CD Review: Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers — Agridustrial; Playing The EARL May 8

CD Review: Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers — Agridustrial; Playing The EARL May 8

Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers Agridustrial By Eileen Tilson Known for their ability to shake redneck country, punk, and hillbilly blues into a whiskey-infused shot of sin, Nashville-based Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers are back with their release of Agridustrial on their own Colonel Knowledge Records.  The band comes back guns blazing with just a few changes […]

CD Review: Everybody Was In The French Resistance … Now! – Fixin’ the Charts Vol. 1; Playing The EARL May 17

CD Review: Everybody Was In The French Resistance … Now! – Fixin’ the Charts Vol. 1; Playing The EARL May 17

Everybody Was In The French Resistance … Now! Fixin’ the Charts Vol. 1 By Jennifer Gibson Art Brut’s Eddie Argos and his girlfriend Dyan Valdes of The Blood Arm may have made one of the most intellectually-stimulating records in recent memory. Stimulating, that is, for music geeks. For everyone else, it’s just one of the […]

Live Review: GG King, The Fresh & Onlys, King Khan & the Shrines @ The EARL, March 27

Live Review: GG King, The Fresh & Onlys, King Khan & the Shrines @ The EARL, March 27

Written by Jhoni Jackson Locally grown from Carbonas seeds, GG King played their raw, punk-inclined tunes as fast as their sound’s general tempo, cramming in as many songs as possible in the allotted time. The whole gang’s serious looks of concentration dominated their presence – until the drummer started making pig noises before the last […]

James Hall and the Futura Bold CD Release @ The EARL, March 26

James Hall and the Futura Bold CD Release @ The EARL, March 26

The Futura Bold are a three-piece band fronted by former Pleasure Club singer/multi-instrumentalist James Hall, guitarist Chris Piskun and Bruce Butkovich on bass. Part James Brown part Nick Cave, James Hall has logged well over a thousand shows on both sides of the Atlantic during his musical career. The Futura Bold officially formed in 2005 […]

Q&A with Shayde Sartin of The Fresh & Onlys; Playing The EARL, March 27

By Jhoni Jackson The Fresh & Onlys are riding on high in the wake of their latest release, but that’s nothing new. The San Francisco natives have been churning out EPs and LPs at a rate that rivals Heidi Montag’s plastic surgeries. Since forming in 2008, the melody-friendly, fuzz-heavy band has amassed seven official albums, […]

Q&A with Trish Thompson, friend and collaborator of Wally Gates

By Eileen Tilson Musicians and friends that knew, worked, played, drank, sobered, loved, hated, sinned and prayed with Wally Gates will pay tribute to him in the best way they know how – a night of Wally Gates’ favorite music performed live by his friends. Wally Gates, a respected and dedicated musician and producer, had made […]

CD Review: Bess Rogers — Travel Back; Playing The EARL, March 4 with Allison Weiss and Jenny Owen Youngs

Bess Rogers Travel Back By Eileen Tilson If I was a betting woman, I would place a stake that Bess Rogers could probably get away with the most heinous of crimes. With her sweet songbird voice flying over her colorful array of tunes, it only takes one listen to understand that Rogers can get a […]

CD Review: Mathis Hunter — Soft Opening; Playing The EARL with Noot D’Noot and The Selmanaires March 5

Mathis Hunter Soft Opening Shakedown Records By Julia Reidy Mathis Hunter, longtime mainstay of the Atlanta music community, former member of The Selmanaires and one of the founders of psych-funk collective Noot d’Noot, puts forth his first solo effort with Soft Opening. The LP spans 10 tracks and makes good on all of Hunter’s already […]

Get Ready for The Atlanta Mess-Around @ The EARL and 529, April 23-24, with Gentleman Jesse, Carnivores and More!

Get Ready for The Atlanta Mess-Around @ The EARL and 529, April 23-24, with Gentleman Jesse, Carnivores and More!

Douchmaster, Rob’s House and Triple D’s are bringing back The Atlanta Mess-Around to East Atlanta for an incredible lineup of local artists and beyond. There are a few two-day passes available, which include both EARL shows and a Saturday matinee at 529. Here’s the crazy-cool lineup: Here’s the crazy-cool lineup: Urinals Reigning Sound Davila 666 […]

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