All posts by Allyson Dwyer

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Album Review: This Way To The Egress – Mighty Seed

At the beginning of Mighty Seed, This Way To the Egress’ second full length album, the very first track, “Clarence,” begins with the fuzz of a radio and then this muffed, but panicked message: We interrupt your regularly scheduled programing [...]

May 31, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Deer Tick Coming To The Stone Pony With Some Help From Nicole Atkins

Deer Tick, the alt-country-blues band from Rhode Island, has been on a small scale Northeastern tour, and will be returning to Asbury Park on Friday, June 14th at the Stone Pony, bringing with them their distinct style of banjo-tinged, riverboat [...]

May 29, 2013 News
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The Flaming Lips Terror-ized A Freaky Crowd At The Wellmont Theatre

The Flaming Lips returned to Montclair’s Wellmont Theater last night to a packed audience, a mixture of passionate fans and out-there fanatics dressed in skeleton body suits and Santa Claus outfits, wearing home-made eye ball hats, and donning blood splattered [...]

May 17, 2013 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Wakah Chan & Plato Zorba Brought A Cinematic Atmosphere To The Berkeley Bar

Plato Zorba, the noir-twanged surf rock band from Middletown, and Wakah Chan, the chill jazz-funk collective from Asbury Park, combined their musical powers to play a free, all ages show at the Berkeley Bar in Asbury Park on Friday night. [...]

May 15, 2013 Live, Reviews
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O’Death, Big Wilson River, Nude Dudes, Thomas Wesley Stern Played Mexicali Live (PHOTOS)

O’Death is a cryptic gothic-folk band from Brooklyn that has slowly grown to become nationally recognized. They have released several albums of glowing material that represent their varied styles, which range from bluegrass, to jazz, to punk. This year, the [...]

April 23, 2013 Live, Reviews
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Album Review: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – Patterns EP

For an album titled “Patterns,” there are no solid moments in Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.’s new EP which feel repetitive enough to be seen as a proper pattern. In fact, the first song, the album’s delegated single, “If You Didn’t [...]

April 19, 2013 New Music, Reviews, Uncategorized