Local Noise: Matt And The City Limits

Matt And The City Limits is the brainchild of Matt Berman, a 20-year-old saxophone wonder child who has a resumé that includes playing and/or studying with jazz legends such as Herbie Hancock and Wynton Mar...
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The Freak Show: And The Winner Is…

Last week President Obama gave his annual State of the Union address. The State of theUnionused to be the time a President reported on how things stood in the country, and made proposals for Congress to conside...

Local Noise: Spanking Charlene

The quest for the party that never ends… sex and romance, infidelity, gossip, and gentrification in the city where anything can happen at any time. The song is “Where Are The Freaks,” and the band is Spanki...

Local Noise: Christina LaRocca

Christina LaRocca calls herself a confused New Yorker, owing to the fact that she was born in Brooklyn, raised in Staten Island and now calls Astoria home. Confused though she may be, she has a definite han...

Local Noise: Mercer Avenue

“Our first drummer was from Spring Lake,” explains lead singer Tom Smeaton, when asked about the genesis of the name Mercer Avenue. “One day, we were just biking around the towns down there when Dan fell of...
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The Freak Show: Does Iowa Really Matter

If you follow politics at all, you’ve been inundated lately with all this coverage of what they call the “Iowa Caucus.” CNN actually treated it like a real election, with live coverage and maps of the various d...