Monthly Archives: August 2006

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Rockin’ & Shockin’: Catskills Festival Special

ROCKIN’: It’s August Bank Holiday Weekend in the UK SHOCKIN’ It’s not a Bank Holiday in the USA ROCKIN’ It’s Festival Weekend in the UK SHOCKIN’ It’s Festival Weekend in...
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Of Mad Englishmen: Windham Vineyard and Winery

In the northern Catskills, a few miles up from Hunter Mountain, there lives a 40-ish Englishman whose love of wine borders on obsession… And a few weeks ago, I went...
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Featured Album: Yell Fire! by Michael Franti & Spearhead

Michael Franti & Spearhead: Yell Fire! (Anti) WHO: American alt.rapper, hippie icon, social activist and renowned all-round nice guy Michael Franti takes a camera and a guitar to Iraq, Israel...
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Keith Moon at 60

My thanks to iJamming! Pub landlady Shona for toasting Keith Moon on what would have been his 60th birthday, yesterday, August 23. You can read her announcement and offer your...
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The Case Against CDs 2

An Op-Ed in the NY Times on Saturday finds writer Verlyn Klinkenborg singing the praises of a long-forgotten album from 1970 by The Jerry Hahn Brotherhood. “I heard ‘Martha’s Madman’...
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The Case Against CDs 1

Some recent enthusing about Sinead O’Connor and cover versions, both here on the front page and over at the iJamming! Pub, led me to order the Collaborations CD, a Capitol...
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The Kindness Of Strangers

It’s Wednesday afternoon last week, and we’re on our bicycles, taking in some Finger Lakes Wineries (and their wines) with Noel on the back of the one bike, growing thoroughly...
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The Wonders Of Science

1) Posie and I take a brief spur-of-the-moment vacation last week and I’m able to update iJamming! every morning courtesy of our modest hotel’s free in-room broadband internet connection. (Does...
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