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SIMGEssenials: Sharkmuffin Dabbles In Debauchery With “Foul Play”

Moderator: Your word is “Sharkmuffin” Music Journo: “Sharkmuffin”…Can I have the place of origin? Moderator: Brooklyn, New York Music Journo: “Sharkmuffin”…Can I have the definition. Moderator: “Sharkmuffin” – a music collective that offers compositions both jagged and gnarled (like the [...]

September 12, 2013 News, SIMGEssentials

SIMGE Premiere: The Antics Pen Chapter 3 In An Unusual Book Of Romance With “Love & Roses”

In 1975 The Captain & Tennille made famous a tune titled “Love Will Keep Us Together”, popularizing the Neil Sedaka composition on a worldwide scale.  In 1979, ever the ironic penman that he was, Joy Division’s Ian Curtis cut a [...]

August 31, 2013 News, SIMGEssentials

SIMGE Premiere: Prehistoric Forest Drops Strokes-y New Single “Good Time”…Playing SIMGE Presents Event

On November 30th, 2001 The Strokes rolled through Asbury Park to play the Stone Pony four months after the band’s ground-breaking debut Is This It was unveiled to the world. The record poked a hole in the vacuum-seal that separated the modern [...]

August 31, 2013 Asbury Music, News, SIMGEssentials
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Decade Of Delirium: The Mars Volta’s De-Loused In The Comatorium Turns 10

Ten fucking years. De-Loused in the Comatorium, the debut full length album from The Mars Volta, was released on June 23rd 2003 on Universal Records and Gold Standard Labs. The amalgamation of two post-hardcore punk rockers who wanted to shed [...]

June 25, 2013 Exclusive Content, Features, SIMGEssentials

SIMGEssentials: Owel, Elephant, Kisses

“Scales” by Owel Not so many moons ago, Asbury’s own Indie-Rockers, Chemtrail, held a record release party at Asbury Lanes for the outfit’s 2011 full-length effort Youth Obsessed Death Culture.  Playing the support role that evening was the Boardwalk’s own Grunge-Punks [...]

February 11, 2013 Features, SIMGEssentials
Space Jesus

New Song: Space Jesus (Remix) – “Periscopes Of Consciousness” (Shpongle)

On Monday, Philadelphia by way of New Brunswick EDM auteur Space Jesus dropped a reworking of the lauded Shpongle cut “Periscopes Of Consciousness” off the UK-based Psybient music duo’s 2005 LP Nothing Lasts…But Nothing Is Lost. Upon the release of this remix, Space [...]

February 6, 2013 News, SIMGEssentials

New Song: Surfer Blood – “Weird Shapes”

Floridian Indie-Pop outfit Surfer Blood took to Facebook this evening to release it’s new ear worm single “Weird Shapes, which can be streamed below and downloaded here. Birthed from an intense listening party of Beck tunes (according to the band in an [...]

January 28, 2013 News, SIMGEssentials
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Cold Fronts Enter Studio With Kyle “Slick” Johnson, Release New Single “Know It All”

What does Philadelphia’s Cold Fronts have in common with the likes of such Indie-Rock juggernauts as Wavves, Modest Mouse, and Cymbals Eat Guitars?  Well, aside from distributing an infectious brand of supercharged Pop concoctions with the power to move the most [...]

January 18, 2013 News, SIMGEssentials

SIMGEssentials: Plato Zorba, Silent Lions, Ed Tang, Secret Country

“In The Shallows” by Plato Zorba When traveling down the Jersey Shore Middletown, NJ is never anyone’s primary destination.  At best it’s a weigh station to fill your cooler with even colder ones en route to the state’s southern most [...]

January 7, 2013 Features, SIMGEssentials
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SIMGEssentials (The Holiday Playlist Continued): Elevator Art, Batten Down The Hatches, Laura Warshauer, Xenosound, John Anealio

Christmas is upon us, and one week ago SIMGE prepared a playlist of new holiday releases by local and national acts to fill listeners with cheer and good will toward their fellow man while staring the Mayan-predicted apocalypse in its dead [...]

December 24, 2012 Features, SIMGEssentials