Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Political Party Crashers & Kid Is Qual

We’re back, ladies and gents. Local Radar is up and booming with so many bands, so many musicians, and so much talent! I love being able to spread the word here. Thanks to everyone out there who has been hanging with me on a weekly basis. If you have any …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Boy Meets Machine & Senium

Locals, we meet again. Our summer turf is now again ours, the fall shows can begin, new bands can arise, and all will be well on this fine old Jersey Shore of ours. The local bands really dominated this summer in every aspect from opening for national acts, playing huge …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Brick + Mortar & The Gay Blades

Locals, what’s up? We meet again here, enforcing some musicians and bands into your brain, and hoping you never look back. Each week I’ve been focusing on some awesome local talent that needs to be heard! We live in an area with a large and killer local music scene, with …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Toothgrinder, Old Nick & Killed The Fixtion

What’s up locals? Maria Mar here. We are back with another week of Local Radar, doing everything in my power to open your eyes to some killer bands in the New Jersey music scene. So far, so great. We have covered everything from pop, punk, hardcore, and more. Keeping …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: The Perfect Gentleman, James Arlowe And The Ruffian Circus, & Going Dark

Locals! It’s about that time. Summer is winding down, bands are planning out shows for the fall, and we can finally reclaim our turf! My inbox has been flooded with interest in many of the bands we have been featuring here, so I have to say, I am glad you …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: For Our Lifetime, Those Mockingbirds & Only Living Boy

Locals! It’s Wednesday! You know what that means: It’s time to chat about some bands that are making an impact on the scene that you need to know about. My name is Maria Mar of Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat, and I want to keep you up-to-date as to …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Dead Last, Stiff Motion & The New Royalty

Greetings locals, we meet again. Well, I must say if I have gotten anything out of this summer other than tons of iced coffee and a few haircuts, it’s tons of new local music. It’s incredible how much talent there is out there; from live shows to recordings, it’s utterly …

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The Gaslight Anthem: Handwritten

Just a little less than six years and four albums later, New Jersey heroes The Gaslight Anthem have gone from rebellious punk to decorating the covers of dozens of magazines. “These guys are the next big thing” has hovered around for so much time now. Well, don’t call it a …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Empire Escorts, Small Town Scoundrels & Xero Gravity

What’s up, locals? Yes, we meet again. As the summer is rapidly passing me by, I must say I have found more talent out there than ever before. Maybe local bands are hustling harder, or just playing more, but whatever it is, keep doing it big! Or maybe it’s the …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Lost In Society, Almost There & Elevator Art

What’s up my fellow Jersey rockers, we meet again! How exciting is this that we get to talk on a weekly basis, almost as if we are life-long friends? Alright, I know, enough with the sentimental crap. There is no time for that, because we have too much remarkable music …

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