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 […]

Interview: O’Brother @ Manchester Orchestra’s The Stuffing 11/26 & 11/27

This year has been a busy one for Atlanta natives O’Brother. Non-stop touring and the release of their second album Disillusion are some of the things they’ve been up to in 2013. Guitarist Johnny Dang took the time to speak with us about The Stuffing, Lollapalooza, and why playing in Atlanta can be so dang […]

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 […]

Music Midtown Returns with Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam

By Justin Lyons Music Midtown made a welcome return last fall in a new format, but 2012’s edition certainly made more of a splash with a star-filled line-up announcement.  While many festivals use social media and creative campaigns to get their line-ups out, Music Midtown used an old fashioned technique: a press conference.  A few […]

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