Category: Sugarblast

Brandy-New Tenterhooks Video

Tenterhooks are a bunch of busy guys, and they’ve got an excellent new video for our favorite track on Meanwhile In Another Part Of Town, “Helpless.”  Such a great song. Check it out here: Tenterhooks are playing May 8 at HiFi Bar in Alphabet City – 169 Avenue A in NYC.  Early show, be there by 8.

Sugarblast Al on WFDU.FM

WFDU, the radio voice of Fairleigh Dickinson University, has always been an important station to me (Al).  It’s the station I listened to as a kid, learning about bands like The Replacements, the West Coast punk scene of the 80s, and even the New Wave of British Heavy Metal.  It’s the first place we ever heard one of our records…

Stuyvesant on WFDU-FM

Brian from Stuyvesant and Al from Sugarblast were invited down to the studios of WFDU.FM by the ever-gracious Evan Toth, where they talked about Stuyvesant’s gig that night in Brooklyn, as well as the Shmyvesant album, the band’s history, and more.  Brian brought some records to spin, and we all had a blast. You can listen to the archive of the…

Year-End Lists: The “Best Of 2014” From Sugarblast & Friends

Being a new label, we don’t have a super-sized artist roster like we used to when we were Dromedary.  So we reached out to our bands, and assorted other pals that we count as “Friends of Sugarblast” to get the lowdown on the best records of 2014. Tom Beaujour, Nuthouse Recording (el estudio de elección para Stuyvesant) Doug Gillard • Parade On (Nine…

Sugarblast Al waxes nostalgic. Or maybe he just waxes.

Al from Sugarblast Music (that’s me, for the uninitiated) was a guest on the excellent podcast Hey You Know It this week.  Despite the best efforts of hosts Jacquetta Szathmari and Katie Kazimir to produce a decent show, they had the poor judgement of inviting me on to discuss Sugarblast, Signal To Noise, and the state of indie music in New Jersey.…