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SONG OF THE WEEK

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Change” by Tom Kanach


Congrats to Tom Kanach whose title track to his “Change” EP is the Makin Waves Song of the Year, thereby also makin’ it an encore Song of the Week.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas” by Taylor Tote


COVID is trying to cancel Christmas once again, but the sweet and sultry Taylor Tote and a crackerjack band will help us overcome with warm and fuzzy feeling for the holiday classic “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas” that will last the whole year long.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by James Dalton


Prolific Jersey Shore blues great James Dalton media premieres his soulful cover of the Judy Garland holiday classic “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” at New Jersey Stage.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “If” by Tom Kanach


Veteran indie-rocking singer-songwriter Tom Kanach and his crackerjack band — bassist-producer-engineer Joe Rowley, drummer Steve Buzbee, and guitarists Pete Wood and Johnny Rao are the Makin Waves Song of the Week with the new single “If.”

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Get Back 2 Me Never” by Grasser


One of the latest singles from the Asbury Park-based indie trio Grasser, "Get Back 2 Me Never," is the Makin Waves Song of the Week. 

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “No Way to Live” by Colossal Street Jam


In anticipation of “No Way to Live,” Colossal Street Jam’s next album early next year, the title track is the Makin Waves Song of the Week. 

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Julie the Redeemer” by The Successful Failures


On their own FDR Records, Bordentown-based The Successful Failures have released their ninth LP, “James Cotton Mather,” their third in as many years. The 12-track collection’s first single, “Julie the Redeemer,” is the Makin Waves Song of the Week. 

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Energizer” by Rockstar Racecar


“Energizer,” the fourth single from “Senior Citizens,” the just-dropped fourth album by the young North Jersey punk rock band Rockstar Racecar, is the Makin Waves Song of the Week.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "How Sweet It Is" by Taylor Simon King


Taylor Simon King is a celebration of legendary troubadours James Taylor, Carly Simon and Carole King. Their version of “How Sweet It Is” is the Makin Waves Song of the Week.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Ding! Dong! Fill My Plastic Pumpkin!” by Mike Chick


Asbury indie great Mike Chick of Yawn Mower has created an instant Halloween classic, “Ding! Dong! Fill My Plastic Pumpkin!”

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Public Restrooms Suck!" by Houston & the Dirty Rats


Hard-working Phillipsburg-based punk trio Houston & the Dirty Rats are back on the road in support of their latest video for “Public Restrooms Suck!” off their 2020 EP, “Songs! From the Bathroom Stall?”

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Out of Body” by Jake Ryan


Young singer-songwriter Jake Ryan premieres his latest video for the pop-edelic single, “Out of Body,” with New Jersey Stage as the Makin Waves Song of the Week

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Fault Lines” by Dave Vargo


At the end of the month, Jersey Shore singer-songwriter Dave Vargo will release “Fault Lines,” the second single from his forthcoming third album. 

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Let's Get Our Funk On” by Freakwincey


Earlier this year, the Plainfield-originated P-Funk-inspired band Freakwincey released what may be their best song, the Kool & the Gang-like fun of “Let's Get Our Funk On.”

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “My Disappearing Act” by Jack Skuller


Young veteran North Jersey rocker Jack Skuller premieres the video for the title track of his new five-song EP, “My Disappearing Act,” with New Jersey Stage. 



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