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Mr. Flannery & His Feelings

Track x Track: Mr. Flannery & His Feelings – Try Your Hardest

Photo Credit: Mark La Rosa After enough time spent in any discipline, especially the arts, you’d be hard pressed to blame someone for being a little bit jaded. That cannot be said of the Jersey City-based musician and producer Michael [...]

July 12, 2017 Features
Great Woods

Track x Track: Great Woods – Strange Lives

Great Woods, the project of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Eric Ryrie, blends a wealth of warm, powerful alt-Americana sounds that over-score his vivid storytelling. His debut EP, Strange Lives, brings that all to the fore and runs the gamut of styles [...]

June 27, 2017 Features
Amira B

Track x Track: Amira B – Defined

When faced with overwhelming challenges, one must deal or fold in. In the case of NYC-based R&B/Soul artist Amira B, there’s no denying she’s always chosen the former option. Her new album, Defined, comes following a recovery from a pseudo-cyst [...]

June 16, 2017 Features
Dead Leaf Echo

Track x Track: Dead Leaf Echo Breaks Down Their New EP, Strawberry.Skin

Brooklyn-based dream-rockers Dead Leaf Echo first hit my radar back in 2013 and have only continued to improve in the art of crafting engulfing waves of entrancing, whirring sound. Recently, Dead Leaf Echo dropped the Strawberry.Skin EP which teases a [...]

May 26, 2017 Features
The Meatlocker

Feature: Examining The Present & Uncertain Future Of The Meatlocker

Photos courtesy of Roland Jeric Lintag The Meatlocker — a small music venue in Montclair — plans to reopen this Friday after authorities shut down a show there May 12, which left the fate of the space up in the [...]

May 25, 2017 Features
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Feature: White Eagle Hall Reopened w/ Sunshine & the Rain and Rye Coalition

Normally my policy with writing about shows that I cover is if a picture is worth a thousand words, I should just shut the hell up. I’m breaking that one this week with some comments (along with photos below) on [...]

May 11, 2017 Features
Evening Darling

Track x Track: Evening Darling Breaks Down Their Debut, Self-Titled LP

Last week, the NYC-based alt-Americana band Evening Darling dropped their debut, self-titled album which plays as a beautifully laid out complete thought. You can check out Mike Petzinger’s photos from their release show at Bowery Electric here. To get the [...]

April 21, 2017 Features
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
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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