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On the List - Our Most Coveted Record Store Day 2017 Releases

On the List – Our Most Coveted Record Store Day 2017 Releases

To celebrate Record Store Day, The Garden Statement is bringing you our most anticipated releases that we will hopefully be picking up this Saturday! Take a look at what Craig and Donald are looking to find this weekend, and let us know what you’re picking up in the comments!   Craig: Everyone has their little family...
Best of 2016: Donald's Top Albums

Best of 2016: Donald’s Top Albums

Happy 2017, everyone! 2016 was a dormant year for The Garden Statement, but thanks to a New Year’s Resolution to write more and Craig’s Top Songs List to motivate me to keep pace, I’m back for a recap of one of the strangest years in both real life (especiallyin real life) and music that I...
Back to School Special: What I Listened to Over Summer Vacation

Back to School Special: What I Listened to Over Summer Vacation

Sadly enough, today is the first day of Autumn. Sorry kids, but it’s time to face the facts: Summer is now over according to the calendar, back to school sales ending, and you getting your lazy butts out of the heat and into the classroom. The first few weeks of school are always a time...
The Weekly Statement: October 9, 2015

The Weekly Statement: October 9, 2015

For whatever reason, this week seemed to bring us quite a few things we’d been waiting a long time for. The heat lingering from the summer finally broke, making way for the first full week of that perfect “fall weather.” We also saw some new releases that had long been in the works finally see...
The Weekly Statement: October 2, 2015

The Weekly Statement: October 2, 2015

Congratulations, you’ve made it to another Friday! The Weekly Statement is entering its third month, and we’re cooking now, thanks to a September to remember. I really can’t remember the last time one month in particular was this loaded with releases, and October looks to offer even more quality in the coming weeks. With so...
Pinelands Music Festival Preview: 10 Bands You Need To See

Pinelands Music Festival Preview: 10 Bands You Need To See

  This weekend, the first-ever Pinelands Music Festval will be held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ. To help get you ready for the Festival, The Garden Statement is here to help plan your day at the festival with 10 bands you need to see while you’re there! Check out what bands...
Photo Gallery: The Gaslight Anthem at The Paramount in Huntington, NY

Photo Gallery: The Gaslight Anthem at The Paramount in Huntington, NY

It’s a true privilege to be able to experience the career of The Gaslight Anthem unfold before us. Once heralded as the next great American rock band, they’ve pushed themselves in new directions with each release, staying true to their punk-meets-classic rock style. Their live show feels more like a party than it does a...
Interview: Will Swan of Dance Gavin Dance

Interview: Will Swan of Dance Gavin Dance

In case you missed it last week, Donald was able to attend the Howell, NJ stop of Dance Gavin Dance’s Instant Gratification Tour a week ago. While at the show, he was able to photograph the band’s crisp, impressive set. A gallery of those photos can be seen here. In addition to the photos, Donald...
We'll Live Forever: A Thank You To My Favorite Band

We’ll Live Forever: A Thank You To My Favorite Band

With the closing lines of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18, he distills the immortality of one’s art into 27 impactful and concise words: “When in eternal lines to time thou grow’st; / So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, / So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.” Anberlin beat the greatest...