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All posts by Mike Mehalick

Modern Crowds

Exclusive Premiere: Modern Crowds Unveils The Video For “Green Light”

Photo Credit: Bartlett LentiniAsbury Park-based rockers Modern Crowds first hit our radar last year with the release of their debut EP, Go. Since then, the band comprised of Joseph Pellegrinelli (Lead Vox, Rhythm Guitar), Adam Baczkowski (Lead Guitar, Backing Vox), [...]

April 28, 2017 News
Walrus

Watch: Walrus Shares “In Timely Fashion” // Debut LP Out 6/9

I don’t know about you, but the changing seasons towards warmer weather has me in the mood for some swirling, heady psych. Enter Halifax-based group Walrus who are gearing up to release their debut album led by the apropos-of-my-last-sentence single, [...]

April 26, 2017 News
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SIMGE On The Scene: Rise Against & Dead Heavens Played House of Vans

Last night, Rise Against headlined at House of Vans ahead of the release of their new album, Wolves. The raucous affair was opened by Dead Heavens led by the legendary Walter Schreifels. Back in the saddle once again was our [...]

April 25, 2017 Live, Reviews
Eric Slick

Album Review: Eric Slick – Palisades

Like being tucked under warm ocean waves, Eric Slick’s new LP- Palisades- will pull you under layers of waves and nestle you in a bosom of self-reflection. You’ll find familiarity in each one of his songs; emotions trudged up from the [...]

April 24, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Stay Inside Celebrated Their EP Release At The Gateway

Last Thursday, Brooklyn-based post-hardcore band Stay Inside played to a packed upstairs at The Gateway to celebrate the release of their debut EP, As You Were. Fortunately for us, photographer Kevin Hoopes navigated his way through a sea of sweaty [...]

April 24, 2017 Live, Reviews
Evening Darling

Track x Track: Evening Darling Breaks Down Their Debut, Self-Titled LP

Last week, the NYC-based alt-Americana band Evening Darling dropped their debut, self-titled album which plays as a beautifully laid out complete thought. You can check out Mike Petzinger’s photos from their release show at Bowery Electric here. To get the [...]

April 21, 2017 Features
Bob Makin

Interview: Bob Makin To Celebrate 30 Years Of Makin Waves With Year Long Concert Series

As they say, it takes one to know one. It takes a rare spirit to pledge the lifetime oath to music journalism; a road paved with late nights, ignored real life obligations and little to no pay. Celebrating 30 years [...]

April 21, 2017 Features, Interviews
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Track x Track: Hugs Breaks Down Their New EP, 4e Curly

Win, lose or draw, live, die or exist; there are plenty of pockets interspersed where the weight and emotional depth of moments big, small and in-between lend to the overall experience we have as human beings. Queens-based duo Hugs don’t [...]

April 19, 2017 Features
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SIMGE On The Scene: Evening Darling Celebrated Their LP Release w/ Lowlight At The Bowery Electric

Last Friday, two rising tri-state acts operating in the alt-folk/Americana category, Evening Darling and Lowlight, joined forces to celebrate the former’s record release. It was the most packed I’ve ever seen the main room at The Bowery Electric as Evening [...]

April 19, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Listen: Sean Marshall Shares “In the Bare” // New LP Out Now

Formerly a fixture of the NJ scenes with his band Lightning Jar, Sean Marshall made the move to Columbus, Ohio while taking the time to gather inspiration for his next stride forward. Stepping out on his own, backed by a [...]

April 18, 2017 News