Browsing the "NJ Music" Tag

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SIMGE on the Scene: Thank You Scientist, Bent Knee and The Tea Club played Asbury Lanes

When I received the email regarding coverage to the Thank You Scientist show at Asbury Lanes, there was no hesitation in my reply. I was off for the night so it was very easy to come out of hibernation for [...]

December 15, 2019 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Waiting On Mongo Hosts Second Annual Jingle Jam

The holiday weekend kicked off for for me with an overbook, and an offer to stay home. Naturally I accepted, and therein opened me up for a night at The Stone Pony to take in the Second Annual Jingle Jam. [...]

December 26, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Ben Resnick, Scout, and The Mercury Brothers played Happy Mondays

I had another one of those restless nights trying to sleep on Monday, still stoked up from a night at Happy Mondays. Maybe, subliminally, that is why I missed quite a few of them…fear of lack of sleep. NOT. Who [...]

December 12, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Where’s Tino, Wet Brain, Sunshine Spazz and The Burns played Happy Mondays

I want to end the year with a string of Happy Mondays outings, a series which has brought me great joy and loads of excitement. I missed a lot more shows this year than I have in the past four [...]

December 7, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Swift Technique, Lukas Nelson, Bermuda Triangle + more played XPN Festival

A quarter of a century is a long time to be running a music festival. That is some heavy staying power, especially when it continues to grow each year. The Exponential Music Festival, hosted by Philly’s WXPN, just celebrated their [...]

July 31, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Wetbrain, Little Vicious and Shut Up played Happy Mondays

Sometimes it is best to just jump right into the beginning of a week, full steam ahead. Overall, I am about as laid back as they come. Though in all of us there is a certain amount of aggression that [...]

June 13, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Owel, Gatherers and Bent Knee played The Saint

I have been on the prowl to see Owel for a while now. I first caught them at Pinelands Festival a couple of years ago and got hooked on the lull you into a peaceful bliss, crescendo into a massive [...]

June 8, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Levy and the Oaks, Reality Suite & Evangelia Played Happy Mondays

The annual Jeff Crespi Birthday Bash took place at this weeks Happy Mondays. Each year Jeff hand selects a few of his favorite bands to share the bill, and for this year he chose a very diverse lineup to soothe [...]

April 11, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Jackson Pines, The Burns, and Pamela Flores Welcome Back Happy Mondays

Spring is here. Or is it. 40 degree temps and 20 mph winds make me think March, especially when we feel them coming off the ocean. For the past few years I have been thinking our seasonal climates have adjusted [...]

April 5, 2018 Live, Reviews
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Exclusive Premiere: The Burns Drop New Single “Hard On You”

Fresh off the release of their video for “Wolves”, local funsters The Burns have given us a brand new single to swoon over as they gear up for an early summer full-length offering. The quartet have been a unit for [...]

March 1, 2018 Exclusive Content, Interviews