Music Photography

Review And Photograph by Amber Bintliff 408 brought their “Hot Mess” tour to Debonair Music Hall on May 8, 2024 with support from Telltale, Definitely Maybe, and New Jersey’s own Northvale. This high energy packed night served as both my 50th concert and first time doing concert photography! While this was my first time seeing […]

 

Once it was time for Waterparks to hit the stage, the energy in the room was incredible. Review by Amber Bintliff | Photography by Lara Ziccardi After a nationwide sold-out tour last summer in support of their fifth album INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, Waterparks have returned with their SNEAKING OUT OF HEAVEN tour at The Fillmore Philadelphia on March 20, […]

Photos by Terry Dickerson Sammy Rae & The Friends brought the CAMP The Tour to the Wellmont Theater on February 9. The show opened with a performance of original songs from up-and-coming Philadelphia-based pop artist Julia Pratt. Pratt’s performance was followed by an electrifying set from Sammy Rae & The Friends. The band took Montclair, […]

I recall “The Bird and the Worm” and “The Taste Of Ink” being some of the very first songs I added to my middle school playlists when I was first navigating my music taste – and it was awesome to finally hear them live!  Review and Photography by Emily “Emol” McCormack –  This show was […]

Review and Photos by Lara Ziccardi – Mom Jeans are an alternative indie rock band from Berkeley, CA. Formed in 2014, they’ve released four albums, with their debut Best Buds released in 2016. Most recently, they released their fourth album Bear Market this past November. Currently, Mom Jeans are on tour with Summer Salt and Hunny. Mom Jeans will be […]

Photos and Review by Emily McCormack – Let’s start with a confession: When this tour was announced, I fell to the floor outside of our general manager’s office and hyperventilated. I was immediately brought back to middle school – the good part: the music.  Now that we got that embarrassing moment out of the way… […]

The genre-bending metal artist dominates the New York City stage as they perform in their first-ever headline tour in the U.S.  Review and Photos by Emily “Emol” McCormack –  Alternative-metal-trap-screaming-everything-in-between artist Kim Dracula has quickly developed a following after their debut album A Gradual Decline In Morale released in July 2023. Just before, they were […]

The family-oriented talent dominates the stage in his return to the States for his North American headline tour. Review and Photos by Emily ‘Emol’ McCormack – Canadian singer-songwriter TALK rose to fame for his 2021 single “Run Away To Mars,” which topped rock-alternative charts over the years – landing a spot on Sirius XM’s Alt-36 […]

Review and Photos by Lara Ziccardi Ricky Montgomery is an American singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, CA, although he spent his teen years in the Midwest. He is known for his hits “Like Without a Hook” and “Mr Loverman,” which went viral in 2020. Montgomery is currently on his 2024 U.S. Tour, The Rick Tour: Another […]

Corresponsal - Alexia Perruelo | Fotografía - Felicitas Páez  Este 10 y 11 de febrero tomó lugar entre las sierras de Córdoba, un evento que nació el mismo año que quien escribe, en una Argentina en crisis, tal como en sus inicios en 2001. El Cosquín Rock ha sabido ser la voz más nacional de [...]

Fit For A King and The Devil Wears Prada are currently on their second leg of the Metalcore Dropouts tour across the U.S. Joining them for the second semester are Canadian hardcore band Counterparts and Seattle alternative metal band AVOID. On Sunday, January 28th, Program Director Lara Ziccardi headed down to Starland Ballroom to catch the […]

Ten years later, rap rock band From Ashes to New has concluded the Blackout Tour Part 1, starring their new album Blackout. Joining them on the tour are Texas natives Catch Your Breath, metalcore rock group The Word Alive, and DJ rap-rock artist Ekoh. On November 25, 2023, Program Director Lara Ziccardi headed down to […]

Davy Jones Locker in New Brunswick, N.J. hosted a concert featuring four local bands on November 18, 2023. The night started with Sierra Peaks, an alt-rock trio from Central Jersey. Then came Jag One, a hardcore rock and emo band also from Central Jersey. Then came Nematode, a band originally from Philadelphia, PA. The night […]

