Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Plantation

Locals, we meet again. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been introduced to a ton of new bands, just starting out on this thing we call the local scene. Every time I think it’s impossible for more groups to come out of one state, I am proven wrong. I love …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Audio Insight

Locals, we meet again. I must say, this past week has been record-breaking for the amount of music submissions I have received! Needless to say, keep them coming. Many of them are new bands I haven’t heard of, while some of them are new projects from you all. I will …

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Interview with Whirr: Sticking Around

I recently had the opportunity to chat with guitarist Nick Bassett from California rock band Whirr. A group on the rise, they have a lot to talk about and even more to be excited about. With the release of their new EP, Around, a solid summer tour and a …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Harper’s Fellow

Ah, the glory of the Hump Day is once again upon us in local music fashion. I am glad to see that you guys have been digging a lot of the music I have been spotlighting lately. My tastes are just all over the place; from folk to metal to …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Giffords Lane

It’s once again time to chat music, my favorite time of the week. I recently became friends with a group that may be the youngest to ever have appeared on my show. Most musicians I encounter say they started playing their instruments at an extremely young age. However, when I …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: The Blind Tellers

Locals, we meet again. I hope you all have been jamming out to the bands from the Radar as of late, and judging by the awesome feedback you’ve been sending, you are! My playlist as of late has been so incredibly diverse that, if I lost my iPod, no one …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Radio Me

Locals, we meet again on our journey to discover the hottest talent. Summer is flying by, and with the Jersey Shore Music Festival rapidly approaching, I’ve been getting my research on for tons of new bands. Pretty cool to think there is a whole festival compacted with acts that are …

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An Interview with Quincy Mumford: Reaching The Masses

Quincy Mumford And The Reason Why have been active in the local music scene for quite a while. After five years, countless shows, Asbury Music Awards and a new album on the way, I think it’s safe to say that they are well on their way. With a unique blend …

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An Interview with Papadosio: Getting Down To Their Roots

When you hear Papadosio, you will understand what all of the fuss is about. They are a genre-combining, boundary-breaking group out of Ohio who are very familiar with starting out in a local scene. Do they sound like everything else out there? Not at all. Spending their teenage years in …

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Ether Sunday & SIOS

Locals, it’s about that time again. What’s more fun than talking about music, honestly? Well, you may all be able to think of some things, but I am stumped! This week, I am going to talk about two bands completely different in style, sound and genre. I’m sure they’ve never …

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