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Live X: The Cranberries

Live X: The Cranberries at Catspaw Studios in Atlanta, August 19, 1994 Touring in support of their blockbuster second release No Need to Argue, The Cranberries joined a handful of lucky radio winners and the Catspaw staff (myself included) for a sweet acoustic session. Singer Dolores O’Riordan died […]

Live X: Frente!

Live X: Frente! at Catspaw Studios in Atlanta, July 30, 1994 Australian group Frente! were enjoying some success with their release Marvin the Album. Singer Angie Hart had a voice with heavy Edie Brickell vibes. In an age of grunge, Hart and Frente! present sweet acoustic melodies. Their […]

Live X: Sam Phillips

Live X: Sam Phillips at Catspaw Studios in Atlanta, July 25, 1994 Sam Phillips stormed onto the music scene in ’94 with her debut Martinis & Bikinis, which featured to hit song “I Need Love.” At the time of this session, Phillips was married to legendary music producer […]

Live X: Toad The Wet Sprocket

Live X: Toad The Wet Sprocket at Catspaw Studios in Atlanta, June 23, 1994 The band played this Live X acoustic session for 99X radio station winners the afternoon before their show at The Masquerade. Songs from the new release Dulcinea were performed beautifully, harmonies and all. These […]

Live X: Love Spit Love

Live X: Love Spit Love at Catspaw Studios in Atlanta, June 18, 1994 Richard Butler took a break from fronting the Psychedelic Furs in 1994, releasing the self-titled debut Love Spit Love. Butler’s unmistakable voice made the songs not a far reach from those of the Furs. Butler […]

Live X: Līve

Live X: Līve at Catspaw Studios in Atlanta, May 9, 1994 Hot out of the studio with their breakthrough album Throwing Copper, Līve put on a great acoustic show for a small group of Atlanta fans. “Selling the Drama,” “Lightning Crashes,” and “I Alone” filled the room. The […]

Live X: Crowded House

Live X: Crowded House at Purple Dragon Studios in Atlanta, April 14, 1994 Beginning in 1993, Atlanta’s 99X (WNNX) alternative radio station began hosting acoustic shows with bands later performing at concerts. These mainly took place at a couple recording studios in midtown Atlanta. Crowded house did their […]