With a name like Voodoo Terror Tribe, there are only a few sounds you should expect from this Rockaway four-piece. And if their name didn’t clue you in, an album title like A Walk In Hell certainly would.
The Happiest I’ve Been is an album that will keep both listeners and reviewers on their toes.
As poet laureate, Ballard feels “charged with a certain duty or responsibility” though the title is just an annual one, given out as part of the Asbury Park Music Awards every year.
American Short Stories, as advertised, is like reading a book. It sets the scene, takes the listener along for the journey, and ends with a quiet resolution.
When a two-track EP clocks in at anything over 10 minutes, I usually expect to hear either pretentiously-titled progressive rock ballads or thinly veiled Between the Buried & Me rip-offs.
Chris Stillmank is one of the founders of The Batcave, a basement-run music venue whose ideals are entrenched in DIY ethics and inclusionary morals.
The band seamlessly blends Meara’s guttural, crooning vocals which are reminiscent of The National with dynamic song struc- tures and unique instrumentation, including harpsichord, fiddle, and organ, to formulate a one-of-a-kind rock and roll experience.
Finding his sound has been both a journey and process. But the rapper Scott Paul hailing from William Paterson University continues on his trajectory toward his ultimate goals. with a newly refined sound and the confidence to keep moving up and forward.
New Brunswick’s Monterey has captured the basement music sound that came to define its hometown with their latest EP, The …