Speak Into My Good Eye

All posts by Mike Mehalick


SIMGE Spotlight: Lianne La Havas, Jacob Jeffries Band, & Teen Daze

In this new feature we here at SIMGE look to funnel the continuous streams of new music and artists flowing down the pipeline shining a spotlight on those set to fill ears and airwaves for a long, long time. If you or [...]

September 13, 2012 Features

New Record Tuesday – 9/11/2012

I’d be remiss if I didn’t open this installment of NRT with a moment to remember the victims of the September 11th attacks now 11 years to the day. Never forget those lost and the sense of patriotism and unity [...]

September 11, 2012 News

First Hand Account: Paul McCartney Joins The All Star “Africa Express”

I can still feel the buckle in my right knee from the breakneck speed style of tourism I employed while taking in all the sights in the capital city of the United Kingdom. The atmosphere was unique in that the [...]

September 10, 2012 Features

New Screaming Females Video For “Leave It All Up To Me”

It’s been an interesting past few weeks for the New Brunswick based garage shredders Screaming Females. An illness fell front-woman Marissa Pasternoster following the release of Screamales’ latest Ugly, causing a lengthy run of tour dates to be cancelled or re-scheduled. [...]

August 28, 2012 News

60 Years // 60 Songs – A Tribute To Joe Strummer

On this date sixty years ago John Graham Mellor, better known as Joe Strummer, entered the world in the capital city of Turkey. He would go on to spend a much too short five decades revolutionizing and influencing the world of [...]

August 21, 2012 Features

River City Extension Play A FREE Show In Red Bank Tonight! (8/17)

Set in front of the distinct and uniquely New Jersey back drop of the Navesink River tonight is a free “Songwriters in the Park” showcase. Riverside Gardens hosts conquering local heroes River City Extension and Accidental Seabirds with music starting [...]

August 17, 2012 News

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound Headline Asbury Lanes TONIGHT (8/16)

As we head towards mid-August and the latter parts of another summer of music on the shore, you might be saying to yourself, “Hmmm…I wish I had seen some more shows.” Well, sirs and madams, it’s Thursday and it’s time [...]

August 16, 2012 News

The Essential Lollapalooza Day-By-Day Playlist(s)

For the first time in who knows how long, Chris and I will head west for a festival instead of south. Lollapalooza kicks off early Friday afternoon with plenty of pre-party and after shows to fill up one’s schedule well into the [...]

August 1, 2012 Features, Music Videos

5 Rising Acts To Watch For At Lollapalooza 2012

For the laid back, hippie vibe heavy crowd there’s Bonnaroo. For the ultra-hip, always consuming jet set there’s Coachella. And then there’s Lollapalooza staged annually in Chicago’s scenic Grant Park after years of being a rite of passage touring festival. [...]

July 30, 2012 Features

Firefly Music Festival: Wrap Up & Random Thoughts

As the final reverberations of Dan Auerbach’s guitar brought The Black Keys’ set, and the inaugural Firefly Music Festival, to a close Sunday, many walked through the other worldly decorated wooded paths and back to their cars with quite a [...]

July 24, 2012 Features