Shoreworld: Them Vibes – Electric Fever

This next Shoreworld act is part Nashville, part New Jersey. Co-founder Brother Love hooked up with my good friend Sarah Tomek and eventually married her. But before they were a couple, Brother Love and Sarah Tomek were hard at work making names for themselves on the scene and the national …

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Queued Up: ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them,’ ‘Silence,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ and More

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM (2016)

The set-up: Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), a young British wizard and collector of fantastic beasts, arrives in New York in 1926 to seek out another oddity for his already overstuffed magical suitcase of colorful creatures. But when they are accidentally set free, …

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Rant’n’Roll: Mostly Other People Do The Killing, Ray Lyon, A Planetary Prince, Wordless Vocals, ‘Bone Man, A Reunion & Mad Props For Eager Earnestness

Library Pennsylvania (just south of Pittsburgh) was originally known as Loafer’s Hollow prior to the town’s first library being built there in 1833. The jazz septet known as Mostly Other People Do The Killing has named its second CD, Loafer’s Hollow, after the original name of that town. In …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Jesse Malin, Beth Hart, Art Garfunkel and more

Jesse Malin/Berlin/March 11, 2017

Jesse Malin has devoted nearly three-quarters of his life to rock and roll. Raised in Whitestone, New York, Malin first entered the East Village music scene at age 12, attending the all-ages hardcore punk shows at CBGB’s and becoming the vocalist for a hardcore band, Heart …

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Reality Check: Government Zero

What Transpires When People Who Hate Civics Run Things

Last week, after seven years and over 60 attempts to fashion legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the entirely Republican-controlled federal government failed to do so. Badly. Shamefully. Sadly. This was without question the most devastating political defeat …

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In Memoriam: Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry – 1926 – 2017

E=Mc2 – Albert Einstein

 

Rock and Roll – Chuck Berry

 

Chuck Berry invented rock and roll.

Whatever it was before him, some analogous, coagulated pre-form that would come to be known as rock and roll, is ultimately irrelevant in the hands of Chuck Berry, because as a cultural, iconic, …

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Shoreworld: Kenny Dubman – Reckless Abandon

I first saw Kenny Dubman years ago on the circuit when he was with the Jersey hard rock band Prophet. And while I never knew him personally, his guitar playing was something we all knew well. Fast forward a few decades, and I was at Langosta to see my good …

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Rant’n’Roll: JAZZx3, ’90s Pop, Today’s Radio Garbage, VOCALESEx3

When guitarist/producer Steve Khan—son of legendary lyricist Sammy Cahn—wraps his fingers around Thelonious Monk’s “Criss-Cross,” Ornette Coleman’s “Latin Genetics,” Stevie Wonder’s “Go Home” or his father’s “Our Town,” you know something magical is going to happen. This all-genre ax man, known for his work with Steely Dan, Billy Joel, …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: ZZ Top, The Split Squad, Mrs. Smith & The Rage, and more!

ZZ Top/Beacon Theatre/March 1, 2017

As a child in Houston, Texas, Billy Gibbons listened to classical and country music. His musical trajectory was re-carved when he saw Elvis Presley perform on television, however, and he became transfixed by rock and roll. At age 13, he received an electric guitar and …

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Kam on Film: ‘I Called Him Morgan,’ ‘The Levelling’ and What’s New In Theaters

I Called Him Morgan

Submarine Deluxe / Kasper Collin Produktion

Unrated

Reverential Retrospective Revisits Abbreviated Life Of Legendary Jazz Great

Legendary jazz great Lee Morgan (1938-1972) was born and raised in Philadelphia where he received his first trumpet as a gift from his sister on his 13th birthday. He soon …

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