Rich Howells

Title Fight supports Circa Survive this winter

Title Fight supports Circa Survive this winter

Kingston punk rockers Title Fight revealed today that they’ll be supporting Doylestown’s Circa Survive on a tour this winter, joined later in the run by Pianos Become the Teeth. Kicking off in Boston on Nov. 5, the tour will hit New York City early on (Nov. 11) and end with two shows at Union Transfer […]

 Rich Howells

Win a copy of poetry collection ‘All That Remains’

Win a copy of poetry collection ‘All That Remains’

Wilkes University continues its Summer Reads book giveaway this week by offering a chance to win a copy of Brian Fanelli’s 80-page poetry collection “All That Remains,” published last fall by Unbound Content. To enter, follow this link and comment on an excerpt from the book. The contest for this book ends this Friday, Aug. […]

 Rich Howells

Title Fight signs to new label, starts recording new record

Title Fight signs to new label, starts recording new record

Anti- Records, a sister label of Epitaph Records, announced today that they have signed Kingston’s Title Fight. The label’s roster includes Tom Waits, The Antlers, Neko Case, Dr. Dog, Glen Hansard, and Wilco, according to a press release. The band was previously signed to SideOneDummy Records. “Our ability to choose our own path regardless of […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: The ‘Sounds’ of SUZE, Kingston’s jazz, funk, and blues band

ARCHIVES: The ‘Sounds’ of SUZE, Kingston’s jazz, funk, and blues band

For a band with a funny name that was formed “by accident,” SUZE has become a purposeful creative outlet for Adam McKinley and his bandmates and one of the area’s favorite rock acts. Founded in Kingston seven years ago, a friend he attended Penn State with asked if he would play a party for him […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: People (and their boutiques) are strange – The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor opens in Kingston

ARCHIVES: People (and their boutiques) are strange – The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor opens in Kingston

The centerpiece on the coffee table in front of the door is a human skull under glass, accentuated by severed white mannequin arms reaching up for it from underneath. Heads of deer, a ram, and other expired animals line the deep purple walls alongside taxidermied wolves and birds. Butterflies and beetles are pinned behind elaborate […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Inspired by a flourishing scene, Kingston punk heroes Title Fight grow with ‘Floral Green’

ARCHIVES: Inspired by a flourishing scene, Kingston punk heroes Title Fight grow with ‘Floral Green’

With his shoulder-length hair pushed behind his ears, wearing a white Floorpunch T-shirt and rolled up jeans, 22-year-old Ned Russin is easily identifiable as the bassist/vocalist of local punk band Title Fight as NEPA Scene meets him outside his Kingston home. The beautiful, well-furnished household he leads us into, however, isn’t exactly the abode one […]

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