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Wednesday April 15, 2015 04:00 am EDT
From Steve Reich to Run the Jewels: CL music scribes call out their top picks for 2015 | more...

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Wednesday April 15, 2015 04:00 am EDT
The Record Store Day ambassador talks thrash metal, mowing lawns, and passing the torch | more...

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Wednesday April 15, 2015 04:00 am EDT
All the places you need to be come April 18 | more...

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Thursday April 9, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Katie Crutchfield has no aim and nothing to lose | more...

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Thursday April 9, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Guitarist/producer Emch on keeping up with the influential producer | more...

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Thursday April 2, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Genre-jumping singer serves up an homage | more...

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Thursday April 2, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Sophomore album, 'This Is All Yours,' is a sonic journey | more...

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Wednesday April 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Ricky Raw is on a mission to blend Atlanta's indie hip-hop and EDM with art and film | more...

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Thursday March 19, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Patience gives way to a great big debut | more...

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Thursday March 19, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Big Ears, Bonnaroo co-founder Ashley Capps' avant-garde gathering, resonates with Atlanta's musical outer limits | more...

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Thursday March 19, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Genre-defying rock quartet innovates with 'La Isla Bonita' | more...

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Thursday March 19, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Festival focuses on female, gender nonconforming artists | more...

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Thursday March 19, 2015 04:00 am EDT
From Lonnie Holley to Deerhunter, local musicians that bring the weird | more...

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Thursday March 12, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Julea Thomerson and friends twang it up | more...

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Wednesday March 11, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Andy Gill reboots a post-punk legacy with 'What Happens Next' | more...

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Wednesday March 11, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Live at Melbourne' bootleg gets the royal treatment | more...

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Thursday March 5, 2015 04:00 am EST
Brooklyn-based folk rockers find inspiration in life's daily grind | more...

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Thursday March 5, 2015 04:00 am EST
Lyrical wordsmith defies hip-hop norms | more...

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Wednesday March 4, 2015 04:00 am EST
Sludge-pop titan gets darker on 'Restarter' | more...

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Thursday February 26, 2015 04:00 am EST
DKA's new industrial youth, Slingshot returns, and more | more...

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Thursday February 26, 2015 04:00 am EST
Dance rock quartet explores the past on sophomore EP | more...

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Thursday February 19, 2015 04:00 am EST
The King of Americana soldiers on | more...

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Wednesday February 18, 2015 04:00 am EST
Synth pop trio's debut toys with humanity's fate | more...

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Thursday February 12, 2015 04:00 am EST
Local collective brings the dance scene back into focus | more...

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Wednesday February 11, 2015 04:00 am EST
Two-9 drops 'B4FRVR,' and more ATL music news | more...

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Tuesday February 10, 2015 04:00 am EST
Laughing off materialism through poetic observation | more...

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Thursday February 5, 2015 04:00 am EST
Eazy-E's Real Compton City G's" producer charts a new course" | more...

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Thursday February 5, 2015 04:00 am EST
Staple DJs celebrate a legacy of house music | more...

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Tuesday February 3, 2015 04:00 am EST
Alt-folk meets bluegrass on acclaimed new album | more...

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Thursday January 29, 2015 04:00 am EST
The 24-year-old noise musician sacrifices health for art | more...

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Wednesday January 28, 2015 04:00 am EST
Founding member Vaedis on the virtues of elitism and a pure spirit | more...

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Wednesday January 28, 2015 04:00 am EST
Progressive thrash for the end of days | more...

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Thursday January 22, 2015 04:00 am EST
Brooklyn-born, Atlanta-bred musician follows debut with dark and grungy EP | more...

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Wednesday January 21, 2015 04:00 am EST
Plus Shaky Knees ups the festival ante, and new releases galore | more...

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Tuesday January 20, 2015 04:00 am EST
Athens hip-hop duo explores absurdity | more...

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Wednesday January 14, 2015 04:00 am EST
The Public Enemy DJ and Atlanta rapper revel in the present moment | more...

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Wednesday January 14, 2015 04:00 am EST
Taking music from dive bars to super domes | more...

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Thursday January 8, 2015 04:00 am EST
Smartphones bring new life to Edgewood | more...

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Wednesday January 7, 2015 04:00 am EST
Promoter Kyle Swick plans to put Ponce's premier rock spot back on track | more...

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Wednesday January 7, 2015 04:00 am EST
Nightlife fixture reflects on decades of DJing house and hip-hop | more...

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Thursday December 25, 2014 04:00 am EST
The Alabama-bred seven-piece brings Muscle Shoals back to soul | more...

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Tuesday December 23, 2014 04:00 am EST
From Run the Jewels to Faun and a Pan Flute, it was a stellar year in music | more...

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Tuesday December 23, 2014 04:00 am EST
Prodigal son returns before heading to Bolivia | more...

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Thursday December 18, 2014 04:00 am EST
James Brown's 'Funky Christmas' gets the royal treatment | more...

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Wednesday December 17, 2014 04:00 am EST
Brannon Boyle and Dr. Conspiracy reflect on the psychedelic hip-hop institution they created | more...

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Wednesday December 17, 2014 04:00 am EST
Jeffrey Bützer's Christmas tradition returns | more...

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Thursday December 11, 2014 05:00 am EST
Kylee Kimbrough lost everything. And then she found drums. | more...

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Thursday December 11, 2014 04:00 am EST
Emily Harris' SCAD thesis raises the bar on local metal | more...

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Thursday December 11, 2014 04:00 am EST
The L.A. producer self-releases latest album, Desiderium | more...

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Thursday December 4, 2014 04:00 am EST
Co-founder of legendary Southern rock label gets Georgia Music Hall of Fame induction | more...

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Thursday December 4, 2014 04:00 am EST
The honky-tonk hero still chases his dreams | more...

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Wednesday December 3, 2014 04:00 am EST
Roots-rock super group jams on blue-collar anthems | more...

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Wednesday November 26, 2014 04:00 am EST
Revenant and Third Man collaborate for another unprecedented archival release | more...

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Wednesday November 26, 2014 04:00 am EST
Plus Order of the Owl gets a new drummer, Mara debuts, and more music news | more...

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Thursday November 20, 2014 05:00 am EST

At one time B.o.B was the guy who stopped you in the street to hand you a mixtape. In fact, he did that for four years before his debut album, The Adventures of Bobby Ray, dropped. Each mixtape added a new element of musicality, allowing you to witness the young prodigy growing right in front of your eyes. Here is a look at five mixtapes that introduced B.o.B to the world.

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Thursday November 20, 2014 05:00 am EST
Reconciling the Grammy-nominated rapper's place in his hometown | more...

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Thursday November 20, 2014 04:00 am EST
Pop-punk faves come back strong | more...

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Thursday November 20, 2014 04:00 am EST
Legendary Brazilian singer goes where the road calls | more...

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Wednesday November 19, 2014 04:00 am EST
First Flight' arrives after a decade and change | more...

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Thursday November 13, 2014 04:00 am EST
Douglas P. reflects on a legacy of conflicting emotions and timeless music | more...

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Thursday November 13, 2014 04:00 am EST
MC's storytelling shines through on latest project | more...

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Wednesday November 12, 2014 04:00 am EST
The teen pop star is still growing up | more...

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Wednesday November 5, 2014 04:00 am EST
David Railey stays humble in the face of a local music legacy | more...

