Shoreworld: Exploring The Topical World Of Dinosaurs And Four Dollar Stolis With Dentist

Surf music has always been a curious entity in the world of popular sound. Way off to the side of the commercially acceptable ilk, this red-headed stepchild came into the world twisting and screaming. Sealed within its own embryonic cocoon of popularity, the genre formed an actual way of beach …

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Shoreworld: Gedeon Luke And The People – Live Free And Love

When you bring up the name Gedeon Luke to the stranger on the street, the first thing usually discussed is his role as a semifinalist on American Idol. Luke, a Memphis, Tennessee, native, is well known for the style in which he made his own way to the mega-show …

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Shoreworld: Hot Blood – No Kings

(Photo by Mike Petzinger Photography)

From its angry birth in the dirty ’80s, through its current fifth generational phase of evolution today, New Jersey hardcore has been the method of communication for rebel-rousing evangelists across the Garden State and the world beyond. Hardcore comes from the continued evolution of the …

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Shoreworld: Deena Shoshkes – Going With The Flow On Rock River

Deena Shoshkes is back with another fresh dozen of quirky, hook-laden rock and roll gems. Combining genres and crossing boundaries, Shoshkes continues her streak of offering something different from what’s being done in pop music today.

Deena is probably best known as one of two essential elements of the seminal …

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Shoreworld: Wreaths – Opening The Doorway To Your Persuadable Conciousness

Wreaths are a band long celebrated in the closed door, secret fellowship of the Asbury domain. Circling the legend and lore of all things cultish, this is a band that has been the darlings of college music columnists and gaggles and gaggles of hipster debutants since their 2011 debut on …

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Shoreworld: Mike Montrey Releases ‘Song By Song By Song’; A Benefit For John Clarizio Hosted By Chris Buono

Mike Montrey Releases Song By Song By Song

Mike Montrey is back with another organic concept that rolls music and art into one big groovy picture. Mike and I first discussed his idea about a year and a half ago. We talked about the method of time-releasing new music in …

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Shoreworld: Bake – Purveyors Of Reflection Fire Up The Oven On ‘The Son And The Shadow’

Bake is the family unit of Joe and Pat Baker. The exciting center of attention of these performers is that I’ve examined them as part of early Bake projects, as well as solo independents. And the main remembrance that stands out is that both are profoundly imaginative and musically instinctive …

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Shoreworld: Johnny Cash Is A Friend Of Mine – Henry Vaccaro, Sr. Tells The Jersey Story Of The Man In Black

Johnny Cash is a legend that will forever live within our imaginations. From his early beginnings with Sun Records, to his Hollywood biopic, Cash has always been the larger-than-life “Man In Black.” His baritone voice told famous tales of tough, steel-driving men and gun-blazing sons of anarchy, and the Arkansas-born …

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Shoreworld: Creeptones – Making Toms River A Little Creepier; Joe Michelini Heads To The Langosta Lounge

Creeptones – Toms River Just Got A Little Bit…Creepier

Toms River has been no sluggard when it comes to cranking out talented folks. The drowsy tiny Twilight Zone borough has remained a never-ending origin for gifted performers, writers, and even sports idols. Highly visible recording artists such as Rachel Bolan …

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Shoreworld: Arlen Roth – Hot Licks Telecaster Master To Develop Asbury Park’s Creative Kids

Arlen Roth is a master guitarist known for more stellar achievements than I could hope to list in this column. From his very first award-winning album, Arlen Roth: Guitarist (which won “Best Instrumental Album” at Montreux in 1978), to his days on stage and in the studio with greats such …

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