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All posts by Mike Mehalick

Olive & The Pitz

Listen: Olive & The Pitz Shares “East Bumblefuck” // Debut EP Out Now

What originally began as the solo venture of Northern NJ-based songwriter Olivia Riggio, indie-pop quartet Olive & the Pitz brings her infectious stylings to further fruition. Joined by Kyle Cooke (guitar) Ross Greenberg (bass) and Nick Iacobelli (drums), the band [...]

March 1, 2017 News
Evil Seagull

Exclusive Premiere: Evil Seagull Debuts “Noontime Night” // New EP Out 3/3

Photo Credit: Oceana Lawler-Larsen There are so many wonderful artists operating in the Bay Area, specifically Oakland, these days, and I’m happy to feature yet another one here with you today. Recording under the moniker Evil Seagull, singer-songwriter, guitarist and [...]

February 28, 2017 News
Evening Darling

Listen: Evening Darling Shares “Live Where You Lay” // Debut LP Out 4/14

My introduction to the relatively newly minted NYC-based group Evening Darling has been gradual but can be primarily linked to our good friend Brett Saxon. Formerly known as The Hunting Party, Evening Darling blends the warmth of classic Americana with a [...]

February 28, 2017 News
Lunch Ladies

Listen: Lunch Ladies Drop Two New Singles “Love Is Overrated” & “You’re Not There”

Photo Credit: Daniel TopeteWell, it certainly has been a fun few weeks since I last left you on the Lunch Ladies front. Since then, the band has dropped two new singles, “Love Is Overrated” and “You’re Not There,” and the [...]

February 28, 2017 News
Caldor Kids

Exclusive Premiere: Caldor Kids Unveil “No Trouble” // Debut EP Out 3/3

Photo Credit: Joe Bottari There are more than a few ways to skin a punk cat and in the case of NYC-based trio Caldor Kids, they possess a silver dagger in subversion when it comes to commenting on bygone entities [...]

February 27, 2017 News
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SIMGE On The Scene: The Cold Seas, Deaf Rhino, The Nectars, Loose Buttons Played Pianos

On Wednesday, rising rockers The Cold Seas, Deaf Rhino, The Nectars and Loose Buttons played a stacked night at Pianos. Back in action once again was our intrepid Staff Photographer Mike Petzinger who was on hand with his menagerie of [...]

February 24, 2017 Live, Reviews
The Night Café

Listen: The Night Café Shares “Strange Clothes” // Debut EP Out 3/10

It’s always fun to hear about what’s bubbling up on the other side of the pond. I’ve written before about the differences in how the band hype train in the US and UK differs with the latter better suited for [...]

February 24, 2017 News
PONY

Listen: PONY Shares “DIY” // Debut 7″ Out 3/12 via Buzz Records

With roots stretching back to 2014, the Toronto-based PONY are now beginning to deliver following buzz accrued from their initial gigs and singles. Signing to Buzz Records, the quartet is now gearing up to release their a debut 7″ with [...]

February 23, 2017 News
Slow Turismo

Listen: Slow Turismo Shares “You Were Dead” // Touring Australia

Just shy of two years to the day, I featured Canberra-based indie-rockers Slow Turismo and their single, “Corners.” Since then, the band has been honing its chops while storming up the triple-j charts and filling 2016 with twelve months of [...]

February 23, 2017 News
The Octopus Project

Listen: The Octopus Project Shares “Pedro Yang” // New LP Out 4/7

Photo Credit: Michael Thad Carter With a well-established reputation for crafting visually immersive experiences at shows to match their music, Austin-based psych-rockers The Octopus Project are now readying their latest marriage of sound and vision. With multi-instrumentalist Lauren Gurgiolo in [...]

February 22, 2017 News