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SIMGE’s Top 50 Albums Of 2013

50. Diarrhea Planet – I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams 49. Grouplove – Spreading Rumors 48. Night Birds – Born To Die In Suburubia 47. Tegan & Sara – Heartthrob 46. Chris Rockwell & The Stickball Social Club – Buildings Will Collapse [...]

December 30, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Review: Farewell Ember – Poet Season

Farewell Ember is Toms River artist Anthony Nastasi. On the Poet Season EP, which was recorded by Jason Portizio in Toms River’s own Ugly Door Studio Nastasi enlists the help of several area artists to create four songs that have a feel [...]

November 1, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews

Moon Motel, Thomas Wesley Stern, Emily Grove To Play Berkeley Hotel Tonight; Stream Moon Motel’s The Lonely Romantic

The Asbury Park Musical Heritage Foundation is beginning to focus on life after Bruce Springsteen, Southside Johnny, and the west-side Doo-wop community that preceded them with a new monthly music series at the Berkeley Hotel, the first installment of which [...]

August 2, 2013 Asbury Music, News
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Listening Party: 12 Of The Best Records Put Out By New Jersey Artists In 2013 (So Far)

You don’t need a calendar to know that we’re very much in the middle of the dog days of summer. Just open a window. As is always the case, the hotbed of musical talent that is the Garden State has [...]

July 22, 2013 Features

New Video: Reaction 1 Media Captures Moon Motel’s “Hideout” At Urban Nest

Last Wednesday Asbury Park’s Moon Motel, the amorphous Indie-Rock collective of various sounds and sizes, inserted its intricately pieced poetics, instrumentals, and haunting Jay Sales howls upon The Urban Nest’s underutilized planks to place on display its various brass-coated long [...]

May 13, 2013 Music Videos, News

Featured Show: An Evening With Moon Motel At The Berkeley Bar (Tonight 5/2)

Tonight (Thursday, May 2nd), one of Asbury’s finest musical poets, Jay Sales, will take to The Berkeley Hotel’s gilded stage with a full backing band of players for An Evening With Moon Motel. Sales, better known by his stage monicker Moon [...]

May 2, 2013 Asbury Music, News
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Guest List: Moon Motel’s Best Albums Of 2012

The amorphous Asbury-based Folk collective that is Moon Motel released a beautifully arranged debut in 2012 named Blanket.  The three-track collection weaves front-man J. Sales’ subdued croon through layers of plucked and prodded stringed instruments and the gentle woodwind-induced breezes.  Stream Blanket and [...]

December 18, 2012 Features

Trinity & The Pope To Close Its Doors On November 1st, Final Farewell Show Planned, Moon Motel’s J. Sales Speaks On The Matter

Today, Marilyn Schlossbach, the local business owner who operates such Boardwalk locales as Langosta Lounge, Dauphin Grille, Pop’s Garage, among others, announced the impending closure of another current holding, Trinity & The Pope, which is slated to have its doors closed [...]

October 10, 2012 News

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