Home For The Holidays: Carols From ATL Locals

If you love supporting local artists and have a great appreciation for holiday tunes, then check out the list of holiday songs we’ve complied from all of your favorite Atlanta artists! “Blue Christmas” by Collective Soul Back in 1995 artists like Tori Amos, Billy Pilgrim and Atlanta-own Collective Soul got together to create a compilation Christmas album. […]

Brilliant Bands & Bold Bourbon: Forecastle Festival 2014

Photos and Review  by Hillery Terenzi Drive to Kentucky? Drink amazing bourbon?  Three days of bands?  Sign me UP! Good music, bourbon and perfect weather were on board for the 12th annual Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky.  According to Mayor Greg Fischer and Forecastle Festival founder, JK McKnight, this year’s festival was a record turnout. […]

Festival Season Hangover? We’ve Got Your Cure

image source: thetravelramble.co.uk ————————— Are you rockin’ body paint to work under your corporate clothes? Does your arm reek of the odors of tattered, months-old festival wristbands? Do you find yourself sporting an authentic Native American headdress to the grocery store? Have you been hippie dancing & hooping in your backyard while your speakers blare your favorite concerts? ————————— If […]

Outkast Comes Home #ATLast 9/27

We heard the rumors. We saw the Rival Entertainment teaser. But this morning our Stankonia-soundtracked dreams came true. Bowery Presents has announced that Outkast will be returning home #ATLast. Outkast will curate and headline a homecoming show in Centennial Olympic Park on Saturday, September 27th. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.   […]

AMG’s Summer Music Festival Guide

Our favorite season is here! For most music lovers festival season beats out Christmas for the most wonderful time of the year slot. We may not have Coachella, but the Southeast has managed to snag some pretty amazing festivals including the world renowned Tomorrowworld, Bonnaroo, and Hangout. It’s easy to get lost in a sea […]

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CounterPoint 2014 Lineup Announced!

  Move over Coachella. You’re not the only festival gettin’ some Andre 3000/Big Boi love come spring festival season, stank you smelly much. Atlanta’s own OutKast will headline CounterPoint Festival in Rome, Georgia, April 25 – 27. 2014. Their reemergence into the live music scene has been called the most anticipated musical comeback of the […]

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Mixtape Review: SMKA and The Notes Music Group Present The Dub Below featuring Outkast

SMKA and The Notes Music Group The Dub Below featuring Outkast Music and branding coalition SMKA and the Notes Music Group present a dubstep tribute to Atlantanatives and southern rap icons Big Boi and Andre 3000, more commonly known as Outkast. The Dub Below is where classic rhymes and reverberant drum patterns meet. This project […]

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Are You Willing To Put In Your 10,000 Hours?

By Eileen Tilson There has been many blogs, dinner conversations, talk of the Intelligentsia of the enlightening author Malcolm Gladwell, and his bodies of work, The Tipping Point, Outliers, and Blink; however, how many of Gladwell’s allegiance are actually following his ideas? It recently has struck me that in the wonderfully magical world of music, […]

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Bits and Bobs: T.I., Al Pacino, Phil Spector, Andre 3000, Squarepusher, Deerhunter

– If you haven’t heard by now, Atlanta might just have a new hometown hero. Rapper/jail bird T.I. helped talk a man off the ledge of a building in Midtown yesterday afternoon. Atlanta Magazine’s ATL Intel blog has more on the story, with reactions from T.I. and the Atlanta Police Department. – Al Pacino is […]

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Bits and Bobs: Gogol Bordello, Mumford & Sons, Andre 3000, Noot D’Noot, David Cross, Johnny Marr

– The Buckhead Theatre just announced two more great shows for the fall. Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello play on October 7 (on sale Saturday at 10 a.m.) and England’s favorite folk rockers at the moment Mumford & Sons play November 7 (on sale Friday at 10 a.m.) – Famed music photographer Michael Schmelling is releasing […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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