Author: Nick Manduley

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Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: BACKYARD SUPERHEROES

By: Nick Manduley Central New Jersey ska-punks Backyard Superheroes have swooped in and saved us from the same hum-drum holiday music we’re forced to endure every year. The 8 piece skunit (ska unit) independently released a festive double-single, Let’s Get Elfed Up, on December 6th.  The first track, “This Christmas,” is a cheeky upbeat tune…
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December 16, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: PHELLER

By: Nick Manduley New Jersey punk outfit Pheller independently released their latest EP, No Blood, on July 27th. Diving into the 6-track effort is “The Ballad of Bobby Briggs,” which starts with some crunchy palm-muted guitars backing guitarist Matthew Piserchio’s passionately punk vocals. The track has a lot of energy; the pounding drums, dirty guitars,…
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December 9, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: DESTINATION DIMENSION

Connecticut progressive metalcore outfit Destination Dimension independently released their debut EP Mantodea on October 30th. Running at just under 20 minutes, Mantodea is a soundscape of soaring harmonies and teeth-cutting riffage. The first track, “Outlander,” comes right out of the gate with a fantastical guitar riff that immediately sets the energy of the track. Guitarist…
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December 2, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: SAINT LORETTO

By: Nick Manduley Austin, Texas alternative pop artist Saint Loretto released his sophomore LP, Passage / S, on March 29th. Clocking in at 30 minutes, this album is on the shorter side, but if there’s anything Saint Loretto mastermind Evan Crowley has clearly figured out, it’s that less is more. The release kicks off with…
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November 25, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: ENSO ANIMA

By: Nick Manduley With the progressive post-hardcore genre flowering into a vibrant online community over recent years, the interwebs have become flooded with wildly talented bands influenced by iconic progressive, math-rock, and alternative acts new and old; these acts include but are in no way limited to Yes, The Fall Of Troy, Thrice, Dance Gavin…
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November 18, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: BONSAI TREES

By: Nick Manduley Hartford, Connecticut alt-rockers Bonsai Trees independently released their latest record Learn to Grow on May 3rd, 2019. In a bit under 40 minutes, the 3-piece from New England takes the listener on an emotional, rock-and-roll, hook-fueled journey leaving them anticipating what they’re going to do next; and if you’re a new listener,…
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November 11, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: GOOD GAME

By: Nick Manduley Pennsylvania math-rockers Good Game’s latest release, Good Luck Have Fun, is a soundscape of inventive musicianship, melodic vocals, and haunting harmonies. The three-track EP starts promptly with the explosive track “Supercollider? I Just Met Her.” The listener is immediately bombarded by beastly clean-toned guitar riffage, chase by vocalist Addy Harris belting out…
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November 4, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: SHRED FLINTSTONE

By: Nick Manduley New Jersey rock trio Shred Flintstone independently released their newest record Lois on June 21st. Lois showcases the band’s groovy, psychedelic take on gritty garage punk. The release opens with “The Flood,” which starts gently with a reverb-laden guitar riff before a jangly drum beat picks up the track as fuzzy vocal…
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October 28, 2019 0

Audio Addiction Shares Dog Drive Mantis Interview

Audio Addiction recently shared their interview with Dog Drive Mantis. Check it out here.


October 17, 2019 0