Julia Cirignano White Wine and Medical Marijuana Reviewed by: Ziggy Merritt Built upon experience, White Wine and Medical Marijuana, a self-published collection of poetry by Julia Cirignano, is... Read More
N-A-R-C Infinite Mine Reviewed by: Lauren Rosier Multimedia artist, Pepi Ginsberg, and composer/producer, Martin Crane. have collaborated on a new project under the moniker, N-A-R-C (based... Read More
By Ziggy Merritt Friday night was a welcome return for the Van Pelt, a band that 20 years ago was just as hard to define as they are today. Their two original albums, Stealing from Our Favorite Thieves and Sultans of Sentiments were veritable preambles to the progression Read More
j and the 9s The Terrible Twos EP Reviewed by: Lauren Rosier The hard-hitting glam rock, spontaneous lyricism, and vocal delivery from lead singer, Jeanine Moss, makes Brooklyn-based outfit, j and the 9s, a band to keep on your music radar. The band’s latest release, The Read More
Bands in the Backyard is a monthly web series featuring local bands doing live and stripped down versions of their songs in a suburban New Jersey backyard. Kyle Costill, founder and editor, invites bands to his place for performances and interviews, filming everything for his website (www.bitby.tv). Costill and co-founder David Kain started this project in August of 2011, showcase different bands each month. They do plenty of live events as well, sometimes fundraising for other area music projects. Upcoming gigs can be found on their Tumbler (http://bandsinthebackyard.tumblr.com). The BITBY team just returned from SXSW where eight bands performed live in a backyard in Austin.