North Jersey Notes: Will Killmore

I recently ran into an old friend down at Factory Studios in Clifton, NJ. His name is James, and he used to play guitar for the band Thro. You might remember Thro because I’ve written about them in the past, an...

North Jersey Notes: Knollwood, Clifton, NJ

I was recently going through my emails, getting rid of junk mail and whatnot, when I came across an email that I must’ve overlooked. The email was simply titled “New Local Band,” so I opened it up. A kid named ...
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North Jersey Notes: DJ Cloak And Dagger

Yes, yes, yes! I know that my column is for the local North Jersey musician looking to get some exposure for playing original music. Well, for some reason, I feel that this DJ Cloak And Dagger is a little bit o...
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North Jersey Notes: State Of Revolution

My friend Lisa, who used to book at the now defunct Dexter’s in Riverdale, NJ, recently emailed me to take a listen to one of her friend’s bands. So because I’ve known Lisa forever, I went over to State Of Revo...

Inked Out: Mean Street Tattoo

As I get to know my new neighborhood of Queens, NY, my girlfriend and I tend to take daytrips around the area just driving around aimlessly. Sometimes that’s good to help your sense of direction in unfamiliar t...
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North Jersey Notes: Only Living Boy

I was recently turned onto this band out of Hackettstown, NJ, called Only Living Boy through an email from a friend of mine. They’re a great band with some excellent songwriting skills. After listening to songs...
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North Jersey Notes: Mean Venus

My boy Adrian Freyre recently contacted me to tell me that he was playing in a new band. I’ve known Adrian since he played in the band Trimm and I’ve watched him play a few times with the band Jersey Gypsy. Adr...