Eden Brent: Jigsaw Heart

Loyalty isn’t the most important key to good musicianship. Artists reinvent themselves all the time! They switch genres, experiment, and typically flexibility in the arts is something to be celebrated; this for the most part is the general consensus. Everyone wants to hear something new, but surprisingly consistency can be …

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Dirty Lungs: Dirty Lungs

If albums were people, Dirty Lungs would have dissociative identity disorder. It sounds like a bad thing, but when you think of the lovability factor that makes the relationship between Tyler Durden and the narrator of Fight Club so great, it almost sounds like a badge of honor. It’s an …

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The Casket Girls: True Love Kills The Fairy Tale

Contrast can be an underappreciated element in art. A photo in black and white can highlight aspects that would be lost with color. Fairytales are typically associated with complexity, long stories that are embellished with description and intricate storylines. There is nothing that better contrasts sophistication than simplicity. On The …

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Hedley: Wild Life

Hedley are a Canadian pop rock band formed by Canadian Idol finalist Jacob Hoggard and his friends in 2003. So far, they have put out five albums, starting with 2005’s eponymous debut. Their most recent full-length, Wild Life, was issued in their native Canada last year, and was certified …

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A Fistful Of Sugar: Perspicacity

It has been said that good art has the ability to transport the consumer to another place. This new place could be an imaginary trip to another location, a travel in time to a different era, or even taking the listener to a new state of being. A Fistful Of …

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Melanie: Cross My Heart

Melanie Wagner is a local musician from Manchester, New Jersey, who offers a delightfully simplistic approach to songwriting. Putting her foot in the door with the release of her full-length, Cross My Heart, she charms her listeners with a soulfully-driven voice that complements her charisma.

Imagine that you’ve stumbled …

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Braids @ Webster Hall’s Grand Ballroom

MANHATTAN, NY—Vocalist Raphaelle Standell-Preston and drummer Austin Tufts first met in school in Calgary, Canada, when they were 12; they were comparing belly buttons in the long-jump pit. They had previously seen each other in the school orchestra; he played drums, she played clarinet. A later conversation over a blueberry …

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Chiodos @ Irving Plaza

MANHATTAN, NY—The original members of the post-hardcore band Chiodos came together in 2001 under the name The Chiodos Brothers during their high school years in Davison, Michigan. The band’s name was a tribute to filmmakers Stephen, Charles, and Edward Chiodo, responsible for the film Killer Klowns From Outer Space. …

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Green River Ordinance @ The Studio At Webster Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—Lead guitarist Jamey Ice and his bassist brother Geoff Ice had music-loving parents who encouraged them to play the blues and classic rock at an early age. Jamey was a 15-year-old in high school in Fort Worth, Texas, and Geoff was 13 years old in middle school when they …

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Crobot @ Webster Hall’s Marlin Room

MANHATTAN, NY—Vocalist Brandon Yeagley, who hails from the coal-regions of Central Pennsylvania, and Chris Bishop, from Eastern Tennessee, met through a band audition. They formed a group and one night they were performing at Bar 46 in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Two brothers, bassist Jake Figueroa and drummer Paul Figueroa, lived …

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