Die Happy by The Nico Blues The Nico Blues are a last wave rock band from New Jersey. Their new EP "Die Happy" was released on February 29th, 2012 and was recorded, produced, and mixed in the band's basement. In reviewing the new disc, JerseyBeat.com said " This is a band that segues seamlessly from starry-eyed psychedelic shoegaze (“Dementia In Three Dimensions”) to rootsy Americana with a twangy, toothsome crunch (“Melodic Death Jam”) to earwig melodic pop (the Minneapolitan “I Could Be Your Pet,” equal parts Soul [...]
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Now this is a protest song featuring all sorts of riot mayhem, police and anonymous action by the band Atari Teenage Riot . ATR wants you to lip sync to this tune and film yourself doing it with a black flag in the background. No not Rollin's and Ginn's Black Flag logo. A solid black one like the illustration above. A sure fire way of getting on a watch list so be sure to wear a mask with the mouth cut-out at least. Make sure to look angry and sinister! Atari Teenage [...]
Nico Blues, Royal Baths, Harpoon Forever & Lords of Liechtenstein hit Rutgers (for a good cause).
Blame the Boredom, Blame the Basements by The Nico Blues Local band The Nico Blues have a knack for crafting the perfect indie pop song and they have just released a new "guitar cam" video for "Folk Song Number Two" (from Blame the Boredom, Blame the Basements ). Blame the Boredom, Blame the Basements , along with a a demo and the band's 2009 EP are posted as free downloads on their website ( Nico Blues ). It is somewhat sad how bad the music [...]
The Nico Blues released their new video yesterday. The video is for the song "Folk Song Number Two" from their Blame The Boredom, Blame the Basements record and was directed by Adam Abada . Check it out below.
The Nico Blues have released their music video for " Folk Song # Two ". The track is from the group's debut LP, 2010's Blame The Boredom, Blame The Basements .
VIDEO PREMIER: When ever there is a #2 in a song title I think of the melvins #2 Pencil track. Don't ask me why it's irrelevant here. This new The Nico Blues - "Folk Song Number Two" video is shot entirely on GoPro Cameras and is as folky sounding as kraftwork sounds like van halen. What? Yeah, seriously folks if Mitch Easter started producing the shins or superchunk he'd have them sounding like The Nicos Blues. Great band. Enjoy! Elsie's Hooked on Second Chances MP3 by [...]
Those Mockingbirds have released the tracklisting for their Beta: Alpha EP . The acoustic EP will feature a reworked version of "We Are The Antidote", a new song called "The Bloodiest
The Nico Blues have made their way onto MTV's radar. The indie-rock group's video for "Living Proof" will appear on MTV's college only station this week. If you'd like to see it stay there
The Escape Directors held one of their last shows Friday night at Mexicali Live before leaving to work with Jim Wirt (Jacks Mannequin, The Rocket SUmmer, For The Foxes, etc.) on their new album. This was the Escape Directors' first birthday show and to celebrate The Nico Blues and Roderick opened up for them.
These Jersey guys first came to my attention when they told The Aquarian Weekly that they were named after Shannon Hoon's daughter. While I was expecting to hear a Blind Melon tribute band, I was pleasantly surprised to find a mixed bag of indie rock sounds on The Nico Blues "Blame the Boredom, Blame the Basements" and if there's a Blind Melon influence in the music, I can't easily detect it. Then again, I'm not sure I agree with the bands that The Nico Blues have been compared to: [...]
The Nico Blues, just released a music video for their song "Living Proof." The video is a DIY production that the band poured their blood,sweat,and tears into. The set it was shot on, the band built by hand, and every member of the 25 person crew was a close friend. Check it out below and for more information on the band check out their official website , MySpace , Facebook , and Twitter pages. The Nico Blues "Living Proof" from The Nico Blues on Vimeo [...]
Local band The Nico Blues have taken the viral approach to building a fan base and have been giving away some high-quality music for free over last two years. The band has a demo, their 2009 EP and their current disc, Blame the Boredom, Blame the Basements , posted as free downloads on their website ( Nico Blues ). I've had the band's EP on my iPod for the last few months and it has consistently gotten a number of plays. The band has an overall layered psychedelic sound which they send into [...]
The Nico Blues have released their new music video for "Living Proof". Though the Wayne, NJ rock group is still on the smaller side that didn't stop them from having over 20 people participate in the making of the all performance video. The track comes from their Tiny Giant Records debut, Blame the Boredom, Blame the Basements , which the group engineered, produced, and mixed all by themselves in their own studio. The album is available via the name your price model over at their Bandcamp . You can also keep an eye [...]
Hey Guys! These are my friends The Nico Blues . I’ve known them since puberty. I’ve watched them in talent shows, I’ve witnessed them grow facial hair, I’ve seen them change their band name about twenty-seven times. However I have also watched them turn into an awesomely talented ensemble mastering their sound and truly knowing their audience. Blame the Boredom, Blame the Basements is a perfect blender of indie rock with glimpses of the past as the album [...]
The Nico Blues just put out a great record titled Blame the Boredom, Blame the Basements . That's not all though! The Wayne/NYC based group have decide to give away the entire full-length for free! You can download it over at their bandcamp . The indie-folk-rock quartet also have a bunch of local dates upcoming up. These dates include a show at Hoboken's Maxwell's this Saturday 8/14 and a Meat Locker show 8/26. You can check out all of The Nico Blues announced dates here . Check out (and download if you like) one of the [...]