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Metric Headlined Radio City Music Hall, Lou Reed Joined

If you’re just coming out from under your chosen rock, Radio City Music Hall is in the middle of an unprecedented run of shows featuring contemporary, on the cusp of exploding acts. Sandwiched in-between a four night run by crooning woodsman [...]

September 24, 2012 Live, Reviews

Shayfer James, Sun Club, Green Paper, And Underwater Country Club Played The Saint

Photography by Chris Rotolo Back on August 23rd Speak Into My Good Eye through one of the best music parties to touch down in Asbury Park all Summer…and much to this penman’s chagrin, few were there to see it, save [...]

September 11, 2012 Live, Reviews

JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Played Asbury Lanes

Two Fridays ago, the Chicago by way of the Garden State R&B crooner, JC Brooks, led his backing band The Uptown Sound through a hometown set of sorts that had those tossing rocks down the alley slipping and sliding about [...]

August 29, 2012 Live, Reviews

River City Extension Played Songwriters In The Park Series; Or Turning A Lightning Storm Into Lemonade

Photos by Chris Rotolo Two Fridays ago patrons of a 90.5 The Night-presented live music series titled Songwriters In The Park were treated to a truly special performance by the local Folk-Rokc dynamo River City Extesnion, that, on the back [...]

August 27, 2012 Live, Reviews

Lost In Society Played Upstart Fest At Asbury Lanes

The future of Punk-Rock descended upon Asbury Lanes on Sunday as Lost In Society led a savage assault featuring such burgeoning collectives as The Obvious, Blacktop Kids, The Scandals, Two Fisted Law, American Pinup, Pickpocket, Jukebox Romantics, and more.  Check [...]

August 16, 2012 Live, Reviews

Status Green Played Its Goodbye Show At Asbury Lanes

Last Friday, renowned Asbury Pop-Rockers Status Green had local boardwalkers squatting on the steps outside Asbury Lanes in hopes of hearing some sound from the sold our event as patrons lucky enough to score a ticket passed through the double [...]

August 15, 2012 Live, Reviews

Surfer Blood And Brick+Mortar Played The Stone Pony; Or Phillip Seymour Hoffman Had It Right

Photos by Chris Rotolo “These are people who want you to write sanctimonious stories about the genius of the rock stars, and they will ruin Rock N’ Roll and strangle everything we love about it.” We begin this review of [...]

August 14, 2012 Live, Reviews
The Gaslight Anthem

Lollapalooza Day 3: The Gaslight Anthem, Jack White, At The Drive In Close Things Out

Photography by Chris Rotolo On Sunday, Fugazi’s “Waiting Room” introduced Jersey’s new favorite sons, The Gaslight Anthem, who crushed the opening notes of “Great Expectations” just as the first verse cut out, setting a new tone on this third day [...]

August 10, 2012 Live, Reviews
The Tallest Man On Earth

Lollapalooza Day 2: Weather Steals The Show…The Tallest Man On Earth, Givers, JEFF The Brotherhood Triumph

Photos by Chris Rotolo With festivals of Lollapalooza’s scale, featuring lineups jammed to the seems with artists and outfits of various genres and dynamic, it can sometimes be difficult to locate a theme at the backbone of it all…80 mph [...]

August 5, 2012 Live, Reviews
Emily Haines (Metric)

Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, M83, Metric, And Passion Pit Front The Assault

Photography by Chris Rotolo On opening day of Perry Farrell’s musical Carnival, Lollapalooza, The French-bred soundscape construction crew that is M83 brought forth a series of shoegazing Electo-Rock under the cover of moonlit “darkness” on The Sony Stage, which included [...]

August 4, 2012 Live, Reviews