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NEW VIDEO: “Electric Fever” by FREE ENERGY

So it was printed in SIMGE’s year end list of Best LPs in 2010 and so it still rings true…Philadelphia’s own FREE ENERGY is the next Weezer, and this electrically charged Pop-Rock collective has emerged from its dwelling beneath the City [...]

November 5, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials

NEW VIDEO: “The Weather” by Empire Escorts

Coinciding with the Garden State’s most recent tango with Hurricane Sandy is the release of Empire Escorts new single “The Weather,” an extreme piece of Grunge-Rock with Tim Spaulding’s huge axe riffs outlining Joe McCaig’s raspy howl.  The Brick, NJ outfit [...]

November 5, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials

NEW SONG: “No Matter” by Dentist, Playing The Stone Pony On Halloween w/Boy Meets Machine & More

Asbury’s own residential Lo-Fi Surf-Rock collective, Dentist (Emily Whitt, Justin Bornemann, James Stahon, and Andy Bova of No Wine For Kittens), recently dropped its second single since June, a smothered in fuzz Pop production titled “No Matter,” which showcases Whitt’s sugarcane [...]

October 29, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials

“Martian Diver” by Elevator Art

Elevator Art’s forthcoming release, Martian Diver, is an artistic endeavor that transforms the temporal lobe into a tightly wound trampoline distributing varied styles of song writing, instrumental exploration, and conceptual interpretations across the anatomical plain to tickle nerve endings and stimulate sensory [...]

October 19, 2012 New Music, Reviews, SIMGEssentials

SIMGEssentials: People Get Ready, Menahan Street Band, The Babies, FIDLAR, Jinja Safari

This is a list of Speak Into My Good Eye’s favorite submitted tracks of the past week…you may know them as SIMGEssentials.  This inaugural playlist features new cuts from the likes of People Get Ready, Menahan Street Band, The Babies, [...]

October 15, 2012 Features, SIMGEssentials

NEW SONG: “Sparklerella” by Wooden Indian Burial Ground

Portland, Oregon’s Wooden Indian Burial Ground is the product of its surroundings…a shroom-infested plot in the gray, soggy, mire that is more often than not Northwestern corner of the United States.  And that haze-encased, Psychedelia-laced existence pours from the core of [...]

September 28, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials

NEW SONG: “Tim’s Song” by Rick Barry

Much like the soul of a great film director cast in the frame of an acoustic guitar toting bluesman Asbury’s own lyrical poet, Rick Barry, specializes in the character study medium, painting beautifully vivid compositions about mutual friends, cautionary tales [...]

September 17, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials

Relovolution by The Dead Exs

New York City’s own Dead Exs have returned with a brand new collection of Garage-Rockabilly type tunes that would make Bill Haley and Carl Perkins’ mind cave in, Elvis Presley’s heart stop from a far less embarrassing source than fried bananas, [...]

September 17, 2012 New Music, Reviews, SIMGEssentials

NEW SONG: “Walkin’ Back To Jackson” by Thomas Wesley Stern, Playing Bird Bath LP Release Tonight

Jackson, NJ’s own ThomasWesley Stern regularly pays homage to its primary hub of Garden State residence at live performances with a soulful Folk-Pop tune titled “Walkin’ Back To Jackson” and earlier this week the four-man string band dropped a home [...]

September 7, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials
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NEW SONG: “Top Shelf” by The Amboys

In celebration of Labor Day, the most ironic of three-day weekend inducing holidays, the Asbury-based Amboys released a new cut from its enigmatic forthcoming release of lengths and titles unknown named “Top Shelf,” a spring-loaded piece of reverberant Folk-Rock featuring Daniel [...]

September 4, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials