North Jersey Notes: Super Snake, Steve Bello, Apostrophes and More!

My boy Scotty O. recently texted me about a great band he saw at 10th Street Live in Kenilworth, NJ, a few weeks ago opening for the band Shat. The name of the group was Super Snake and because Scotty was so enthusiastic about them, I had to check them …

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North Jersey Notes: Pyramada, Black Water Rising, Audio Machine and More!

My friend Dee Fago has been telling me so much about these guys from Pyramada and I’ve heard of them, but never really got a chance to give them a listen. Then I log onto the band’s page to see that I already know these guys. It was the Pollio …

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Shoreworld: Helping Hands Joins Jersey Calling; The Live Debate! At The Saint April 19

Many people now understand that politics alone will never solve the woes of the community. The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is a perfect example of the bureaucratic “slow hand” reactions that people are incensed about when it comes to the big, rusty wheel of our federal, state and local government. …

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North Jersey Notes: Deal Casino, Santino Noir, Seas Of Wake and More!

I recently received an email about a band out of Sparta, NJ, who used to go by the name Something About January. Today, they are calling themselves Deal Casino, and they’re not bad at all. Do they sound like every local band out there? Sure, they do, but they’re …

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Shoreworld: Glen Burtnik’s Summer Of Love LIVE! – Count Basie Theatre – March 15

It’s been a long, cruel winter. Ever since Hurricane Sandy knocked us for a loop, the weather has been unforgiving in its constant bombardment of our coast. Flood-related repairs have been breathing at our neck for months and it’s driving people to the edge of sanity. But with the arrival …

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North Jersey Notes Updates: Set It Free, Pheroze, She Said Fire and More!

The guys from Set It Free just got some big news! Their song “Home Alive” is being featured on the iPhone app Tap Tap Tour, a mobile music game featuring songs from all of today’s hottest artists! That is awesome! You can download a free version of the game …

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Shoreworld: EdTang – Goodbye, Zen5, Sushi Dinner

Ed Windas is a self-described sponge. Not in the way that many of our friends are when it comes to picking up their share of a bar tab, but in a good way of absorbing as much life knowledge as he possibly can.

Windas got his start as a fledgling …

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North Jersey Notes: Batten Down The Hatches, Killcode, Julius Seizure and More!

For those of you who didn’t know, I started my career at the world-famous Z100 in New York City as part of the Elvis Duran And The Z-Morning Zoo radio show for almost six years. One of my partners in crime back in those days was the show’s stunt guy, …

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Shoreworld: Aaron Lee Tasjan’s ‘The Thinking Man’s Filth’; Vextion Live At The Saint

Aaron Lee Tasjan – The Thinking Man’s Filth

Part Ben Bridwell soprano, part Jack White warble, Aaron Lee Tasjan is seeing his hard work and perseverance pay off. Co-writer of the world’s first “three-sided” single—how does that even work?—“I Believe In Elvis Presley” was co-written with BP Fallon, and was …

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North Jersey Notes: Midnight Mob, Borgo Pass, Negative Sky and More!

One of the bands that I haven’t been able to stop listening to since I first heard them back in January at a benefit I played in Atlantic City is Massapequa, NY’s Midnight Mob. This group encompasses that old New York sleaze rock sound that we all grew up …

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