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Wednesday November 5, 2014 04:00 am EST
Canadian powerhouse gets brilliant on 'Brill Bruisers' | more...

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Tuesday November 4, 2014 04:00 am EST
Mark Hosler steps out of his comfort zone | more...

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Thursday October 30, 2014 04:00 am EDT
After a decade, the dance-punk duo returns | more...

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Thursday October 30, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Arkansas metal band looks beyond doom on 'Foundations of Burden' | more...

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Thursday October 30, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Hip-hop duo finds biggest success working as a team | more...

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Thursday October 30, 2014 04:00 am EDT
From the Dead Kennedys to Michael Jackson, ATL covers the hits | more...

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Wednesday October 22, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Retrograde Space Opera builds a conduit for freeform expression | more...

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Wednesday October 22, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Second annual metal fest unites the local scene | more...

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Thursday October 9, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Balladeer-turned-combatant finds confidence | more...

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Thursday October 9, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Aussie musician tackles anxiety, hay fever | more...

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Thursday October 9, 2014 04:00 am EDT
British act downshifts with 'We Come From the Same Place' | more...

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Thursday October 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Documentary delves into historical impact of Nas' debut | more...

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Thursday October 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Festival partner Andy Harrison relives 10 years of hip-hop evolution | more...

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Thursday October 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
From the underground to the world stage, the hip-hop festival's 10-year odyssey | more...

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Thursday October 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT

5. Jarren Benton: I like his stage energy and his concepts. He's one of those rare MCs who thinks outside the box and conveys that in his lyrics. Duck Down BBQ showcase. Sat., Oct. 11. 2 p.m. Old Fourth Ward Main Stage.

4. Forte Bowie: One of the most versatile musicians/rappers ATL has seen in a long time. Passion & Confusion showcase. Wed., Oct. 8. 8 p.m. The Music Room; BMI's Know Them Now...

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Thursday October 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Rising Americana star finds his voice with 'Strangers' | more...

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Thursday October 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Rather than printing up thousands of handbooks this year, A3C has rolled out a free app for iPhone and Android to help users navigate the fest. Created by Aloompa, a mobile app company that has made similar apps for the BET Experience, and for festivals such as Bonnaroo and Firefly, the A3C app offers an interactive map that shows the festival grounds and where venues are located. It's also the... | more...

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Thursday October 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
CL scribes call out the top picks for A3C 2014 in 11 words | more...

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Thursday October 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Jazz trio tackles a sprawling 20th-century classic | more...

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Thursday September 25, 2014 01:00 am EDT
Kyle Thomas gets glittery with 'Black Moon Spell' | more...

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Wednesday September 24, 2014 04:00 am EDT
A look inside Atlanta's EDM oasis | more...

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Tuesday September 23, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Influential rockers get weirder with a new audience | more...

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Thursday September 18, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Best of Atlanta 2014 | more...

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Thursday September 11, 2014 04:00 am EDT
New EP bridges the group's pop and rock 'n' roll sensibilities | more...

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Thursday September 11, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Keep the tradition alive with 'Ameripolitan' music | more...

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Wednesday September 10, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Homegrown urban music gathering saddles Nas, Kendrick Lamar, and more | more...

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Thursday September 4, 2014 04:03 am EDT
The young hip-hop collective's wild ride from indie to Interscope | more...

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Thursday September 4, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Artist leaves his mark on fliers, album covers, tees and more | more...

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Thursday September 4, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The weed-by-the-acre emcee churns out catchy hooks | more...

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Thursday September 4, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Ceej and Jace focus on the sweetness of a good hook | more...

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Thursday September 4, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Her hard work helped the group get signed to Mike WiLL's Ear Drummer | more...

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Thursday September 4, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The rise of a Texas thrash-metal force of nature | more...

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Thursday September 4, 2014 04:00 am EDT
But when they do, you better listen | more...

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Thursday September 4, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The young Atlanta hip-hop crew's greatest hits so far | more...

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Tuesday September 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
10 picks for a psych, punk, and garage rock meltdown | more...

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Thursday August 28, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Friends gather for tribute to Coleman Lewis | more...

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Wednesday August 27, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Imagine Festival’s new vision for EDM - Iris Promotion ups the ante on electronic music | more...

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Wednesday August 27, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Math-rock trio says sayonara, for now | more...

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Tuesday August 26, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Rapper confesses of deep-seated anxieties, passing gas | more...

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Tuesday August 26, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Living in the moment of creativity yields hip-hop duo's most intriguing album yet | more...

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Thursday August 21, 2014 04:00 am EDT
A look back at New Zealand's first indie rock trio | more...

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Wednesday August 20, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The label's first fest culls Atlanta's experimental scene | more...

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Tuesday August 19, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta expats explore time and space | more...

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Tuesday August 12, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Hardcore torchbearer returns with the Melvins' Dale Crover in-tow | more...

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Wednesday August 6, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Mr. Collipark told the rapper to make something of himself, so he did | more...

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Tuesday August 5, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The Athens-bred singer-songwriter unveils a newfound confidence on her latest LP | more...

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Tuesday August 5, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Local punks don't always rock together | more...

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Tuesday July 29, 2014 04:00 am EDT
New EP embodies timeless honesty | more...

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Tuesday July 29, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Japanese doom trio has come a long way | more...

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Thursday July 24, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Jazz/improv series hails an original jazz master | more...

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Tuesday July 22, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Insider tips on enjoying the festival's 20th anniversary | more...

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Thursday July 17, 2014 04:00 am EDT
House music pioneer launches the Phutur3 at the Music Room | more...

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Tuesday July 15, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Melvins singer/guitarist pulls the plug | more...

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Thursday July 10, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The Brooklyn producer breaks personal ground on debut LP | more...

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Wednesday July 9, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Burgeoning five-piece captures a moment in time | more...

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Wednesday July 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Canadian punks grapple with middle age on Glass Boys | more...

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Monday June 30, 2014 04:00 am EDT
ONE Musicfest unveils acts, Scotty ATL drops a new EP, and more music news | more...

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Wednesday June 25, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Losing Love, Damon McMahon gains travel plans | more...

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Monday June 23, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Star Bar's LVL goes cocktail, plus new releases from Faun, Hellgoat, and more ATL music news | more...

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Thursday June 12, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Mammal Gallery welcomes hardcore vets | more...

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Wednesday June 11, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Swedish quartet lets music guide Nabuma Rubberband | more...

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Thursday June 5, 2014 04:02 am EDT
After a 12-year hiatus, the influential Cabbagetown rockers return | more...

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Thursday June 5, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The Cabbagetown band's members, friends, and fans discuss some of the group's most memorable songs | more...

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Tuesday June 3, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Punk five-piece fundraises for frontman | more...

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Tuesday June 3, 2014 04:00 am EDT
10 years strong, DJ Dog Dick returns with The Life Stains | more...

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Wednesday May 28, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Exploring this charming man's career with Smithsonian's Bret Busch | more...

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Tuesday May 27, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Indie pop auteurs return thorny and amorous | more...

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Tuesday May 27, 2014 04:00 am EDT
New York staple talks insanity, strife, and all things holy | more...

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Thursday May 22, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Local talent takes the spotlight at Jazz Fest | more...

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Thursday May 15, 2014 04:00 am EDT
8 local acts weigh in with their plans to beat the heat | more...

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Wednesday May 14, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Buzzy Scottish trio expands on love and loss with second album | more...

