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SONG OF THE WEEK

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “House Full of Memories” by James Deely


Big America Records has released longtime Jersey Shore rocker James Deely’s latest single, “House Full of Memories.” 

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Drift Away" by Tom Kanach Band


Tom Kanach Band includes Pete Wood, Tom Kanach, Steve Buzbee, and Joe Rowley. They will return to Asbury on Aug. 14 at The Saint to play “Welcome Home Matt Pinfield,” a long-awaited homecoming for the East Brunswick music industry icon.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Lay It on the Line" by Ferocious Designs


Ferocious Designs, the project of Central Jersey-based singer-songwriter Brian Kelley, pictured, has dropped a video for the anthemic Peter Gabriel-like call to social justice, “Lay It on the Line,” in anticipation of a just-released five-song debut EP.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “How Do You Want Me?” by Blaise


Asbury Park artist Blaise has released his third single and video, “How Do You Want Me?”, from his third solo album, “Silver Linings Only.” Like several of its predecessors, the seven-minute clip is a short film featuring Blaise as both star and soundtrack.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Seasick" by Turnpike Gates


Turnpike Gates have just released a five-song EP, “City In Heat,” produced by The Bouncing Souls’ Pete Steinkopf. The Jersey City-based act has treated us to a video for the first single, the Killers-meets-Social Distortion-like “Seasick,” which can be viewed below. 

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Binary World” by Hot4Robot


Delaware Valley alt-rockers  Hot4Robot have released the first video from their recently dropped self-titled debut album. The trippy clip for the LP’s second single, “Binary World,” makes its media debut here in Makin Waves at New Jersey Stage.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Not for Sale" by Blaise


“Not for Sale” is a new single by Blaise co-written with and produced by former Deal Casino frontman Joe Parella and video directed by sought-after videographer Kris Khunachak. Makin Waves premieres the clip at New Jersey Stage having done the same with the single earlier in the week on “Radio Jersey” at The Penguin Rocks.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Invisible” by Ian Bamberger


Brooklyn-based, Jersey-raised singer-songwriter-guitarist Ian Bamberger has released a new single, “Invisible,” which was written during and inspired by the pandemic.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Miss Take" by Tom Kanach


Veteran Jersey Shore rocker Tom Kanach has released “Miss Take,” the second single from his forthcoming EP, “Change,” and Makin Waves premieres the video for the clip at New Jersey Stage.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "If Santa Claus Were President" by The New Bardots


​​​​​​​Three-fifths of Central Jersey-based The New Bardots have been playing together since the 1970s in such bands as Rockids, Oliver’s Twist, and Oliver Wylde, so it’s no surprise that they wrote and recorded their satirical new holiday song, “If Santa Claus Was President,” within days of the recent election. The band’s maiden voyage on the Italian indie I Couchie Records, the funny, heartfelt tune is the Makin Waves Song of the Week, and its video premieres here.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Someone Is Waiting" by Helen O'Shea


Helen O’Shea has followed her Grammy-considered single and video, “Unbecoming,” with the new single “Someone Is Waiting.” Both will be featured on a 2021 EP produced by two-time Grammy-winner Marc Swersky.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Carmelita" by Tom Foti


North Jersey-bred, Houston-based singer-songwriter Tom Foti premieres the video for his Latin-spiced rocker “Carmelita” in Makin Waves at New Jersey Stage.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Time" by Emibyrd


Singer-songwriter-harpist Emibyrd premieres the self-produced video for “Time” with Makin Waves at New Jersey Stage

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Sleep Walking" by Mike Chick


Mike Chick of the Asbury Park two-piece Yawn Mower has released a solo double single, “Sleep Walking” and “Call Up the Doctor,” on North Jersey-based Mint 400 Records.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Home" by C.R. and the Nones


Jersey City-based C.R. and the Nones’ third single, “Home,” precedes the Nov. 6 release of their debut LP, “Living in Fear,” on the New York City indie Favorite Friend Records. Pictured is frontman Chris Gennone, who released five albums with his previous band, C.R. and the Degenerates.



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