Local Noise: Lovett

“We like to consider ourselves as the girls next door with a touch of ‘Rock Chick,’ ‘R&B Diva,’ and ‘Pop Princess,’” say Kristen and Shaina Lovett, sisters who make up the singing duo Lovett. “We are stro...

Local Noise: Kim Yarson

“Satisfied came to me one day after I finally decided to take the plunge and sing and make a CD,” explained Kim Yarson, about the name of her last album. “I really had to do some soul searching, and even quit g...

Local Noise: Jeff Gorra

Jeff Gorra has been in and out of a number of bands over the years, but it’s with his first solo effort that he’s meeting with real success. “I just did an acoustic performance on a radio show in Times Squar...

Local Noise: The Nico Blues

The Nico Blues aren’t a blues band, and there‘s no one named Nico in the group. What they are, however, is a very unique, fast-rising band that aims to make The Nico Blues a household name. “The band name co...

Local Noise: DareDevil Squadron

“We're five guys who play together like our lives depend on it,“ said Angus Clark, aka Rogue, about the vision for the blistering new band DareDevil Squadron. “And we depend on each other. An aerial combat squa...

Local Noise: The Headlocks

“It's feel good music. And it's thoughtful at the same time.” So said Rob Carey, singer/guitarist of The Headlocks, regarding their unique brand of Americana. “It's the kind of music that appeals to just about ...

Local Noise: Ominous

If you’re a fan of the heaviest of heavy in the rock and metal world, and you listen to Seton Hall’s WSOU, which has become one of the leading radio purveyors of the genre in the country, you will likely be...

Local Noise: Michael Strollo

“There haven't been many places I haven't played in the last ten years, both with and without my band,” says Michael Strollo, who has recently released a solo CD, about his time performing on his own and wi...

Local Noise: Dan Bruder

“The whole idea of the television series came about when I reflected on the fact that I was a middle-aged, wannabe rocker who couldn’t let go of the dream,” laughs Dan Bruder, explaining the genesis of his popu...

Local Noise: Almost There

Almost There are indeed, almost there. They’ve played some of the top tri-state area venues, are being heard on 95.5 WRAT radio, have a strong online presence and went to Los Angeles to record. Their lush harmo...