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Tuesday May 13, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Burger Records debut puts a shine on real world optimism and strife | more...

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Monday May 12, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Baltimore duo expands horizons with 'Shriek' | more...

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Tuesday May 6, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Black Moth Super Rainbow founder shuns publicity | more...

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Tuesday May 6, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta music festival goes bigger and broader, while staying intimate | more...

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Tuesday May 6, 2014 04:00 am EDT
CL music scribes call out their top 10 weekend picks | more...

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Tuesday April 29, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Dre and Big Boi quash worries with solid CounterPoint set | more...

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Tuesday April 22, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Therapist-turned-songwriter finds catharsis with Lions | more...

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Tuesday April 22, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Promoter Damon Hare on the Spits, worms, and bad decisions | more...

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Tuesday April 22, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Ott, Tycho, and Big Gigantic speak their craft | more...

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Thursday April 17, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Sunbrimmer Records' Mike Tyson on vinyl's appeal | more...

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Thursday April 17, 2014 04:00 am EDT
How a manufactured holiday helped save the independent stores it set out to champion six years ago | more...

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Thursday April 17, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Forced Exposure GM on indie labels/stores shared existence | more...

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Thursday April 17, 2014 04:00 am EDT
CL's music scribes weigh in on top picks for 2014 | more...

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Thursday April 17, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The Record Store Day Ambassador on the past and the future of independent music stores | more...

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Thursday April 17, 2014 04:00 am EDT
7 best bets for getting into the spirit of RSD | more...

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Thursday April 17, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Manufactured rarity is the problem | more...

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Tuesday April 15, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Joe Casey reconciles 'average-dad' demeanor | more...

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Thursday April 3, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Canadian headbangers still thrash like it's 1983 | more...

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Wednesday April 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
At 80, the jazz luminary maintains a childlike wonder | more...

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Tuesday April 1, 2014 04:00 am EDT
East Coast hardcore icons come back strong | more...

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Thursday March 20, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Meet the producer behind Young Thug's hit | more...

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Tuesday March 18, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Dee Dee Penny reflects on creating personal guitar pop | more...

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Tuesday March 18, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The dance-pop singer doesn't fit into a box, and that's a good thing | more...

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Thursday March 13, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Extreme metal pioneers unleash brutal new album, Surgical Steel | more...

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Tuesday March 11, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Hip-hop trio's brutally honest EP, steeped in ash and margaritas | more...

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Tuesday March 11, 2014 04:00 am EDT
R.I.P. Van Buren Fowler, QUAD to reopen, and more | more...

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Tuesday March 4, 2014 04:00 am EST
The unwieldy guitar virtuoso talks feeling human but sounding machine | more...

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Tuesday March 4, 2014 04:00 am EST
The Mess-Around returns, Black Lips smell, and more music news | more...

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Thursday February 27, 2014 04:02 am EST
ATL bass music innovator drops first original track and discusses Giant Skelly project | more...

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Thursday February 27, 2014 04:00 am EST
BIGREC and Diamond D join forces, and Slingshot returns | more...

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Tuesday February 25, 2014 04:00 am EST
Veteran songwriter bridges alt-country, Latin music, and more | more...

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Tuesday February 25, 2014 04:00 am EST
Bassist Joanna Bolme talks the lifer talk | more...

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Tuesday February 25, 2014 04:00 am EST
Atlanta psych outfit goes all in with So Happy, It's Sad | more...

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Tuesday February 18, 2014 04:00 am EST
Gong Orchestra resonates with beauty and power | more...

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Tuesday February 18, 2014 04:00 am EST
Boston trio puts a shine on Held in Splendor | more...

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Tuesday February 18, 2014 04:00 am EST
Book Club cuts a lathe single, and more music news | more...

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Thursday February 13, 2014 04:00 am EST
Swilley bros bring rock 'n' roll back to the scene | more...

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Wednesday February 12, 2014 04:00 am EST
The Tabernacle gets a scare, and Del Venicci gets haunted | more...

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Wednesday February 12, 2014 04:00 am EST
(Just the) Tips | more...

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Tuesday February 11, 2014 04:00 am EST
Graveface Roadshow revels in a supernatural sound and vision | more...

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Thursday February 6, 2014 04:00 am EST
R&B singer and socially conscious rabble-rouser dies at 74 | more...

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Thursday February 6, 2014 12:01 am EST
Moogfest flash sale, new releases, and more music news | more...

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Tuesday February 4, 2014 04:00 am EST
R&B singer debuts with Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti, and Rick Ross | more...

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Tuesday February 4, 2014 04:00 am EST
Lo-fi pioneers return with Defend Yourself | more...

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Wednesday January 29, 2014 04:00 am EST
The former Ramones drummer returns to his punk roots with Entitled | more...

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Tuesday January 28, 2014 04:00 am EST
Defining the local scene through the indies | more...

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Tuesday January 21, 2014 04:00 am EST
The singer/songwriter reflects on success and music after death | more...

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Tuesday January 14, 2014 04:00 am EST
Rick Ross says the Decatur rapper is Atlanta's next big thing | more...

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Tuesday January 14, 2014 04:00 am EST
South Broad's new music venue focuses on community | more...

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Thursday January 9, 2014 04:00 am EST
The Wild does Daytrotter, and more local music happenings | more...

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Tuesday January 7, 2014 04:00 am EST
From Paracosm to Run the Jewels, it was a stellar year in music | more...

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Tuesday December 24, 2013 04:00 am EST
The Decatur MC busts myths and shares bigger goals | more...

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Tuesday December 24, 2013 04:00 am EST
Ernest Greene on the Internet, the live band, and NYE | more...

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Tuesday December 17, 2013 04:00 am EST
Jeffrey Bützer and Co. jazz up a holiday classic | more...

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Wednesday December 11, 2013 04:00 am EST
Atlanta punks get a delayed swan song | more...

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Tuesday December 10, 2013 04:00 am EST
Revenant and Third Man collaborate for unprecedented archival release | more...

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Wednesday December 4, 2013 04:00 am EST
A Chicago singer/guitarist reconnects with the music he loves | more...

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Tuesday December 3, 2013 04:00 am EST
Sub Pop co-founder Bruce Pavitt chronicles grunge music's first European victory | more...

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Wednesday November 27, 2013 08:00 am EST
For nearly a decade, Jabari Graham's Art Beats + Lyrics has been a success on the road. Now he's taking it on the air. | more...

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Wednesday November 27, 2013 04:00 am EST
The controversial rapper teaches us to embrace narcissism | more...

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Thursday November 21, 2013 04:00 am EST
4th annual local music fest adds second night | more...

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Tuesday November 19, 2013 04:00 am EST
Local rock rag still loves championing music while pissing off readers | more...

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Tuesday November 12, 2013 04:00 am EST
Symphonic light/sound experiment stirs up the senses | more...

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Thursday November 7, 2013 04:00 am EST
Featureless Ghost founder launches 12-inch series | more...

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Thursday November 7, 2013 04:00 am EST
At 73, the space-rock icon is still expanding his consciousness | more...

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Tuesday October 29, 2013 04:00 am EDT
From the Orb to YDB, Atlanta is stacked with music | more...

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Tuesday October 22, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Soulful hip-hop duo talks new album and DIY life | more...

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Tuesday October 22, 2013 04:00 am EDT
New wave progenitor mends splintered mind with 20th LP | more...

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Thursday October 10, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Second Impulse revels in darkness and light | more...

