All posts by Allyson Dwyer


Nicole Atkins To Perform Neptune City With “Strings Attached” At The Stone Pony Next Month

Nicole Atkins will be revisiting the debut album that catapulted her career, and transformed her from a celebrated Jersey Shore artist to an internationally renowned rock songstress with the presentation of  Neptune City – Strings Attached on December 20th at the Stone [...]

November 22, 2013 Asbury Music, News
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Album Review: Upset – She’s Gone

Everything you need to know about Upset can be read from the cover of their debut album, She’s Gone: an innocent illustration of three teen placing their hands together in camaraderie, forming what can only be a pact of girls-only superheroes [...]

November 8, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Interview: Seattle’s Chastity Belt Talk Songwriting, Feminism, & Diners

Having just released their excellent debut LP No Regerts, Seattle rockers Chastity Belt struck out on a national supporting tour, and were rad enough to stop by New Brunswick to play in the basement known as Circuit City. Playing twenty-one cities [...]

November 1, 2013 Features, Interviews

SIMGE Singles: Widowspeak Paints Nostalgic Textures With “Calico”

Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas of Widowspeak have been busy this autumn with an extensive national tour and the development of a yet-to-be named third album. To bridge the gap between releases, the Brooklyn duo will drop an EP [...]

October 16, 2013 News
BUR Readies Annual “Banding Together” Benefit For Spondylitis Association of America

For the seventh year in a row, will be asking New Jersey, bands and listeners alike, to come together for their Banding Together Internet Benefit Festival For Spondylitis Association of America, an all-online music festival which will take place [...]

September 30, 2013 News
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EP Review: The Dead Good Destroy and Conquer On Thirteen Polaroids

Isabella Knight and Sonny Lanegan have a peculiar relationship, as evidenced by the band they share together, Los Angeles based The Dead Good. An electronic rock group, mixed with a little punk, a little blues, a little pop, their songs [...]

September 10, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Wild Rompit – Spirit Moves

For only a forty minute debut album, each track on Wild Rompit’s Spirit Moves seems to move in slow motion. Each song conquers an epic sound that progresses at a pace that is glacial, savoring the journey of its noise [...]

September 3, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Nadine Shah Unravels & Lets Go In The Video For “Runaway”

Nadine Shah, a singer and songwriter from the seaside town of Whitburn, England, has proved herself to be a powerful musician with the well-received release of her debut album, Love Your Dum and Mad. The album, with deeply honest songs [...]

September 3, 2013 News

Hear Lake Effect Design A New Vision On “Panic”

Out of Montclair comes Lake Effect, a group of four who pen songs that may as well be poems, but you wouldn’t know unless you dig beneath the layers of instrumentation that make up each atmospheric track, a stylistic choice [...]

August 19, 2013 News

Celestial Shore Share Final Track Off Upcoming Debut 10x

Brooklyn natives Celestial Shore are ready to release their debut album, but only when the weather is just right. As the hazy heat of summer ascends, and leaves in its wake the cool breezes of fall, their first full length [...]

August 15, 2013 News