Goodbye Tiger’s experimental brand of groove-rock shines through on their must-listen EP Who Do You Call Home?
Zak Smith’s latest album, The Precambrian Age, offers a fresh twist on the Americana genre with sixteen story-centric tracks about a range of different topics.
Their Planes Will Block Out the Sun’s latest release Brasil is aneclectic collection of tracks united under the singular theme: “What am I doing here, and what am I supposed to do with my life?”
The August-September 2014 episode of Lamplighter News.
Our show last Thursday in Jersey City was fantastic. Every band — The Cartwheelers, The Sound is Fine, Hodera, and Lake Effect — played amazing sets, and I was thrilled to see The Lamp Post full, and at the very least active, from start to finish. And maybe, now a week later, it’s too late to write about it. I mean, to really write about it. The energy and high from the night has completely passed. My hearing isn’t fuzzy. I’m sober.
Sometimes I catch myself spacing out in ambiguous roadside diners late at night, lose myself in thrift shops looking for sweaters and ceramic owls, and focus too long on cadmium splotches of tempera- all due to work exhaustion. I’ve come home with clay in my ear, paint in my hair, and gone out for coffee with charcoal smeared on my face. I’m Lauren DiPalma, art editor at Lamplighter.
Music Editor Mike King explains why Lamplighter is important, and why you should consider donating to our Indiegogo campaign.
Thank you to all our current contributors and supporters! We want to break 50% of our funding goal by Thursday! All contributors between now and then who help us get there will be entered to win ALL of our perks as well as the framed 8″ x 10″ photo of their choice from the portfolio of our videographer / photographer Jordan Weinrich.
Lamplighter posted an AMA on the /r/NewJersey subreddit, so the community could ask us questions about our organization and our campaign. We’ve also been asked a few questions privately that we think deserve to be acknowledged publicly. So here’s the truth, the whole truth, and nothin’ but the truth: