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Breaking Rad: Exciteless

Any band that samples Optimus Prime’s Top 40 radio show and Hot Rod automatically propels to the top of my favorite outfit list…sorry, but it’s the rules ingrained in my DNA, which I was not consulted about during the writing process, [...]

July 6, 2012 Breaking Rad, Features

50 Songs For 50 States; A 4th Of July Playlist

Happy 236th Birthday America! You hardly look a day over 230. On July the 4th people of all colors, creeds, and sexual orientation will pull their red, white, and blue short shorts out of that secret place in their closets [...]

July 3, 2012 Features

Breaking Rad: Empty Orchestra

The listener can hear the abrasive rust ingrained in each genre-hopping compositions brought to life by Empty Orchestra, an Industrialized outfit not in style, but in citizenship, as The Hold Steady-influenced (among others) Flint, Michigan denizens walk the artistic line, [...]

July 3, 2012 Breaking Rad, Features
Delta Rae

Breaking Rad: Delta Rae, Playing Parker Press Park In Woodbridge Next Month

With Alabama Shakes’ recent break through into the summer festival circuit and the hearts of a Blues-Rock obsessive generation, eyes and ears have been left agape searching for the next collective of this common feather to arise, and it appears [...]

July 3, 2012 Breaking Rad, Features

Instant Nostalgia: RIP Girls

As is often the case in music or any collaborative artform, sometimes people just have to move on to new things in order to progress and grow. This appears to be the case with Christopher Owens, the principal songwriter and singer of [...]

July 2, 2012 Features
Elevator Art

The Press Room’s First 6 Months In Photos

Photography by Chris Rotolo and Kristen Driscoll As the page is turned on a new chapter in The Press Room’s history book, let’s take a look back at some of the great musical moments that took place in the venue’s first [...]

July 2, 2012 Features

Breaking Rad: PK

If on The Killers year and a half hiatus in 2010 Brandon Flowers had embraced his Bruce Springsteen obsession, come to Asbury Park, and locked himself in The Hotdog House with Red Bank, NJ’s own Boss-influenced raconteur, Brian Fallon, a [...]

June 29, 2012 Breaking Rad, Features

Breaking Rad: Bearcat

The Orlando, Florida-based Bearcat is a new Indie-Pop project created by Renee Yohe, author, songwriter, and leading member of the internationally renown non-profit organization To Write Love On Her Arms (a group which aims to offer hope to those struggling with [...]

June 29, 2012 Breaking Rad, Features

Governors Ball 2012: 10 Questions For K. Flay

SIMGE is gearing up for this weekend’s Governors Ball set to take place on Randall’s Island (tix still available here) by shining a spotlight on some of our favorite artists on the rise playing the festival.  We recently caught up [...]

June 21, 2012 Features, Interviews

Music Is The Medicine To Host “Strike Out Diabetes” Benefit This Saturday w/The Amboys, Accidental Seabirds, And More

The “absurdly innovative non-profit organization” Music Is The Medicine (MITM) makes it’s 2012 summertime debut down the Shore this weekend with a “homerun” of an event that will bring together the likes of Accidental Seabirds, The Amboys, Gleason’s Drift, and the [...]

June 18, 2012 Features