Tri-State Wax Revival – Frenchtown, NJ’s House of Wax Record Store
Oct16

Tri-State Wax Revival – Frenchtown, NJ’s House of Wax Record Store

Tucked between a two hundred and fifty year old hotel and a storefront lined with locally made wares, you’ll find House of Wax: Frenchtown, New Jersey’s first modern record shop. It’s a gorgeous day in this little river town (just a short drive north from New Hope, Pennsylvania) when I step into the store on a Sunday afternoon. Today, there are new sections of expertly rated, labeled, and organized vinyl, a growing spread of...

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[Listen!] Brooklyn’s, Great Caesar – self titled EP, out today – stream here!
Oct07

[Listen!] Brooklyn’s, Great Caesar – self titled EP, out today – stream here!

Have you heard of Brooklyn band, Great Caesar? Well if not, start paying attention… The band’s single “Don’t Ask Me Why” has over 250,000 views on Youtube and they just came off of a national tour to play a homecoming show at The Knitting Factory this past Saturday. Great Caesar’s been described as Arcade Fire meets Avett Brothers. But come to your own conclusion by taking a first listen and...

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17th annual Jeff Buckley Tribute Concert
Oct06

17th annual Jeff Buckley Tribute Concert

Every year Uncommon Ground in Chicago hosts a concert tribute to the late and very talented musician Jeff Buckley. Buckley passed away in 1997 from a drowning accident in Memphis. In his short career, he released ‘Grace,’ and right before his untimely death he was actually starting with his second album. 20 years ago Buckley played what many considered to be one of his best performances at Uncommon Ground. Each year since...

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Jack White releasing LIVE at BONNAROO 2014
Oct06

Jack White releasing LIVE at BONNAROO 2014

Bonnaroo this year was a hit, especially if you got the opportunity to see Jack White perform. If not, no worries. White and Third Man Records are releasing what they call, ‘Vault #22.’ Costing $60, and if you sign up for the subscription before October 31st you are guaranteed to other goodies; many opportunities for pre-sale tickets, live streams, and news.   The package includes 3-Vinyl LPs that feature his 26 set...

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Album Review: Finch “Back To Oblivion”
Sep30

Album Review: Finch “Back To Oblivion”

It’s been nine years since Finch last released a studio album, multiple break ups and teasing fans with a hand full of new music but now the Southern California rockers have returned with their most complete and mature album to date. I had the opportunity to see Finch back in March 2013 during their ten year anniversary tour for the fan favorite album “What It Is To Burn”. What was meant to be just a one off reunion...

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[Album Review] Black Crown Initiate – The Wreckage of Stars
Sep26

[Album Review] Black Crown Initiate – The Wreckage of Stars

Their debut EP, Song of the Crippled Bull was on every metal site’s Top 10 list of 2013 and they were a band to be on the look out for in 2014. Now Black Crown Initiate are here with their debut album, The Wreckage of Stars and they show no signs of stopping their furious campaign for metal supremacy. Hailing from Reading, PA, this brotherhood of metal dudes hit the road this past year pouring their blood, sweat, motor oil and...

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