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CoolDad Music

Friends Celebrate 5 Years Of CoolDad Music In Their Own Words

Almost five years to the date, a beautiful baby blog was brought into the world by the name of CoolDad Music. Over the years, the site’s Jim Appio has welcomed music lovers of all stripes not only to his wealth [...]

March 24, 2017 Features, Interviews
Super Snake

Track x Track: Super Snake Breaks Down Their New LP, Leap of Love

A few years back, I had the pleasure of having a candid chat with Jerry Jones at the Wonder Bar. Most recently, Jones released his latest full length with the monster riff-crafting group Super Snake in the form of Leap [...]

March 20, 2017 Features
The Wrecks

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know The Wrecks // Watch “Favorite Liar”

My January hiatus will be coming to an end soon, and I will be back in the fold. There have been a couple of shows I have missed out on due to weather and work. I am about to embark [...]

January 16, 2017 Features, Interviews
Streets of Laredo

Interview: Streets of Laredo Talk “Wild,” Touring & Adjusting To New York

This past October, Kiwi born, New York based, self-described “twisty, indie, folk” band Streets of Laredo released their second record, entitled Wild. In the midst of its release, I was able to catch singer, guitarist, pretty much a bit of [...]

November 30, 2016 Features, Interviews
Ragged Lines

Stream: Ragged Lines Drop Singles “Shape I’m In” & “Pineal Gland”

Mr. Carter Henry has firmly implanted himself in the City of Philadelphia and for the past eight months, the frontman has been playing under the name Ragged Lines. Today, Carter dropped two singles on us, “Shape I’m In” and “Pineal [...]

November 18, 2016 Breaking Rad, Features
Oxymorrons

SIMGE Survey: Getting to Know Oxymorrons // Watch “Asleep”

NYC based Oxymorrons left a great impression on me when I recently saw them at the Wonder Bar. Their live show was a thing of beauty. Mixing an aggressive, urban alternative rock with hip hop, they have created a sound [...]

October 19, 2016 Features
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Interview: Transviolet’s Sarah McTaggart Talks the Internet, Life in Los Angeles, and Touring the World

All photos credited to: Michelle Figueroa We need more bands like Transviolet. And if you haven’t heard their hauntingly compelling music yet, after this year, I guarantee you won’t be able to stop talking about them. LA-based, four-piece Transviolet are [...]

October 17, 2016 Features, Interviews
SUSTO

Interview: Justin Osborne Preaches the SUSTO Gospel, Acid, & His Love of Charleston, SC

Photo Credit: Dries Vandenberg When I met Justin Osborne of SUSTO at Music Hall of Williamsburg he was wearing a bejeweled weed leaf necklace that might be found at South of the Border. It’s the sort of thing you’d find [...]

October 3, 2016 Features, Interviews
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Feature: The Inaugural OnPoint Music and Arts Festival Feat. PWR BTTM, Speedy Ortiz, Eskimeaux & More

When the OnPoint Music and Arts Festival was initially announced, I was immediately taken by the quality of the lineup curation and overall organization. Then I found out the festival was the passion project of two Stevens Institute of Technology [...]

September 21, 2016 Features, Interviews
Dinosaur Pile-Up

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Dinosaur Pile-Up // Watch “11:11″

Back in high school we used to key in and feel a connection when the time hit 11:11. That was a long time ago and over the past couple of years I have seen some of the younger generation do [...]

August 25, 2016 Features