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SIMGE On The Scene: Chris Brown, Smalltalk & Everymen Played Happy Mondays

Everymen stopped by to headline Happy Mondays this week in support of their new release “May Ashes Have Stories to Tell”. Coming up from Florida for a tour of the northeast, the five-piece act adds a punk attitude into some [...]

May 10, 2017 Live, Reviews

Feature: The Urgent Romanticism Of Smalltalk

It’s been a little over two years since the Neptune City-based group Smalltalk stormed upon the local scene. Comprised of Zak Kaplan (vocals, guitar), Jamie Goldfarb (drums), John Chladnicek (bass), Tara Jones (vocals, percussion) and Pete Steinkopf (guitar), the band [...]

April 21, 2016 Features
Little Dickman

SIMGE Stream: Little Dickman Records’ New Comp Is Here To Cure Your End-of-Summer Blues

Normally by the time August comes along, I start to find myself estranged in one of those, “I’m so over summer,” kind of moments. Then September comes along, the Bennys go home and I took a cruise down the shore-line [...]

August 19, 2015 New Music, Reviews
Vinyl Heart

SIMGE On The Scene: Dentist, Smalltalk, Seaside Caves, & Trans Charger Metropolis Celebrated The “Vinyl Heart” Release At Asbury Lanes

Photo Credit: Jim Appio (CoolDad Music) Last Friday, the wonderfully executed Vinyl Heart project celebrated the release of the pressed EP at Asbury Lanes. The four bands involved, Dentist, Smalltalk, Seaside Caves, & Trans Charger Metropolis, all performed with flowers [...]

February 16, 2015 Live, Reviews

LISTEN: Smalltalk fronted Vinyl Heart EP (feat. Dentist, Seaside Caves, Trans Charger Metropolis) Drops Friday

Neptune City’s own super-group of punk-rockers turned brit-pop-inspired auteurs, Smalltalk, have been churning out music this past year at a prolific rate to the tune of the three self-titled EPs (which landed on SIMGE’s Top EP’s of 2014 list)…and there’s [...]

February 9, 2015 Asbury Music, News
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SIMGE’s Top 12 EPs of 2014

Though the love and grandeur of the year end list is bestowed upon the LP (check out our top 50 from 2014 here), short form collections are just as important and certainly worthy of our love. With that in mind, [...]

January 2, 2015 Features

SIMGE Stream: Smalltalk Unveil Forthcoming Self-Titled EP3, Playing Bouncing Souls H4TH Afterparty

Neptune City, NJ’s Smalltalk, featuring Zak Kaplan of Worthless United and Pete Steinkopf of the Bouncing Souls, may be the best Punk-Rock supergroup to absolutely refrain from dabbling in the genre where its members cut its teeth. The artistic choice to [...]

December 10, 2014 Asbury Music, News
Morningside Lane

SIMGE Premiere: Morningside Lane Drops Title Track To Mellow Drama EP…Produced By Pete Steinkopf (Bouncing Souls)

Fort Lee, New Jersey punks Morningside Lane recently ventured to the Little Eden based studio of Pete Steinkopf (Bouncing Souls, Smalltalk) to cut a forthcoming EP titled Mellow Drama, the follow up to February’s A Fifth Of Elvis, which was also mixed and [...]

November 17, 2014 News
Michael Jackson And The Beatles (Photo: C. Rotolo)

Michael Jackson And The Beatles Drop “I’m Afraid To Show You” Single…Playing With Smalltalk (10/30)

The enigmatic Asbury Park outfit Michael Jackson And The Beatles resurfaced this past week with a debut single titled “I’m Afraid To Show You”…a song title that actually speaks to the tight-lipped nature of this meticulous Alternative-Rock collective, which appears to [...]

October 27, 2014 Asbury Music, News
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Bouncing Souls Announce Home For The Holidays After Parties Feat. Smalltalk, Spraynard, Cayetana ++ More

The Bouncing Souls are returning to The Stone Pony from December 26th through the 28th for its annual holiday stand and have unveiled the official after parties that will bring the likes of Smalltalk (feat. Pete Steinkopf of The Bouncing [...]

October 17, 2014 Asbury Music, News