Browsing the "Folk-Rock" Tag


SIMGE Stream: NY’s Modern Trigger Throws Folk-Punk Punch On Coffee Coffee Anarchy!

What an iced coffee at Cafe Volan in Asbury Park couldn’t do, the folk-punk gut punch that is Coffee Coffee Anarchy! provided by the New York City based Modern Trigger certainly accomplished. Dreary-eyed and sluggish after a long night of work, a [...]

October 21, 2015 Reviews
William Elliott Whitmore @ The Stone Pony (Photo: C. Rotolo)

Watch: Banjo-Punk William Elliott Whitmore Unveils “Civilizations” Video

William Elliott Whitmore @ The Stone Pony (Photo: C. Rotolo) Iowa’s favorite banjo toting purveyor of punk, William Elliott Whitmore, has resurfaced with a new animated video for his cut “Civilizations”, a sparse but fiery don’t-tread-on-my-existence type tale of survival [...]

October 20, 2015 News

SIMGE Stream: Alex Bleeker And The Freaks Unveil Country Agenda

Over the past few years the folk-rock offerings of Alex Bleeker And The Freaks have received rave reviews, but never without making mention to the frontman’s ties to Ridgewood, NJ’s own fuzz-pop purveyors Real Estate. Though it’s true Bleeker pops the [...]

October 14, 2015 News

London Folk-Punks Quiet Quiet Band Drop “Battery Human” Single ++ Discuss Alien Invasion

It’s rather conceited to believe that the only intelligent life (and for the most part unintelligent life, this penman included) to call the universe home resides on this particular space rock. And London’s Quiet Quiet Band is here to remind us that when [...]

February 3, 2015 News
River City Extension (Photo: Kelsey Hanrahan)

River City Extension Unveil “Indian Summer” Single Ahead Of Deliverance LP

River City Extension’s forthcoming LP3 Deliverance will undoubtedly be a step outside the aggressive Folk-Punk archetype set in place by frontman Joe Michelini way back in 2009 with Nautical Sabbatical and furthered by the Toms River-based outfit’s 2010 follow up The Unmistakable Man. In fact ,this upcoming [...]

December 10, 2014 News

Asbury Park’s Chris Brown Covers The Menzingers…Playing Asbury Lanes w/Anthony Ranieri (Bayside) ++ Langosta Lounge Tonight (11/13)

Asbury Park songsmith Chris Brown has long been an acoustic guitar toting penman of the beach comber sea shanty. However, beneath his emotional folk-pop exterior beats the heart of a true Punk, evidenced by his recent recording session with Pete Steinkopf [...]

November 13, 2014 Asbury Music, News
Ben Stalets

Toledo’s Ben Stalets Drops “Lost” Single…On Tour Now

Ben Stalets resides in Toldeo, Ohio, a town inhabited by industry, fashioned by its factory ties, and shaped by its place upon the Maumee River. These industrial and geographical traits don’t just mold the locale but seep into the souls of [...]

November 12, 2014 News

SIMGE Survey: Get To Know John Scoops Of Typefighter Who Dropped “Wall Song” Single…Plays Mercury Lounge Tonight (11/7) w/PUP ++ Chumped

Typefighter’s 2014 LP The End of Everything was an alluring intersection of Freak-Folk offerings and Weezer-esque Power-Pop that presented revealing lyricism by frontman Ryan McLaughlin if you took a minute to quit churning it up the pit and listen. Earlier this week [...]

November 7, 2014 Features, Interviews
Ed Tang And The Chops

Watch Ed Tang & The Chops Go Back In Time In New “Pualei” Video…Playing Stone Pony w/River City Extension ++ More

Asbury Park’s own Ed Tang & The Chops recently resurfaced with a new music video for “Pualei”, a deeper cut plucked from the band’s excellent 2013 LP Goodbye, Zen5, Sushi Dinner. The grainy selection of sepia-filtered footage from an era of early [...]

November 3, 2014 Asbury Music, News
Teenage Halloween (Photo: Michelle Rose)

Breaking Rad: In Time For Halloween, It’s Teenage Halloween…Luke Henderiks’ Latest Is Recording w/Chris Schaeffer (Hot Blood) ++ Playing w/PUP

Luke Henderiks wears a lot of hats. As a local songwriter, founder of Broken Edge Records, and lead promoter with booking collective The Clef, his schedule is stacked. Bus Buddies and Loser Year are a couple of his more notable projects, but [...]

October 30, 2014 Breaking Rad, Features