Category Archives: 1980′s

Free Singles + MP3′s by Dead Heart Bloom, Daddy Lion, Paul Stanley, The Duskwhales & As Elephants Are

Hilarious experts from Paul Stanley from Kiss. If you’ve ever seen them or listened to their live bootlegs. The ranting between songs is a pure rocknroll lesson in itself. You bands should take this as a free rockschool class. From … Continue reading

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An Invitation to The Student Teachers

The Student Teachers were a popular NYC band in the late ‘70s that never had an album but recorded a 45 single, a 4 track EP and 2 tracks for a compilation album. Those tracks along with a bonus cut … Continue reading

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We Are Scientists are Business as usual

Lots of 80′s all up in this 5 song EP by We Are Scientists new release Business Casual. First track “Dumb Luck” has a hair metal vibe. Cool use of guitar trills (action of pulling off and on your electric … Continue reading

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That Summer Concert Feeling

I’m guest blogging for the review stalker while he’s away on vacation.  My summer holiday has consisted of me sending my son off to sleep away camp which gave me the opportunity to see more rock shows since he was … Continue reading

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DJ Red Alert Goes Bazerk – Goodbye Kiss.FM

I was a white suburban punk who discovered black radio. On our way to the City driving down 1 & 9 on the Pulaski skyway we would always manage to find this music fitting and tune into Kiss FM or … Continue reading

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Aggi Doom Vs Bush Tetras

At first listen Aggi Doom from Scotland reminded me of the B-52′s but it was killing me for days that they really remind me of the Bush Tetras with their minimal jungle sound. Regardless their sound is raw and the … Continue reading

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The Court Tavern Closes my 20s & 30ths

Nobody knows the answer Why Bobby Albert Jr would one day wake-up on a cold January and decide The Court Tavern(124 Church St) would close it’s doors forever. Maybe he got an offer he could not refuse — but I … Continue reading

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Big Dipper – Heavens real Alt College Rock

North East rock was never so eloquently defined than by the alternative music vehicle known as Big Dipper. I meant this to be a follow-up post on the music from City Gardens Riot on the Dance Floor post but needless … Continue reading

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Randy Now Riot On Dance Floor City Gardens

As hard as we may try to write about new music the past keep coming up again and again like unwanted overgrown hair and reminds me just how truly awesome things were way back when the slang “that was so … Continue reading

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What’s the story Matt Pinfield 120 Minutes

Ah man you haven’t heard of Matt Pinfield? What’s wrong with you? You must of been really stoned in the 90′s or your’re from Canada. The music industry in the world of DJs and VJs was pretty much catered and … Continue reading

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