Meiko Interview

Meiko Interview

Meiko has been a favorite of NEXT for quite awhile (2007). In fact, if you listen to NEXT, you would have known about Meiko well before her voice was on TV shows from Grey’s Anatomy and One Tree Hill, to The Vampire Diaries. Meiko has recorded her own versions of favorites from her past. Her … Read More

Meiko solo

Meiko solo

I am a fan of Meiko. A big fan. It happened many years ago (2007) when I got a cd in the mail from her manager Mike Savage. I opened the mailer and of course the first thing you notice is that Meiko is quite striking and very cute. Never a bad thing. I put … Read More

Meiko: Next Concert 2007

Meiko: Next Concert 2007

Way back in 2007 Snapple sponsored a few Next Concerts that were recorded at Acme Recording Studios in Mamaroneck. Very similar to the Peak Performances. I just rediscovered these concerts. I hope you don’t mind if I post them. I remember getting Meiko’s first cd in the mail. I loved it. I called her manager … Read More

Week 633 Full Show 06_13_18

Week 633 Full Show 06_13_18

Welcome to another week of me, trying to find you, a NEXT, new favorite song. Like what you hear, share it. Or at least leave a comment and let me know what is making your ears happy. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a … Read More

Week 626 Full Show Our Notable Songs of April 2018

Week 626 Full Show Our Notable Songs of April 2018

Our monthly look back at the songs we played on NEXT. Your feedback matters. Comments, Tweets, and FB mentions are basically like votes. One hell of a good month. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a ticket to a show, or a tee shirt, … Read More

Next Week 623 Full Show 04_04_18

Next Week 623 Full Show 04_04_18

Like what you hear? Leave a comment. I like to know what you like to hear. Thanks. Don’t be afraid to share NEXT on social media either. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a ticket to a show, or a tee shirt, or…something from … Read More

Our Favorite Songs of 2016…so far

Our Favorite Songs of 2016…so far

So many great new songs have come out this year. If you hear anyone say “there are no good songs anymore”…well basically those people are just saying “I’m too lazy (busy) to find music anymore.” Good news. NEXT is here to save you from sounding like an asshole. There is more great new music being … Read More

Week 535 Full Show Our Favorite Songs of July 2016

Week 535 Full Show Our Favorite Songs of July 2016

Another brilliant month of great new music and we have 57 minutes (or so) to prove it. Like what you hear? Share it. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a ticket to a show, or a tee shirt, or…something from them. Thank you. If … Read More

Week 532 Full Show 07_06_16

Week 532 Full Show 07_06_16

Welcome to another month of us trying to find you a NEXT, new favorite song. June was brilliant (the end of the year is going to be hell). I hope you listened to our favorite songs (of June)…if not, you should listen. If you have already…thank you…and you should listen again. Please support these bands…or … Read More

Week 500 11_25_15

Week 500 11_25_15

I’m not one to dwell on the past but this one is pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty cool. I can’t believe we’ve been championing new music and under-appreciated bands for this long. What are some of your NEXT favorites? Songs or bands that NEXT introduced to you. Please leave a comment below. Thank you to Ocean … Read More