Speak Into My Good Eye

All posts by Mike Mehalick

Bob Makin

Interview: Bob Makin To Celebrate 30 Years Of Makin Waves With Year Long Concert Series

As they say, it takes one to know one. It takes a rare spirit to pledge the lifetime oath to music journalism; a road paved with late nights, ignored real life obligations and little to no pay. Celebrating 30 years [...]

April 21, 2017 Features, Interviews
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Track x Track: Hugs Breaks Down Their New EP, 4e Curly

Win, lose or draw, live, die or exist; there are plenty of pockets interspersed where the weight and emotional depth of moments big, small and in-between lend to the overall experience we have as human beings. Queens-based duo Hugs don’t [...]

April 19, 2017 Features

SIMGE On The Scene: Evening Darling Celebrated Their LP Release w/ Lowlight At The Bowery Electric

Last Friday, two rising tri-state acts operating in the alt-folk/Americana category, Evening Darling and Lowlight, joined forces to celebrate the former’s record release. It was the most packed I’ve ever seen the main room at The Bowery Electric as Evening [...]

April 19, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Listen: Sean Marshall Shares “In the Bare” // New LP Out Now

Formerly a fixture of the NJ scenes with his band Lightning Jar, Sean Marshall made the move to Columbus, Ohio while taking the time to gather inspiration for his next stride forward. Stepping out on his own, backed by a [...]

April 18, 2017 News
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

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

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