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All posts by Mike Mehalick


Listen: dreambeaches Share “Trademark” // New EP 10/13 via Admirable Traits

Photo Credit: Emily Finlan Despite a limited number of official releases, Buffalo-based art-rockers dreambeaches have established a rich, vibrant aesthetic. Now, with a debut EP entitled Disappearing Act on the way via Admirable Traits (pre-order), the group comprised of Corey [...]

September 27, 2017 News

Listen: Tusks Shares “Last” // New LP Out 10/13 via One Little Indian

Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Emily Underhill brings her expansive sonic visions to life under the moniker Tusks. Swimming in dark, elegant mixes of shoegaze-styled soul, Tusks will soon release its most complete statement to date in the form of the Dissolve [...]

September 26, 2017 News

Listen: Baths Returns With “Yeoman” // New LP Out 11/17 via Anticon

Photo Credit: Mario LunaIt’s been four years since Baths last released an album, Obsidian, and you could certainly argue that in that time the need for honesty in self-reflection and personal growth has become essential for survival in these uncertain [...]

September 26, 2017 News
Screaming Females

Listen: Screaming Females Shares “Black Moon” // On Tour Now

Photo Credit: Farrah Skeiky There is a new Screaming Females track out in the world. Let us all bow our heads in reverence and then repeat that motion for exactly four minutes of shredtastic nirvana. “Black Moon” is the first [...]

September 25, 2017 News
Archie Alone

Listen: Archie Alone Shares “Motives” + “Heavy Hearts” // New EP Out 9/30

Photo Credit: Kelli McGuireSince forming in early 2012, Archie Alone has been connecting with tri-state audiences with their impassioned blend of emo and post-hardcore. Comprised of Nicole Mesce (vox/guitar), Cindy Ward (vox/guitar), Tony Mastrolia (bass) and Pete Clark (drums), the [...]

September 22, 2017 News
Michael VM

Exclusive Premiere: Michael VM Unveils “Before The Sun” // Debut LP Out 11/10

Photo Credit: Rodney Boles Longtime SIMGE readers know we hold a special place in our hearts for the now defunct The Everymen. As life moves on and new realities begin to set in so too do different artistic inspirations. The [...]

September 20, 2017 News
Oliver Ignatius

Watch: Oliver Ignatius Stokes Memories Of Aviv In “Light & Dark” Video

Photo Credit: Rafe Scobey-ThalWe’ve written about the multi-talented artist Oliver Ignatius and Mama Coco’s Funky Kitchen many times over the years, but never anything relating directly to his solo works. Recently, Ignatius unveiled a true debut single of sorts, “Light [...]

September 13, 2017 News

SIMGE On The Scene: Roky Erickson & Death Valley Girls Played White Eagle Hall

Last week, legendary songwriter and founding member of The 13th Floor Elevators Roky Erickson headlined White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, NJ with Death Valley Girls. SIMGE Staff Photographer Mike Petzinger returned to the relatively newly reopened venue to capture [...]

September 13, 2017 Live, Reviews

Listen: Stillwave Returns With “She Flies A Tracer”

. Back in the Spring of ’16, we introduced all y’all SIMGE faithful to the Netherlands-based group Stillwave and their single, “What Have You.” Now, the band is back with an enveloping new track, “She Flies A Tracer.” The swirling, [...]

September 12, 2017 News

SIMGE On The Scene: High Waisted At Sea 4 w/ Jonny Couch & Hypoluxo

Since their maiden voyage back in 2014, High Waisted has made their annual At Sea cruise synonymous with the twilight of summer in NYC. This year was no different as beautiful weather greeted floral print-wearing sailors and shredders alike as [...]

September 5, 2017 Live, Reviews