November 5th, 2007

Supporting New Jersey's Local Music Scene Since 2000

Album of the Month
Citizens Band Radio - "CBR"

Earlier this year I gave a glowing review to a 3 song EP that I received from New Jersey's Citizens Band Radio. Those three songs begin their brand new full length CD, "CBR". On it, they continue to blend bluegrass, mountain music, classic country, and southern rock into something beautiful. Pedal steel guitar and mandolin mixes with twangy vocals, and songs with classic country type titles like, "ole Kentucky whiskey blues", "my ramblin ways", and, "band of outlaws". Fans of artists like Merle Haggard, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Jayhawks, Old Crow Medicine Show, Warren Haynes, and even the Grateful Dead, will all likely find something on this CD that they will enjoy. "18 wheels" even sounds like a country infused gospel song. Citizens Band Radio may not save your soul, but they can certainly move it with their fine debut album.

- Lazlo
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Message From Lazlo

Hi Everyone,

So I'm coming along on the new Webcast. In fact, I am right here, right now, setting myself a deadline. The new (and hopefully improved) Webcast will be up and running by Thanksgiving. That doesn't give me a lot of time, but by setting a deadline hopefully I can stay focused and get it done.


A couple of up-coming shows to promote:
As you probably know by now, the Folk You! concert series is going on hiatus after the Dec. 5th show, so hopefully Jim Testa and I can see all of you at the final two shows.

And while I'm mentioning upcoming shows at Buddie's Tavern, mark your calendars now, BLOWUPRADIO.COM'S ANNIVERSARY SHOW IS SATURDAY DECEMBER 8TH! I'll be announcing the line-up soon, and it's a good one, a very good one.


Last week I started doing Notes From The Den, a weekly recap of literally notes from doing Lazlo's Den. Info on some of the songs I've played, and also whatever other shit comes out of my head. I told you last week to join the Lazlo's Den e-mail group, by sending an e-mail to:, which I still recommend, so that each week you get it directly in your Inbox, but you can now also read it directly at

Also,'s interview archive now has the two live songs that The Future Kings Of Nowhere recorded here, up for you to stream, along with an excerpt of their interview. Definitely check these live songs out, as they sound incredible.


Tonight (Monday Nov. 5th) at 8pm ET on Lazlo's Den I will be broadcasting a fascinating interview I recorded last week with James Taylor, the publisher of Shocked And Amazed, the only journal dedicated to the sideshow attractions (fire eaters, sword swallowers, etc.), and burlesque shows. This hour long interview was so much fun to record, and I hope you all have as much fun listening to it.


And don't forget to check out the latest Podcast. This week's podcast features new music from: The Successful Failures, and Kosmic Daydream, as well as other tunes from Rachel, Robin Renee, Lisa M. Bello, Lloyd United, Evergreen File, Sounds of Greg D, and Citizens Band Radio.

Click here to download the new podcast


Don't forget to check out & for new CD reviews of albums by the Future Kings Of Nowhere, Critical Me, and West Indian Girl.


New Songs Added This Week

Kosmic Daydream psychosomatic playground
The Successful Failures ripe for the burning

Concert Picks of the Week

Lazlo (

Saturday night Green To Think plays it's last live show as part of Fake Chapter Records 11th anniversary. The show goes down at the Russian Hall in Little Falls. More info can be found at
Jim Testa (Jersey Beat)

THE ANDERSON COUNCIL, The Newbru, Tommy Strazza, Jared Scharff & The Royals - Maxwells, 1039 Washington St. Hoboken - 9 pm, $7, 18+

Maxwell's presents a mixed bag of singer/songwriters with NJ's psychedelic popsters The Anderson Council at the top of the bill.
Concert Picks of the Week

Gary Wien (Upstage)

Jared Migden (WRSU)

Concert Calendar

Monday November 5th
Robert Fripp and the League of Crafty Guitarists @ World Cafe Live

Tuesday November 6th
Super Satellite @ The Knitting Factory
The Samples, Shannon McNally @ World Cafe Live
Gordon Tentrees Trio, Roger Marin Band @ Mexicali Blues Cafe

Wednesday November 7th
Dirty Tactics, The Hollowpoints, Suicide City @ Asbury Lanes
Concentric Circles, Bohemian Sunrise @ The Saint
Jo Wymer @ Court Tavern
Caitlin Cary (of Whiskeytown and Tres Chicas) & Lynn Blakey (Tres Chicas) with Walter Salas-Humara & Drew Glakin (both of Silos) @ World Cafe Live
Hammerhead, Deadbird @ Brighton Bar

Thursday November 8th
"Shocked and Amazed!" Tour featuring Guinness World Record & Ripley's Believe It or Not! star Zamora the Torture King, and Tyler Fyre with Wild Snake Enchantress Thrill Kill Jill @ Asbury Lanes
Derek Trucks Band, Ryan Shaw @ Scottish Rite Auditorium
The Trolleyvox, Canadian Invasion, Trentalange @ World Cafe Live
Lanky @ The Goldhawk
Buzz Universe @ Lion's Den
Skeleton Key, Meets West @ Brighton Bar

Friday November 9th
Th' Legendary Shack*Shakers, Pine Hill Saints, Casa de Chihuahua @ Asbury Lanes
Wretched Ones, Lousy Break @ Brighton Bar
the Anderson Council, Tommy Strazza & The Model Citizens, Newbru, Jared Scharff & The Royals @ Maxwell's
ABOUT A GIRL CD release: Late Night Television, Taggart, Grammar Debate, The Successful Failures, Dipsomaniacs, The Rigbees, Timothy Bracken @ North Star Bar
Kosmic Daydream @ Blue Room
Juggling Suns, Turtle Soup, Tim Nayfield Mix Tape @ Paul's Tavern
The Subdudes @ World Cafe Live
Wretched Ones, Lousy Break, The Takers, The Blackout Shoppers @ Brighton Bar
Changing Modes, Nicole Collins, The Dramas, Jana Peri, Shannon Corey, Wendy Ip, Hello Tokyo, Cheap Perfume, It's my Party @ Baggot Inn

Saturday November 10th
Green To Think @ Russian Hall
California Guitar Trio, Tony Levin perform, David Jacobs-Strain @ World Cafe Live
The Urges, DJ Jack the Ripper @ Asbury Lanes
California Guitar Trio, Tony Levin, David Jacobs-Strain @ World Cafe Live
The Heavy Pets, Leroy Justice @ Mexicali Blues Cafe
Skate For Cancer: Among Criminals, Colour Reporter, Philo, The Roskoes @ 449 Room
Jo Wymer, Christine Martucci @ Stanhope House

Sunday November 11th
Caring Bridge Benefit w/ Marvin Sunk, Tunnels to Holland, Cutlass, Half the World Away, & more @ Asbury Lanes
Twelve:01 @ Lucky Bones
Bob Mould @ World Cafe Live
Poetry Show @ Brighton Bar

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