Throwback Thursday: Craig Re-Ranks the Top Albums of 2011

Throwback Thursday: Craig Re-Ranks the Top Albums of 2011

The year 2011 was a formative year in my young twenty-one years of life. It was the year I graduated high school, the year I decided on a college, the year I left home for the first time to live in a place away from my family, the year where...
Interview: Joe Reo of Hidden In Plain View

Interview: Joe Reo of Hidden In Plain View

A few weeks back, we got a call into the show from Joe Reo of Hidden In Plain View. The recently reunited band will soon be embarking on their ten year tour for their debut album Life In Dreaming, but first, they released a new EP called “Animal” which is...
Album Review: A Will Away - Bliss EP

Album Review: A Will Away – Bliss EP

          A Will Away burst onto the TGS radar in mid-2014 after contributing the first three tracks to their split with Head North, undoubtedly one of the best splits to come out last year. With the newest installment in the band’s discography dropping Friday, Bliss EP continues their momentum...
The Garden Statement's St. Patrick's Day Special!

The Garden Statement’s St. Patrick’s Day Special!

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya, Gardeners! It’s St. Patrick’s Day, a religious holiday in Ireland and a celebration of Ireland’s storied history of alcoholic beverages for everyone else. For TGS, however, it’s an excuse to put some songs together for you because we didn’t get a chance to go...
Acoustic Session & Interview: gates

Acoustic Session & Interview: gates

If you’re familiar with gates’ debut album Bloom and Breathe, you may know that they specialize in operatic post-rock with pulverizing drum swells and cathartic releases of pent-up energy. Today, they bringing you something a little different. Last weekend, gates stopped by our Trenton, NJ studio to record stripped-down versions...
Throwback Thursday: Donald's Top Albums of 2012, Re-Ranked

Throwback Thursday: Donald’s Top Albums of 2012, Re-Ranked

  Hello again, Gardeners! We’re now into our second round of our Throwback Thursday feature, this time taking a look at our Top Albums of 2012 Lists and making the changes that we see fit. Once again, Craig set far too great an example for me to follow up, but...
Album Review: Bayside - Cult: White Edition

Album Review: Bayside – Cult: White Edition

  In 2015, Bayside will celebrate its 15th year as a band. That’s right: babies that were born the same year Bayside formed are entering high school. Fans of the band may very well be younger than the band’s career. It’s a staggering statistic to consider, especially considering the band’s...
In-Studio Session: Head North

In-Studio Session: Head North

  If you’ve listened to The Garden Statement throughout the last couple months, you’ve probably already heard an interview and live tracks from our in-studio session with Head North. Now, you can listen to those sessions again and again via 91.3fm WTSR’s SoundCloud! Check out the playlist below for the...
Album Review: Make Do and Mend- Don't Be Long

Album Review: Make Do and Mend- Don’t Be Long

Not long after Make Do and Mend went on tour to support their sophomore full-length Everything You Ever Loved, the Hartford-based punk band went on a sort of unannounced hiatus- disappearing into the ether with no timeline for return. While many felt that Everything You Ever Loved was a step...
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Throwback Thursday: Craig Re-Ranks the Top Albums of 2011

Throwback Thursday: Craig Re-Ranks the Top Albums of 2011

The year 2011 was a formative year in my young twenty-one years of life. It was the year I graduated high school, the year I decided on a college, the year I left home for the first time to live in a place away from my family, the year where I began broadening my horizons-...
Interview: Joe Reo of Hidden In Plain View

Interview: Joe Reo of Hidden In Plain View

A few weeks back, we got a call into the show from Joe Reo of Hidden In Plain View. The recently reunited band will soon be embarking on their ten year tour for their debut album Life In Dreaming, but first, they released a new EP called “Animal” which is on iTunes now. During the...
Album Review: A Will Away - Bliss EP

Album Review: A Will Away – Bliss EP

          A Will Away burst onto the TGS radar in mid-2014 after contributing the first three tracks to their split with Head North, undoubtedly one of the best splits to come out last year. With the newest installment in the band’s discography dropping Friday, Bliss EP continues their momentum of making catchy alt emo....
The Garden Statement's St. Patrick's Day Special!

The Garden Statement’s St. Patrick’s Day Special!

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya, Gardeners! It’s St. Patrick’s Day, a religious holiday in Ireland and a celebration of Ireland’s storied history of alcoholic beverages for everyone else. For TGS, however, it’s an excuse to put some songs together for you because we didn’t get a chance to go on air last week. That’s...
Acoustic Session & Interview: gates

Acoustic Session & Interview: gates

If you’re familiar with gates’ debut album Bloom and Breathe, you may know that they specialize in operatic post-rock with pulverizing drum swells and cathartic releases of pent-up energy. Today, they bringing you something a little different. Last weekend, gates stopped by our Trenton, NJ studio to record stripped-down versions of a couple tracks. These...
Throwback Thursday: Donald's Top Albums of 2012, Re-Ranked

Throwback Thursday: Donald’s Top Albums of 2012, Re-Ranked

  Hello again, Gardeners! We’re now into our second round of our Throwback Thursday feature, this time taking a look at our Top Albums of 2012 Lists and making the changes that we see fit. Once again, Craig set far too great an example for me to follow up, but I’m here to at least...
Throwback Thursdays: Craig's Top Albums of 2012 Re-Ranked

Throwback Thursdays: Craig’s Top Albums of 2012 Re-Ranked

Here we are again with our newest feature Throwback Thursday, and this week  looking back at my 2012 top albums list and looking for answers as to why I ranked certain albums where (Why is Go Radio a top 10 album for example?) 2012 was a year of big changes in my life. I began...
Album Review: Bayside - Cult: White Edition

Album Review: Bayside – Cult: White Edition

  In 2015, Bayside will celebrate its 15th year as a band. That’s right: babies that were born the same year Bayside formed are entering high school. Fans of the band may very well be younger than the band’s career. It’s a staggering statistic to consider, especially considering the band’s rocky past (the death of...
In-Studio Session: Head North

In-Studio Session: Head North

  If you’ve listened to The Garden Statement throughout the last couple months, you’ve probably already heard an interview and live tracks from our in-studio session with Head North. Now, you can listen to those sessions again and again via 91.3fm WTSR’s SoundCloud! Check out the playlist below for the TGS-Exclusive live studio session with...
Throwback Thursdays: Madison's Top Albums of 2013, re-ranked

Throwback Thursdays: Madison’s Top Albums of 2013, re-ranked

     It’s my turn to reminisce a little bit and re-rank my Top Albums of 2013. Looking back, I spent hours upon hours compiling my original list. I wrote several drafts, pined over placement, and kept adding and crossing out albums until I thought my list was absolutely perfect. Honestly, I had not looked back...
Album Review: Make Do and Mend- Don't Be Long

Album Review: Make Do and Mend- Don’t Be Long

Not long after Make Do and Mend went on tour to support their sophomore full-length Everything You Ever Loved, the Hartford-based punk band went on a sort of unannounced hiatus- disappearing into the ether with no timeline for return. While many felt that Everything You Ever Loved was a step back from the band’s debut...
Throwback Thursdays: Donald's Top Albums of 2013, Re-ranked

Throwback Thursdays: Donald’s Top Albums of 2013, Re-ranked

  Last week, Craig got our new “Throwback Thursdays” feature going with an impressive look back at his Top 20 Albums of 2013. This week, I will be taking on this nearly-impossible task as well. As I looked back at my personal list of Top Albums from 2013, I find myself very intrigued by this...