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Firefly Festival Day 1: Jack White, Silversun Pickups, And OK Go Sound The Opening Charge

Photo by Kristen Driscoll Photography Opening day of the inaugural Firefly Festival was a statement making affair as the Delaware Summer circuit stop proved to be more than merely a corporately backed, soul raping, money making event as the eclectic slate [...]

July 21, 2012 Live, Reviews
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“One More Time, All Together Now” by Empty Orchestra

When Empty Orchestra’s bio stated that they were oft compared to The Hold Steady, they weren’t kidding. Listening to “Broken Record”, the opening track on the Michigan septet’s newest LP, and “You Should See the Other Guy,” there were more than [...]

July 16, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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“Play. Rock. Music” by Toadies

First things first. In 1994, Toadies released Possum Kingdom and sunk into the shadows after their follow-up record was shelved. With that out of the way, we can tackle their newest release Play.Rock.Music. The years have been kind to the [...]

July 16, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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“You Belong To The Minutes” by The Ugly Club

The Northern New Jersey quintet’s follow-up to last summer’s Visions of Tall Girl EP is a far departure from the assorted, jittery songs of their earlier material. More like Wild Beasts and Miniature Tigers with a bit of The Rapture [...]

July 16, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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18th Annual Warped Tour: Streetlight Manifesto, Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, Senses Fail Shine At PNC

Photos by Kristen Driscoll Photography The 18th Annual Vans Warped Tour rolled into the Holmdel, NJ dwellings at PNC Bank Arts Center on Friday and brought a collection of burgeoning outfits and classic stalwarts of this traveling Alternative music circus culminating [...]

July 14, 2012 Live, Reviews
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New Release Tuesday: Dirty Projectors vs Twin Shadow

It’s the best day of the week music lovers! Maybe you’re one of those weird people that looks forward to Friday or its newly adopted bastard cousin Thursday, but any discerning LP crate digger will tell you that the first [...]

July 10, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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Roger Waters Brought “The Wall” To Yankee Stadium

Photography by Robert Juckett Decades and incarnations of Yankee Stadium have passed since the last time Pink Floyd’s classic album and live spectacle “The Wall” had been performed in the Bronx. Friday night saw the return of the outfield spanning [...]

July 7, 2012 Live, Reviews
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Government Mule and Moe. Played The Stone Pony Summer Stage

Saturday night in Asbury Park, the roving circus that is the jam-band scene visited the Stone Pony in the form of a dual headliner show featuring moe. and Gov’t Mule. The two bands had been touring together throughout the summer, [...]

June 29, 2012 Live
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Lost In Society Released A New LP At Asbury Lanes On Friday; Or A Booger Sugar Sighting

On Friday evening Asbury’s own Lost In Society released its greatly anticipated sophomore full-length LP Let It Sail into the wild alongside Altercation Records label mates Two Fisted Law, The Scandals, and local solo artist Chris Brown.  Many believe the Lakehouse Music-produced record [...]

June 26, 2012 Live
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Anjelia Played The Saint For The Last Time

Local Pop songstress Anjelia Pelay took The Saint’s intimate dwellings for the final time on Wednesday evening.  Backed by Emily Grove and members of the Toms River-based Industrial-Metal outfit End Of An Era for the majority of the showcase, prior to pulling back [...]

June 25, 2012 Live