Ari Katz – Humbled By It All: Lifetime Front Man Chats About Influence On Vital New Brunswick Basement Scene And New Project, Mitylion

 

2015-6-17 Asbury Park NJ. Ari Katz (Mity Lion) photographed at his house in Asbury Park. Photo: Greg Pallante

Lifetime front man-lyricist Ari Katz has been an influence on punk, hardcore, emo and alternative rock bands for 25 years. Today, bands from as far away as New Zealand come to …

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Little Dickman’s Fuzz Fest Was A Sonic Blast! @ The Saint

Little Dickman Records’ Fuzz Fest With Ringo Deathstarr, Dentist, Dinowalrus, Dan Waszay & The Blackouts, And Lunch Ladies

 

ASBURY PARK, NJ—An airplane recently landed in The Saint, and its name is Ringo Deathstarr.

In 36 years of covering music, I’ve never heard a band play so loudly in such …

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Old Bridge Militia Helped Launch Metallica’s Career

Rock And Roll Hall Of Famers Give Back To Old Bridge Militia Foundation

It’s not often that millionaire rock stars give back, but Metallica seems not to have forgotten what was given to them at the start of their career by a band of head-banging misfits they dubbed Old Bridge …

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‘Let Me Down Hard’ Returns To Asbury Park For Festival

(Pictured: Photographer Mark Weiss, Director/Producer William DeVizia, and Starring Actor Keith Roth — Photo by Michele Terry)

Award-Winning Indie Film Stars Aquarian Alum Keith Roth

If you love Asbury Park and its internationally recognized music scene, you must go see William DeVizia’s Let Me Down Hard, starring Aquarian Weekly

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Willie Nelson Recognized By Library Of Congress In Midst Of Summer Tour

When the subject of vital songwriters comes up, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young usually are mentioned.

I’d like to add one more face to that Mount Rushmore of Song: Willie Nelson.

Throughout his 70s and 80s, the composer of such 50-year-old country music standards as Patsy Cline’s “Crazy” …

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An Interview with Movement Music Records founder Jason Samel: Buy This Fracking Album

(Photo by Andrew Werner)

The following is a conversation with Long Island-based Movement Music Records founder Jason Samel, producer of the four-CD Occupy This Album and its forthcoming follow-up, Buy This Fracking Album, featuring Bonnie Raitt, Michael Franti, DJ Logic and the last-ever recording of folk legend Pete Seeger. …

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Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers/Steve Winwood @ PNC Bank Arts Center

HOLMDEL, NJ—If you get a chance to see Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, take it. You may find that you won’t be sure who has more fun: you or the band.

After playing together for 44 years, Petty and guitarist Mike Campbell don’t interact with each other as much as …

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Various Artists: Looking Into A You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne should be proud of Looking Into You, a two-disc tribute to him, because of the organic treatment of his music by the likes of Don Henley, Bonnie Raitt, Indigo Girls, Lyle Lovett, Ben Harper, Eliza Gilkyson, Keb Mo, Karla Bonoff, Marc Cohn, Shawn Colvin, Bruce Hornsby, J.D. …

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