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Live Review: Coin Headlined House of Independents (PHOTOS)

After seeing Coin at Firefly Music Festival in 2016, I was determined to see them once again as they made another appearance on the East Coast. On September 28, 2017 the band performed at the House of Independents in Asbury [...]

October 13, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: The Tide Bends, Lyons and Levy & The Oaks Played Happy Mondays

We had a very neighborly affair this week at Happy Mondays, three of the local favorites stopped by to grace the Wonder Bar stage bringing with them many familiar faces to enjoy the show. The Tide Bends started our night [...]

October 11, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: The Yawpers, Little Vicious and Honah Lee played The Saint

Rowdy Hillbilly Space Rock is what I thought of when I was watching and intently listening to The Yawpers last Thursday night a The Saint. The Colorado trio shared with us a very eclectic brand of roots rock filled with [...]

October 8, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Well Wisher, Big Nothing, Earth Telephone & Thin Lips Played Happy Mondays

Sometimes you run across an artist or group that no matter what song they are playing makes you feel good. Fast or slow, aggressive or laid back, it just does not matter. This weeks Happy Mondays kicked off in that [...]

October 4, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Live Review: Roger Waters Brought “Us and Them” To The Tri-State

Roger Waters brought his 2017 ‘US and THEM’ Tour to our area for a string of shows that ran from August through September. Starting with 3 shows at the Wells Fargo Center Aug 08, 09 and 11 in Philadelphia PA. [...]

September 25, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Banditos, MiZ & Animal Masks Played Happy Mondays

I am not sure if Jose had an impact on the turn out at this week’s Happy Mondays, but if this was the reason why this weeks attendance was a bit sparse, I do not understand. It was one of [...]

September 20, 2017 Live, Reviews
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EP Review: Ramonda Hammer – Destroyers

The L.A. quartet Ramonda Hammer just released a gem of a 5 song EP that is full of tight rhythms and guttural vocals. The band’s Destroyers EP melds the past and present with trickles of 90’s indie grunge laid across [...]

September 19, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: The Cryptkeeper Five, The Carousers & Meeko Brando played Happy Mondays

Local summer is here! I do not know where the other summer went, but free parking has returned so I am very thankful for that.  This weeks Happy Mondays was bookended with a Trenton invasion and an act from Long [...]

September 13, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Roky Erickson & Death Valley Girls Played White Eagle Hall

Last week, legendary songwriter and founding member of The 13th Floor Elevators Roky Erickson headlined White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, NJ with Death Valley Girls. SIMGE Staff Photographer Mike Petzinger returned to the relatively newly reopened venue to capture [...]

September 13, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: High Waisted At Sea 4 w/ Jonny Couch & Hypoluxo

Since their maiden voyage back in 2014, High Waisted has made their annual At Sea cruise synonymous with the twilight of summer in NYC. This year was no different as beautiful weather greeted floral print-wearing sailors and shredders alike as [...]

September 5, 2017 Live, Reviews