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Thursday October 10, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Chaz Bundick rebuilds his mellow music for live audiences | more...

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Wednesday October 9, 2013 04:00 am EDT
London duo shirks genre restraints to join Warp elite | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Social Club keeps traditional Cuban music alive | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Rapper, producer, chef waxes poetic about the largest (probably) hip-hop fest in the world | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Ridin' dirty ain't a problem when you take that bus | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta's homegrown hip-hop fest takes on the world | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
From Questlove to Da Mafia 6ix, 18 picks that you don't want to miss | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Black Hippy cohort readies Interscope debut | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Get schooled by hip-hop academics and innovators | more...

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Thursday October 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta's homegrown hip-hop fest takes on the world | more...

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Wednesday October 2, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta mourns the loss of the Monkey Man"" | more...

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Tuesday September 24, 2013 04:00 am EDT
After 40 years, the masters of Italian horror come Stateside | more...

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Monday September 23, 2013 04:00 am EDT
At 76, the iconic composer still dives into the unknown | more...

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Wednesday September 11, 2013 07:00 am EDT
ATL festival season is in full-swing | more...

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Thursday September 5, 2013 06:00 am EDT
Wondaland's finest remains her uncompromising self on The Electric Lady | more...

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Thursday September 5, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Brits' folk-rock sound and fury signifies nothing | more...

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Wednesday September 4, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Texas songwriter harnesses raw power with 'Electric Slave' | more...

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Wednesday September 4, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Blood sheds new light on William DuVall's secret history | more...

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Wednesday August 28, 2013 07:00 am EDT
Tracing the origins of rock and hip-hop's deeper connection | more...

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Tuesday August 27, 2013 07:00 am EDT
EP/documentary bridges hip-hop, country and more | more...

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Wednesday August 21, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Iconoclastic percussionist creates multi-layered musical adventure | more...

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Monday August 19, 2013 03:00 pm EDT
Indie legends return with more of the same | more...

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Thursday August 15, 2013 04:00 am EDT
'90s rockers relive past glories on the LP Tour | more...

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Tuesday August 13, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Former pro skateboarder and post-hardcore guitarist goes experimental | more...

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Thursday August 8, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Sub Pop songsmith talks alter egos, dream collabs, and 'Me Moan' | more...

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Thursday August 8, 2013 04:00 am EDT
The King finds his soul in Memphis | more...

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Thursday July 25, 2013 04:00 am EDT
The Blind Hole taps into a brutal, more vulnerable sound | more...

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Tuesday July 23, 2013 04:10 pm EDT
Hip-hop duo's debut album transcends boom-bap | more...

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Tuesday July 16, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Athens-bred post-rock guitarist talks process, moving forward, and ZZ Top | more...

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Tuesday July 9, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Tuesday Jam Sessions take Elliott St. to Neptune | more...

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Tuesday July 9, 2013 04:00 am EDT
After a six-year hiatus, the acclaimed arts and music festival returns | more...

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Wednesday July 3, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Music Midtown co-founder talks growth, diversity, and the power of Journey | more...

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Tuesday July 2, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Athens rockers shred classic NES soundtracks | more...

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Thursday June 27, 2013 04:00 am EDT
New album stays classy while breaking the old-timey mold | more...

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Wednesday June 26, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Singer/drummer talks noise, pop, and Patti Smith | more...

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Thursday June 13, 2013 04:00 am EDT
The legendary group's first album in 14 years will definitely shock fans. But will it awe them as well? | more...

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Wednesday June 12, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta new wavers resurrect major label beginnings | more...

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Monday June 10, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Punk-Americana duo brings folk forms back to the community | more...

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Thursday June 6, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Danish punks second album shuns punk convention | more...

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Tuesday June 4, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Ass in Session finds crunk rappers/producer returning to form | more...

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Thursday May 30, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Scotty is more than just Atlanta's new 'underground' rapper | more...

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Monday May 27, 2013 04:00 am EDT
How crowd-sourcing nearly killed Black Moth Super Rainbow | more...

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Monday May 27, 2013 04:00 am EDT
A Q&A with Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino | more...

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Wednesday May 22, 2013 11:38 am EDT
Mic Club wages war at 3rd Street Armory | more...

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Wednesday May 22, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Sonic Generator illuminates Fritz Lang's dystopian masterpiece | more...

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Tuesday May 21, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Reunion builds on ATL rockers psychedelic past | more...

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Thursday May 16, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Looking for dives and LPs and finding Dread Zeppelin instead | more...

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Tuesday May 7, 2013 09:45 am EDT
Underground icon's second book answers rock's existential questions | more...

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Thursday May 2, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Masquerade promoter discusses what sets the inaugural two-day music fest apart | more...

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Tuesday April 30, 2013 09:00 am EDT
Drummer John Densmore puts Jim Morrison's legacy on trial with 'Unhinged' memoir | more...

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Tuesday April 23, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Reigning Sound frontman talks three new albums, Merge Records, and learning from mistakes | more...

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Thursday April 18, 2013 04:05 am EDT
Indie record shops foster homegrown talent | more...

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Thursday April 18, 2013 04:04 am EDT
Barbecue, beers, and beats all around the city | more...

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Thursday April 18, 2013 04:03 am EDT
Creative Loafing music scribes' top picks for 2013 | more...

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Tuesday April 9, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Norton Records founders hit the road | more...

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Tuesday April 2, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Old time convention celebrates 100 years of battling bows | more...

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Tuesday March 19, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Thomas Meluch agonizes over structure and harmony | more...

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Wednesday March 13, 2013 09:35 am EDT
Clint Conley on the Boston post-punk legend's ongoing reunion | more...

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Tuesday March 5, 2013 04:00 am EST
'For Distant Viewing' expands its view with an inward journey | more...

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Wednesday February 27, 2013 10:00 am EST
Coping with the success of 'An Awesome Wave' | more...

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Thursday February 21, 2013 04:05 am EST
Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat, Kris Kross, Xscape, and Bone Crusher tell the story of the iconic Atlanta label's rise | more...

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Thursday February 14, 2013 04:00 am EST
Leave it to a preacher's kid to find the similarities between a nightclub and a church. According to Atlanta-based spoken word artist and music and cultural events promoter Kemi Bennings, a sanctuary filled with shouting, joy-filled worshippers isn't much different from a nightspot packed with jumping, dancing partygoers. The fact that a Sunday service is usually led by an ordained minister is... | more...

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Tuesday February 5, 2013 09:00 am EST
The Dungeon Family pioneer returns with a soulful new EP | more...

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Thursday January 31, 2013 04:00 am EST
How avant-garde rock icon the Residents changed pop music, and singer Molly Harvey's life, forever | more...

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Tuesday January 22, 2013 10:00 am EST
Indie-rock progenitor and UGA professor discusses La Costa Perdida, DIY, and Emily White | more...

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Tuesday January 15, 2013 10:10 am EST
Synth-folk songstress basks in halcyon light | more...

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Tuesday January 8, 2013 10:00 am EST
Dust-to-Digital debut offers a sermon that you need to hear | more...

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Monday December 24, 2012 04:00 am EST
Two-night stand at the Earl delves into the group's past while tripping headlong into its future | more...

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Wednesday December 19, 2012 10:00 am EST
From Will Oldham to thrash metal: Four music heads weigh in on their favorite reads of the year | more...

