Videos

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Wicked Philthy Northeast IPL by Søle Artisan Ales and Jack’s Abby Brewing

Beer: Wicked Philthy Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales and Jack’s Abby Brewing Style: India Pale Lager Age: 2017 ABV: 7.00% IBU: 65 Like last week’s review and the week before, we’re drinking another collaboration beer by local gypsy brewer Søle Artisan Ales (who are currently brewing out of Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston), this week with […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers make TV debut on NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’

VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers make TV debut on NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’

The popularity of Scranton punk band The Menzingers has only skyrocketed over the years since they moved to Philadelphia and signed to Epitaph Records, producing acclaimed albums and touring the world, so it was only a matter of time before television caught on and featured them on a late-night program. On Thursday, March 30 (technically […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton comedian Ron Babcock gives men everywhere hope in funny animated video

Last week, you saw the hilarious cooking show parody that comedian Ron Babcock shot to promote his debut comedy album, “This Guy,” on Austin, Texas indie label Sure Thing Records. The Scranton native who now lives and performs in Los Angeles also released a short cartoon of one of his stories featured on the album. […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton alt rock band Just Blush debuts moody ‘And Your Mother Too’

After a contentious election and with a general state of unrest across the world these days, the “us vs. them” mentality is rampant, which is embodied in the moody new single by Scranton alternative rock band Just Blush. The band’s current lineup – Nick Barno (drums), Andrew Bryant (guitar), Abby Vail (bass), and Todd Oravic […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton bassist Grant Williams reaches for the stars in ‘Alpha Centauri’

When Scranton solo bassist Grant Williams plays, he takes the listener on a journey as he gets lost in the music himself. In the case of his latest music video, that trip is just over four light years away. Alpha Centauri is our closest neighboring star system, and while the video takes place right here […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 new acoustic songs by Ed Cuozzo of Scranton’s University Drive

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 new acoustic songs by Ed Cuozzo of Scranton’s University Drive

Last week during the live recording of Episode 2 of the newly relaunched NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Scranton singer, songwriter, and guitarist Edward Cuozzo opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of two songs from “On/Off: Reset,” the debut album by his new alternative rock […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Hip Hop Airhorn DIPA by Søle Artisan Ales and Finback Brewery

Beer: Hip Hop Airhorn Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales and Finback Brewery Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 7.90% Like last week’s review, we’re featuring another collaboration beer by local favorite Søle Artisan Ales (who are currently brewing out of Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston), this time with Finback Brewery in Ridgewood, New York. Created for […]

 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO: Wilkes-Barre’s Rosary Guild tells cinematic sci-fi story in ‘Crocodiles’

It seems The Menzingers aren’t the only band from Northeastern Pennsylvania to release an epic music video last week. Wilkes-Barre alternative rock trio Rosary Guild has been working with locally developed music social media app Tunefly on some videos recently, including this submission to NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest: Tunefly co-creator/CEO Sam O’Connell directed a feature-length […]

 Rich Howells

FUNNY VIDEO: Scranton-born comedian Ron Babcock creates debut album in cooking show parody

Living and working in Los Angeles, it’s not often that comedian Ron Babcock gets to return home to Scranton to perform. Luckily, you’ll be able to listen to him any time when his debut comedy album is released this Thursday, March 30 through Austin, Texas-based indie label Sure Thing Records. The University of Scranton grad […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Evil Smoosh DIPA by Søle Artisan Ales and Evil Twin Brewing

Beer: Evil Smoosh Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales and Evil Twin Brewing Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 7.80% Søle Artisan Ales, who are currently making beer at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston, collaborated with another wickedly creative gypsy brewer, Evil Twin Brewing, to produce Evil Smoosh, a Double IPA dry-hopped with Denali and Lemondrop and […]