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Salt Cathedral, Jack and Eliza, Novelty Daughter & Tons More Closed Out CMJ 2014

Hi, this is the ghost of Mike Mehalick relaying his post-humous CMJ experience. Although he made it through the weekend, he was DOA sometime around 8pm on Saturday. He made it to Black Bear Bar for Indie Shuffle’s showcase featuring [...]

October 27, 2014 Uncategorized

SIMGE Stream: Brooklyn Duo FatHeaven Share Garage Rock Debut Track “Liar And A Thief”

Sometimes you just run into that bad boy/girl. The one that you can’t resist, but you know you should. Such is the subject case in the ripping debut single from Brooklyn garage rock duo FatHeaven. On “Liar and a Thief”, [...]

October 21, 2014 Uncategorized

SIMGE Survey: Get To Know The Noise FM Who Play The Brighton Bar Tonight (10/19)

Attraction by The Noise FM [...]

October 19, 2014 Uncategorized
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SIMGE Stream: Toronto’s The Honeyrunners Drop Raw Rocking EP 2

Buzzing out of Toronto is the four piece soul-rock quartet The Honeyrunners who just dropped EP 2. With an expansive, raw rock sound, the band draws from a myriad of influences including but not limited to Jimi Hendrix, Crosby Stills [...]

October 16, 2014 New Music, Reviews, Uncategorized
Speak into My Good Eye

SIMGE On The Scene: Hollywood Blanks, Accidental Seabirds, & The Vansaders Rocked Happy Mondays

The theme for this week’s Happy Mondays had a hint of a country tinge to it, and I do not mean grandma-sitting-on-the-porch-sipping-lemonade country. Songs that stick in your head, are easily understood and speak of the values of society. Up [...]

October 16, 2014 Uncategorized

LA’s Draag Spin A Shoegaze Swirl With “You’re My Boy Blue”, Once It Hits Your Ears…

Scanning the interwebz, I happily stumbled upon Los Angeles rockers Draag. Sampling their latest self titled LP, it would be a detriment to all involved to try and easily pigeonhole them into one easy to swallow genre classification. The album [...]

October 14, 2014 News, Uncategorized
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SIMGE Singles: Diarrhea Planet Drops “Bamboo Curtain”…Playing SIMGE Release Show At The Brighton Bar

’90s Alternative-Rock bands appeared to share the same sentiment: “Deep cuts don’t keep the mansion running…write the hits.” Maybe Nashville Garage-Punk revivalists Diarrhea Planet don’t have that creed etched into their normally ferocious foundation of sound, but they’ve certainly explored [...]

October 14, 2014 News, Uncategorized
Speak into My Good Eye

SIMGE On The Scene: Foggy Mornings, 1L, & Jeff Luke Played Dreamscapes Music Thursdays @ McIntyre’s Pub

From SIMGE Staff Photographer Philip Shepherd: “Every Thursday Dreamscapes Music present an Original Music Showcase at McIntyre’s Pub in Toms River, NJ. If you are unfamiliar with this Bar/Eatery tucked into a strip mall just off Route 37 East that [...]

October 3, 2014 Uncategorized

Live Review: Augustines & The Bots Rocked The Inside & Outside Of Bowery Ballroom

Ex-Brooklyn rockers Augustines & The Bots played Monday night at the Bowery Ballroom and it was nothing short of an epic evening. My cousin Alex, who has seen Augustines before, said that they are one of the best bands to [...]

September 30, 2014 Uncategorized
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Tour Diary: James Dalton’s Estonian Catch-Up Part 1

When I first signed on to do this blog with SIMGE, I was filled with only the best intentions of sharing EVERYTHING that came along on this big journey, both literal and metaphoric and was going to be contributing all [...]

May 2, 2014 Features, Uncategorized