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The Carousers

EP Review: The Carousers – S/T

Photo Credit: Liam Frank Out of the rollicking waves and the gristly sand appears a band so catchy you’ll fall in love with their songs the minute your ears catch hold of them. The Carousers hail from Long Branch, NJ [...]

November 3, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: CR and the Degenerates, The Clydes and Quality Living played Happy Mondays

It was a North Jersey themed, Sniffling Indie Kids/Mint 400 records sponsored night for this weeks Happy Mondays and the Indie has returned. The Clydes celebrated the release of their new offering, Quality Living recently popped a new single out [...]

November 1, 2017 Live, Reviews
Grooms

SIMGE Stream: Grooms – Exit Index

Photo Credit: Ebru YildizComprised of singer-guitarist Travis Johnson, drummer Steve Levine, and bassist Jay Heiselmann, NYC-based band Grooms have been pushing the boundaries of tones and textures since their inception. Their latest release, Exit Index, continues that trend as the [...]

October 26, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Luke Elliot, The Paper Jets, Fun While You Wait and Georgia Owen played Happy Mondays

When we were first contacted about covering Luke Elliot I knew immediately it was going to be a great night. Whenever we get a touring band through town on a Happy Monday, the stars align and all is right in [...]

October 25, 2017 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE Stream: Fence – Alien

Hello, and welcome to yet another installment of “Mike finally gets to the bottom of the inbox and promises he really does listen to everything, for real.” Last year, I was introduced to the NJ-based garage-rock band Fence via their [...]

October 20, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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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