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New Music Tuesday 1/27

Periphery – Juggernaut Alpha/Omega (Sumerian Records) D.C. progressive metal band Periphery gives fans not one, but two new releases today. Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, the twin concept albums, are the third studio albums...Show More Summary

Interview with Lloyd Cole; Playing @ Eddie’s Attic 2/12 & 2/13

By Al Kaufman Back in 1985, you really couldn’t be much cooler than Lloyd Cole, his album with the Commotions, Rattlesnakes, spawned the alternative hits “Perfect Skin.” “Forest Fire,” and “Are You Ready to be Heartbroken?”. He was a mod Brit who possessed Elvis Costello’s wit and gift for wordplay without the bile, and Bryan […]

What’s Up This Week 1/26-1/29

While you’re recovering from the weekend check out the great shows lined up for this coming week! Monday, Jan. 26                             Vacationer @ Vinyl Genre: Indie, Electronic, Alternative Sounds like: Reptar, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., St. Lucia Tickets are $13 in advance, […]

Gotta Get Down On Friday: Best New Releases This Week

It’s finally Friday and we couldn’t be more pleased. Get down to this week’s best new releases and get ready for another awesome weekend. St Vincent – “Bad Believer” St Vincent released a brand new track earlier this week, “Bad Believer,” off of her deluxe version of St Vincent, to be released on Monday, Feb. 9 […]

AMG Weekend Picks 1/23-1/25

Friday Jan. 23 That 1 Guy @ Vinyl Genre: Varied, Classical, Electronica Sounds Like: Les Claypool, Sausage, Primus Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Find Tickets Here! The Liverhearts w/ Motherfucker and Vincas@ The Earl Genre: Varied, Rock Sounds Like: The Sunglasses, OVERWHELMED, Failures of Modern Science Tickets are $7. Doors open at 9 […]

Throwback Thursday: Flying Upside Down with Griffin House

Its been more than 5 years since AMG reviewed Ohio crooner Griffin’s House’s 6th self-released album Flying Upside Down. Since then, House has released 3 more albums on his imprint label, Evening Records. The latest of which, Balls, boasts nine tracks co-produced by House. Show More Summary

Win Tickets to Kina Grannis @ The Loft 2/6!

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Kina Grannis at The Loft on Friday, Feb. 6! She’ll be performing live with support from acoustic folk-pop band Imaginary Future. Fill out the form below to be entered to win. Fill out my online form. Winners will be contacted on Friday, Jan. 23. Tickets are $19. […]

New Music Tuesday 1/20

Mikky Ekko – Time (RCA)                                                                                                       […]

What’s Up This Week 1/19-1/22

Monday, Jan. 19 Songwriter’s Open Mic Night @ Eddie’s Attic Genre: Varied, Acoustic Sounds like:  An open mic night of artists you would pay good money to see. Tickets are $5 in advance, $6 at the door. Doors open at 7pm. Find Tickets Lionheart, Drowning @ The Masquerade (Purgatory) Genre: Hardcore/Metal Sounds like: Terror, Thick As Blood, Death […]

A First-timer’s Guide to the 30A Songwriter’s Festival

We’re at the beach this weekend for the 6th annual 30A Songwriter’s festival. The 3-day festival takes place in a bunch of venues up and down scenic Highway 30-A, a 28.5 mile stretch that hugs the Gulf of Mexico coastline in Northwest Florida’s Walton County. Tickets for this year’s festival are still available via Freshtix. […]

Gotta Get Down On Friday: Best Releases Week of 1/12-1/16

Happy Friday Atlanta! Get your weekend started and get down with these hot new releases from this past week. FKA Twigs – “Pendulum” Video We’ve been in awe of her live performances, and she continues to drop jaws with her latest video – a video she directed herself, by the way. Get More: FKA Twigs, Pendulum, […]

AMG Weekend Picks 1/16-1/18

Get your id’s out and your beer glasses raised Atlanta…this weekend is going to be a good one. Friday Jan. 15 Passafire @ The Masquerade With Passafire, you get the best of both worlds. They love to bring a harder rock edge, while maintaining a progressive reggae base. The group began in 2003 when students […]

Throwback Thursday: Picture Book: Parquet Courts @ 529 5/27/13

  This photobook was originally published May 27, 2013. Parquet Courts will be performing a sold out show at The EARL with special guests on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 9pm. Photos by Hillery Terenzi  

What’s Up Thursday

It’s almost Friday everyone! Here are the music happenings in the Atlanta area for Jan. 15 Carousel Kings and Tantric (Hell Stage) @ The Masquerade The pop/punk quintet Carousel Kings will hit the stage at The Masquerade tonight in their 2015 kickoff tour “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” In addition, the rock band Tantric will be […]

Full Sweetwater 420 Fest Lineup Announced!

  Sweetwater 420 Fest has officially released its full lineup for 2015! Additions to the lineup include: The Wailers, AER, Big Data, The Floozies, Anders Osborne, The Revivalists, Delta Rae, The Wood Brothers, Kyle Hollingsworth Band, Marc Broussard, The London Souls and Red Wanting Blue.   These additions only make the already fantastic 420 Fest lineup […]

Counterpoint Festival 2015 Lineup Announced!

Counterpoint returns for its 2nd annual festival this year in Kingston Downs, GA on May 22-24, 2015! The amazing roundup of Atlanta festivals continues with the drop of Counterpoint’s stellar lineup, one that we are quite impressed with. Looks like this year’s Counterpoint will be another one for the books! The lineup features headliners Widespread […]

What’s Up Wednesday 1/14

Here’s what’s happening in Atlanta tonight Wednesday, January 14. Sadistic Ritual and Meth Valley @ The Earl Atlanta-based thrash metal band, Sadistic Ritual, headlines the show tonight at The Earl.Tonight’s lineup features fan favorites like the hard hitting heavy metal band Meth Valley, D.C. Show More Summary

Shaky Knees Festival 2015 Lineup Announced

The 3rd annual Shaky Knees Festival returns to Atlanta May 8-10, 2015 to a new location – Central Park in the Old Fourth Ward! Get ready for another shakin’ good time because this year’s line up is nothing short of awesome. The amazing lineup features headliners The Strokes, The Avett Brothers, Wilco, Pixies, Social Distortion, […]

What’s Up Tuesday

Here is the scope on Atlanta’s music scene for Tuesday, January 13. Nick and the Grooves (Atlanta Jewish Preview Party) @ Aisle 5 In leadup to the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival, this Atlanta based septet has entertained music lovers all over the southeast with their seamless blend of Jazz-Funk and Blues-Rock. Nick and the Grooves […]

Interview with Cherub, Playing @ The Buckhead Theatre 1/17

  Cherub has been heating up the live music scene for almost five years now, and have grown exponentially since their initial popularity of “Doses and Mimosas” to a bonafide force to be reckoned with. They just released a new EP Leftovers and are set to perform a sold out show at Buckhead Theatre this Saturday, […]

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