Reality Check: Stumbling Into Fatherhood

Dedicated To The Dad In All Of Us

            I have never written much about my daughter in this space. That is not what it’s for. I do recognize that in its origins nearly twenty years ago this coming August I would pepper these paragraphs with personal anecdotes and even deign …

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Shoreworld: Jackson Pines – ‘Purgatory Road’

Jackson Pines’ bio tells me everything I need to know when it comes to describing the goings-on of Joe Makoviecki. Makoviecki is a 27-year-old singer-songwriter from the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, a surprisingly dense wood with meandering cedar streams and undulating sand paths that can lose even a seasoned …

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One-On-One With John Oates Of Hall & Oates

Back in March, I had the chance to catch up with John Oates to discuss his new autobiography, Change of Seasons: A Memoir, which is an insightful and compelling read. John also talked about the music of Hall & Oates, the possibility of new material, and more. Excerpts from …

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An Interview With Miss May I: Revived

Miss May I; a band that I have seen countless times live, that never ceases to amaze me on reinventing their performance and sound. A new record entitled Shadows Inside (their sixth full-length to be exact) has been unleashed to the world, and it was well worth the wait. This …

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An Interview With The Birthday Massacre: Books, Bands, And Tours

The Birthday Massacre have been hitting stages since 1999, entrancing audiences with their hauntingly beautiful tunes and eerie shows. Almost 20 years after their start, members Chibi (lead vocals), Rainbow (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Falcore (lead guitar), Rhim (drums), Owen (keyboards), and Nate Manor (bass) are setting out for another …

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An Interview With Unsigned Band The Ramparts Rebel: Multitasking Musicians

The Ramparts Rebel is another unsigned band we think you should keep an eye on. Each member is completely invested in making music and is involved in multiple projects, and you know that’s where the best jams come from! Read more about them below.

Where are you from?

Trenton, New …

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An Interview With Unsigned Band Serious Matters: In It For The Long Haul

Hailing from all over New Jersey, Serious Matters is an unsigned band that should definitely be on your radar.  They spoke with us about their debut EP, the themes of their current music, and what’s next for them this year.

Where are you from?

The band originated from Union Beach, …

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An Interview With Unsigned Band Lungs and Limbs: Evolving At Lightspeed

Lungs and Limbs are an unsigned band who was recently brought to our attention, and we just had to share them with The Aquarian readers. We’re bringing this West Coast band over to the music lovers on the East Coast to listen to and love. Check out more about them …

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Rant’n’Roll: High School Heroes, Prohibition Jazz, New Orleans Tradition And A Free Concert Series

There’s a reason they called it “The Roaring Twenties.” Those who watch HBO’s Boardwalk Empire know the feeling. Jazz in the era of prohibition [1920-1933] was tinged by the illegality of alcohol consumption so—in this pre-rock ‘n’ roll era where folks still had to get wild to something—there was always …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Kevin Morby, The Undead, Imminent Sonic Destruction, and More

Kevin Morby/Bowery Ballroom/May 24, 2017

Kevin Morby learned to play guitar at age 10 and formed his first band, Creepy Aliens, while in his teens in his native Kansas City, Kansas. In the mid-2000s, at age 18, he took a train to New York City, where he supported himself by …

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