Tag: New Jersey

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Single Premiere: Peter Noone with the Weeklings, “Friday on My Mind”

Popdose is very pleased to share this great new single from New Jersey’s own Jem Records – this time legendary Herman’s...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Single Premiere: The Cynz, “Tattooed Heart” b/w “He’s the One”

It’s been quite a while since we’ve had something new from a band we’ve long admired, The Cynz.  But we’re...

Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: The Successful Failures, Beki Hemingway, Squeeze, and Deliverance

Four albums, four winners. Today is a good day....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Mick Chorba of the Successful Failures

The Successful Failures want to introduce you to this guitar here......

Music

After ‘American Idol,’ Camille Peruto Hones Her Sound on Second Album

Hailing from southern New Jersey, a region known as much for its musical pedigree as it is for its rough-and-tumble attitude, Camille...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive Single Premiere: The Cynz, “Let It Burn”

It seems that with every new track The Cynz (one of the best no-frills “rock” bands from New Jersey) release, they just keep...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Weeklings, “The Weeklings Studio 2”

And once again, New Jersey’s finest Beatles-oriented band. The Weeklings, have returned with their second album, the aptly-titled The...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive: The Cynz, “Endgame”

It’s been a while now since New Jersey stalwarts, The Cynz, have issued something new – which is no surprise, being that...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Anderson Council, “Assorted Colours”

As I’d said previously, when this album and signing was announced, if it wasn’t obvious that The Anderson Council has been one...

Music, News

Music News: Jem Records Signs the Anderson Council

If it wasn’t obvious that The Anderson Council has been one of New Jersey’s best kept secrets, well now, it won’t...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: SPEED THE PLOUGH, “Now”

It’s comforting to know that after thirty-plus years, there are still some bands who know how to make great, fresh-sounding and...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Single Premiere: Deena, “Light Shines Through”

“Light Shines Through” is an original holiday song performed by Deena & Jon Fried (from The Cucumbers) with the Hoboken...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive Song Premiere: Speed the Plough, “More and More”

Just to give you a quick fill-in, New Jersey-based Speed the Plough is releasing their eighth album, Now, to be issued on Steve Fallon’s...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Cynz, “Superfan”

At long last, New Jersey’s hardest working band, The Cynz, have a full-length release.  A few facts, however – this is...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: No More Pain, “The Post-Human Condition”

Justification for the validity of the album format has arrived...from New Jersey....

Music, New Artists, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: The Cynz’ Cyndi Dawson

A few months ago, I reviewed a new E.P. release by a local  (New Jersey) band, The Cynz.  They have that driving, frenetic...

CD Reviews, Music, New Artists, Popdose

CD REVIEW: The Fletchers, “Reset The Dial”

First, I should thank the incredible Cyndi Dawson of The Cynz for having an intuition that I would like this band and their music.  She...

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: The Cynz, “Five Mortal Cynz”

The words “garage punk” get tossed around a lot and usually miss their mark.  However, The Cynz, who hail from New Jersey...

Humor, Music

Popdose Prime: The Eight Worst-Ever Pieces of Rock Merch

Insane Clown Posse’s Literary Classics Reconsidered As anybody down with the clowns knows, Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope are adherents to...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: Deena, “Rock River”

Rock River, the new solo album from Deena Shoshkes of New Jersey’s The Cucumbers, is a breath of fresh pop air that I welcome.  For...

Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: Speed The Plough, “The Plough & The Stars”

New Jersey “all stars”, Speed The Plough are wonderfully represented here with this retrospective that looks over their now...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Chris Neptune, the Blue Room, Secaucus, NJ, 8/30/13

Headlining a benefit for the family of venue friend and local business owner, Silvio Dibello, local singer, songwriter and...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Ben Folds Five, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ, 7/20/13

Platters That Matter podcasters brave the summer heat for Ben Folds Five live....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The 5 Stairsteps, “O-o-h Child”

New Jersey after the deluge...

Popblerd!

Songs in the Key of Life 19: “The Sound of Silence”

June looks over the devastation that followed Hurricane Sandy by choosing a classic from one of the acts most closely identified with New...

Popblerd!

Big Money Presents: Aging Hip Replacement Vol. 2, Episode 1-The Takeover

Same old column, brand new "hipster."...

Music

Cover Your Ass: The Popdose Staff Sings!

We've suffered for our art. Now it's your turn. Introducing Cover Your Ass, the Popdose cover song project....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Nicole Atkins

Popdose speaks with singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins on the arrival of her new release, Mondo Amore....

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Lights Out”

FX's new underdog sports drama, "Lights Out," packs a punch....

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Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Friday Linkfest: 12/17/10

The Internet moves fast. Here’s a fond look back at our favorite links from the last seven days: Games beat books 2:1 on...