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Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra To Play Asbury Lanes In June

On Sunday, June 1oth the Portland-based minimalist fuzz-rockers Unknown Mortal Orchestra will headline Asbury Lanes with The Doldrums in one of the first can’t miss shows of the summer (another being SIMGE’s May 17th showcase featuring The Gay Blades – http://tktwb.tw/IZcbF0). UMO packs [...]

May 13, 2012 News

Give Me Static Covers Beastie Boys @ The Hot Dog House, Played The Obvious Record Release Last Month

  In homage of the Beastie Boys’ late great Adam “MCA” Yauch Give Me Static took to Asbury’s favorite practice space, The Hot Dog House, and ripped into a live recorded jam of the Beasties’ instrumental Hardcore-Punk jam “Brand New.”  Grab [...]

May 13, 2012 News

Earthman Release New Music Videos

Photo by Kristen Driscoll Who knew that under the gruff and sweat-drenced Punk exterior exhibited by Mike Smith when onstage with The Obvious breathed a soulful crooner capable of driving a composition, not with the powerful bludgeon of his Grunge-Rock bass [...]

May 13, 2012 News
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Ruby The Hatchet Announces Debut Full-Length Release, Ouroboros, Playing The Milkboy w/Dead Confederate On Thursday

Asbury’s bluesified Hard-Rock collective, Ruby The Hatchet, has announced the presentation of Ouroboros, a debut full-length release of lengths unknown slated for an unspecified Summer 2012 release. The Philadelphia natives returned to the City of Brotherly Love to record the [...]

May 13, 2012 News

Athletics Announce Debut Release w/Innovative Vinyl Package And A Celebratory Show @ Freehold VFW

The Asbury Park-based soundscape construction crew that is Athletics recently announced the birth date of its debut release, Who You Are Is Not Enough, as Tuesday June 26th, and is scheduled to host a celebratory gala for this record of lengths unknown [...]

May 13, 2012 News
Bobby Thomas

Remembering Bobby Thomas (1936-2012)

Local Vocalist and founding father of that classic R&B sound associated with Asbury Park’s West Side, Bobby Thomas, passed away on Thursday morning due to complications with his diabetes.  Thomas’ croon carried him all the way to the Rock & [...]

May 13, 2012 News

Joe Makoviecki (Thomas Wesley Stern) Unearths Online Collection Of Solo Works, Songs From Past Projects, Covers, And New Tunes

 On the morning of May 3rd, Thomas Wesley Stern’s Joe Makoviecki posted a link to a Soundcloud account named “jmakoviecki” revealing a treasure trove of interesting recordings via early music projects, other solo productions, and more. The collection has a series [...]

May 13, 2012 News
Stiff Motion

Stiff Motion Covers Incubus, Playing Bamboozle w/Several Break Contest Participants

The Brick Township Pop-Punk collective’s long run campaign of covers and captivating live performances at Break Contest events has paid off as Stiff Motion will be performing alongside The Gaslight Anthem, The Bouncing Souls, Brand New, and Bon Jovi on Sunday [...]

May 13, 2012 News
Green Paper

Green Paper Preps Second Single From Upcoming Full-Length, Scheduled For Asbury Debut w/Julian Fulton

Northern, NJ’s Psychedelia-laced Pop-Rock outfit, Green Paper, has announced Saturday May 12th as the official release of “Rain,” the second single for its forthcoming full-length, Water, which will act as the follow up to the group’s 2011 debut, Fire. “Rain” [...]

May 13, 2012 News
Photo by C. Rotolo (The Gaslight Anthem @ AP Convention Hall)

Gaslight Anthem Drops First Single, “45,” From Forthcoming Full-Length, “Handwritten”

Photo by C. Rotolo (The Gaslight Anthem @ AP Convention Hall) New Brunswick troubadours and nostalgia imbibers, The Gaslight Anthem, are set to return with their fourth full length, Handwritten, on July 24th. Following along the same footpaths of their breakout success, American Slang (2010), [...]

May 5, 2012 News