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SIMGE On The Scene: Def.GRLS, Journalism, Dumb Wolves & Fraidycat Played Sunnyvale

Last Friday, rising rockers Def.GRLS, Journalism, Dumb Wolves and Fraidycat played the consistently great Sunnyvale. Our intrepid Staff Photographer, Mike Petzinger, was on the ground to snap some exciting shots of all of the action. Check out Mike’s choice selections [...]

February 22, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Rad Horror, The Cold Seas, Blame Candy & Deal Casino Played The Saint

A Sunday night in the middle of February. Just reading that it sounds depressing. However, if that Sunday was February 19 and you were at The Saint, it was anything but. What an insane night of song that was presented [...]

February 20, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Chris Brown, Above the Moon, Levy & the Oaks and Deaf Rhino Played Jersey Rock Showcase

The folks over at Jersey Rock and The WRAT held their second showcase of the winter at the Wonder Bar. It was great to back and catch up with a bunch of familiar faces many of whom were constants at [...]

February 17, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Mind Riot, Colossal Street Jam, Pepperwine & Wicked Hollow Played The Saint.

After a self-imposed month-long hiatus from my alternative self, it was time to get back to work. Last year, The WRAT’s Jersey Rock shows proved to be a great landing spot for some of our local talent so when the [...]

February 9, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Austra Celebrated The Release Of Future Politics w/ Ela Minus + FIELDED At Warsaw

It’s been one week since we’ve been thrust into bizarro-world America, and artists are already taking note and reacting accordingly. Last Thursday night at Warsaw, Austra led a night full of electronic-tinged pop jams replete with themes of solidarity and [...]

January 28, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: The Women’s March on NYC

Yesterday, millions of people in cities all over the country marched in protest following the inauguration of a rotting bag of tangerines wearing a cheap wig as President. Roughly four hundred thousand turned out for the Women’s March on NYC [...]

January 22, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Circles/Waves, Dentist & Mean Siders Played Bar Matchless

SIMGE Staff Photographer Mike Petzinger sure was busy in Ridgewood/Brooklyn last weekend. After shooting Blox Cord 3, Petz made it out to Bar Matchless to take in Circles/Waves, Dentist and Mean Siders. Check out his shots of all of the [...]

January 20, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Album Review: The Fake Boys – I Love My Life When You’re Around

Lowell, Massachusetts’s three piece The Fake Boys did things a little differently this time around. The band had a bunch of songs recorded and ended up needing to press a double album. So they tapped into their fan base setting [...]

January 19, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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Desert Sharks, Scam Avenue, Sink Tapes & The ’94 Knicks Played Blox Cord 3 At The Footlight

Last week, the combined talents of Desert Sharks, Scam Avenue, Sink Tapes & The ’94 Knicks performed at The Footlight for the third in our monthly Blox Cord series. It was also SIMGE Staff Photographer Mike Petzinger‘s first time at [...]

January 18, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Stream: johnnycola – unbind

With only a handful of New Brunswick gigs under the belts since July, the genre-blending sextet johnnycola wasted little time in getting us their, very promising, debut. Consisting of, in their own words, leader John Colaiacovo III (keyz), Matt Gordeuk [...]

January 11, 2017 New Music, Reviews