Shoreworld: Iron Bridge Band – Against The Grain

Influenced by vinyl and cassette-era rock, Monmouth-based Iron Bridge Band bring together classic rock ‘n’ roll, fused with roots-rock and hints of a Southern soul by way of thoughtfully crafted songs, four-part vocal harmonies and reflective lyrics. The music is a considerably upbeat collaboration of edgy melodic guitar riffs, laden …

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Shoreworld: Double Negatives – Visions From A Stranger

Long Beach Island-based Double Negatives are a multi-genre band. The group says that genres and styles are simply what you take out of their music, whether it is the atmospheric psychedelia, the feel of the shaking garage door panels, or the inescapable urge to move to the music. Fueled by …

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Shoreworld: Keith Monacchio – The Dust-Up

In September 2008, Keith Monacchio, formally of the bands The Commons and The Semibeings, officially launched a standalone career.

The Long Evening, his first solo record, was released in 2010 to stellar reviews (especially here at The Aquarian) and the album ended up on several year-end “Best Of” …

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Shoreworld: Val Emmich – Whatever’s Chasing You

Val Emmich has been writing and performing for several years now. I remember his early work starting with Slow Down Kid back in 2003, which was the disc that started me down what was to be a long and intriguing road of musical expression. Emmich has always trusted his creative …

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An Interview With Darlene Love: Returning to Asbury Park August 27

Darlene Love returns to the historic Paramount Theater on Saturday, Aug. 27. Love’s summer performance in Asbury Park is quickly becoming a yearly tradition. Last year’s show celebrating the release of her new CD, which had Love performing alongside the album’s producer, Steven Van Zandt, was one for the music …

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Shoreworld: Asbury Park Surf Music Festival; Rock The Farm

It’s festival time in New Jersey, so let’s get right into the action, folks!

 

Asbury Park Surf Music Festival – Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 – 12 p.m. – Rain Or Shine – The Anchor’s Bend & Grand Arcade At Convention Hall

The Asbury Park Surf Music Festival has found its …

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Shoreworld: The Vansaders – This Time Around

Doug Zambon and his crew have graced this page in the past. I reviewed their 2014 release, Stuck In New York City, which was produced by Stacy O’Dell, as well as their 2015 release, Jumping At Shadows, and was quite impressed with the recordings and their overall sound, …

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Shoreworld: Psychiatric Metaphors – Psychiatric Metaphors

Asbury Park’s own Little Dickman Records is back with another brand new group and a record to match their proverbial mouth. Little Dickman has continued to be the frontrunner of bringing new music to the traditionally slanted area since their inception. Big on new sounds and young bands, they focus …

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Shoreworld: Jo Wymer – S.L.G.

Jo Wymer hails from Freehold, New Jersey. Jo’s bio hails her as the black sheep of the Jersey Shore rock scene. We will explore that moniker later. She is a two-time JAM award winner, one-time AMA award winner, and a two-time NAPW Woman of the Year award winner (2013 and …

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Shoreworld: Ken Sharp – New Mourning

            Aquarian friend Ken Sharp is a New York Times best-selling writer who has authored or co-authored more than 18 music books. He also contributes to a variety of national music magazines, works on music documentaries and has done liner notes for releases by Elvis Presley, Sly and the Family Stone, …

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