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Monday December 10, 2012 12:00 pm EST
Laid-back producer ghost-rides the whip with 'Car Therapy' | more...

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Monday December 10, 2012 10:00 am EST
The ATLien talks about his quest for originality, collaboration, and Stankonia's bowling team | more...

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Wednesday December 5, 2012 04:00 am EST
The annual art and music fest goes out with a bang | more...

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Monday November 26, 2012 04:00 am EST
How 2012 belonged to the purveyors of noise | more...

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Tuesday November 20, 2012 04:00 am EST
Love him or not, singer, guitarist, and 'patriot' Dave Mustaine has plenty of space in his heart for you | more...

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Monday November 12, 2012 04:00 am EST
With The Blanco Sessions, Rosie Flores hails rockabilly's other queen | more...

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Tuesday November 6, 2012 12:50 pm EST
Songwriter and perennial outsider embraces the dour side of Nebraska | more...

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Tuesday October 30, 2012 09:23 am EDT
Seventeen years after Nas and Lauryn Hill first collaborated together, their career paths intersect once again. | more...

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Tuesday October 16, 2012 04:03 am EDT
Former child soldier endlessly tours, turning pain into positivity | more...

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Thursday October 11, 2012 04:02 am EDT
Or how I overcame 'the fear' by smoking three gigantic blunts with GZA | more...

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Thursday October 11, 2012 04:02 am EDT
A field guide to what's probably the largest indie hip-hop festival in the world | more...

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Thursday October 11, 2012 04:01 am EDT
From headliners like Big Boi to West Coasters like Ab-Soul to East Coasters like Freeway to ATL's own Danny!, this fest covers every corner of the hip-hop nation | more...

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Thursday October 11, 2012 04:01 am EDT
The burgeoning Atlanta hip-hop collective carves out its own path | more...

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Thursday October 11, 2012 04:00 am EDT
After eight years, the man who started it all is still in love with hip-hop culture | more...

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Thursday October 11, 2012 04:00 am EDT
A3C puts hip-hop regionalism back on the map | more...

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Tuesday October 9, 2012 02:00 pm EDT
Searching for some truth among the carnival of the red carpet. | more...

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Wednesday September 26, 2012 02:00 pm EDT
Pretty Lights brings free music philosophy to CounterPoint Music Fest | more...

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Wednesday September 19, 2012 06:55 pm EDT
A-Town as the new Motown, or, how CL realized the South's got something to say | more...

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Tuesday September 11, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Speech talks new LP, 'Standing at the Crossroads,' and hip-hop's lost voices | more...

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Monday September 3, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Blood, whiskey, and Waylon Jennings | more...

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Thursday August 23, 2012 04:00 am EDT
With Abdul the Rabbi, Roger Ruzow and the 4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra find their place in Atlanta | more...

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Wednesday August 15, 2012 10:03 am EDT
Two dope boys in a minivan | more...

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Tuesday July 31, 2012 04:00 am EDT
The return of Atlanta's original hip-hop wild card | more...

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Monday July 23, 2012 01:00 pm EDT
Local music fest returns with the simplicity that made it an institution | more...

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Wednesday July 18, 2012 04:05 am EDT
Dick Gregory and Killer Mike cross the divide between Civil Rights and hip-hop | more...

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Monday July 9, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Aaron Freeman closes the door on Ween to find himself | more...

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Thursday June 28, 2012 04:00 am EDT
From the tavern to the top, Georgia's 'Chicken Fried' son keeps success all in the family | more...

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Tuesday June 26, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta's loudest sleeper cell harbors high standards, low expectations | more...

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Thursday June 21, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Haters are going to hate this music issue | more...

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Tuesday June 12, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Producer, MC, and Def Jux mastermind talks Killer Mike and Cancer4Cure | more...

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Tuesday May 29, 2012 03:30 pm EDT
The former Southern belle of Cabbagetown reveals the story behind her testimonial tramp stamp | more...

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Tuesday May 15, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Lee Ranaldo opens window to a moment in his life | more...

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Monday May 14, 2012 11:50 am EDT
The most buzzed-about hip-hop album of the year ain't just barber shop talk at Graffiti's | more...

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Thursday April 26, 2012 04:00 am EDT
By functioning like a real band, Brooklyn's critical darlings transcend the Pitchfork hype | more...

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Tuesday April 10, 2012 12:30 pm EDT
How a major-label co-opt could suck the life out of RSD's fifth anniversary | more...

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Monday April 2, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Hook-heavy new album balances nostalgic conceit with sonic growth | more...

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Monday March 19, 2012 11:00 am EDT
A mixtape manifesto for empowered hustlers of every persuasion | more...

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Monday March 12, 2012 12:30 pm EDT
Hip-hop's punk pied piper leads the new vanguard | more...

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Monday March 5, 2012 04:00 am EST
Power-pop songsmith rises above his hometown's dark side | more...

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Tuesday February 28, 2012 08:00 am EST
Once bitten, Phil Jones bites back with a new band | more...

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Tuesday February 21, 2012 08:00 am EST
Saul Williams sends pop-fueled compassion from the City of Love | more...

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Monday February 13, 2012 10:30 am EST
New music quartet still making inroads between highbrow, pseudo-pop, and the otherworldly | more...

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Monday February 6, 2012 08:00 am EST
Or, How V-Nasty learned to stop saying the n-word and (almost) cash in on the controversy | more...

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Thursday February 2, 2012 09:00 am EST
A new breed of Atlanta-based video directors mix creative vision with hustlers' ambition | more...

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Monday January 30, 2012 12:30 pm EST
On second listen, Demolished Thoughts reveals a secret benediction | more...

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Monday January 23, 2012 08:00 am EST
How Neutral Milk Hotel's enigmatic lead came back from the void, sort of | more...

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Monday January 16, 2012 08:00 am EST
Syd and Matt's grown-and-sexy R&B takes mysterious detour from OFWGKTA mania | more...

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Tuesday January 10, 2012 08:00 am EST
More rock stars, less crybabies, and an appeal to tune out dem-ASSES | more...

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Friday January 6, 2012 04:00 am EST
For the Atlanta electro-prodigy, laid-back is a state of mind | more...

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Thursday January 5, 2012 07:45 am EST
Dungeon Family descendant bridges the pop-rap streets | more...

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Thursday January 5, 2012 04:00 am EST
Atlanta musicians we're digging in 2012 | more...

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Tuesday December 27, 2011 06:30 pm EST
F@#$ Da City Up! No really, T.I. says it's OK. | more...

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Tuesday December 20, 2011 08:00 am EST
Electro's takeover, the threat of Apocalypse, and Killer Mike's humongous balls | more...

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Monday December 12, 2011 08:00 am EST
Israel's Asaf Borger is the rapscallion of the ball | more...

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Monday December 5, 2011 08:00 am EST
Two local producers put a timely spin on old-school Atlanta hip-hop | more...

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Tuesday November 29, 2011 08:00 am EST
Home is where the spark is for Archers of Loaf frontman | more...

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Monday November 21, 2011 08:01 am EST
Atlanta's favorite punk songwriter loves Kokomo" and black metal. Why should he apologize to you?" | more...

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Tuesday November 8, 2011 07:00 am EST
From ASAP Rocky to Donny Goines, rap's polemics of place are up for grabs | more...

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Monday October 31, 2011 06:00 am EDT
Bad economy might be best thing to happen to local music scene | more...

