Shoreworld: Only Living Boy

Only Living Boy – Hide Nothing

Hackettstown’s Only Living Boy is back with a brand new CD full of jagged blues-rock gems. This is pure three-piece snarl from the old school camp of Cream, Led Zeppelin and Bad Company. Recorded by John Noll At Red Bank’s Retromedia Studios and produced …

by   |  07/13/2011  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: Only Living Boy

Shoreworld: Gary Wien’s New Book and Almost There LIVE

Are You Listening? The Top 100 Albums Of 2001 – 2010 From New Jersey Artists – book by Gary Wien

In the great Garden State, most rock music books hover around the same few acts. Springsteen and Bon Jovi probably being the biggest two. I can honestly never figure out …

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North Jersey Notes: Lipstick And Cigarettes and More!

LIPSTICK AND CIGARETTES—Princeton, NJ

My new bud Jerry Sullivan, who introduced me to the bands Audio Insight and Downcast Theory, has done it again. This week, he asked me to check out this pop power-trio Lipstick And Cigarettes, which could easily be the name of some ‘80s hair band, …

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Shoreworld: Mouth Of Wilson, The Obvious LIVE and Guitars For The Troops

Mouth Of Wilson – Untamed Animals

I grew up during a great period for music. The ‘80s may have had some of the worst fashion since the beginning of time, (I miss my Capezios) but the music marked the important beginning of the entertainment industry change. Early ‘80s punk and …

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North Jersey Notes: LIVIN, Doomsday Prophecy, Of Earth and More!

LIVINMorristown, NJ

I recently received an email from LIVIN guitarist Dave Stann via theaquarian.com, asking me to give his band’s self-titled debut CD a listen. I checked them out right away, and they’re not too bad at all! They’re a funk/jam band that reminded me of my boys …

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Shoreworld: Jo Wymer’s New Record and The Energy LIVE

Jo Wymer – Living With Scars

The music industry is focused on youth. I see it all the time. And while I’m not in the super active arena of many of the players out there today, I can still see and relate to the quandary of struggling older artists surrounded …

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North Jersey Notes: Downcast Theory, Filter Effect, Antigone Rising and More!

DOWNCAST THEORYMonroe, NJ

Well, it took me until June to find my favorite local band this year! My bud, Jerry Sullivan turned me onto this great band out of Monroe, NJ called Downcast Theory, and from what I’ve heard so far, I am obsessed with these guys. …

by   |  06/22/2011  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: Joanna Burns and Honey Spot Blvd

Joanna Burns – The Green Year

Joanna Burns has come a long way since the early days of her childhood where she recalls singing her heart out in her mother’s station wagon. But the more things change, the more they stay the same. Burns still sings her heart out to …

by   |  06/16/2011  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: A Pale Horse Named Death, Cascadence, The Dirty Pearls and More!

A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH—Brooklyn, NY

My lady friend recently introduced me to a great all-star band out of Brooklyn, NY. She told me that they sounded like Alice In Chains, so I had to check them out. The name of the band was A Pale Horse Named Death, …

by   |  06/15/2011  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: Against The Tide, Cloak Dagger, King Kelly and More!

AGAINST THE TIDERed Bank, NJ

I recently received an email via tim@theaquarian.com to check out a nice little alternative rock band out of Red Bank called Against The Tide, and it was no surprise that the band was actually pretty good. The talent pool of musicians in …

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