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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
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Interview: Catching Up With The Interrupters On Warped Tour

If you are in the ska-punk scene and haven’t been listening to everything The Interrupters put out, you’ve been messing up pretty bad. This band has made more progress in the scene in the last two years than most bands [...]

July 26, 2016 Features, Interviews
The Love Dimension

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know The Love Dimension // Watch “Together Again”

For the San Francisco-based artist Jimmy Dias, life has offered several callings. In duly following, Dias has found enlightenment in studying to be a shamanic healer and through music. It was through the latter pursuit that Dias came to found [...]

July 26, 2016 Features, Interviews
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Interview: Catching Up With Less Than Jake Out On Warped Tour

Less Than Jake – the band that has had more influence on my sound than any other band I’ve ever listened to – was the second interview of my Fake Famous career! I’ve hung out with the guys of Less [...]

July 22, 2016 Features, Interviews
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Interview: Reel Big Fish Talk Warped Tour & Their 25th Anniversary

Every year, we all ask ourselves the question: Is Warped Tour worth going to this year? For the second time in my life, the answer was a clear “YES!” There was so much talent on this tour that I didn’t [...]

July 21, 2016 Features, Interviews
TTNG

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know TTNG // Stream “A Chase Of Sorts”

Photo Credit: Nick Sayers The ever evolving, in lineup and sound, Oxford, UK-based group TTNG (formerly known as This Town Needs Guns) are never afraid to push their work out of their comfort zone. Their just-released third LP, Disappointment Island, [...]

July 12, 2016 Features, Interviews
Bad Buzz

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Bad Buzz // Stream “Look Away”

DIY-ers in the truest sense, Toronto-based punk-rockers Bad Buzz formed as many great bands do; via Down To Jam. The four piece consisting of Andrew Laurie, Tristan Loria, Troy Fullerton and Ross Carvelli recorded their debut EP earlier this year [...]

July 11, 2016 Features, Interviews