Halsey: Halsey Is Home

New Jersey native Halsey returns home after a whopping sold-out tour. The 20-year-old soloist comes back, packed with electrifying energy, from her bright blue-flame hair to her powerful performances. Through her honest lyrics and soothing melodies, the artist continues to skyrocket across not only the music world, but maintains her …

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Purple: Summer Songs

Texas band Purple is back on U.S. turf after a year of touring in Europe. The lively punk trio’s music thrives on fast beats, well-equipped with a thirst for fun; perfect to get into the summer groove. Their hardcore attitude melds between an array of alternative/punk groups like Paramore and …

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Rockland-Bergen Music Festival: Rock This Summer At Rockland

The second annual Rockland-Bergen Music Festival is on its way. This year, the venues are packed with over 40 performers, featuring artists like Shawn Colvin, John Sebastian, David Johansen, Willie Nile, and more. Thanks to the ambitious music junkies who came out last year, this year’s festival will consist of …

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Join Mark Weiss at Rocka Rolla in Williamsburg

 

(Get your motor running with rock photographer Mark “WEISSGUY” Weiss and co-owner/manager Bebe Carl )

On June 25th its gonna’ be business as usual at Rocka Rolla…that is if you take your classic hard rock and hair metal straight up from the 80s in this Williamsburg dive

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The Griswolds: Aussies Depict The Endless Summer

A new indie pop group has come roaring out of Australia just in time for summer. The Griswolds capture the sound of eternal summer with its blissful layering of electronic beats and bubblegum pop hooks. The four-piece is still riding the waves of its bright, debut album, Be Impressive, …

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CJ Ramone: Punk Legacy Continues Forward

A member of the one of the most famous punk groups of all time will be touring in support of his latest solo release. CJ Ramone dropped Last Chance To Dance in November 2014. Ramone played bass for the legendary Ramones from 1989 till its end in 1996. Similarly to …

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Bahamas: Take A Soothing Sonic Vacation

Afie Jurvanen’s singer-songwriter project Bahamas is as calming as the islands it is named for. Jurvanen’s silky vocals coupled with quiet guitar create a relaxing, delicate atmosphere. The songwriter’s latest record, Bahamas Is Afie, helped Jurvanen win both of his nominations at the Juno Awards (the Junos are Canada’s …

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Tim Barry: Punk Goes Southern Folk

Singer-songwriter Tim Barry’s style of tranquil folk pays homage to his Southern roots. Barry’s acoustic guitar backs his conversational croons on Lost & Rootless, his fifth studio album. Released in November 2014, the LP relies on first person storytelling to convey very personal, yet simple sentiments. Prior to …

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KaiL Baxley: Boxer’s Blues Hit Home

Coming off a successful debut effort, KaiL Baxley keeps the ball rolling with his new LP, A Light That Never Dies. Smooth, blues vocals are a constant over tracks featuring everything from rhythmic horn sections to subtle drumbeats. Hailing from the same hometown as funk legend James Brown, Baxley …

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Joywave: Feeling Good Now

Rochester’s quirky electronic/alt-rock quintet, Joywave, is wrapping up a busy few months. Mustachioed frontman Daniel Armbruster, along with Sean Donnelly, Joseph Morinelli, Paul Brenner, and Benjamin Bailey, dropped their first EP, How Do You Feel Now? late last year, and followed with a U.S. tour alongside Bleachers. Listen to …

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