Makin Waves: The Carousers

In preview of the opening “Joey Nite” of the Makin Waves Fest on May 17 at the Brighton Bar in Long Branch, Joey Affatato chats about his deep relationship with each act on the bill: Christine Mitchell, The Car...

Makin Waves: Defiance Engine

Jim Hogan has been bassist in two legendary Jersey Shore bands: hardcore punk outfit Dirge, featuring front man Jacko Monahan, who was booking Brighton Bar at the time and long after, and Daisycutter, a stoner ...

Little Feat: As Good as a Thrill

For 50 years, Little Feat have been laying down irresistible grooves. A band’s band, their fans include Bob Dylan, members of the Rolling Stones, the Grateful Dead, Widespread Panic, Dave Matthews Band, and Phi...