An Interview with Nicole Atkins: The Former Asbury Park Princess Reflects on Writing, Singing, and Staying Sober

First there was Aretha. Then there was Amy. Now there is Atkins. With her rich, soulful voice, her penchant for yesteryear, and her relentless reverence for the forefathers (and foremamas) of rock, Nicole Atkins weaves her way into the hearts and guts of everyone lucky enough to watch her perform. …

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An Interview with Nicole Atkins: Vaporizing Preconceived Notions With ‘Slow Phaser’

Nicole Atkins has risen to international acclaim due in large part to her unique approach to song composition and collaboration savvy that snags some of the world’s most diverse musicians and producers. That talent, combined with a dark, glimmering style more akin to a David Lynch backdrop than anything in …

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Nicole Atkins: She Looks Amazing

New Jersey-based singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins will be playing at the Bowery Ballroom on Feb. 13 in support of her new album, Slow Phaser. As a follow-up for her 2011 full-length, Mondo Amore, Atkins has reevaluated her sound with the help of Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds drummer …

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Shoreworld: Recovery Along The River – June 1; Linda Chorney Comes To Watermark – June 5

Nicole Atkins And Steve Forbert To Headline “Recovery Along The River,” A New Beginning In Neptune Township – June 1

It’s hard to believe that Hurricane Sandy happened seven months ago. For most in New Jersey, it’s an ongoing tragedy that keeps it much closer to the surface of things …

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Nicole Atkins And The Black Sea/The Gay Blades/Mon Khmer @ Bowery Ballroom

NEW YORK, NY—Going to the Bowery Ballroom is always a unique experience. I got there around 7:20 p.m. just so I’d be able to get a good spot on the ballroom floor. After standing in the waiting area for about 10 minutes, the doors opened and a small crowd of …

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Nicole Atkins: A Not So Tiny Star Is Shining

Powerful, mysterious, deep and sultry; just four words to describe singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins’ voice. The Jersey native is gearing up to release her upcoming album Mondo Amore on Feb. 8. Atkins is touring with her band, The Black Sea, to support the new CD and will be performing …

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Shoreworld: Nicole Atkins LIVE!, Doughboys LIVE!

Nicole Atkins

Langosta Lounge

November 27, 2010

ASBURY PARK, NJ—Nicole Atkins has always held a special allure for many, delivering a unique perspective both in her writing and her dark, signature sound.

Langosta Lounge, on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, is really more of a restaurant for eating and talking …

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Union County Music Fest @ Oak Ridge Park

CLARK, NJ—Music festival suggestion: Make it free, and they will come.

Suburban New Jersey isn’t known for outdoor festivals, you won’t find Burning Anything here, but for Clark, host the Union County Music Fest at Oak Ridge Park, it seemed every music fan in New Jersey showed up to squeeze …

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Union County Music Fest: More Fun Than You Can Shake Your Groove Thang AT…

As if a five-day carnival and a walkathon to raise funds for cancer studies, awareness and prevention wasn’t enough, the Union County Music Festival plans to deliver—for free. Performing at the Oak Ridge Park in Clark, NJ on Saturday, Sept. 11, amidst rides, games and attractions (and funnel cake!) …

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Shoreworld: Nicole Atkins, Larry Blasco and Leaving Sideways

Nicole Atkins and The Sea – Live @ Stone Pony, May 22
Nicole Atkins is well known for shaking things up artistically, delving deeper and deeper into lush sounds and arabesque textures with each new composition she introduces. This Pony show was a great example of that along with the …

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