ASBURY PARK VIBES PODCAST

ASBURY PARK VIBES PODCAST

Open, unscripted conversations with the local and national bands and solo artists we adore! Anything can happen and when it does ... you'll be glad you tuned in! WWW.ASBURYPARKVIBES.COM

Episodes

May 5, 2022 56 min

Mike Fuller made the trek from Brooklyn to our studio in Asbury Park.  We talked about his love of music and how he finally decided to step onto the stage.   From his first memory of music in his home, his first guitar, and his upcoming solo shows, Mike is ready to take on whatever our post-pandemic world offers.

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Kenny Dubman knows all about the impact of music and its effect on the human psyche. In 2016, after a musical hiatus, he came upon Blackberry Smoke’s album The Whippoorwill, which he says, “changed the trajectory of my life.” The inspiration and excitement he felt from that compilation gave him the confidence and vision to embark on a solo career which produced his debut album, Reckless Abandon.

Since then, the lyrics and music come...

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The dudes in Supermutt are some of the nicest humans on this planet. Even though they experienced an extremely difficult year in their personal lives, they've made a commitment to make an impactful difference in the lives of others. In memory of their lost family members who instilled in them their love of music ... Mike, Billy, Tommy, Josh and Kyle have kicked off the Super Sounds Charity in conjunction with the JDJ Charitable...

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April 19, 2022 52 min

Bob Makin is the coolest person we know.  Not only is he the author of the Makin' Waves column, but he is also a walking encyclopedia of NJ and Asbury Park music history.  He is also a really kind man. 

We spoke about the NJ music scene and what he sees as the future of local music.  Bob also talked about the Rick Makin Memorial Scholarship for Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University.

 

Rick Makin Memorial Scholarshi...

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Generation Underground is a heavy rock/metal band from Central New Jersey that’s passionate and dedicated to achieving success. Their excitement is palpable for the release of their second album, Kold Blooded, Vol. 2, on April 20th. It’s a crowning moment for them that’s been two years in the making. Their first album – Kold Blooded, Vol. 1 – racked up several achievements including 50,000 streams in six weeks, charting at #6 on th...

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The Vaughns are definitely one of my (Doug here) favorite bands.  Despite a bump in the road, along with a two-year covid hiatus - while Anna and Ryan snuck to each other's houses to write music - the Vaughns have reemerged and are ready to pick up where they left off.

We talk about the covid time off, and how Anna and Ryan found  two new members to round out the band. So, meet, Brian Hughes on Bass and Jordan Smith on lead guit...

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Dave Vargo is a New Jersey musician who does it all ... singer/songwriter, session player, touring musician, member of the band Chicken Bark, half of the Kim & Dave Trio, and leader of the Dave Vargo Trio!

His solo albums Burning Through and Spaces In Between are exceptional compilations of Americana folk with catchy choruses and dynamic guitar work beyond compare! Now, Dave is set to release his third album - Crooked Miles – on...

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If we are products of our upbringing and environments, then Rob Clores is the ultimate musical dynamo! Growing up in a household that immersed him in everything from jazz, country, R&B, show tunes and opera ... he eventually gravitated to piano and was classically trained at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. 

Rob honed his craft and has been a tried-and-true veteran of the New York City music scene for 30 years. He...

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March 31, 2022 48 min

Sof is one of NJ’s most exciting and diverse upcoming artists! As she prepares a whole new era of her artistry we sat down to catch up and see what listeners can expect! 

Host - Kenny Bieber

Guest - Sof

Opening podcast music by Readymade Blakeup

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What a blast it was to talk with Kyle Brendle ... concert promoter for the Stone Pony, advisor to local bands, and an all-around nice guy! Tune in to Podcast Episode #101 to hear about the history of The Stone Pony, why Kyle thinks it's been so successful all these years, and a few hints as to what may be happening there in the near future!

