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All posts by Mike Mehalick

Levy & The Oaks

Listen: Levy & The Oaks Share “Out Of The Blue” // New EP Out 5/19

Last year, the Asbury Park-based Levy & The Oaks first hit our radar, with our own Phil Shepherd catching them live twice since. The band delivered on their initial promise with their debut, self-titled LP back in October, chock full [...]

April 18, 2017 News
Ben Pagano & The Space Machine

Exclusive Premiere: Blast Off With Ben Pagano & The Space Machine In “Time is Gone”

Trying to tidily sum up the overall genre of Brooklyn songwriter Ben Pagano, working with his band The Space Machine, is a fool’s errand. With a new Oliver Ignatius-produced album on the way, Forms, Pagano has been teasing the wealth [...]

April 17, 2017 News
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Exclusive Premiere: The YeahTones Debut The Video For “Believe” // Playing Irving Plaza 4/20

There are few better moments in checking out new rock music than when a band really nails that gritty, blues sound sans any real artifice. Brooklyn-based trio The YeahTones hit that sweet spot just right with their all killer, no [...]

April 14, 2017 News
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Track x Track: Pueblo Breaks Down Their New LP, Boring The Camera

Photo Credit: Pete Thompson Making the move from their native Dallas to Brooklyn last Summer, the duo of Jonah P. Smith and Julian P. Smith used that opportunity to refresh and form Pueblo. The band’s debut record, Boring The Camera, [...]

April 14, 2017 Features
Swansea

Exclusive Premiere: Swansea Unveils “Gain Their Grace” // New LP Out 4/28

Hailing from Portland, art-pop trio Swansea crafts rich, layered, danceable works that continuously evolve off of their initial pivot points. Now, the band is readying the release of its sophomore album, FLAWS, with Speak Into My Good Eye happy to [...]

April 13, 2017 News
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SIMGE On The Scene: Coast Modern, Missio & 888 Played Gramercy Theatre

This past Monday, LA-based indie-pop-rockers Coast Modern hit Gramercy Theatre joined by fellow rising acts Missio and 888. The performance came following the release of Coast Modern’s latest single, “Pocket Full Of No,” which is tailor made for any Spring/Summer [...]

April 12, 2017 Live, Reviews
Julian Fulton

Listen: Julian Fulton Returns With A “Howl” // New EP Out 5/12

Pretty much as long as SIMGE has been a thing, even back to the ol’ WordPress daze, we’ve been following the growth of the multi-talented songwriter Julian Fulton. Since then, Fulton has played several of our gigs, including our one [...]

April 12, 2017 News
Porchistas

Watch: The Porchistas Resist By Bringing The Funk To “Mr. Chump”

When last we heard from the genre-hopping, Montclair-based group The Porchistas they had just put out the Shoot It At The Sun LP. Our review of that album published right before the close of 2014 and woo boy has shit [...]

April 11, 2017 News
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SIMGE On The Scene: The Battery Electric, The Carvels & Curtis Suburban Played Hank’s Saloon

Last Saturday, local heroes The Battery Electric hit Hank’s Saloon in Brooklyn, NY joined by The Carvels and Curtis Suburban. If you missed out, fortunately, SIMGE Staff Photographer Mike Petzinger was in the house to capture all of the action. [...]

April 11, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Listen: DeModa Shares “Downtown Glow” + “Blind Contour” // New EP Out 5/12

Real recognizes real, as they say. Last Summer, I had the great fortune of meeting Dave Johnson AKA DeModa over a coffee at Bushwick Public House. He had reached out to me about to chat about his upcoming works and [...]

April 11, 2017 News