Category: Videos

The Buzzcocks Coming to Black Cat May 11 to Play First Two Albums!

The Buzzcocks Coming to Black Cat May 11 to Play First Two Albums!

[ 0 ] April 2, 2010 |

We’re very excited to announce that seminal punk band The Buzzcocks are making a trip stateside – and they’ll be making a stop at Washington, D.C.’s Black Cat. The Bolton-born group played a huge part in the late ’70s punk scene in Manchester, England, and were at the forefront of the DIY movement that blossomed […]

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Check Out: OK Go’s “WTF” Video Remix Project; Playing The Loft, May 13

Check Out: OK Go’s “WTF” Video Remix Project; Playing The Loft, May 13

[ 0 ] March 29, 2010 |

OK Go – WTF? from OK Go on Vimeo. OK Go certainly know how to work that video camera. And they sure know how to get their fans’ attention. They launched a video remix project at the beginning of the year for their single “WTF,” which you may have started to hear on the ads […]

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Film Screening: The Life of the World to Come, A Mountain Goats Documentary @ The Black Cat, April 3

Film Screening: The Life of the World to Come, A Mountain Goats Documentary @ The Black Cat, April 3

[ 0 ] March 23, 2010 |

Rian Johnson (Brick, The Brothers Bloom) directs as The Mountain Goats‘ John Darnielle performs The Life of the World to Come, on piano and guitar. Shot in the same building where Darnielle performed Bach minuets for the state examiner when he was an eight-year-old, the film takes the songs from the album and restores them […]

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Leila’s Three Picks Of The Week: The Constellations, Florence and the Machine, Vampire Weekend

Leila’s Three Picks Of The Week: The Constellations, Florence and the Machine, Vampire Weekend

[ 0 ] March 19, 2010 |

Here’s what I’ve been grooving to this week: The Constellations – “Setback” THE CONSTELLATIONS | MySpace Music Videos Hometown heroes (from our neck of the woods in Atlanta) The Constellations are set to take over the world this summer. They’ll be taking on a huge tour starting this month, and will be making a stop […]

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Big Star frontman Alex Chilton Dies at 59

Big Star frontman Alex Chilton Dies at 59

[ 0 ] March 18, 2010 |

Alex Chilton, pop-icon member of the Box Tops and Big Star, passed away Wednesday at a hospital in New Orleans. A musical influence on bands such as The Replacements and REM, Chilton and Big Star were scheduled for a rare performance at SXSW this weekend. Everyone from The Bangles to Wilco covered Chilton’s songs. His […]

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Leila’s Three Picks of the Week: Mathis Hunter, Gorillaz, Hot Chip

Leila’s Three Picks of the Week: Mathis Hunter, Gorillaz, Hot Chip

[ 0 ] March 5, 2010 |

Here’s what we’ve been grooving along to recently. Mathis Hunter – Gathering the Hopeful Gamblers from Petrichor Inc on Vimeo. Mathis Hunter has been a part of the Atlanta music scene for years now, lending his musical wiles to bands like The Selmanaires and Noot D’Noot, both of which will be playing at his CD […]

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Gringo Star to Preview New Documentary “Hurry Up And Wait” at SXSW; Playing Black Cat with Exit Clov April 8

Gringo Star to Preview New Documentary “Hurry Up And Wait” at SXSW; Playing Black Cat with Exit Clov April 8

[ 0 ] March 4, 2010 |

Hurry Up and Wait Trailer from Hurry Up and Wait on Vimeo. One of our favorite bands in Atlanta, Gringo Star, has been working on a great film documenting the ups and downs of their 2009 European tour. There will be a sneak peak of the film at SXSW – if you’re going, be sure […]

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Leila’s Three Picks Of The Week: Massive Attack, Janelle Monae, Florence & The Machine with Dizzee Rascal at The BRITs

Leila’s Three Picks Of The Week: Massive Attack, Janelle Monae, Florence & The Machine with Dizzee Rascal at The BRITs

[ 0 ] February 19, 2010 |

Here’s what I’ve been digging over here at TA HQ lately: Janelle Monae – I’m pretty sure I’ve gushed about Janelle before, because that’s just what you have to do the second you hear her. Now she is finally getting ready to release some new stuff, and this gem (featuring OutKast’s Big Boi) will have […]

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The Temper Trap play The Loft on April 9th

The Temper Trap play The Loft on April 9th

[ 0 ] February 14, 2010 |

Atmospheric post-punk group The Temper Trap are coming from their home of Australia to finally tour the U.S. They play The Loft on April 9. Buy Tickets

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Check Out: A Sunny Day In Glasgow’s Live Concert Video from Pitchfork; Playing DC9, March 29

Check Out: A Sunny Day In Glasgow’s Live Concert Video from Pitchfork; Playing DC9, March 29

[ 0 ] January 14, 2010 |

The lovely, teensy-bit-twee A Sunny Day In Glasgow (note: not actually from Glasgow; their home is in Philadelphia) have got that '90s college rock sound going on, but never fear, it's not too nostalgic. This is a band that is still moving forward. Check out a special presentation from Pitchfork, above, to see and hear […]

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Check Out: Polysics Video for “Young OH! OH!” – Playing Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C., February 16

Check Out: Polysics Video for “Young OH! OH!” – Playing Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C., February 16

[ 0 ] January 13, 2010 |

Polysics – Young OH! OH!POLYSICS | MySpace Music Videos This fantastic Japanese band has managed to combine two of my favorite things – crazy garage rock and food! OK, so the whole video isn't full of food, but it's entertaining enough to be an instant fave over here. Polysics are playing Rock and Roll Hotel […]

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Black Lips Playing Black Cat in Washington, D.C. March 19, Tickets on Sale January 15.

