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All posts by Mike Mehalick


Listen: Cende Shares “Don’t Want To” + “Bed” // Debut LP Out 5/26 via Double Double Whammy

Rising up out of Brooklyn, rock quartet Cende is a band that wastes no movement. Their sterling songs skirt an ever teetering balance between its two main songwriters Cameron Wisch and Dave Medina as they circle power pop and punk [...]

May 17, 2017 News
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Exclusive Premiere: Sister James Unveils Their Debut EP Look Away

As these things tend to happen, the story of Brooklyn-based rockers Sister James has been something of a slow burn turned incendiary now. Consisting of Ben Carbone (vocals, guitar), Quinn McGovern (vocals, keys, guitar), Peter Spengeman (bass) and Daniel Sweeney [...]

May 12, 2017 News
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Presenting “I’ll Be Around” – A Tribute To Wilco

As with all of the best things that have happened in my time working with Speak Into My Good Eye over the years, I’ll Be Around – A Tribute To Wilco was born out of that nagging feeling to do [...]

May 5, 2017 News
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Through the Grapevine Music & Arts Festival Announces Lineup feat. Titus Andronicus, Rubblebucket + More

You know I’m a fan of a good music festival, but although many have tried over the years, nothing has really stuck in the way of a New Jersey-based fest that skews on the indie side. On first blush, it [...]

May 2, 2017 News

Listen: Overlake Shares “Winter Is Why” + “Gardener’s Bell” // New LP Out 5/12 via Bar/None Records

When last we caught up with Jersey City-based trio Overlake. they were, as it turns out, smack dab in the middle of LPs. Now, the band’s sophomore effort, Fall, is on its way with two singles, “Winter Is Why” and [...]

May 2, 2017 News

Watch: Wetbrain Shares “Sewage” // Debut Album Out 5/12

SIMGE and local music fans in general likely know musicians Rudy Meier and Nick Kaelblein from their time spent locking down the rhythm section for Dentist. Now, the Asbury Park-based duo has teamed up to form a new group, Wetbrain. [...]

May 1, 2017 News
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Exclusive Premiere: Modern Crowds Unveils The Video For “Green Light”

Photo Credit: Bartlett LentiniAsbury Park-based rockers Modern Crowds first hit our radar last year with the release of their debut EP, Go. Since then, the band comprised of Joseph Pellegrinelli (Lead Vox, Rhythm Guitar), Adam Baczkowski (Lead Guitar, Backing Vox), [...]

April 28, 2017 News

Watch: Walrus Shares “In Timely Fashion” // Debut LP Out 6/9

I don’t know about you, but the changing seasons towards warmer weather has me in the mood for some swirling, heady psych. Enter Halifax-based group Walrus who are gearing up to release their debut album led by the apropos-of-my-last-sentence single, [...]

April 26, 2017 News

SIMGE On The Scene: Rise Against & Dead Heavens Played House of Vans

Last night, Rise Against headlined at House of Vans ahead of the release of their new album, Wolves. The raucous affair was opened by Dead Heavens led by the legendary Walter Schreifels. Back in the saddle once again was our [...]

April 25, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Album Review: Eric Slick – Palisades

Review by: Brianne Addison Like being tucked under warm ocean waves, Eric Slick’s new LP- Palisades- will pull you under layers of waves and nestle you in a bosom of self-reflection. You’ll find familiarity in each one of his songs; emotions [...]

April 24, 2017 New Music, Reviews