Speak Into My Good Eye

All posts by Phil Shepherd

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SIMGE On The Scene: Sunshine Spazz, blindspot and Wicked Hollow played Happy Mondays

Walking into Asbury’s Wonder Bar for my preshow beverage, I was quite surprised at all the people already hanging out. I inquired if there were residual leftovers from some earlier gathering, but it turns out they were all there for [...]

May 9, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Yorkshire Tenth, OldSport and Julian Fulton played Happy Mondays

The first month of the 2018 edition of Happy Mondays is in the books. Although I did miss one out of the five offerings to recharge from a weekend slog, I was sure to take in the final show for [...]

May 2, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Joseph West, Adam Bird, Brian Erickson & Bryan Hansen Band Played Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays continues its welcome back April run with a show that featured four bands in its lineup. Looking back at the winter recess that was taken makes me realize how great these shows are and allows me too wonder [...]

April 18, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Levy and the Oaks, Reality Suite & Evangelia Played Happy Mondays

The annual Jeff Crespi Birthday Bash took place at this weeks Happy Mondays. Each year Jeff hand selects a few of his favorite bands to share the bill, and for this year he chose a very diverse lineup to soothe [...]

April 11, 2018 Live, Reviews
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Watch: The Foes of Fern Celebrate The Release of “April Came in the Rain”

What ever happened to Vern? I always loved those commercials, they made me smile. Hey Verrrrrrrn…I guess I am dating myself. Matt Fernicola, aka Ferrrrrn, has been hard at work on a special Foes of Fern video release entitled April [...]

April 10, 2018 Music Videos, News
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SIMGE On The Scene: Jackson Pines, The Burns, and Pamela Flores Welcome Back Happy Mondays

Spring is here. Or is it. 40 degree temps and 20 mph winds make me think March, especially when we feel them coming off the ocean. For the past few years I have been thinking our seasonal climates have adjusted [...]

April 5, 2018 Live, Reviews
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Exclusive Premiere: The Burns Drop New Single “Hard On You”

Fresh off the release of their video for “Wolves”, local funsters The Burns have given us a brand new single to swoon over as they gear up for an early summer full-length offering. The quartet have been a unit for [...]

March 1, 2018 Exclusive Content, Interviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Russian Baths, Dentist, Baked, Grace Vonderkuhn & The Black Clouds Played The Saint

The winter has been quiet for me, apart from a few out of state trips I have been staying hunkered down, relishing in the comfort and warmth of the abode. A brief glimpse into the transitional spring weather pattern that [...]

February 25, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Spafford Played To A Sold Out Wonder Bar

Arizona based jam band, Spafford, stopped by the Wonder Bar and proceeded to energize a sold out crowd into a frenzy. Two sets, 2 1/2 hours of music to trip your head and sooth your soul. The quartet was all [...]

January 25, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Heaven, Seaside Caves, The Tide Bends & Brother Andrew Played The Saint

Shaking off this years holiday season hiatus, I headed back out to a show at The Saint last Thursday and enveloped myself in a night of psychedelic haze. I figured this would be a great way to return to the [...]

January 21, 2018 Live, Reviews