In the Key of Protomartyr

Text and Photos by K. Cecchini I just saw Protomartyr on Friday at Underground Arts, which is (I say) Philly version of Brooklyn’s Rough Trade  where we saw them in October. I wrote a piece after that show and never posted it, so I will do it now. Protomartyr vocalist Joe Casey took to the stageContinue reading “In the Key of Protomartyr”

Montclair Make Music Day: Thee Volatiles

Text by K. Cecchini/Photos Courtesy of Edward Delaney For a moment, a jazz horn blended with punk riffs in the crosswalk between Church Street and South Fullerton. Yesterday was Montclair Make Music Day and the Thee Volatiles were making punk music inside the East Side Mags comic book shop.  The Thee Volatiles was born among the EastContinue reading “Montclair Make Music Day: Thee Volatiles”

Artist Spotlight: Bryan McPherson- Wedgewood

By @KralTunes Given the choice between C-SPAN or WWE Raw and most people will choose to watch chair shots to the head instead of public policy talk. Bryan McPherson is the rare exception. And he thinks these broadcasts are interchangeable. He told KralTunes, “These people are characters who talk all kinds of trash and all kinds of gameContinue reading “Artist Spotlight: Bryan McPherson- Wedgewood”

Artist Spotlight: Wyldlife

Interview conducted by    @KralTunes The boys of New York’s WYLDLIFE are in the midst of a personal revival.  After being sidelined for close to a year, the band has just released some new material, (It’s Called) Rock ‘n’ Roll, and are gearing up for a major run in the next year.  Before heading south to record their new album,Continue reading “Artist Spotlight: Wyldlife”

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: WHORES.

In an attempt to reach new audiences with TONIGHT AT DAWN, we are beginning what will hopefully be an ongoing music interview segment.  Several artists have expressed interest in participating, and hopefully that enthusiasm will continue.  Our hope is to offer the reader and fans a different style of music interview.  Some discussions will be straightforward,Continue reading “ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: WHORES.”

Return To Form: Death From Above 1979

My reaction to the announced return of Death From Above 1979 (DFA79) was tempered;  while I loved the fact that the band was ‘alive’ once again, the prospects of writing a great new album seemed to be slight. Ten years between albums is a long time and their success the first time around was likeContinue reading “Return To Form: Death From Above 1979”