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Year End Lists 2014: John Muccino (River City Extension, Thanks) Shares His Top 5 Discoveries

Year End Lists 2014: John Muccino (River City Extension, Thanks) Shares His Top 5 Discoveries Le Sacre du Printemps – Igor Stravinsky It took me 22 years of life to discover this piece, and it will take me all the [...]

December 31, 2014 Features

SIMGE’s Top 27 EPs Of 2013

27. Hot Blood – The EP 26. Dollys – EP1 25. Broken Edge Records Split – Reasons Why I Left Home 24. Farewell Ember – Poet Season 23. Amy Malkoff & The Moonshines – S/T 22. Ether Sunday – S/T [...]

December 31, 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
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SIMGE’s Musical March Madness (Sweet 16 March 27-29): Boardwalk Region – Asbury Park, NJ

Athletic competition isn’t for everyone.  Thus, SIMGE’s Third Annual Musical March Madness Tournament (read: promotional tool) has returned as a much needed distraction from the impending round-the-clock college basketball bombardment about to overtake our national media outlets.  For those in [...]

March 27, 2013 News

Thomas Wesley Stern, Julian Fulton & The Zombie Gospel, Thanks To Play iPlay America

A St. Patrick’s Day party of grandiose local Indie-Rock proportions is upon us, as Jackson, NJ’s lauded four-man string band Thomas Wesley Stern, Hazlet’s own Julian Fulton & The Zombie Gospel, and the Asbury-based Thanks (a keys-laced project featuring River City [...]

March 12, 2013 Asbury Music, News

EightSixteen Music Studio Open Following Renovation; Mastered The Latest From Thanks & Bird Bath

Chances are if you’re a local New Jersey musician, you’re familiar with the EightSixteen Music Studio in Ocean County off Route 9 in Bayville. Its hallowed, sound tested halls have housed some of the finest recording sessions the contemporary shore scene [...]

March 1, 2013 News

Thanks Played The Berkeley Bar With Accidental Seabirds (2/22)

With all of my traveling lately, I hadn’t seen CoolMom in about two weeks.  Over the last few months, my efforts to see Thanks, the project of River City Extension’s John Muccino and Mike Costaney, had all ended in failure.  [...]

February 25, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Live, Reviews
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Accidental Seabirds And Thanks (Members Of River City Extension) To Play Berkeley-Carteret Hotel On Friday

Fresh off an awe inspiring effort last Tuesday opening for the California-based  Indie-Pop collective Milo Greene at The Saint, Accidental Seabirds will take flight once again this Friday evening (February 22nd) at The Berkeley-Carteret Hotel’s Dauphin Grille. The performance will include “a [...]

February 19, 2013 Asbury Music, News

Thanks (Members Of River City Extension) Cover Radiohead’s “My Iron Lung”

As previously reported, River City Extension’s axe wielder, John Muccino, and drummer, Mike Costaney, have found a way to keep busy during the band’s Winter hibernation and its with a side-project named Thanks. A divergence from the Folk-Rock offerings of the duo’s [...]

January 25, 2013 News

Guest List: Mike Costaney’s (River City Extension, Thanks) Top 5 Releases Of 2012

In 2012 Mike Costaney quite literally traveled the world with Toms River’s own Indie-Rock collective, turned internationally renowned globe trotter, River City Extension, but not before traveling to Chicago to cut the band’s sophomore LP, Don’t Let The Sun Go [...]

December 29, 2012 Features