Summer 2017 – Radio 104 Fest

I’ve had summer writer’s block. So, as the summer draws to a close, I want to talk about my favorite rock show. I dig consistent. And Radio 104.1 (WMRQ) in CT have delivered a consistently great music festival for many years. This year’s Radio 104 Fest was no exception. The line up? 311, New Politics,…

New Music – Dead By Wednesday

New Music – Dead By Wednesday New Haven, CT’s Dead By Wednesday have a lot going on. A new frontman. A new single from a forthcoming album, “Darkest of Angels”. And a new tour with Raven. The band recently welcomed vocalist, Rob Roy, to the DBW family. From the band’s website, “After months of auditions,…

Sunday Morning Recovery – Culture Club

Culture Club is one of those bands that have been relevant for over 30 years.  To this day, people of all ages can sing along to songs like “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me” and “Karma Chameleon”. According to their Wikipedia, “Culture Club are an English band that was formed in 1981. The band…

Sunday Morning Recovery – Tank and the Bangas

“Tank and The Bangas were formed in 2011 at an open mic set in New Orleans, centered at a shot gun house, Jerk Chicken Sam’iches and a drum set. Instantaneously this group knew that they had something that stirred crowds that cried out for original music from them. If you’re from New Orleans, you know…

Sunday Morning Recovery – Monsieur Periné

Monsieur Periné are an 8 piece Latin orchestra from Bogota, Colombia. They have won a Latin Gramm award for “Best New Artist” in 2015. They recently completed a mini-US Tour, making stops in major cities. According to their bio, “Monsieur Periné’s airy yet virtuosic instrumental foundation connects 1930s Paris with the youthful spirit of modern…

New Music – Balkun Brothers

Balkun Brothers have been crowned Best Blues Band in Connecticut for the last 4 years (CT Music Awards). In 2015, they won Best Overall Band in Connecticut (CT Music Awards). Already this year, they have been semi-finalists in the International Blues Challenge and they are nominated for Best Band in New England (New England Music Awards).…