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Middle Kid

Album Review: Middle Kid – Queen of Rockledge

Middle Kid’s Zack Willis writes the kind of songs that feel like they could have been written anytime in the past 20 years. Bands like Middle Kid are a testament to indie rock’s staying power – that melodic guitar music [...]

November 7, 2019 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Shinedown, Badflower, Dinosaur Pile Up and Broken Hands at PNC Arts Center

When I first got Tickets for the Shinedown/Badflower Show at The Arts Center I had no intention of shooting it. PNC BAC is not very friendly to Photo types, no official pit so you end up shooting in the side [...]

July 5, 2019 Live, Reviews
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Summer Stage Preview: Gov’t Mule release Live CD + Signing at Danny Clinch’s Gallery

I am prepping for a show at the Arts Center tonight, but I wanted to drop you a note on tonight’s Summer Stage show at The Stone Pony. Bluesy, feel good Jam rockers, Gov’t Mule are set to release a [...]

June 28, 2019 Asbury Music, Live, Reviews
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Punk Island 2019 (Review + Photos)

This past weekend Punk Island returned to Randall’s Island in all it’s sweat-soaked glory. The DIY festival’s 12th(ish?) year saw its return to Randall’s Island for the second year in a row, with over 35 more bands then the 2018 [...]

June 26, 2019 Live, Reviews
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A Deer A Horse, Dezorah, Language & ESSi Played Alphaville

Last week, rockers A Deer A Horse, Dezorah, Language & ESSi brought the heavy to Alphaville in Brooklyn, NY. Check out all of the action below and steam A Deer A Horse’s just released new single, “Smokejumper,” which SIMGE wrote [...]

June 24, 2019 Live, Reviews
Teen Mortgage

Premiere: Teen Mortgage – Life/Death

Photo Credit: Roxplosion Hailing from D.C., duo Teen Mortgage are all killer no filler. Their new EP, Life/Death (premiering today on SIMGE), showcases the guitar/drums combo’s knack for crafting earworm hooks at breakneck speeds, save the mid-tempo menace of the [...]

June 20, 2019 New Music, Reviews
The Y Axes

Stream: The Y Axes – No Waves

Photo Credit: Dave Mcmahon It’s been a few years since we last featured San Francisco rockers The Y Axes, and in that time they seem to have only improved in their craft of creating anthemic alt. Their new album, No [...]

June 7, 2019 New Music, Reviews
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Hot Blood Celebrated The Release Of Fear of a Unified Public At The Saint

Hot Blood released their latest album, Fear of a Unified Public, on February 22nd. After a reschedule in March, their release celebration show went down this past Friday night at The Saint. Also on the bill for the evening were [...]

May 20, 2019 Live, Reviews
Little Vicious

Stream: Little Vicious Hits You Right With “Sweet Sorrow” | New LP out 5/17

I just got back from the country, so what better time to mention the upcoming Little Vicious release entitled Dark Country. Being that I was in the country for some R&R, coming back and hearing this put me full steam [...]

May 16, 2019 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Catty, Plaid Dracula, & Nice Knife Played Sunnyvale

I hit Sunnyvale on Saturday night for Tetchy, Catty, Plaid Dracula, and Nice Knife. Of course, the L train not-a-shutdown is in full effect these days, so getting there took a little planning. Thus far I had been successful in [...]

May 14, 2019 Live, Reviews