Hosts- Doug Dresher & Diane DiMemmo

Guest-Kyle Brendle

 

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💯 Well ... we did it! We actually made it to 100! 💯

Doug Dresher & Diane DiMemmo started the APV Podcast to keep in touch with local artists during the pandemic and it wound up expanding into a real-deal, bonafide podcast which is now heavily streamed on Spotify, Apple, Google, iHeart, Audible, Pandora, and Simplecast!

We also have opened a physical location in Asbury Park, NJ where we can now host artists in pers...

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Asbury Park Vibes had the opportunity to speak with the DTs.  They came by the APVs studio for our podcast.

Tom Losito and David Valentine, who are the main core of the DTs talked about their upcoming EP and their plans for the future.

Also, they perform two songs acoustic live in the studio and we meet Tom's dad!

The DTs on Facebook

The DTs on Spotify

The DTs on Instagram

The DTs live photos from The Asbury Park Yacht Club

The DTs Mu...

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February 27, 2022 93 min

Sammy Kay is the embodiment of Asbury Park - although he currently doesn't live there.  Here we talk about his inspiration, his life, his music, and how he got hurt carrying a 600-pound smoker up a flight of stairs.

The discussion is brutally honest and open.  When he isn't riding the rails with Woody Guthrie, he writes beautiful and engaging songs.  He comes back east for shows and you'd be smart to follow him so you kn...

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Jeff Schroeck and Jay Nixon Zoomed in to Asbury Park Vibes to talk about their new band - The Sad Tomorrows.  If you know anything about these two musicians, you'd know that between the two of them they have been in many influential bands.

Here is a list of the bands or people they are associated with -
The Sad Tomorrows 
The Ergs!
Mike Hunchback
School Drugs
Nervous Triggers
Mikey Erg
Night Birds
Don Giovanni Records

And (I think) they ...

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Asbury Park Vibes recently had the opportunity to chat with accomplished comedian Paula Poundstone. Paula has been at the forefront of the comedy industry for many years, blazing the trail for both women and men in this occupation. She was the first female comic, in its then 73rd year, to perform at the White House Correspondents dinner; and the first female standup to win the ACE award for Best Comedy Special on Cable television. ...

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Our 95th podcast episode found us chatting with the Asbury Park progressive punk band, FREE THE WITNESS in our Asbury Park Vibes Studio! Band members Jake Bedel-Franklin (Lead Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar) and Chris Reith (Lead Guitar, Vocals) talked about their newly released album, Deliverance, which is a melodic/punk/hardcore masterpiece based upon the Dante’s Inferno (the first part of Italian writer Dante Alighieri's 14th-centu...

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Eddie 9-Volt / Eddie Nine Volt

AP Vibes was able to catch up with Eddie 9-Volt.  A young bluesman with an old soul, Eddie 9-Volt knows his craft.

We spoke to him backstage at The Saint in Asbury Park NJ.

After the interview, enjoy two songs from the actual performance.  Once you hear this, you will be hooked - but be careful not to sell your soul at the Crossroads. 

https://www.eddie9v.com/

The Saint, Asbury Park NJ

Asbury Park Vibes

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APV Host, Kenny Bieber,  takes a deep dive in conversation with the Indie punk-rock band Wyndup Kid for APV Podcast #93. Hear all about how the band actually started out as an art project and then the music was added on later! It's so interesting to hear them talk about how they create their music, and their underlying drive to push the envelope of the punk rock genre and create a sound that serves the music, as opposed to fitt...

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We had an opportunity to speak with Suzanne Spitaletta, both a fine photographer and owner of the Black Glass Gallery.

The photography of Black Glass Gallery members will be on display again at Middletown Arts Center! Join us for an opening reception with live music by Astronaut Jones on November 5th from 6-9pm.

Black Glass Gallery is a dynamic, social media-based photography community. Founded in New Jersey, we gather for photograph...

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Catching Up Backstage with The Happy Fits

We had a blast catching up with The Happy Fits right after their energetic and very well-received performance at Sea.Hear.Now. The guys were elated following that first show back since the pandemic and talked with us about many topics including their new singles "Another Try" and "Cold Turkey," what happened when their music was included on some pretty big playlists, and how ...

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