Shoreworld: Quincy Mumford’s South Edgemere and the World Beyond

I’m not the first writer to cover this Allenhurst, New Jersey, artist; hell I’m probably not even in the top five, but there’s usually a method to my madness which is based around waiting and watching. Straight out of the gate Quincy Mumford’s big buzz seemed to set him up …

by   |  06/17/2010  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: Scott Liss & the Sixty Six and the Seaside Music Festival

Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six, The Blackpool Letters

Scott Liss and crew are poster boys of risk here, mixing many expansive musical influences and scoring big on The Blackpool Letters. I admire the skill and patience spent culling sounds and sculpting flytrap arrangements on this cd. As Scott says, …

by   |  06/10/2010  |  Comments (2)

Shoreworld: The Fifth Avenue Vampires At The Brighton & Gerald Edward’s Latest

The Brighton Bar continues its winning streak for picking groups that are infamous and in some way historically vital to rock and roll as we know it. The May 8 show featured the heavy headlining sounds of Fifth Avenue Vampires.…

by   |  06/03/2010  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: Gordon Brown—Back Out On The Reality Highway

Anyone associated with the entertainment industry on the East Coast will know who Gordon Brown is. Whether you’ve heard about him through his major accomplishments with bands such as Mr. Reality, Sam Hill and Highway 9, or you’ve spent an evening or two watching one of your favorite artists at …

by   |  05/27/2010  |  Comments (2)

Shoreworld: New Music from Laura Monzo & Keith Kenny

Laura Monzo, Maniac

The year 2009 wasn’t a very good one for Laura Monzo. Ask her and she’ll tell you all about it. From failing love and lost friends to the lack of inspiration to write music, she went through a stressful time. But somewhere through it all she’s …

by   |  05/20/2010  |  Comments (2)

Shoreworld: The Sunday Blues, Double Breasted, and Harpin Help

The Sunday Blues, Live @ The Saint, April 20

The 1970s weren’t so different from what we have today. Sure, technology has changed dramatically and we text like robots instead of communicating like human beings, but girls are still wearing high-heeled Candies and belly shirts (thank god) and vinyl records …

by   |  05/13/2010  |  Comments (2)

Shoreworld: The Immaculate Pearl, SingSOS for Autism, and Shaun Ruymen Gets Lucky

One of the most intriguing rock and roll shows will take place this Thursday at The Brighton Bar in Long Branch. The band is Pearl and features the powerful roundhouse vocal kick of Pearl Aday, wife to none other than Scott Ian of Anthrax.

Pearl isn’t just some flash in …

by   |  04/27/2010  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: The Immaculate Pearl, SingSOS for Autism, and Shaun Ruymen Gets Lucky

Shoreworld: Interview with Steve Forbert

Steve Forbert is a writer too modest to draw attention to his accomplishments. Instead he gives the listener the option to decide for himself as they listen to his body of work. At one point in our conversation he commented on his years of material with the offhanded, “If this …

by   |  04/22/2010  |  Comments (4)

Shoreworld: Third Cape May Singer-Songwriter Conference and Stokefest

Steve Forbert & Nicole Atkins To Headline Third Cape May Singer-Songwriter Conference March 26 and 27

The Cape May Singer-Songwriter conference is back and larger than ever before bringing in the big guns to rattle the shore town’s clubs, pubs and history packed hotels. Seriously, the paranormal hunters need to …

by   |  03/25/2010  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: Third Cape May Singer-Songwriter Conference and Stokefest

Shoreworld: Paranormal Books & Curiosities, Judas Priestess, Asbury Music Awards

The Devil Went Down To Jersey: Paranormal Books & Curiosities, Asbury Park

There is one fascinating legend that turns our heads time and time again in the Garden State and that’s the Jersey Devil. The shadiness (I think it clipped my cell phone in a bar recently) and the origins …

by   |  12/03/2009  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: Paranormal Books & Curiosities, Judas Priestess, Asbury Music Awards

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