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The Eugene Review…

As we continue to web cast from our studio in Hudson County, NJ, more and more bands are contacting us to “ride the wave” as they say… Normally, I don't do band reviews – and anyone who knows me, also knows that I'm a very hard sell. But when I heard this band, I was blown away…

eugene is one of the hottest up-and-coming bands to hit the Hoboken circuit in a long time. Without a doubt, they could easily hold their own to any of the top ten bands currently on the airwaves. As they perform original tunes with style… with ease – and with a wide range of excellent dynamics… it's easy to see that they're having fun the entire time!

A quick run-down on the players…
~ Drew Berman on drums… Upon meeting him, he seems very shy… but this guy is a monster on drums. Having been in a band for years myself, I happen to think that a drummer is the heart of every band… meaning the one who will drive the music to great heights - or not. Drew is incredible… not even off by a microsecond, he's got chops AND displays a wonderful range of dynamics.

~ Ed Smith on bass… Ed's cute… Very relaxed, and no matter how the evening shaped up, I could tell he'd already made up his mind – he was gonna have a good time! I noticed that Ed seems to go wherever the music leads him – so every time the pace picks up, he goes with the flow, jumping around as he's playing. Quite animated and very solid on bass… you'll notice a friendly smile on his face as well.

~ Dominick Della Fave on guitar and vocals… Here's a guy that's great with an audience. Very comfortable on a mic, he handles guitar and vocals with equal ease… and he's funny as hell.

If he ever decided to swing over to stand-up comedy, it wouldn't be much of a reach for him at all. Between screaming guitar leads AND great harmonies, he controls the room in a welcoming way.

 

 

 

 


~ Jamie Della Fave on lead vocals… Jamie is captivating… moving between raw vocals that will rip your heart out and a soft, sweet sound, all with the greatest of skill. This gal has it all going… and it's easy to see she really loves performing. And she's a cutie-pie to boot!…with a friendly personality. When you hear them, you'll notice the brother/sister harmonies really stand out with Jamie and Dom (a common thing with family members) as they delight us with an unrivaled harmonic sound. Lots of great energy here…

This band is solid – and they put on a terrific show. Try to catch them LIVE in the New Jersey / New York metro area if you can … It's well worth the visit. Otherwise, visit their web site at: http://www.eugenerock.com/ and pick up a CD… You'll become a eugene fan in no time!

Doreen Molloy

 

* 2007 Update...

eugene is no more... They are now known as: THE FAVE - and you can find them HERE...

 

 

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