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Monday October 24, 2011 06:00 am EDT
Something the RZA, a CBS police drama and one bandmate's mom can all agree on | more...

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Monday October 17, 2011 06:00 am EDT
After traveling a country mile, singer-songwriter debuts on Southern Ground | more...

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Thursday October 13, 2011 12:50 pm EDT
Atlanta's Dust-to-Digital Records unearths the origins of blues legend John Fahey | more...

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Monday October 10, 2011 09:00 am EDT
Has the former Hüsker Dü frontman mellowed? Kinda sorta. | more...

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Thursday October 6, 2011 04:00 am EDT
Two MCs. Two religions. One mic. | more...

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Thursday October 6, 2011 04:00 am EDT
Collaborators turned competitors take similar paths to stardom | more...

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Thursday October 6, 2011 04:00 am EDT
Highlights and high times at Atlanta's seventh annual hip-hop smorgasbord | more...

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Thursday October 6, 2011 04:00 am EDT
How do you take in a three-day hip-hop festival with more than 200 undiscovered acts and major-label signees, emerging blog stars and industry vets, producers, DJs and break-dancers from all over the country? Try getting in where you fit in. Atlanta's holy grail of indie rap, A3C (for All Three Coasts) Hip Hop Festival, turns seven this year. And CL's commemorating it with a mashup of our own.... | more...

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Thursday October 6, 2011 04:00 am EDT
Two of rap's most divergent acts find common ground at A3C Fest | more...

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Monday September 26, 2011 04:30 pm EDT
Brooklyn dodgers deliver high context identity politricks | more...

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Thursday September 22, 2011 04:00 am EDT
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Tuesday September 13, 2011 07:00 am EDT
On the heels of last year's brilliant comeback, Michael Gira barrels headlong into the future | more...

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Tuesday September 6, 2011 05:00 am EDT
The vilified singer talks drugs in the '60s, SMiLE and the genius of Brian Wilson | more...

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Monday August 29, 2011 01:00 pm EDT
Rise & Shine finds Atlanta MC overcoming tragedy and hip-hop's tragic flaw | more...

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Tuesday August 23, 2011 07:00 am EDT
Two MTV VMA nods for 'Simple Math' bring Atlanta band that much closer to 'global domination' | more...

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Monday August 15, 2011 06:00 am EDT
Electro's mainstream takeover just an appetizer for more | more...

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Monday August 8, 2011 09:30 am EDT
The science behind Jay-Z and Kanye West's vainglorious collaboration | more...

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Monday August 1, 2011 06:00 am EDT
Former Cassavetes frontman finds new life in a Ghost | more...

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Wednesday July 27, 2011 06:00 am EDT
If rock's poet laureate is a plagiarist, he sure pulls it off with an artistic flourish | more...

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Tuesday July 19, 2011 05:00 am EDT
Say Anything guitarists broaden their emotional scope | more...

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Wednesday July 13, 2011 06:00 am EDT
A Q&A with the festival's co-founder | more...

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Thursday July 7, 2011 06:00 am EDT
What does Jason Orr's iconic soul event have to do with a conspiracy against black music? | more...

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Monday July 4, 2011 06:00 am EDT
Twelve years of indie rock history in the heart of East Atlanta Village | more...

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Monday June 27, 2011 05:00 am EDT
The Web's golden age of musical jokes has hatched | more...

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Thursday June 23, 2011 04:30 am EDT
Growing old gracefully with hip-hop, hipsters and a little nip/tuck | more...

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Thursday June 9, 2011 11:59 am EDT
In celebration of the comfortable squalor and cheap-ass booze of Atlanta's dive-iest bars | more...

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Tuesday June 7, 2011 05:30 am EDT
The ASO clarinetist praises el Sistema for giving him a life beyond Venezuela | more...

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Monday May 30, 2011 06:00 am EDT
Lead singer for Atlanta metal band Royal Thunder searches for her spot in the light | more...

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Monday May 23, 2011 08:00 am EDT
The Atlanta MC remains as unpredictable as ever with two opposing releases | more...

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Monday May 16, 2011 02:30 pm EDT
Mix nostalgia and wanderlust, chill and serve | more...

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Monday May 9, 2011 04:05 am EDT
Despite the heartache, Warm Human, Cold World makes vulnerability sound inviting | more...

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Thursday May 5, 2011 05:30 am EDT
Atlanta buzz band Balkans attempt the impossible on a 48-hour sprint to New York | more...

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Monday May 2, 2011 09:00 am EDT
When keeping it real goes right | more...

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Monday April 25, 2011 04:00 am EDT
An excerpt from Ben Westhoff's new book, Dirty South: OutKast, Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy, and the Southern Rappers Who Reinvented Hip-Hop | more...

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Tuesday April 19, 2011 04:00 am EDT
Co-starring Antoine Dodson, Charlie Sheen, and that great democratizer, Auto-Tune | more...

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Tuesday April 12, 2011 04:10 am EDT
A short list of 2011's essential picks, from the Beach Boys to Bad Brains | more...

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Tuesday April 5, 2011 04:01 am EDT
The unintended irony behind the reunited post-punk band's Middle Eastern dirge | more...

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Thursday March 24, 2011 04:01 am EDT
Warren Ullom: A talented musician's recovery, incarceration and swan song | more...

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Tuesday March 22, 2011 04:00 am EDT
On As Above, So Below, the Atlantan sheds genre truisms to reveal his authentic voice | more...

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Thursday March 17, 2011 04:01 am EDT
A talented musician. A beautiful woman. A fatal cocktail of heroin and cocaine. | more...

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Tuesday March 15, 2011 04:00 am EDT
The Manchester, U.K.-based DJ is on the cusp of Atlanta's soul resurgence | more...

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Thursday March 10, 2011 04:01 am EST
On a Carnival cruise with an unlikely cast of indie rockers | more...

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Tuesday March 8, 2011 04:00 am EST
The scene's fairy godmother looks back on three decades | more...

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Tuesday March 1, 2011 04:00 am EST
The band's usual art antics take a backseat to Emily Kempf's songwriting | more...

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Thursday February 24, 2011 04:30 am EST
The godfather of Atlanta's longest-running dance party on his rumored death and resurrected groove | more...

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Wednesday February 23, 2011 04:01 am EST
Hip-hop is thriving on both coasts while the sound of the South stagnates | more...

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Tuesday February 15, 2011 04:00 am EST
But can Aaron Reid make it in music without his father's cosign? | more...

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Tuesday February 8, 2011 04:00 am EST
Battered and bruised, Atlanta's post-garage rock hope loses its sun-bleached stride | more...

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Tuesday February 1, 2011 04:00 am EST
Hear Bang's beats in the raw - and after pop's biggest stars recorded bangers over them | more...

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Tuesday February 1, 2011 04:00 am EST
Bangladesh has produced hits for Lil Wayne and Beyonce, but the Atlanta beat maker remains unbought and unbossed | more...

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Monday January 31, 2011 04:00 am EST
Concussion, and all that jazz, could be the best thing to happen to his career | more...

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Monday January 24, 2011 12:00 pm EST
The Boulevard-bred brothers rap the working-class struggle | more...

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Monday January 17, 2011 09:00 am EST
Black lipstick and vampire imagery might rule at home, but their true fanbase is Germanic to the core | more...

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Tuesday January 11, 2011 12:00 pm EST
Chad Rad's short list of Atlanta artists on the rise | more...

