Shoreworld: Kid Canaveral In The U.S.A.; The Masters Of Music Series In Asbury Park

Kid Canaveral hails from Edinburgh, Scotland. To me, Scotland always brings forth visions of the Loch Ness Monster and the Scotch Whiskey Heritage Centre, but it’s also home to a burgeoning music scene filled with some of the world’s hottest bands. Kid Canaveral are born from the chimey and ethereal …

by   |  10/17/2012  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: Kid Canaveral In The U.S.A.; The Masters Of Music Series In Asbury Park

Shoreworld: Lisa Bianco; Spanking Charlene LIVE!

Lisa Bianco – Rock And Roll Momentum Till The Light Of Day

When I first saw Lisa Bianco live, she was a raw and intense performer on her way to something really good. She wasn’t quite there yet, but her songs were edgy, she had a rock and roll attitude …

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Shoreworld: The John AlfonShow; Paul Kurrey Benefit

The John AlfonShow – Case In Point – LIVE! September 20 At The Saint

If you’ve had the pleasure of listening to me talk about Asbury Park and the insanity of their parking atrocities, then you’ll understand that we are deep into a changing of the guard. Out with the …

by   |  10/03/2012  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: The Fave – Watching Me Starve; Musicians On Call Remember Bob Warren

A favorite of many in the Asbury area, The Fave are a Hoboken-based band that are always drawing enthusiastic new fans in with their action-packed shows. The outfit recently stopped in for a set at Chico’s in Asbury Park, and guitarist Dominick Della Fave gave me a copy of their …

by   |  09/26/2012  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: June Divided – Backbone; Bebe Buell – Going Down To The Crossroads

June Divided – Backbone

June Divided are a band of humble origins. They are the first ones to tell you that they didn’t get involved in music to do “the rock star thing.” Interestingly enough, Melissa Menago and Chris Kissel met in school and turned to writing music as a …

by   |  09/19/2012  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: June Divided – Backbone; Bebe Buell – Going Down To The Crossroads

Shoreworld: Deena Shoshkes And Alice Genese Launch Toddler Rock Over The Moon

Deena Shoshkes is best known as a founding member of the Hoboken-based band, The Cucumbers. That group achieved much in their time on the scene. Founded in the early ‘80s, The Cucumbers signed to Fake Doom Records, a great little indie label that was formed as part of the first …

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Interview with Brick + Mortar: Building A Face-To-Face Empire Of Solidarity

Toms River seems to be a musical gold mine of late. First, River City Extension exploded out of the sleepy little town, and now Brick + Mortar surface from an area known more for its proximity to Seaside Heights than anything else.

Brick + Mortar are a two-man team consisting …

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Shoreworld: MMB (Mike Montrey Band) Song By Song By Song; Almost There Abandons The Sinking Ship

MMB (Mike Montrey Band) – Building The Block – Song By Song By Song

Mike Montrey takes on his biggest project to date with the multi-media components of Song By Song By Song. He’s hot on the heels of some highly successful releases such as A Perfect Reality, …

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Shoreworld: Status Green – The Party Is Officially Over; Farewell Show At Asbury Lanes Aug. 10

I went to the Status Green website to read some information needed for this article, and on their page was the upcoming show schedule. It simply said, “Friday, August 10, 2012—Final Farewell Show.” That’s all there was. After a whirlwind career that started in 2005, Status Green were calling it …

by   |  08/22/2012  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: Status Green – The Party Is Officially Over; Farewell Show At Asbury Lanes Aug. 10

Shoreworld: The Dirty Pearls; Liberty Music Festival

The Dirty Pearls – Whether You Like It Or Not

Rock and roll is a constantly changing art. Styles and social interactions crash head first into self-expression and public infatuation. But a lot of what I see now is a completely watered down version of the heady offerings from great …

by   |  08/15/2012  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: The Dirty Pearls; Liberty Music Festival


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