Local Spotlight: O’Brother

Comfort zones are overrated—just ask the five members of the Atlanta-based post-rock outfit O’Brother. In 2013, the band decided to leave their hometown to rent a house on Long Island where they would reconvene with producer Mike Sapone (known for his work with Brand New, Crime in Stereo, Public Enemy and more) to embark on […]

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Album Review: O’Brother’s ‘Disillusion’

By: Shelby Lum Many bands find it difficult to cross the threshold of genre. Atlanta based, O’Brother, don’t. Their album, “Disillusion,” brings in seemingly different forces of music to blend and contour a specifically niche sound. The album opens with “Come Into the Divide,” leading the record with peaceful vocals and a howling background. The […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Mint Condition, Virginia-Highland Summerfest, The Thermals, and More!

By: Shelby Lum This weekend officially begins June, and that means hotter days, brighter sun, and even better music. Atlanta Music Guide has been kicking off the summer with festivals, huge concerts, and other musical treats, and this weekend is packed as well. Looking for local rockers? Head to The EARL for O’Brother. Even if […]

5GB Interview: O’Brother; Playing @ the EARL Friday, May 31

By Jhoni Jackson O’Brother has been on a heck-of-a-ride these past few years. The notches in the Atlanta band’s touring belt are enviable: The Features, Thrice, Moving Mountains, Junius and, most recently, Alice in Chains. (Let’s not forget their frequent pairing with their pals in Manchester Orchestra, either.) The ethereal, epic-leaning rock act’s stint with AIC […]

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