Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: ‘Drive Away’ into the dreamy sci-fi space of Scranton duo Goodnight, Captain

SONG PREMIERE: ‘Drive Away’ into the dreamy sci-fi space of Scranton duo Goodnight, Captain

Young musicians may grow older and bands can part ways, but that doesn’t mean that passion for making music goes away – it just changes form. After a two-year hiatus, Scranton singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn and guitarist Stefan Ogonosky got together with their bandmates Steve Werner and Kevin Stone to play one final Blinded Passenger show […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces Blinded Passenger reunion and 30 more acts

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces Blinded Passenger reunion and 30 more acts

From a press release: Scranton indie rock favorites Blinded Passenger will reunite at the fifth annual Electric City Music Conference after a two-year hiatus. While vocalist Patrick McGlynn and drummer Steve Werner often collaborate on acoustic solo and side projects, the reunion will bring the full band back together. “Reunions are always fun, so I […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Blinded Passenger – ‘Ghost Town’

Blinded Passenger was already on the NEPA Scene Podcast this week and recorded a live acoustic version of their song “Born Here” for us (available to watch/stream/download for free here), but we’ve got one more exclusive with the band before their debut full-length album, “The Electric,” is released. We’re premiering the Scranton-based indie rock band’s […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Blinded Passenger covers ‘This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)’ by Talking Heads

Gearing up the release of their debut full-length album “The Electric” early next month, Scranton’s Blinded Passenger has been putting out songs and videos to keep people excited, including this stripped down acoustic cover of “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” by Talking Heads. Their album of all original music will come out on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Blinded Passenger will release new album in Scranton, the city that inspired it, on Dec. 5

Blinded Passenger will release new album in Scranton, the city that inspired it, on Dec. 5

From a press release: Scranton-based indie rock band Blinded Passenger will release their first full-length album, “The Electric,” on Friday, Dec. 5 at a CD release show at The Keys (244 Penn Ave., Scranton). Blinded Passenger features singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn, Steve Werner on drums, Stefan Ogonosky on guitar, and Kevin Stone on bass. “The Electric” […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Blinded Passenger release title track from ‘The Electric’

STREAMING: Blinded Passenger release title track from ‘The Electric’

Formed in Scranton in 2006 by singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn, Blinded Passenger has released a few EPs over the years and is finally ready to debut a full-length album, “The Electric,” this fall. In anticipation, the group – which features drummer Steve Werner, guitarist Stefan Ogonosky, and bassist Kevin Stone – released the title track from […]