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Breaking Rad: Delicate Steve

Wide, rollicking soundscapes and resonant rhythms. That’s what was on display the first time the NJ bred Delicate Steve caught my eye, and ear, opening for Yeasayer at a picturesque gig on Governors Island a few years back. Not much has [...]

July 11, 2012 Breaking Rad, Features

Jack White: 37 Songs For 37 Years

Happy Birthday Mr. White! July 9th, 2012 marks the 37th birthday in the contemporary guitar god’s Detroit to Nashville story. Having already packed a lifetime’s worth of prodigious and prolific output Jack is likely on his way home from Denmark [...]

July 9, 2012 Features
Paper Streets

SIMGE Showcase Interview Series: Steve Stec Of Paper Streets

Photo by Ciara Brinn For the duration of the summer Speak Into My Good Eye will be hosting noon time showcases at Asbury Lanes to lure all you local music enthusiasts, beach combers, and boardwalkers in for a drink, a [...]

July 9, 2012 Features, Interviews

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