“As far as playing shows, it’s all about the energy. Of course you make music for yourself, but ultimately, you want people to hear it. You want people to come out because a show isn’t just about your songs—the band could play alone in a room if that were the case—it’s about the shared experience.”
Having been shuttered since 1997, the magnitude of Hinchcliffe’s restoration/reopening has commanded extensive coverage by both local and national media outlets. With all of the attention surrounding the project, we took a visit to the Paterson park.
On May 20, Flemington DIY will celebrate its nine year anniversary with a full-day party that includes a group bike ride, open art gallery viewing, music, screen printing and more.
New Jerseyans, by the hundreds of thousands, flock to the roughly 15-mile-long, multi-use trail every year to satiate their outdoor recreation needs.
“At the event last year we kind of left an open field in front of the bus by the food area. People started dancing in that field and, like, frolicking in the meadow at our Flower Power Flea Market. Then I saw someone was having a picnic and there were a bunch of dogs everywhere… it was so cool.”
On Saturday, April 1, at the Trinity Church in Asbury Park, SOMA will be celebrating the release of their record Shiva / Shakti as they headline an immersive event featuring musicians and live projectionists alike.
“Regardless of who you are, or your skill-level, skateboarding is going to give you fulfillment and happiness. You’re gonna make friends, you’re not gonna be sitting on the couch on your phone, doing nothing.”
“A lot of inspiration really comes from growing up in Italian families—the meals we were accustomed to eating growing up. We’re both newly vegan, so we know what all the traditional food tastes like. We try to recreate our heritage.”
“New Jersey’s a shithole, but it’s our shithole. Especially in Ocean County… there’s a different kind of weirdo down here.”
Everything’s in front of Rutgers, while Seton Hall needs a hot streak to get off the tourney bubble.
“It’s a regular monthly thing you can count on and you’re seeing people (comics) before they blow up. It’s like a whole little secret, special thing. There’s people that see that green and pink flyer out on a pole with all the other stickers and dirtiness. Some people are like, “I’m not into that, that’s not for me,” but then there are people that are like “Oh shit, I’ve gotta check that out!”
New Jersey is blue