Between The Trees: Spain

Between The Trees have had a tumultuous year where they lost two members and were dropped from their label, but their new record Spain is no reflection of that. While their sound has matured and their style has changed, their positive message is stronger than ever. Vocalist/guitarist Ryan Kirkland, drummer …

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All Time Low At An All Time High

All Time Low’s raunchy humor, good looks, and infectious pop-punk hooks have solidified them as the current kings of the scene. Need more proof? They’re currently MTV’s “Artist of the Month” and can be seen goofing off and playing acoustic songs in-between shows. Their new record, Nothing Personal, dropped …

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Tumbledown: Mike Herrera’s Tumbledown

Fans of MxPx are either going to love or hate frontman Mike Herrera’s alt-country side project, Tumbledown. I don’t really see an in-between, because it’s so vastly different from anything he’s known for. Put that aside, though, and Mike Herrera’s Tumbledown is a solid, enjoyable record. I’m not typically a …

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Bang On A Can At World Financial Center Winter Garden

Outdoor concerts are by far the best thing about summer for any music enthusiast, and who doesn’t love ones that are free? The River To River Festival was founded in 2002 with the aim of using the arts as a tool to revitalize Lower Manhattan and, since all the shows …

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Kylesa: Demons Of Defilement And Delusion

Kylesa is a band that, like many others, formed from the ashes of another project. But that is about as close as they’ll get to being similar to other bands. The metal band from Savannah, Georgia, has an unusual name in addition to an atypical line-up and sound. This spring …

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Screaming Females: Don’t Let The Name Fool You

Female shredders are few and far between, and even harder to come by are those that play despite bleeding fingers. Delve into the New Brunswick music scene, however, and one is sure to find legions of fans who will attest that Marissa Paternoster fits that description and then some. She …

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