Black Lips Playing Black Cat in Washington, D.C. March 19, Tickets on Sale January 15.

[ 0 ] January 12, 2010 |

We Have Signal: The Black Lips from We Have Signal on Vimeo. Atlanta's nutty Black Lips are about to go on a looooong tour, and they'll be stopping by Black Cat in Washington, D.C. on March 19. Check out the very special episode of "We Have Signal" from Alabama Public Television above, which follows the […]

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Leila’s Three Picks of the Week – Fyfe Dangerfield, The Fiery Furnaces, Sondre Lerche

Leila’s Three Picks of the Week – Fyfe Dangerfield, The Fiery Furnaces, Sondre Lerche

[ 0 ] January 8, 2010 |

It's the first Three Picks of the Week … of the year. Hurrah! And to celebrate, here's a delightful trio of videos to put you in a chipper mood, ready to take on 2010. The Guillemots are already a name that brightens my mood, and now Fyfe Dangerfield (another amazing name) is embarking on a […]

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Check Out: Tortoise’s Video for “Prepare Your Coffin,” Playing The EARL in Atlanta and Black Cat in D.C. This February

Check Out: Tortoise’s Video for “Prepare Your Coffin,” Playing The EARL in Atlanta and Black Cat in D.C. This February

[ 0 ] January 7, 2010 |

Tortoise – Prepare Your Coffin from Thrill Jockey Records on Vimeo. Seminal post-rock band Tortoise is about to go on tour, and we thought to get you in the mood for their shows we'd post a video for "Prepare Your Coffin," from their last album, Beacons of Ancestorship, released June last year. They'll be stopping […]

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International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Announce Quarterfinals and Semifinals

International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Announce Quarterfinals and Semifinals

[ 0 ] January 7, 2010 |

The ICCA (International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella) finals are fast approaching! Quarterfinals and semifinals will be taking place all over the country, so get your tickets now to support your school, alma mater, or just favorite group. With all the attention on "Glee," this year's shows are sure to have packed crowds! I'm a […]

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Leila’s Three Picks of the Week – Little Tybee, Soundtrack of Our Lives, Bobby Birdman

Leila’s Three Picks of the Week – Little Tybee, Soundtrack of Our Lives, Bobby Birdman

[ 0 ] December 18, 2009 |

Little Tybee recently played one of our monthly showcases, which we hosted with our sister site Atlanta Music Guide, called DRINKSHOP Live at the W Atlanta Downtown hotel. I'd hate to classify them as just indie folk, because they bring so much more to their music creating delightful vignettes that are just waiting to be […]

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Check Out: Manchester Orchestra’s Latest Video “Shake It Out,” Playing Juanita’s in Little Rock, AR, February 3

Check Out: Manchester Orchestra’s Latest Video “Shake It Out,” Playing Juanita’s in Little Rock, AR, February 3

[ 0 ] December 16, 2009 |

Amazing Atlanta indie kids Manchester Orchestra never seem to stop touring. Somehow they had enough time to make this brilliant video, which our sister site Atlanta Music Guide featured last month. Spinner also featured the video, as well as an interview with the band. Here's a sample: "I couldn't lift my hand past my waist […]

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Leila’s Three Picks of the Week

Leila’s Three Picks of the Week

[ 0 ] November 20, 2009 |

In video form again! Bowerbirds – North Carolina's Bowerbirds may seem like pretty sleepy music but they put on a stellar show. They're coming to Washington D.C.'s Rock and Roll Hotel on December 2 and Atlanta's EARL allll the way into next year on February 12. Tickets are available at Ticket Alternative.Bowerbirds – New Music […]

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Leila’s Three Picks of the Week – Halloween Edition!

Leila’s Three Picks of the Week – Halloween Edition!

[ 0 ] October 30, 2009 |

Here's what I'd be checking out this weekend for Halloween if I were you. We're gonna pop up some videos this time around so you get a chance to hear the band's I'm gushing about right off the bat. Atlanta's own Constellations just got signed to Virgin Records and are surely headed on to much […]

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Snow Patrol – Just Say Yes (video)

Snow Patrol – Just Say Yes (video)

[ 1 ] October 29, 2009 |

Ahead of the release of their first 'Best Of' CD, Snow Patrol have released the video for their latest single Just Say Yes. The CD Up To Now is released on November 10th More info available at www.SnowPatrol.com

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