Jamie Woon Making Time Reviewed by: Brianna Redding British singer-songwriter Jamie Woon releases his second studio album, Making Time, today. Woon, who also produces his own music, released his... Read More
Cas Haley More Music, More Family Reviewed by: Fareeha Naim If you’re looking for a relaxing break from the daily grind, look no further than Cas Haley’s new album More Music, More Family. This... Read More
The Unspeakable Practices Reviewed by: Max Miller Although they disbanded in 2012 following the death of founder Kathi Kamen, the Rock Bottom Remainders gained notoriety for featuring a revolving... Read More
by Ziggy Merritt Ah, nostalgia. It’s this one immutable concept that has driven many of us to fantasize about the good ol’ days of Nick at Night, Animaniacs, and Baby Bottle Pops. Nostalgia... Read More
by Ziggy Merritt Transitions usually don’t come without their fair share of unwelcome obstacles, not that any obstacle is exactly welcome. The transition from one persona to the next in terms of... Read More
The lights in the Troc barely have a chance to dim before Overkill attacks the stage on a Friday night. Immediately, they begin to pound out the initial notes to “Come and Get It”, the first track on their new album The Electric Age. Like all proper opening tracks, Read More
John Carpenter Lost Themes Reviewed by: Dan Williams John Carpenter? Yes, THAT John Carpenter. The movie director who brought us the films Halloween, Escape from New York and Starman. In many cases, he personally composed the eerie theme music for those and other 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.