Kam On Film: “1945” and “Thank You for Your Service”

1945
Holocaust Survivors Return to Hungarian Hometown in Poignant Postwar Drama

It is Aug. 12, 1945. Japan is reeling and on the verge of surrender in the wake of atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. With Germany having surrendered to the Allies back in the spring, Europe is already …

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Reality Check: Elect Phil Murphy – Legalize Marijuana in NJ

Time to get what Doctor Hunter S. Thompson once called the “rock and roll vote” out of mothballs and get to the polls this Nov. 7 to elect Democrat Phil Murphy the next governor of New Jersey, and move this state out of the dark ages and cease this nearly …

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Fall Out Boy: The Last Of The Real Ones

2017 has proven to be a big year for Fall Out Boy. Not only did they release “Young and Menace,” “Champion” and “Last Of The Real Ones,” but they are also heading out on tour ahead of the release of their seventh studio album, MANIA, which was (as you …

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Ian Anderson: Jethro Tull’s Early Beginnings And New Starts

Photography – Nick Harrison

There was hardly any rock ‘n’ roll on Jethro Tull’s 1968, This Was, debut. Filled as it was with jazz and blues led by eccentric and multi-faceted, Ian Anderson, who would hop on one leg and spew out the Bach as readily as the rock. …

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Shoreworld: Ricky Persaud Jr. – Optimistic Bliss

Ricky is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and arranger from Irvington, NJ whose music style is formed around reggae rock.

Ricky is part of the Berklee College of Music, Class of 2021. He received his first instrument for Christmas at the age of 1. At the tender age of 4 …

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Inside The “Cult Of Chucky”

Believe it or not, the Child’s Play franchise turns 30 next year and the seventh movie, Cult Of Chucky, has been unleashed on the masses. This time out, a grown up Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent, star of the first two films) lives in isolation with the severed living head …

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Manhattan Beat: Scoping Out The Skins, KMFDM and More!

The Skins/The Bowery Electric/Oct. 6, 2017

Three teenaged siblings, all students at the School of Rock, began jamming in their basement in Brooklyn, N.Y. The oldest of the three, Bayli Mckeithan, was interested in guitar but wound up singing; Kaya Nico Mckeithan, took to the bass; and baby …

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The Ultimate Halloween Playlist

The AQ Staff have compiled the ultimate Halloween playlist to blast this Halloween and experience all its creepy pleasures. Use it as a guideline when sorting your own, or listen to our extended version on Spotify through our site’s homepage!

  1. This Is Halloween – Marilyn Manson
  2. (Don’t Fear) The Reaper
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Rant’n’Roll: Taking A Look at Maurice Brown, Luke Elliot and More!

After being mentored by Wynton Marsalis, providing horn arrangements for the Tedeschi Trucks Band and working with Santana, Maurice “Mobetta” Brown now has his custom-made trumpet from Switzerland and has used it to record The Mood (Ropeadope Records), a joyous slab of funk jazz soul incorporating the talents of Talib …

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Queued Up: The Hair-Raising Halloween Edition

A Ghost Story (2017)

The set-up: After his untimely death, a young man (Casey Affleck) returns in ghostly form to his home to watch his wife (Rooney Mara) painfully resume her life. After she moves away, he remains anchored to the property as new tenants come to occupy the space. …

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