Speak Into My Good Eye

All posts by Mike Mehalick


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
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5 Rising Acts You Need To See At Firefly Music Festival

Usually when a legion of flag waving, brat grilling rowdy revelers amasses near the Dover International Speedway there’s a NASCAR event circling the turns of the legendary racetrack. That will not be the case this weekend, however, as crowds of [...]

July 19, 2012 Features

New Release Tuesday: Frank Ocean, Baroness, Matisyahu

Hot on the heels of last week’s Dirty Projectors vs Twin Shadow hype magnet showdown, we have a whole new crop of new albums for your aural pleasure. On tap for the week of July 17th is the formal release [...]

July 17, 2012 News

Interview: Eli Maiman of Walk the Moon

As part of our lead up coverage to the Firefly Music Festival taking place in Dover, Delaware from July 20th to the 22nd, SIMGE recently spoke with guitarist Eli Maiman of Walk the Moon. Catch their set Friday on The Porch [...]

July 16, 2012 Features, Interviews

ATP I’ll Be Your Mirror Is Moving To NYC

Well the rumors are true. Sad news today out of the All Tommorow’s Parties camp as it appears the financially struggling festival is picking up from its planned stakes in Asbury Park and is headed towards a move to Manhattan. [...]

July 13, 2012 News

Breaking Rad: Delicate Steve

Wide, rollicking soundscapes and resonant rhythms. That’s what was on display the first time the NJ bred Delicate Steve caught my eye, and ear, opening for Yeasayer at a picturesque gig on Governors Island a few years back. Not much has [...]

July 11, 2012 Breaking Rad, Features

New Release Tuesday: Dirty Projectors vs Twin Shadow

It’s the best day of the week music lovers! Maybe you’re one of those weird people that looks forward to Friday or its newly adopted bastard cousin Thursday, but any discerning LP crate digger will tell you that the first [...]

July 10, 2012 New Music, Reviews

Jack White: 37 Songs For 37 Years

Happy Birthday Mr. White! July 9th, 2012 marks the 37th birthday in the contemporary guitar god’s Detroit to Nashville story. Having already packed a lifetime’s worth of prodigious and prolific output Jack is likely on his way home from Denmark [...]

July 9, 2012 Features