Remembering The Aquarian Weekly Founder James Rensenbrink

It’s September 1979. I’m three weeks into the job at The Aquarian Weekly as a paste-up artist and put in charge of the environmental section of the paper. The art department and Jim’s office shared a space, and Jim’s room was in the back.

I didn’t notice who walked through …

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Sweet Vita Win GameChanger Showcase!

FREEHOLD, NJ—Meet Sweet Vita, the four-piece rock band from Central Jersey and most recent champion of July’s GameChanger Showcase. Formed in 2012, these four bandmates—Andrew Keris, Collin Dzurisin, Ryan Reid and Steve Beczo—have hit the ground running. For the limited time that Sweet Vita have played Jersey locales, …

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The Dear Hunter Frontman Crowdfunding a Symphony

PRESS RELEASE: Casey Crescenzo, frontman of rock band The Dear Hunter, is composing his first symphony, and is raising funds from his fans to finance the four-movement work’s recording with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra in the Czech Republic this fall.

Incentives for those who support the project at range …

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The Soviet: Heavy Hitters

On Friday, May 3, indie rock band The Soviet will play a free show at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Their forthcoming EP, Dead Language, is set for a June 4 release. “Broken Jaw,” a brand new song from the band, was recently released. Check it out in …

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No Label Required: The Unsigned Bands Class Of 2013


Hermit Song [Single]

by Roz Smith

After their last three-song release came out in August 2012, Morning… have stayed relatively low-key. However, that just built suspense for their second release with their newest member, who adds the missing piece to the band’s puzzle. If you’re not careful, the start …

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The Top 10 Albums Of 2012, According To ‘The Aquarian Weekly’ Writers

Mike Greenblatt

1. Bruce Springsteen/Wrecking Ball/Columbia

2. Leonard Cohen/Old Ideas/Columbia

3. Galactic/Carnivale Electricos/Anti-

4. Antibalas/Antibalas/Daptone

5. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy/Rattle Them Bones/Savoy Jazz

6. Shannon Whitworth and Barrett Smith/Bring It On Home/Independent

7. Loudon Wainwright III/Older Than

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89.5FM WSOU Presents: Hurricane Sandy Relief Radio-Thon

89.5FM WSOU will be host a radio-thon collecting donations for Hurricane Sandy relief on Friday, November 30th. The radio-thon starts at 6AM and will run until midnight. We will be DJing regular rotation music and will be taking breaks to ask for donation. Listeners will be able to call up …

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Exxxotica: Come One, Come All

Exxxotica, the U.S.’ largest porn and erotica convention, will be hitting the New Jersey area in a matter of days. The three-day event will host hundreds of exhibitors, the hottest stars in the industry, as well as educational seminars that will be accompanied by live performances. New Jersey’s own …

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Bob Benjamin: Just Around The Corner Teaser

The True Story of Music Promoter and Manager Bob Benjamin’s Battle Against
Parkinson’s Disease Explodes Onto DVD From Virgil Films on September 25, 2012
Featuring performances by Joe

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The Ultimate Summer Concert Guide For 2012!

While schools let out and the weather gets warmer, your favorite bands are planning their summer tours. Everyone from Mac Miller to Aerosmith will be playing and events like the Mayhem Fest, which features the likes of Slipknot, Slayer and Motörhead, are just the tip of the iceberg! Additionally, the …

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