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Governors Ball Day 2: Modest Mouse, Fiona Apple, And Beck Bring It Home

And I’m spent: Another trip over the Robert F. Kennedy bridge and another day of the Governors Ball, this time with a more rock centric program for the throngs making the trek from all around the world. As with Saturday, [...]

June 25, 2012 Live
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Governors Ball Day 1: Kid Cudi, Passion Pit, Major Lazer Lead The Charge

RANDALL’S ISLAND – After a brief bus ride to Randall’s Island Park from the 125th Street subway stop one could see the early machinations of the 2012 edition of the Governors Ball. Now spread out over the course of two [...]

June 23, 2012 Live
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Governors Ball 2012: 10 Questions For K. Flay

SIMGE is gearing up for this weekend’s Governors Ball set to take place on Randall’s Island (tix still available here) by shining a spotlight on some of our favorite artists on the rise playing the festival.  We recently caught up [...]

June 21, 2012 Features, Interviews
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David Byrne + St Vincent Unveil Collaborative Album “Love This Giant”

Mutual appreciators former Talking Heads leader David Byrne and former Polyphonic Spree guitarist St Vincent have officially announced the manifestation of their long rumored team up “Love This Giant” set for release on September 11th. Having been in the works [...]

June 14, 2012 News
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Ranked: The 25 Remaining PNC Bank Art Center Shows

Every summer the people behind the Holmdel, NJ amphitheater PNC Bank Arts Center are tasked with putting together a schedule of quality shows that will attract audiences of varying taste and financial status. With some world class bookings throughout the years including [...]

June 13, 2012 Features
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5 Random Takeaways From Bonnaroo 2012

After some especially vigorous scrubbing the dirt and grime from this year’s annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has finally been washed off, and so begins the coffee crash-like period of reflection on what the hell it is the attendees, and Youtube [...]

June 12, 2012 Features
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5 Rising Acts To Watch For At Bonnaroo 2012

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of cars and RVs heading south in anticipation of the start of the 2012 incarnation of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. We’ll have a full recap of the weekend’s events come early [...]

June 5, 2012 Features
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Instant Nostalgia: RIP Ween (?)

Whether or not Ween has officially disbanded for good appropriately still remains a bit of an enigma. Aaron Freeman AKA Gene Ween announced in a Rolling Stone exclusive that, “I’m retiring Gene Ween.” Meanwhile this all seemed to catch Mickey [...]

May 30, 2012 Features
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5 Songs In Honor Of The New Jersey Devils Run To The Stanley Cup Finals

Although not all of us root for the red, black, and white here at SIMGE we’d be remiss if we didn’t make mention of the Devils’ unlikely playoff success this season en route to their 5th Stanley Cup Finals appearance. [...]

May 26, 2012 Features
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Bamboozle Day 3: Bon Jovi, Brand New, & The Gaslight Anthem Close It Out On The Beach

Photos by Chris Rotolo Overcast skies loomed over day three of the Bamboozle, but the only gathering storm that manifested were the ones taking place across the fest’s multitude of stages, and maybe the occasional floating inflated condom . As [...]

May 21, 2012 Live