Local Noise: Noush Skaugen: Dare To Dream

She is nominated for a British Music Week award as “Rising Star Of 2009.” She has been invited to appear with Lily Allen at the Download Music Awards in London. She has risen to become the top unsigned artist o...

Local Noise: JoBonanno And The Godsons

“We have set a goal to sell 5,000 copies of Can’t Stop Now,” exclaims Jo Bonanno, vocalist and visionary of one of the Jersey shore’s hottest horn bands, Jo Bonanno & The Godsons, about their newly recorded...
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Local Noise: The Voodudes

From Bruce and Bon Jovi to Whitney Houston and Lauryn Hill, from old timers like Count Basie and Frank Sinatra to up-and-comers like Jesse Malin and Lisa Bouchelle, New Jersey has been home for many of the grea...
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Local Noise: Plainfield Slim

“About 10 or 15 years ago I started going back to the origins of the old blues players,” snarls Plainfield Slim in his raspy, central Jersey drawl, sounding as much like an old blues master himself as any of th...
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Blues Traveler @ Highline Ballroom

NEW YORK, NY—Blues Traveler may be best known for their radio staples “Runaround” and “Hook,” but they showed there’s much more to the band than those two songs. They returned to New York City for the first tim...