Making Some Tasty Waves With Black Flamingos

You have to hand it to a band who is so in love with their genre of music that their efforts to turn everyone else onto it turns into a regional trend. That is the case with Black Flamingos, whose members co-founded the Asbury Park Surf Music Festival, where they …

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The Basment Sessions: The Basment Sessions Vol. 3 & 4

The Basment Sessions are a Seattle-based super group who record most Sundays during the summer after rotating members smoke a few trees, drink shots of tequila, and bond over barbecue. Perhaps intentionally misspelled after burning a few too many, the all-star outfit is organized and produced by drummer Johnny “G” …

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Talking With Dan Matthews Of The Black Clouds: Veteran Jersey Shore Band To Rock Asbury Park And Seattle

 

It’s hard to believe that after 12 years as an independent band, The Black Clouds have put out their third on their own Capacitor Records. Most do-it-yourself acts don’t last a third of that time, and if they do, rarely top their best work. But not The Black Clouds, …

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An Interview With Dentist: Dentist Bring A Smile To Asbury Park

The indie surf-garage four-piece Dentist know that Asbury Park is a fun place to be any time of the year, not just in the summer. That’s why they agreed to play the Halfway to Memorial Day Party on Dec. 2 with Little Dickman label mates Black Flamingos, New Brunswick indie …

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Screaming Females Won’t Work For Red Bull: An Interview With Screaming Females

This chat with New Brunswick-based indie-rock trio Screaming Females took place after their first tour of Australia, during the New Alternative Music Festival organized in Asbury Park by their Don Giovanni record label, before a cross-country tour with Philadelphia-based label mate Moor Mother. Upcoming shows include Nov. 5 at Villain …

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Mint 400, Sniffling Indie Kids Present Rock Fest

Indie rock scene veterans Neil Sabatino of the Mint 400 Records label and the band Fairmont and Frank DeFranco of the Sniffling Indie Kids label and the band NGHTCRWLRS have teamed on projects before, but their biggest to date is the 20-band, two-stage North Jersey Indie Rock Festival.
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An Interview with The Battery Electric: Rock ‘N’ Roll The Way It Should Be

The Battery Electric make rock ‘n’ roll the way it’s supposed to be: fun, irreverent and spine-rattling. A mix of The Rolling Stones, The Stooges, New York Dolls, The Ramones, and Kiss blended with a bit of James Brown and Duane Eddy, The Battery Electric’s raucous, riotous, uproarious rock is …

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Ari Katz – Humbled By It All: Lifetime Front Man Chats About Influence On Vital New Brunswick Basement Scene And New Project, Mitylion

 

2015-6-17 Asbury Park NJ. Ari Katz (Mity Lion) photographed at his house in Asbury Park. Photo: Greg Pallante

Lifetime front man-lyricist Ari Katz has been an influence on punk, hardcore, emo and alternative rock bands for 25 years. Today, bands from as far away as New Zealand come to …

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Little Dickman’s Fuzz Fest Was A Sonic Blast! @ The Saint

Little Dickman Records’ Fuzz Fest With Ringo Deathstarr, Dentist, Dinowalrus, Dan Waszay & The Blackouts, And Lunch Ladies

 

ASBURY PARK, NJ—An airplane recently landed in The Saint, and its name is Ringo Deathstarr.

In 36 years of covering music, I’ve never heard a band play so loudly in such …

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Old Bridge Militia Helped Launch Metallica’s Career

Rock And Roll Hall Of Famers Give Back To Old Bridge Militia Foundation

It’s not often that millionaire rock stars give back, but Metallica seems not to have forgotten what was given to them at the start of their career by a band of head-banging misfits they dubbed Old Bridge …

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