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Spotlight on Clarence Oddbody


Clarence Oddbody is a band from Depford, East London.  They say they’re like a 60s/70s rock band with a hint of blues, funk, Motown and a splash of Americana - something for everyone. The Penguin Rocks presents this interview with Paul Claxton of Clarence Oddbody.

Luke LeBlanc to Release "Fugue State"
(MINNEAPOLIS, MN) -- Luke LeBlanc examines our current world on Fugue State, his fourth full-length studio album to be released October 28. Like all great singer-songwriters, LeBlanc crafts a batch of thoughtful tunes that explores the universal, then makes it personal. That’s because the Minneapolis-based LeBlanc takes an outwardly approach to search for inward solutions. That process renders Fugue State a more socially conscious effort than 2021’s Only Human, which centered on matters of the heart, particularly love, loss, and everything in between.

Special Guests Help The Grass Roots Recreate Their Most Iconic Hits On New Collection
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- The Grass Roots were one of the biggest American hit makers of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, crafting a sound that was both perfectly situated in its time and yet also somehow timeless. Songs such as “Let’s Live For Today,” “Sooner Or Later” and “Midnight Confessions” made the band a staple of AM radio and helped transition popular music from the psychedelic sounds of the ‘60s to the more muscular classic rock of the ‘70s.

Anthony D'Amato to Release New Solo Album Via Blue Rose
(BROOKLYN, NY) -- It's been a busy year for New Jersey native, Anthony D'Amato.  The singer-songwriter's supergroup, Fantastic Cat, recently released their debut album and he's about to release his first full-length solo album in six years.  At First There Was Nothing is due out on October 21st via Blue Rose.

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...8/18/22
“I can't say we're coming home, I mean, I'm home but I just can't wait to play two of my favorite places with my favorite people and my family," said former Jersey Shore resident and one-third of The Dales; Jacqueline Tozzi as she and her band mates Drew Lawrence and Preston Pope discussed their upcoming August 20 show at Asbury Park's Wonder Bar and the September 23 release of their new album, "Multi Trick Pony."

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FEATURES

Spotlight on Clarence Oddbody

Clarence Oddbody is a band from Depford, East London.  They say they’re like a 60s/70s rock band with a hint of blues, funk, Motown and a splash of Americana - something for everyone. The Penguin Rocks presents this interview with Paul Claxton of Clarence Oddbody.

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...8/18/22
“I can't say we're coming home, I mean, I'm home but I just can't wait to play two of my favorite places with my favorite people and my family," said former Jersey Shore resident and one-third of The Dales; Jacqueline Tozzi as she and her band mates Drew Lawrence and Preston Pope discussed their upcoming August 20 show at Asbury Park's Wonder Bar and the September 23 release of their new album, "Multi Trick Pony."

Algonquin Arts Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Concert Series
(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced a stellar lineup of concerts for their 2022-2023 season. “From jazz to orchestra, to folk and bluegrass, to tributes and opera, Algonquin’s new season has something for everyone,” stated Pamela Ward, Executive Director of Algonquin Arts Theatre. Highlights of the new concert schedule include a Jazz Series, an Orchestra Series, The Snakes, A Bluegrass Christmas along with tributes to Billy Joel, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Neil Diamond and Frank Sinatra.

PHOTOS from Greensky Bluegrass & The Wood Brothers in Seaside Heights
(SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ) -- Greensky Bluegrass brought their tour to Seaside Heights on August 13, 2022 and The Wood Brothers, who have been touring with Greensky, opened the night.  Photographer Chris Paul was there to take photos.

BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music: 8/15/22
Lazlo, founder of BlowUpRadio.com (an online station based around New Jersey artists), shines a light on some of the many new releases from NJ based musicians each week with this column. This week Lazlo takes a look at releases by woodthrush, Vista Rhymes, Tom Barrett, NOT YER BABY, crry yrslf, and Steam Enginess.

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RADIO SHOWS

The Penguin has several recorded radio shows that are available on demand. Shows range from those featuring artists from New Jersey to new music from around the world and those that focus on the 80s. Click here for descriptions of each show.

HALL OF FAME

The Penguin is creating its own Hall of Fame to spotlight our favorite artists, songs, and albums from throughout the radio station's history... coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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