October 28, 2016 in Releases

New Tim Ryan Song Appears On Comp

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.

September 1, 2016 in News, Releases

Brian Talks Scene, Plays New Song

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.”

May 24, 2016 in News, Releases, Tour

Jets Dazzle, Introduce New Bassist

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

December 2, 2015 in News, Releases, Tour, Uncategorized

Brian’s Yarnspinners Set is Now Available

Back in October, our very own Brian Erickson got together with another Brian.  Brian David Rothenbeck, that is, who hosts the Yarnspinners Music Podcast.  Our Brian chronicles his decade (!) in music by digging deep into the catalog; playing songs that haven’t graced the concert hall in years.  Along the way, he starts talking.  He

October 19, 2015 in News, Releases

Brian Releases Second Surprise Single

Following the enormously positive response to the recently-released single, “Waves,” Brian is back at it again!  This time, he’s taken on much different source material, covering, “FLOOR IT!” by New Brunswick, NJ punk quartet Wolfasaurus Rex.  Instead of the original’s political maelstrom, Brian strips it back, transforming the song into a preachy folk number that reaches