Newsletter 7/31/23

Hi Everyone,

Lazlo will be broadcasting live with the following special programming:

Monday @ 7pm ET - Presents New NJ Music

Tuesday @ 7pm ET - Lazlo's Den Presents New Music

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Every Monday read a new's New & Notable NJ Music: on New Jersey Stage:
This Monday (7/31) will feature: Jacob Chacko, No Good With Secrets, Psychiatric Metaphors, Honey Wild, Separatr, Torment Of Giants, (+ Not New, But Memorable: 1L (Bil Brixton)


Latest Updates on

MUSIC VIDEO: Vakili Band - "To the Park" (NJ)

MUSIC VIDEO: Honey Wild - "Sweat on the Brain" (NJ)

MUSIC VIDEO: CR and The Nones - "The Long Game" (NJ)

MUSIC VIDEO: Jacob Chacko - "Back For More" (NJ)

INTERVIEW: Vakili Band interviewed by Thommy Delaney (NJ)'s New & Notable NJ Music: 7/24/23 (read it on New Jersey Stage)


Lazlo's Corner

I posted this on Mastodon ( the other day, but I know that doesn't have the same reach as when I was on Twitter (X?!?!), so I thought I would re-post here.

Luke Combs covering Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car" is eerily similar to Pat Boone covering Little Richard.

In both cases a white male is making a song safe for White/Country radio that was not played on the station by the original artist (both gay people of color)... a literal whitewashing.

Of course some people did/will seek out the original (superior in my opinion) of these songs, & Tracy Chapman should see some royalties (Little Richard got screwed on that),but it is still a mixed bag at best


So much work going on behind the scene to prepare for our annual Banding Together benefit webathon for the Spondylitis Association Of America.

October 13th-15th seems so far away, but it is just 2 and a half months from now, and there is much work to be done for our 16th year of this benefit.

There are scores of artists performing a 30 minute live audio performance and/or submitting a previously unreleased original song (which can include acoustic or live versions of previously released songs, remixes, etc.) for this year's compilation, and I am so excited at the top notch talent involved!

If anyone is interested, there is still room, just e-mail me.

And, this year's Banding Together compilation will feature artwork from local artist Jenny Jaybles. I am a great fan of her work, and am honored that she is allowing us to use her work as the album cover. It will be a few weeks, at least, until we release the cover artwork, but you can check out her artwork, and order prints (I own two myself) here:



This week on Presents New NJ Music we have new music from:

Torment Of Giants - "Square Peg" from "Lion Heart & Paper Tiger"
Glenn Brennan - "Aging Punk" from "Aging Punk [single]"
Messy Humans - "Messy Fucking Humans" from "Messy Fucking Humans [Single]"
Honey Wild - "Sweat on the Brain" from "Sweat on the Brain [single]"
Jacob Chacko - "Back for More" from "Back for More [single]"
Personal Space - "Vital Essence of Green" from "Vital Essence of Green [single]"
Separatr - "Directionless" from "QUEEN ACE"
Joey Biondi - "She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not" from "She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not [single]"
Psychiatric Metaphors - "Street Sweeper" from "Flower Market Exchange"
AFTYN - "One Bedroom" from "One Bedroom [single]"
Pynkie - "down (demo)" from "down (demo) [single]"
Tyler Ballingall - "My Hair Is Falling Out" from "Going Home"
The Vaughns - "Turnaround" from "Egg Everything"
Laree H. Cisco - "I Digress" from "50/90 2023"
No Good With Secrets - "Move Too Slowly" from "Harmony and Chloe" Presents New NJ Music airs Monday @ 7pm ET

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See playlist (with links to all the acts) here:


This week on Lazlo's Den Presents New Music we have new music from:

Bush Tetras - "Tout Est Meilleur" from "They Live in My Head"
The Drowns - "The Beast" from "Split 7""
Be Your Own Pet - "Big Trouble" from "Mommy"
Jalen Ngonda - "That's All I Wanted From You" from "Come Around and Love Me"
Stephen Marley - "Old Soul" from "Old Soul [single]"
Brian Lopez - "All Souls" from "TIDAL"
Tony Stives - "Brighter Side of Life" from "Wake Me If I Sleep"
The Mountain Goats - "Clean Slate" from "Jenny from Thebes"
Cayucas - "Waffles" from "Waffles [single]"
Mitski - "Bug Like an Angel" from "The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We"
Ethan P. Flynn - "Bad Weather" from "Abandon All Hope"
Pleasure Pill - "Not Giving Up" from "Not Giving Up [single]"
Buck Meek - "Cyclades" from "Haunted Mountain"
Glen Hansard - "The Feast Of St. John" from "All That Was East Is West Of Me Now"
Wonk Unit - "Rebecca" from "Split 7""

Lazlo's Den Presents New Music airs Tuesday @ 7pm

Listen here:

See playlist (with links to all the acts) here:



That's all for this week folks.


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