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Tuesday January 4, 2011 12:00 pm EST
He's signed acts from T.I. to John Legend to Yelawolf. What you know about that? | more...

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Wednesday December 29, 2010 02:00 pm EST
Six words on the best albums, mixtapes, 7-inches and singles of the year | more...

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Thursday December 23, 2010 11:10 am EST
An oral history of the crackheads, the Christmas lights, the PBR, the punks, the one-room shack, the strip mall, the graffiti, the noise, the corn dogs, the tornado, the losers, the legend and the end | more...

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Thursday December 23, 2010 11:10 am EST
An audio-slideshow featuring Jarred Swilley, Bean Summer, Randy Castello, D.R.E.S. ThaBeatnik, the Wheeler Boys, and Ricky Raw | more...

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Tuesday December 21, 2010 04:00 pm EST
The surprises, uprisings and star turns we couldn't stop watching | more...

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Monday December 13, 2010 04:00 am EST
In his darkest hour, T.I. delivers an LP that pales in comparison | more...

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Monday December 6, 2010 04:00 am EST
Dueling Atlanta R&B talents have new albums, negligible attire and mixed messages | more...

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Monday November 29, 2010 04:00 am EST
Emory grad ain't your average lawyer-turned-comic book avenger | more...

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Wednesday November 24, 2010 04:59 am EST
His swooshy hair, his viral videos, the indelible mark he's left on your daughter | more...

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Wednesday November 24, 2010 04:00 am EST
Watch his magical maturation from Canadian wannabe to global phenom via YouTube | more...

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Wednesday November 24, 2010 04:00 am EST
Justin Bieber fans use 3 percent of Twitter's servers at any time. So what are they saying? | more...

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Wednesday November 24, 2010 04:00 am EST
Print off and create your best Bieber paper doll, then twitpic it at @cl_atlanta | more...

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Monday November 22, 2010 04:00 am EST
Tropsicle's post-garage jangle is anything but | more...

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Tuesday November 16, 2010 04:00 am EST
Soul food and samurai sword aside, Atlanta's alt hip-hop heads return bearing gifts | more...

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Monday November 8, 2010 04:00 am EST
Earball could be the last jam at Atlanta's avant-garde nucleus | more...

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Monday November 1, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Of meth labs and rebel flags. You know, real hip-hop | more...

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Monday October 25, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta's indie rock stepsons hop in bed with another new label. Could this be the one? | more...

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Thursday October 21, 2010 04:00 am EDT
The big payback, why crack is wack, and the future of the Funk | more...

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Monday October 11, 2010 01:00 pm EDT
If I'm Ancient flexes the band's growing appetite | more...

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Monday October 4, 2010 08:00 am EDT
Even Waka Flocka Flame seems stunned at his sudden arrival | more...

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Monday September 27, 2010 04:00 am EDT
But there's a newfound maturity grounding the group's sound | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2010 04:01 am EDT
Co-signs from Big Boi and Manchester Orchestra still don't legitimize the Marietta act | more...

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Tuesday September 7, 2010 04:00 am EDT
With False Priest, the Athen's, Ga. band goes back to the basics | more...

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Monday August 30, 2010 04:00 am EDT
A Southern rap pioneer's resident status is now in the hands of an immigration judge in Atlanta | more...

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Monday August 23, 2010 11:00 am EDT
Can Kevin Max resurrect his own identity after being a 'Jesus Freak?' | more...

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Wednesday August 18, 2010 04:00 am EDT
With 'musical soulmate' Idan Raichel, the soul maven opens a new door | more...

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Wednesday August 11, 2010 04:00 am EDT
An Atlanta legend's final album gets released 25 years after his death | more...

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Wednesday August 4, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Can Atlanta's funk matriarch turn a career of big breaks and bad timing into her Hot Heavy & Bad comeuppance? | more...

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Tuesday August 3, 2010 04:00 am EDT
And makes good on promise to old muse | more...

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Tuesday July 27, 2010 10:00 am EDT
Despite the tanking of his new LP, he pledges not to abandon crunk | more...

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Tuesday July 20, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Pop-rap's most famous talent scout on rebound with downsized So So Def | more...

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Thursday July 15, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta metal band makes Matador concise without compromise | more...

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Thursday July 15, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Fred Cash of the Impressions remembers Curtis Mayfield's genius | more...

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Thursday July 8, 2010 04:00 am EDT
ChesnuTT and Chuck Lightning bump their heads against the clouds with The Believer | more...

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Wednesday June 30, 2010 01:00 pm EDT
Part 2 of 2: Heaven on a Popsicle Stick | more...

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Wednesday June 16, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Why does everyone seem to have a problem with the magazine empresario? | more...

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Monday June 7, 2010 04:00 am EDT
He helped put Atlanta on the map, but the love is lacking for his upcoming solo release | more...

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Wednesday June 2, 2010 04:00 am EDT
But behind the hustler lies a heart of platinum | more...

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Monday May 24, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Blunt Georgia boy Butch Walker gets uplifting on latest release | more...

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Tuesday May 18, 2010 04:00 am EDT
No Great Lost: Songs 1979-1985 documents Atlanta's ironic blend of electronic and art rock | more...

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Tuesday May 11, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Can Atlanta's critical darling break on through to the commercial side? | more...

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Tuesday May 4, 2010 04:00 am EDT
When That Rough God Goes Riding: Listening to Astral Weeks | more...

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Tuesday April 27, 2010 04:00 am EDT
His expression is pure on The Voidist, but his intentions are harder to articulate | more...

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Wednesday April 21, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Debut from Atlanta genius Bobby Ray makes him sound like a doofus | more...

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Monday April 12, 2010 04:00 am EDT
We're digging in the crates for Record Store Day | more...

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Tuesday April 6, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Tapes blast a sound that's just as warm as the crackle and pop of vinyl | more...

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Tuesday March 30, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Miami's sludge punk band is back from obscurity | more...

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Tuesday March 23, 2010 04:00 am EDT
From the peach trees of Perry, Ga., Ernest Greene reaches blog star status | more...

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Monday March 15, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Has the 'abominable ho man' fallen out of fashion? | more...

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Wednesday March 10, 2010 04:00 am EST
Take a headlong trip into the rabbit hole of Atlanta after dark and get an earful of what makes our fair city so dang dirty | more...

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Wednesday March 3, 2010 04:00 am EST
The Brooklyn band experiences a homecoming of sorts in Atlanta | more...

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Tuesday February 23, 2010 04:00 am EST
The former Neon Christ frontman makes an epic leap toward commercial success | more...

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Tuesday February 16, 2010 04:00 am EST
Stale rap beef was cutting in on the mixtape king's cheese-making potential | more...

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Friday February 12, 2010 09:22 pm EST
Devendra Banhart swims with Dylan | more...

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Tuesday February 9, 2010 04:00 am EST
Athens cult-like ensemble calls it quits after reaching critical mass | more...

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Monday February 1, 2010 04:00 am EST
The vocalist for L.A. punk stalwarts X returns with Somewhere Gone | more...

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Wednesday January 27, 2010 04:00 am EST
Native son spills through the cracks in the city's facade | more...

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Monday January 18, 2010 04:00 am EST
Two Atlanta acts hone their sound from the outside looking in | more...

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Monday January 11, 2010 04:00 am EST
Heavy metal's delirious duo rides the wave of celebrated doc | more...

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Monday January 4, 2010 04:00 am EST
The Filthy South Sessions is driven by femme fatale's noirish confidence | more...

