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Speaking Out: Jay Sakong Of Owel At Asbury Lanes

This past weekend SIMGE ventured to Asbury Lanes to experience an amalgamation of takes on the Atmospheric-Rock genre featuring performances by such Garden State favorites as Athletics, Gates, Vasudeva, the recently reformed Penfold, and the Jersey City based Owel (formerly known [...]

April 23, 2013 Features, Interviews
Bern & The Brights

SIMGE On The Scene With: Bern & The Brights At The Wonder Bar

On Saturday SIMGE and The Wonder Bar played host to Cheers Elephant and tapped such area outfits as Thee Idea Men, The Antics, and Montclair’s own Bern & The Brights to support the touring outfit.  SIMGE’s Chris Rotolo caught up with [...]

April 16, 2013 Features, Interviews

Interview: Graviteer Sets Its Sights On Something Greater

In the music industry, it’s not uncommon for a band to change it’s name. More often than not, it’s usually bands finding little success that are the ones to do it. However, every now and then, a band will change [...]

March 14, 2013 Features, Interviews

Interview: The Everymen’s Mike V Tells Us How He Really Feels

One thing Mike V of The Everymen doesn’t do is pull his punches. That shouldn’t be surprising. The Everymen are a good, old, no nonsense, New Jersey rock and roll band. They bring a passion to their live shows that [...]

March 11, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Features, Interviews
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Less Than 10 Questions With Erika Simonian Of Little Silver

Erika Simonian, like me, grew up in Little Silver, NJ.  We’re both products of the fine, suburban Little Silver School system; and we both graduated, just two years apart, from Red Bank Regional High School.  I eventually came back to [...]

March 6, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Features, Interviews

6 Questions With Angie Sugrim (The Obvious) About V-Day.org And Punks For Progress

  On Valentines Day, SIMGE reported upon a musical compilation to raise funds for V-Day.org and awareness about the abuse of women’s rights titled Punks For Progress. This movement to end violence against women of all cultures and demographics is the [...]

February 26, 2013 Features, Interviews

6 Questions With Brick+Mortar, Headlining Asbury Lanes On Saturday With Kid Is Qual, Schoolly D, Teeel

While en route to the City Of Brotherly Love on Wednesday night for a mini festival of sorts with Ruby The Hatchet and more, Brandon Asraf and John Tacon of Asbury Park’s own Brick+Mortar were gracious enough to risk their [...]

February 15, 2013 Features, Interviews
Those Mockingbirds

Interview: Adam Bird (Those Mockingbirds) Discusses A New Album, Danny Elfman & Proper Musical Parenting

While the wheels of my mind spin in an attempt to generate a lead to this feature, the obvious point of attack is to ask yourself why? Why is it necessary to paint this blank canvas with a portrait of [...]

January 28, 2013 Features, Interviews

Interview – My Jerusalem

A little over a week ago we featured the fantastic Austin, TX based My Jerusalem in the SIMGE Spotlight. We recently got founder/singer Jeff Klein to tell us all about the band’s process in recording their latest LP Preachers, and to [...]

October 15, 2012 Features, Interviews

9 Questions With Soupergroove Founder And Turtle Soup Front-man Jeff Mahajan

Chris Rotolo: Let’s start at the beginning…How’d this whole idea came about? Jeff Mahajan: We’d been traveling for years playing festivals all over the Northeast. We were driving four and five hours away to play these sets because there was nothing [...]

September 24, 2012 Features, Interviews