North Jersey Notes: Red Hymns

RED HYMNS—Union City, NJ Back in September, my band Rahway performed at the Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, Penn. We played at a venue called The V Spot, but we weren’t the only Jersey band on ...

Inked Out: Kings Avenue Tattoo

KINGS AVENUE TATTOO – New York, NY A few weekends ago, I had to drive my wife into Manhattan for an afternoon baby shower. I had plenty of time to kill in the city I loved the most. After lunch with my cou...

North Jersey Notes – The Skullers

THE SKULLERS—Weehawken, NJ I heard an amazing blues band on Tom Hanley’s Jersey Rock show on the WRAT one night on my way home from rehearsal. The best part was that the band was from North Jersey -- Wee...

North Jersey Notes: New York’s Orissa

ORISSA—New York, NY A really good prog-rock band from New York City came across my desk a couple of weeks ago by way of a press release, so I gave the Soundcloud link for their new CD, Resurrection, a qu...

North Jersey Notes

EYESWAN—Stanhope, NJ My buddy, the lovely and talented, Lindsay Klein-Hrynio, recently spotlighted a band on her “Homegrown Spotlight” show on WDHA from Stanhope, NJ, who call themselves Eyeswan. I loved...