North Jersey Notes: Jaded Past, Steve Bello, AARIUS Studio and more!

JADED PAST—South Plainfield, NJ

I recently stumbled across a new band with a familiar voice. The name of the band is Jaded Past, and for some reason the name seems to fit the band. I gave Jaded Past a listen on reverbnation.com/jadedpast, I heard a retro-sounding vocal that I …

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Shoreworld: Jason Adamo and Outside The Box

Jason Adamo

Anacon Hall, Monmouth University

September 8, 2011

WEST LONG BRANCH—North Carolina is no slouch when it comes to producing great songwriters and musicians. Performers such as Ryan Adams, Tori Amos, Ben Folds, Eric Church and Mitch Easter are just a few top acts that have rolled out of …

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Shoreworld: Emily Grove and Remembering Johnny Dirt

Emily Grove: The Way Across The Sea

Emily Grove is quick to tell the world that she’s a proud Jersey girl. She’s not one of those generic, big haired monsters that roam the beaches of Seaside, but a Garden State girl who embraces the artistic culture of a musical breeding …

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North Jersey Notes Updates

My boys from NYC hard rock band Panzie* will be celebrating the release of their upcoming debut, Love And Blood, with a Halloween CD release party at Mercury Lounge in NYC on Oct. 28. Also performing will be special guests Ten Ton Mojo, The Mighty Pragmatics, …

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North Jersey Notes: Sundown Conspiracy, Black Water Rising’s Lawsuit and More!

SUNDOWN CONSPIRACY—Newton, NJ

My bros from Romulus X Records had a really great band on their roster that caught my attention after hearing a few tracks on their ReverbNation page. The name of the band is Sundown Conspiracy, and they totally rock! They’re heavy, they groove and their harmonies …

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Shoreworld: Dub Proof and Last Perfect Thing

New Jersey’s Smooth Operators

Dub Proof lays down sensible, thinking man’s groove that puts them right at the highest rank of performers specializing in soul-flavored reggae and slicked-back funk rock. With a chilled “in the pocket” rhythm section, Dub Proof could make any of the big names today take fast …

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North Jersey Notes: Set It Free, Black Water Rising, Murder League All-Stars and More!

SET IT FREE—Brick, NJ

I recently stumbled across this highly energetic band out of Brick, NJ. I didn’t find them on accident, however. I found them on the bill of the upcoming Scarlet Carson CD release party at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville on Sept. 24. The name of the …

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Shoreworld: Matt Wade

D-Sides And Demo Tapes

Matt Wade is one of those artists that has somehow escaped my clutches up until now. Researching Wade was an interesting process and told me a lot about why his new record, D-Sides And Demo Tapes, stands so far apart from a lot of local …

by   |  09/01/2011  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: Kelly Carvin And The Future & Frankenstein 3000

Kelly Carvin And The Future

Kelly Carvin is an artist that has weathered the learning curve and has come through the other side to shine brighter than ever on her latest self-titled offering, Kelly Carvin And The Future. Lively and full of traditional class, Kelly steps away from the …

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North Jersey Notes: Locked Together In Hatred, John Rango, Geb Zurburg and More!

LOCKED TOGETHER IN HATRED—Paramus, NJ

I recently received an email from Locked Together In Hatred singer Jordan Tuzzeo letting me know about his band. I am still trying to recover from the brutality of the guitar riffs and the pounding of the double bass drums! Holy smokes! I feel like …

by   |  08/24/2011  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Locked Together In Hatred, John Rango, Geb Zurburg and More!


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