Known for their hits “The Great Escape” and “Love Drunk,” Boys Like Girls are still kicking it with their new album, SUNDAY AT FOXWOODS. Joining Boys Like Girls for “The Speaking Our Language Tour” are State Champs, The Summer Set, and LOLO. On October 30th, Program Director Lara Ziccardi head to Philadelphia, PA, for the show. LOLO — The Summer Set — State […]

Photos Lara Ziccardi After The Burial — Alpha Wolf — Knocked Loose —   Motionless In White —

Photos by Lara Ziccardi  The Sound of Letting Go tour is an eight-week-long tour across the country featuring artists Lauran Hibberd, Grayscale, Gym Class Heros, and All Time Low. WMSC’s Program Director, Lara Ziccardi, headed to Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. Lauran Hibberd — Grayscale — Gym Class Heroes — All Time Low —

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Review and Photography by Manda Martinez Glaive is an 18-year-old American singer-songwriter and record producer from Florida. Best known for his songs “astrid” and “i wanna slam my head against the wall,” Glaive is a fairly new artist. He began making hyperpop genre music towards the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in his bedroom. I was introduced to […]

Photos & Review By Emily Rabeno Greta Van Fleet is a rock band who started out in 2012. The band consists of four members: three brothers and one close friend. The singer is Josh Kiszka, main guitar is Jake Kiszka, bass as well as a piano player is Sam Kiszka last but not least on […]

I had the pleasure of meeting Yungblud on July 14, the week of his 2018 debut album release – five years later, I had the opportunity to photograph his concert. Photos and Review by Emily McCormack The Rooftop at Pier 17, New York City– Yungblud’s album 21st Century Liability released just a week before Warped […]

Photos and review by Lara Ziccardi All Time Low is a four-piece alternative pop punk band from Townson, Maryland. Best known for their hits “Dear Maria Count Me In” and “Monsters (feat. blackbear),” these guys have been around since 2003. All Time Low wasn’t in the very first chapter of my emo phase, but they […]

I’ve been to a bunch of concerts, yet I still have an intense bucket list of artists that I love and have changed my life in some way or another. I believe Delcan McKenna’s album Zeros came out in 2020 for the purpose of saving alternative music-lovers like myself during the most isolating year the […]

My first time at The Rooftop at Pier 17, I was so excited to finally see not just one, not just two- but three iconic alternative artists that have been on my concert bucket list for a long time coming. (Continue reading for my experience – and more photography at the end!) Review and photos […]

A conversation between music director Jared Tauber and music librarian & web director Emily “Emol” McCormack who were both at Webster Hall on December 17, 2022 for The Happy Fit’s Under the Shade of Green Tour: JARED: What did you like about the concert, Emol? EMOL: I’m good, thanks for asking. And you? JARED: Oh […]

Two years ago I wrote this article. Two years later, my work will see the light of day. This is The Death of an Optimist: Album and Movie Review. By Emily McCormack Since he started his musical career in 2014, alternative singer and activist grandson finally released his debut album, “Death Of An Optimist” on […]

                        

By Krizia Mae Templonuevo The Dream, Ivory brothers the night of Sept 23rd gave such an amazing show! Although their set was cut a little short, Louie and Christian gave it their best and everyone on the floor was vibing. The dreamy sounds of their guitar and deep bass echoed through the cozy venue of […]

Jack Flowers & The Petal Tones joined us for an episode of WMSC Unplugged for a debut performance of their EP, “Jack Flowers and The Petal Tones.” Listen in for a live version of all their new songs! 🎶 You can tune into WMSC Unplugged Thursdays 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM!           […]

By Krizia Mae Templonuevo On Friday, September 16th, Big Wild, with Biig Piig supporting them, took the stage and gave one of the best performances I’ve seen to this day. The alt hip-hop artist Biig Piig started the night off with their song “Roses and Gold.” The perfect combination of chill and hype really pulled […]