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Paul Devlin’s first documentary, Rockin’ Brunswick, was shot near his hometown in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and edited while he was still a student at the University of Michigan. Rockin’ Brunswick captures a thriving ‘80s music scene, championed by WRSU DJ, Matt Pinfield and featuring interviews and performances by Crossfire Choir, The Blasés, The Groceries, Jigs and the Pigs, D.P. and the Greys, The Nullset, The Deed and Rockin’ Bricks. Also featured is Jim Wood, with his first band The Deal, the subject of Paul Devlin’s latest movie, The Front Man.
Check out this 1980's commercial for Patrix, the "CBGBs of New Brunswick," one of the the clubs featured in Rockin' Brunswick!
The re-release of Rockin' Brunswick on DVD was featured in the New Jersey Sentinel, read it here!
Paul Devlin was recently interviewed on WRSU radio by Jeff Wertz for his show, Flexible Vinyl, along with Jigs of Jigs and the Pigs. During the interview the three discussed Rockin' Brunswick, as well as the lively New Brunswick music scene of the 1980's. Listen to the complete show here! Below is an excerpt of Jigs performing "The Melody."
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