Southrail at EJ's Tap House in Seaside NJ



Sekond Skyn

Sekond Skyn exploded onto the NJ music scene and quickly developed a thriving, loyal fan base, with their aggressive and dynamic live performances. This earned them 2 consecutive title wins for “WRATfest Opening Act Band Search Competition” a contest held by popular Jersey Shore radio station, 95.9 The WRAT. This gave the band consecutive opening slots on the “Family Values” Tour featuring Korn. At this time Sekond Skyn also released their first full-length CD, Let […]



"Shia LaBeouf" Live - Rob Cantor

Robert Howard “Crunchy” Cantor (born August 26, 1983) is an American singer-songwriter and creator of multiple viral videos. He is best known as the yellow-tied vocalist and guitarist of indie rock band Tally Hall. Cantor is also known for his solo work as a comedy musician and viral video creator, particularly from the song “Shia LaBeouf”, in which actor Shia LaBeouf is depicted as a cannibalistic serial killer. His other work […]


Should RAP be in the "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame"?

A good musician friend of mine recently posted on his Facebook page that he believes that Rap artists shouldn’t be inducted into the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame. In the “comment” section or as I like to think of it as the “Let the arguments begin section” opinions varied as one might expect. A LITTLE HISTORY Leaders in the music industry joined together in 1983 to establish the Rock and Roll […]



Shore 2 Pleaze NJ Cover Band - Bobby Mcgee

New Jersey cover band Shore 2 Pleaze doing their version of Bobby McGee



Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival - Joanne Shaw Taylor

Joanne Shaw TaylorJoanne Shaw Taylor (born 1986, England) is a British blues rock guitarist and singer, who was discovered by Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics at the age of 16. Taylor grew up in Wednesbury in the Black Country, England, and was inspired in her early teens to play the blues after hearing Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert Collins and Jimi Hendrix. Dave Stewart heard Taylor play, and in 2002 invited her […]



Samantha Fish - "Runaway" Live King Biscuit Blues Festival

Samantha Fish grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. Fish started out playing drums, but when she was 15 she switched to the guitar. Fish frequently went to the Knuckleheads Saloon to hear touring Blues artists. After turning 18, she often joined in with the singers and bands who were performing at Knuckleheads. Early influences on Fish were Keith Urban and Sheryl Crow. Stevie Ray Vaughan was also a major influence […]



Gang Band Rockabilly - Led Zeppelin

Gang Band playing the classic Led Zeppelin Rock n Roll and Whole Lotta Love -Rock-aBilly Style The Gang Band is formed by musicians: Lili Ennes ( vocals) Igor van der Laan (Guitar and Vocals ) Yuri van der Laan ( guitar ) , Diogo Stolfo (drums ) Rafael Pestana ( Low) Lucas Gabriel Mota ( Saxophones )  


Dustin Kensrue -Thoughts That Float On A Different Blood Review,by Tyler Troost

By Tyler Troost Dustin Kensrue from Orange Country, California was first heard in 1999 when his band “Thrice” self-released 1,000 copies of their first album which was an EP titled “First Impressions”. In 2000 they released their first full length album titled “Identity Crisis”.  It is now 2016 and from listening to all their albums from oldest to newest you can really hear the maturity through the music. This is […]


Don Cheadle: Why I Had to Make My Miles Davis Movie | Rolling Stone

‘Miles Ahead’ director-star talks bringing the jazz legend to the big screen: “I think we had to make him a gangster” There’s a reason that, in an age when everyone from Hank Williams to the Notorious B.I.G. has been blessed with a biopic, a musical giant like Miles Davis had long eluded big-screen treatment. For starters, the idea of trying to do justice to the jazz legend’s multifaceted career with […]


Producers, Mixers and Engineers to Get Digital Royalties in New House Bill : Buzz : Music Times

A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives is being introduced in Congress this week that would give producers, engineers and mixers — often times the unsung and forgotten heroes in the whole song-making process — a piece of the digital royalty pie. The Allocation for Music Producer Act, or AMP Act (H.R. 1457), is being formally introduced by congressmen from both sides of the aisle: Reps. Joe Crowley (D-New York) and Tom […]


‘Ramones’: The Story Behind a Debut Album From Punk Pioneers

“The Ramones’ self-titled first album came out in April 1976, and by sales standards alone it was a flop, reaching only No. 111 on the Billboard chart. But with its raw sound and extremely bare songwriting style, “Ramones” became a founding document of punk rock. For its 40th anniversary, the album is being celebrated with an expanded reissue due this summer from Rhino Records and an exhibition, “Hey! Ho! Let’s […]



Yello Webster - Do What You Gotta Do Official Music Video



Taylor Swift - Shake It Off (Guitar Remix)

Hey guys, here’s my take on Shake It Off by Taylor Swift; a song i’ve listened to wayyyy too much. It’s just so f’n catchy.. For the intro I reversed some clean guitars to give it an ambient feel; something i’ve been experimenting a lot with lately. Then I just did my usual thing over the rest of the track. Twitter – Facebook – Free Download (Tabs Included) […]



Have you heard this hauntingly beautiful cover of “The Sound of Silence” yet? You might be surprised which artist this is from

The video was directed by Matt Mahurin Matt Mahurin was born in Los Angeles in 1959. Currently he is the only acclaimed music video director (apart from Adam Dubin & Wayne Isham) to have collaborated with acts like Queesryche & Metallica. To this day he directs music videos but is on the look out for lesser known bands. His visions transcend the boundaries of intelligence and this is proved by the […]



Steampunk 3D printed Guitar

Steampunk 3D printed Guitar The Steampunk 3D printed guitar: A tribute to one of my all-time favorite guitars, the Telecaster. This guitar features a 3D printed body with moving gears and piston. The entire body, including all its moving components is printed as a single component, with no further assembly required. The Steampunk paint job was done by New Zealand airbrush artist Ron van Dam. The body was printed using […]



Jav Mendez [@whoisjavmendez] out of Camden, New Jersey creates thought provoking art concerning his personal struggles, his views on society and his faith in Christ. He plans to continue creating genuine art through his choice of words, photography and film in hopes that others would not only be impacted—but also inspired. Jav is a current undergraduate student at The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers New Brunswick where he is […]


Captivate Your Audience with Your Singing Skills!

Singing can be a challenging career. No matter, what type of singer you are, pop, jazz, hip-hop, rock; if the music moves the audience, you are moving in the right direction. There is always something to learn in this field and grow yourself. Also, one thing that is most needed by the audience today is the variety. No one can listen to same type of songs every day. People need […]



The Wintergatan Marble Machine is a wacky, whimsical musical

A huge music box-like device plays music using 2,000 marbles; plus, researchers show off a stretchable circuit that might someday evolve into robotic skin. Source: The Wintergatan Marble Machine is a wacky, whimsical musical instrument (Tomorrow Daily) – CNET



Together for over 24 years, BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY — famously named after an autograph by blues legend Albert Collins — has appeared in concert venues across the world, sold millions of records, and had their music appear in hundreds of movies and television shows. With sold out concerts from the Hollywood Bowl to Lincoln Center, appearances with many of the country’s finest symphony orchestras, television appearances ranging from Dancing […]