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Wednesday December 23, 2009 03:00 pm EST
Atlanta's unsung rap heroes end with one to grow on | more...

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Monday December 14, 2009 04:00 am EST
Thirty-one years after his last LP, Dust-to-Digital releases compilation, Jesus Christ from A to Z | more...

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Wednesday December 9, 2009 04:00 am EST
Three outsiders breathe new life into Atlanta's DIY music scene | more...

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Tuesday December 1, 2009 04:00 am EST
These producers aren't household names, but they're richer and more successful than many of the artists for whom they make tracks | more...

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Thursday November 19, 2009 01:30 pm EST
The Atlanta rapper returns to jail leaving mo' money and mo' problems in his wake | more...

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Tuesday November 17, 2009 04:00 am EST
And other noteworthy novelty items in time for the holidaze | more...

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Tuesday November 10, 2009 04:00 am EST
In all reality, the Atlanta native has endured her share of drama, and trauma, in recent months | more...

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Tuesday November 3, 2009 04:00 am EST
Touch & Go reissues catalog timed with reunion tour | more...

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Tuesday October 27, 2009 04:00 am EDT
The Atlanta rapper swallows his own voice on Diary of an ATL Brave | more...

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Tuesday October 20, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta musician goes to Kurdistan to make music amid chaos | more...

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Tuesday October 13, 2009 04:00 am EDT
With a new drummer, they set out to plumb the depths of sound and soul | more...

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Monday October 5, 2009 04:00 am EDT
The Atlanta blues legend, and a bygone era, come alive in Hand Me My Travelin' Shoes | more...

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Monday September 28, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Leader of the true school seeks return to relevance with The Seventh Seal | more...

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Tuesday September 22, 2009 04:00 am EDT
The man bloggers love to hate brings his sloppy Cali pop to Atlanta | more...

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Monday September 21, 2009 04:00 am EDT
The drone band with members scattered across continents convenes for a tour through the South | more...

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Tuesday September 15, 2009 04:00 am EDT
With Cee-Lo back in the fold, Atlanta's Goodie Mob returns to salvage the real Dirty South | more...

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Monday September 7, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Raekwon's newfound peace of mind lends itself to the long-awaited completion of Cuban Linx II | more...

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Tuesday September 1, 2009 04:00 am EDT

The Georgia Music Hall of Fame — the Macon landmark that has amassed relics of the state’s rich musical history, if not the crowds those relics warrant — is in dire straits. According to the authority board that oversees it, if the museum isn’t on its way to raising $225,000 by October, it will close its doors for good Dec. 31.

This seems an unlikely crisis for a music museum in a state that...

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Monday August 24, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Without marketing support from his label, the Atlanta superproducer makes a 'record you can watch' | more...

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Monday August 17, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Chyanne Lynne has only bitten one of the band's fans | more...

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Wednesday August 12, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta's independent hip-hop scene gets behind a sound revolution | more...

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Monday August 3, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta honors the mother of deceased Detroit producer J Dilla | more...

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Monday July 27, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Como se dice the Black Lips en Espanol? | more...

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Tuesday July 21, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Former Grandaddy frontman emerges from cloud of depression and downer indie rock | more...

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Tuesday July 14, 2009 04:00 am EDT
After a historic career, DMC rolls with life's impromptu flow | more...

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Tuesday July 7, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Khujo Goodie and Jneiro Jarel break out with off-the-map collabo | more...

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Tuesday June 30, 2009 04:00 am EDT
How Atlanta's garage-rock mascot saved himself before dying | more...

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Monday June 22, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Can Atlanta's annual music fest return to past prominence? | more...

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Monday June 15, 2009 04:00 am EDT
The spoils (and spoilers) of success were expected. But who knew he'd earn credibility, too? | more...

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Tuesday June 9, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Could her new memoir signal a smooth transition? | more...

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Tuesday June 2, 2009 04:00 am EDT
The Atlanta music photographer who never lost his cool | more...

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Tuesday May 26, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Can the combustible rapper take advantage? | more...

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Monday May 18, 2009 04:00 am EDT
When it comes to gender identity, Katz defies easy categorization | more...

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Monday May 11, 2009 04:00 am EDT
The artist formerly known as B.o.B. struggles for his identity | more...

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Monday May 4, 2009 04:00 am EDT
The former members of the Hiss return with new bite as the Barreracudas | more...

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Tuesday April 14, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Indie record stores band together to save themselves with Record Store Day | more...

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Monday April 13, 2009 04:00 am EDT
How interesting that the two pop stars both play Atlanta on April 15 — considering they seem to hate each other's guts | more...

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Tuesday April 7, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Straight out the frat house, the future of hip-hop | more...

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Friday April 3, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Hip-hop's villain reveals what's under the mask — sort of | more...

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Monday March 23, 2009 04:00 am EDT
T.I.'s label won't grind to a halt while the breadwinner serves his bid | more...

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Tuesday March 17, 2009 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta's metal behemoth gets ghostly on fourth full-length | more...

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Tuesday March 10, 2009 04:00 am EDT
2096 N. Decatur Road, Decatur, 404-329-0020 | more...

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Tuesday March 10, 2009 04:00 am EDT
2096 N. Decatur Road, Decatur, 404-329-0020 | more...

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Monday March 9, 2009 06:00 am EDT
Years of Refusal features Moz in all his post-pubescent glory | more...

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Monday March 9, 2009 06:00 am EDT
Alleged police drama comes with the territory for Subsonics' lead | more...

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Wednesday February 25, 2009 04:00 am EST
Too often, bands from Atlanta have to find success elsewhere before getting the recognition they deserve in their own back yard. | more...

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Wednesday February 18, 2009 12:04 am EST
Why would anyone in his right mind open a record store in 2009? | more...

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Wednesday February 11, 2009 12:04 am EST
Last week, Atlanta found out it's losing yet another mom-and-pop record store when Ella Guru owner Don Radcliffe announced he's closing up shop at the end of February. | more...

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Wednesday February 11, 2009 12:04 am EST
Could multiple delayed releases and an ongoing CD-sales slump kill the project? | more...

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Wednesday February 4, 2009 12:04 am EST
For many, music is as disposable as a pop can — a short sugary burst to soundtrack activities, provide momentary distraction, and possibly remind us we're not alone in life's tumult and ache. | more...

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Wednesday January 28, 2009 12:04 am EST
Two and a half weeks ago, Fadia Kader returned from a two-month trip to the Middle East with a renewed spirit and a suitcase full of swag | more...

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Wednesday January 21, 2009 12:04 am EST
It seems that the only way to find something new these days is to dust off something old. As a result, every few years an unheralded roots sound is rediscovered. It happened in 2000 when O Brother, Where Art Thou? ushered in the sound of mountain bluegrass. Similarly, interest in the sacred steel gospel-blues style has bloomed over the last decade, thanks to such artists as the Campbell... | more...

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Wednesday January 14, 2009 12:04 am EST
Shortly before James Shaw, better known as the Mighty Hannibal, performed at the Earl on a Saturday night in January 2007, an entourage of Civil Rights activists gathered around him. | more...

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Wednesday January 14, 2009 12:04 am EST
Songs that made her love her day job in '08 | more...

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Wednesday January 7, 2009 12:04 am EST
Rarely has a band been blessed by one musical trend and cursed by another in such a brief period of time as the Long Ryders. | more...