Post Tagged with: "New Jersey"

Joe Merklee – July (2018)

Joe Merklee – July (2018)

Featuring calm and quiet vocals, Joe Merklee’s new EP ‘July’ exudes a deceptive strength, with delicate melodies that really sneak up on you.

Damfino – One False Move And I’m Yours (2017)

Damfino – One False Move And I’m Yours (2017)

It’s obvious Damfino had a ton of fun in the studio, and their enthusiasm spills right out of the speakers.

The Successful Failures – Ichor of Nettle (2017)

The Successful Failures – Ichor of Nettle (2017)

Juggling power-pop instincts with roots rock influences, the Successful Failures produce a sound that exercises both the body and the brain cells.

Damfino – Disembodied Smile (2015)

Damfino – Disembodied Smile (2015)

Damfino’s poppy vocals, blended with jerky rhythms and angular hooks, aim to revive memories of bands like the dBs and XTC.

The Successful Failures – Captains of Industry, Captains of War (2014)

The Successful Failures – Captains of Industry, Captains of War (2014)

The Successful Failures’ new album holds steady as an outstanding convergence of classic and contemporary rock.

Bruce Springsteen’s New Jersey songs, including ‘Sandy,’ ‘Rosalita,’ others: Gimme Five

Bruce Springsteen’s New Jersey songs, including ‘Sandy,’ ‘Rosalita,’ others: Gimme Five

“Rosalita” was the song that just had to be played before all important events.

One Track Mind: The Doughboys, “The Tears Of A Clown” (2014)

One Track Mind: The Doughboys, “The Tears Of A Clown” (2014)

An utterly awesome revision of Smokey Robinson’s 1970 hit single.

The Grip Weeds – Inner Grooves (2013)

Hailing from Highland Park, New Jersey, the Grip Weeds are quite the family band. Comprised of brothers drummer Kurt and guitarist Rick Reil, Kurt’s wife Kristin Pinell on lead guitar, and good friend Dave DeSantis on bass, the group has since their formation two decades ago held sway as one of the finest bands to be had.

On Second Thought: The Smithereens – 11 (1989)

On Second Thought: The Smithereens – 11 (1989)

Formed in 1980, the Smithereens are still going strong today. Sticking to their principals, the New Jersey band, in all these years, has never once compromised their ideals and bowed down to trends.

One Track Mind: Laughing Soup Dish, “Teenage Lima Bean” (1985)

One Track Mind: Laughing Soup Dish, “Teenage Lima Bean” (1985)

A New Jersey band, Laughing Soup Dish came together in 1981 and participated in the small but fiercely fanatic psychedelic garage rock movement of the decade.

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