais, Keith Hicks, Pete Lim, Nathan Sadler and Kara Straus, Misery Loves Chachi combines Chill-Wave, Motown and African rhythms with post-modern classical chord changes and jazz vocal harmonies comparable to Steely Dan. With vocal styles reminiscent […]

Concerts in Atlanta Thursday, 4/24

Angel Olsen at The EARL Angel Olsen began singing as a young girl in St. Louis, where she explored the remarkable range of her voice and the places it could take her songwriting. Her self-released debut EP, “Strange Cacti,” belied both that early period of discovery and her Midwestern roots. Cautious and homespun on the […]

CD Review: Misery Loves Chachi – Long Live the Lazy Choir

By Ellen Eldridge Nathan Sadler, the musical voice behind Misery Loves Chachi, spent more than three years experimenting and commiserating among his keyboards to compose 25 songs, of which four tracks representing the lighter and more hopeful side of displacement and unemployment emerged. These four songs are being released today (June 11) as the debut […]

What’s Up Tuesday? May 14th

Happy Tuesday y’all! Let’s hope this beautiful warm weather is here to stay! We’ve got a really fun lineup tonight to go along with this sunny day! Hopefully you can make it out! Titus Andronicus @ The EARL While abandoning the linear narrative of The Monitor, the songs of LOCAL BUSINESS aim to make explicit […]

Q&A with Misery Loves Chachi, Playing at Vinyl, Saturday, February 9th

The brainchild of musician Nathan Sadler, Misery Loves Chachi is one of ATL’s most intriguing new bands. A blue collar synthesis of Belle and Sebastian and Steely Dan, the band mixes a diverse array of complex lo-fi keyboard textures–with ambient, dreamy electric guitar riffs–layered above dynamic and energetic drums and bass. Rich and subtle harmonies […]

Q & A with Clap for Daylight; Playing @ Vinyl, Saturday, Feb. 9th

Like a dramatic slow clap excitedly gaining momentum, Clap for Daylight began as a cavalier suggestion in an Atlanta dive in 2007 and has since originated a powerful album with a dramatic sound uniquely their own. As Nashville roommates, fellow music students Greg Vilines and Alex Arnett discovered they shared more than milk and the […]

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