Text by K. Cecchini Some people literally can’t afford to get sick. In the United States, workers are not guaranteed sick days and, therefore many workers – particularly lower wage workers – do not get paid if they are out sick or tending to an ill relative. Grass roots organization, New Jersey Working Families, is … More Can’t Afford the Germs
Text by @KralTunes American hip hop duo Run The Jewels (Killer Mike and El-P) have returned to right all that is wrong with the world with one of the most bad mama-jama rap albums I’ve heard in a long time. Now I may not be a connoisseur of the rap game, and my track record … More Run The Jewels 2
Text by KralTunes Who doesn’t like an album that seems to be made for the season? I personally have my favorites (Pearl Jam’s RIOT ACT is a perfect snow shoveling album, and I defy anyone who would doubt that). For me, The Twilight Sad’s latest, Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave embodies the … More The Twilight Sad: Gloriously Gloomy
Text by KralTunes @tonightatdawn Sadly, two words come to mind when thinking about Mark Lanegan’s latest offering: deflated, as in the overall delivery of the vocals and lack of any real dynamics here, and present, simply because there is nothing outright bad to be found here in these 10 tracks, but nothing to text home … More Mark Lanegan: God Is In The (Phantom) Radio
Text & Photos by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn From the foreign perspective, Switzerland is synonymous with the Alps. If in Zürich and can’t make the trek all way out to touch its great peaks, you need to seek out bucket list-worthy local views. Nearby Uteilberg Mountain and the city of Lucerne seem to be the next … More 2nd Class to Paradise
Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff/Feature Photo by K. Cecchini Myths, Tall-Tales, and (Un)truths “Rain rain go away. Come again another day.” I have some important edits to this nursery rhyme. First, it may be necessary to substitute “snow snow,” “hail hail,” “sleet sleet,” and “cold cold” for rain. Second, I would like to make a … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know: Busting Cold Weather Myths
Text & Photos by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn Your Adventure Goddess is grown-up play dates for women who say YES to fun! At the official launch party on Saturday, founder Bettina Peets invoked the need for women to seek a reprieve from the demands of our daily lives, “We say ‘yes’ to so many things everyday; our kids, … More Enter…Your Adventure Goddess!
Written by @KralTunes What the hell is this band doing to me?! For years (decades, at this point) Pearl Jam has left the best tracks from their recording sessions on the cutting floor, and while the released products are usually good to great, they make me lament the possibilities (ahem…Binaural). Therefore, I certainly wasn’t surprised … More Pearl Jam…What Could Have Been
Boston funk rock band BAD RABBITS released their acoustic E.P. Dusted back in July (little late to the party, I am). The entire 5 track release is a RnB/Soul concoction that, while enjoyable, might leave some fans yearning for that original groove. Comprised of covers of their own material, these tracks provide an interesting perspective on Bad Rabbits’ work. … More BAD RABBITS TAMED
VisualCandee Design is Stephanie Werthman I am excited to share Werthman’s new site with The Tonight at Dawn community so I am reposting her inaugural blog entry here. Chemigrams at Jersey City Studio Tour 2014 October 18 – 19 ~ 12pm – 6pm 74 Colgate Street, Jersey City, NJ Text & Art by S. Werthman … More Need Some VisualCandee?