Music

An Interview with Kevin Devine

Tuesday, December 8th, during Subspace Radio, I spoke with Kevin Devine, independent singer-songwriter. Devine spoke about the upcoming Devinyl Splits, Series One shows (Dec….

Interview: Tigers Jaw

In the midst of an East Coast tour leg, a van hugs the lines of US 75 straight through the four-hour drive to Atlanta,…

A Seat in the House: Outpost in the Burbs

The first in what may become a regular series at NJArts.net about arts venues across the state, A Seat in the House was filmed before and during singer-songwriter Joan Osborne’s third Outpost concert, on Feb. 27 in Montclair, NJ.

T-Pain Should Perform Live More Often

T-Pain had it in him all along: He can sing without auto-tune. The singer and songwriter recently performed a cappella versions of three of his songs for NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert and it was nothing short of amazing.

LP REVIEW: Gary Clark Jr. “Live”

The most important release in modern blues music has arrived. “Gary Clark Jr. Live,” is not just an album for those with a love for the blues, but those who enjoy musical honesty and soul, bleeding through the speakers (preferably at a very loud volume).

Artist Spotlight: Hello Union

The trio Hello Union is an up and coming Indie Rock band straight out of Bloomfield, NJ. Aziz, Ruben and Anthony share with Wired…

Artist Spotlight: Alphie

Hailing from North Bergen, Alphie Aguilar is a self-taught musician with ambitions of becoming a rock star. Wired Jersey caught a glimpse of his…

Artist Spotlight: Caro Emerald

Caroline Esmeralda Van Der Leeuw, once a music teacher, never thought she would ever be dubbed the Dutch Adele … let alone shatter sales…

Lewis Black: The Rant is Due

I mentally prepared myself for this one. I was ready for it. The yelling, the screaming, the whole nine yards. On Saturday April 5,…

Artist Spotlight: The Rasmus

Rocking out since 1994, The Rasmus have shown the world that Finnish rock is a must add to your playlist. Formed in Helsinki, Finland…

Artist Spotlight: Ana Tijoux

In the hip-hop world, the fight for recognition, centrality and representation for women rappers will most likely continue to be quite the struggle. With…

Artist Spotlight: Naomi Pilgrim

The Barbadian / Swedish songstress left us all enthralled with her offerings no matter how meager. Missing Lauryn Hill circa 98? Well … you…

Long Live our Devoted Love of Vinyl!

We all know about vinyl. It’s that huge disk that spins and plays music right? Yes, but it’s so much more than that. Vinyl records symbolize an entire era, or two.