New brunswick’s eagle daddy drop new ep with basement show; njso perform john williams score at _raiders_ screenings

Like many basement bands, Eagle Daddy formed at Rutgers by three childhood friends: vocalist-bassist Shawn Fitzgerald, drummer Shannon Moore and keyboardist Andrew Gerber, who recently switched to his instrument full time after also playing guitar on four previous releases.

From the ashes of their earlier bands rose Eagle Daddy when fellow South Jersey rocker Brian Seidman joined on guitar. Hawaii beach vacation But refusing to just be a “sideman,” Seidman recently stepped out front alongside Fitzgerald on last year’s debut LP, “You Should Try Jogging More.”

He does the same on the band’s new EP, “ House,” just released on the Jersey cassette label, Rat Brain Records (, also the home of Teenage Halloween and Basement Beers. Tours in hawaii packages Seidman’s lone track, the propulsive “Dryer,” starts out like a mopey Smiths tune, but ends up a dynamic rhythmic battle between Moore and Fitzgerald that is as much fun for the listener as it seems like it is for them. Holidays to hawaii I’m sure it’s a treat live.

Perhaps because of Gerber’s evocative synth and definitely because of better production, the more fully realized “House” is just that compared to the apartment that is the band’s previous EPs. Best vacation package deals to hawaii The four-song outing also holds its own with the excellent “Jogging” and the powerful 2015 single, “Repeating.”

On the opening track, “Carpet,” Eagle Daddy tap into an emotional but well-founded alt-rock vibe, kind of like The Cure and Echo & the Bunnymen. Cheap hawaii family vacations Fitzgerald also contributes nicely with the math rock of “Stoop” and “Staircase,” both of which lyrically recall the demented edge of Jello Bialfra and Henry Rollins and feature more impressive interplay between Moore and Fitzgerald.

All inclusive trips to hawaii While the four aspects of a house — carpet, dryer, stoop, staircase — seem stable, the EP’s wildly rhythmic emotional whirlwind is more like a home hit by a hurricane, which makes for an enjoyable musical ride.

With the Court soon gone, are more folks going to venture into the basement scene? I don’t know, but the celebration of the release of “House” with a Hub City house show on Jan. Hawaii resort deals 7 is good way to find out. Affordable resorts in hawaii The show is at Panopticon and also features the pop fusion of Din,

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Talk about a stacked show! All four of these bands are local headliners, but they are coming together for what may be one of the last nights ever in the basement of the historic Court Tavern. Hawaii 2 island vacation packages The club will close a week later, but for now, enjoy this evening with four of Central Jersey’s finest featuring the punk of Mr. Best hawaii vacations for couples Payday and Brixton Riot, the roots-rock of Coach ’N Commando, and the ’60s-inspired power-pop of Anderson Council. Hawaii vacation rentals by owner On top of all that, literally, the first floor of the Court will host another fun-filled reunion of the fabled Melody Bar.

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