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Stream: Band Cramps Volume 1 (Benefiting The Willie Mae Rock Camp For Girls)

Yup! I’m a pretty big fan of charity compilations. The idea of gathering a pool of awesome talent to come together and create is thoroughly rewarding in and of itself, and to put all of that effort towards a worthy [...]

January 6, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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Stream: Holy Tunics – Hot to Trot

Since late 2014, Brooklyn-based band Holy Tunics has been a steady fixture gigging out in the local scenes. It wasn’t until just a few weeks ago, however, that the band released their proper debut, the Hot to Trot EP, with [...]

January 4, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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Stream: Jacobus – Albam

Serving as a snapshot of a junction between three friends, Albam, the debut LP from the NJ-born band Jacobus, examines the ephemera and existential angst of the modern age. Separated by college, the trio of Dylan Hertzberg (bass, vox), Eli [...]

December 28, 2016 New Music, Reviews
Whiner

Stream: Whiner – Forever

Photo Credit: John Cooper // N.J. Racket Earlier this year, NJ-based band Winona Ryder re-emerged as Whiner and settled into their new skin popping up on a ton of basement/DIY bills all over the tri-state. All the while, the group [...]

December 23, 2016 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE Stream: Ghost Camp – Great Lakes

I haven’t heard them, but I have heard OF them. This Ghost Camp band…what’s the connection? Oh yeah! A little over two years ago I started having a moment with a NJ-based witch-punk group called Osaka. Similar to the known-now-as [...]

December 8, 2016 New Music, Reviews
Deal Casino

Deal Casino Release 3 Song EP, Human Cannonball // Watch The Video For Title Track

One of my favorite things that comes out of being a scene surveyor is to see music mature from its infancy to its production. Of course to track this you must take in a set from the band periodically both [...]

December 2, 2016 New Music, News
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EP Review: Soft Lions – XOXO

San Diego may sometimes get overlooked by the East Coast as hub of great music. Los Angeles is full of record labels, stores and venues well-known across the country, but SD? One might be hard-pressed to name a club or [...]

November 28, 2016 New Music, Reviews
NGHTCRWLRS

SIMGE Stream: NGHTCRWLRS – Raging Hot

Back in September, NJ-based rockers NGHTCRWLRS played one of the more ferocious and flat out fun sets at the inaugural North Jersey Indie Rock Festival. The palpable natural chemistry between Frank DeFranco (guitar/vox), Brian Goglia (bass/vox), Eric Goldberg (guitar, vox) [...]

November 17, 2016 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Sleigh Bells – Jessica Rabbit

It’s been 3 years since Sleigh Bells has come out with a new album. The band’s new work of art, Jessica Rabbit, was mixed by Andrew Dawson (think Kanye West and Tyler, the Creator) and has just been liberated today. [...]

November 11, 2016 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Mannequin Pussy – Romantic

Photo Credit: Scott Troyan Romantic can be defined as “thinking about love and doing and saying things to show you love someone.” But what about when that feeling of romance is gone, what is left? Is romance fleeting? What happens [...]

November 8, 2016 New Music, Reviews