The Top 10 Albums Of 2014, According To ‘The Aquarian Weekly’ Writers

Dani Tauber

1. The Muffs/Whoop Dee Doo/Cherry Red, Burger

2. Those Mockingbirds/Penny The Dreadful/Independent

3. Crazy & The Brains/Good Lord/Baldy Longhair

4. The Disconnects/Wake Up Dead/Baldy Longhair

5. Dum Dum Girls/Too True/Sub Pop

6. Xiu Xiu/Angel Guts: Red Classroom

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Shoreworld: Chris Rockwell And The Stickball Social Club – Home Team Animals

Chris Rockwell is well known as the Monmouth County scene-stealing poet and rock-hop artist. Wherever there is an art-filled event in the area, it’s a good bet you’ll find Chris Rockwell deep in the middle of the action. But it doesn’t stop there. Rockwell is an equal opportunity tunesmith, jumping …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: November 25 – December 1

Julian Casablancas + the Voidz/Hammerstein Ballroom/November 25, 2014

Vocalist Julian Casablancas co-founded The Strokes in 1998 in New York City, playing Lower East Side clubs like the Spiral, the Luna Lounge and the Mercury Lounge. Since the release of the debut album in 2001, The Strokes sold over five million …

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Maria’s Local Radar: The Hollow

Wednesday is once again upon us, my favorite day of the week for so many reasons. The work week is half done, and naturally, I get to chat local music with all of you. What could be better? Thanks for all of your constant support kicking off the New Year …

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Rant ‘N’ Roll: From Texas, Georgia & Illinois To France And England – 2014 Best-Of Alternates

As in the act of compiling any Top 10, there’s plenty of stuff you forget, gloss over, didn’t hear in time or otherwise changed your mind about. The following are some examples.

The self-titled debut of Austin’s Tinnarose (Nine Mile Records) is a quirky pop delight. Seth Sherman harnessed his …

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Kam On Film: ‘Farewell, Her Schwarz,’ ‘The Search For General Tso’ and What’s New In Theaters

Farewell, Herr Schwarz

Kino Lorber

Unrated

Descendant Of Holocaust Survivor Unearths Family Skeletons In Roots Documentary

Although Yael Reuveny was born inIsrael35 years after the end of World War II, her formative years were nevertheless substantially shaped by events that had transpired half a world away during the Holocaust. For, …

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The 10 Best, No, The 100 Best Films Of 2014

2014 has produced a cornucopia of great films, at least a dozen of which has an excellent shot at taking home the Academy Award for Best Picture, including Boyhood, Birdman, The Imitation Game and Whiplash, to name a few. However, all the stars seemed to be aligned …

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Shoreworld: Steve Tambone Passes Away; Deal Casino – Heck

River City Extension Drummer Steve Tambone Passes Away

I can clearly remember the formation and quick-paced growth of River City Extension. Unconventional and unique, the Toms River group was everything that their suburban brethren were not. In an area filled with the rallying cries of “You Give Love A Bad …

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Halloweekend In New Orleans

There are tons of Halloween-related events here in the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia area, but this year something possessed me into traveling with my crew south, to the Big Easy—to the capital of VooDoo in America—New Orleans, Louisiana. Staying at a hotel right on Canal Street provided easy …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Those Modern Cavemen

Locals, we meet again. It’s about that time to talk about everything that is wonderful about the New Jersey music scene. First and foremost, I want to congratulate all of the winners and nominees of this year’s Asbury Music Awards. It was a great night filled with performance, awards, art, …

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