Our drummer Frank Lettieri Jr recently took to Facebook to announce the release of Analog Mind Bender, his first full-length in five years! The LP will be credited to Dust of Days, the moniker under which Lettieri has been writing, performing, and releasing music for over a decade. The album was recorded at Pachyderm Studios (where In
Brian stopped by 90.5 The Night: Brookdale Public Radio to talk with Megan O’Shea about the band’s new album, the recent Asbury Music Awards, and how the New Jersey music and arts scene has continued to foster positivity within its ranks. He performs two new songs, “Charlie It Can’t Be Done,” and “Chatter,” and discusses
On October 26th, Asbury Park-via-New York’s venerable local music publication Speak Into My Good Eye released its third annual 24-Hour Songwriting Challenge compilation. It features the track, “One Day Kate,” written by one-time Paper Jet Tim Ryan. The song was demoed by Ryan in 2010 but never properly recorded as Ryan hadn’t yet completed lyrics or arrangement.
Brian Erickson was recently featured on the fantastic 25 O’Clock Podcast. He spoke at length to host Dan Drago about his own Great Albums podcast, handling criticism, and the wealth of high-quality female-centric bands coming out of the local music scene. In addition, Erickson performs a new Paper Jets song called, “Charlie It Can’t Be Done.”
Last week The Paper Jets made their triumphant official return to the stage at New Brunswick’s iconic Court Tavern. Friends and longtime fans were eager to see the band for the first time in nearly a year and they did not disappoint! Armed with a swath of new material (including the Elvis-baiting “Charlie It Can’t