Monthly Archives: January 2007

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Everybody’s Older Nowadays

I had to find my older son at school for something today. He acted like he’d been visited by the plague. Are all 11-year olds embarrassed to be seen with...
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Beckham’s Coming Home

A lot of ink has already been spilled about David Beckham Coming To America, joining the Los Angeles Galaxy from Real Madrid at the end of this season. From my...
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The iJamming! Weekly(?) Download: Walter Meego

The pre-Christmas iJamming! Daily Downloads proved so popular I’ve decided to see if I can’t find you something decent to (legally) download every week. First up: Walter Meego. The Chicago-based...
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Death Does Not Bring Closure…

Two weeks ago, as the manner of Saddam Hussein’s execution became public knowledge through the release of the cell-phone snuff movie, I made the mistake of visiting the BBC’s web...
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MLK Day 2

“The origins of the term “jazz” have always been debated, but it most likely came from black slang. Whites, however, popularized the term in print, defining it as a music...
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MLK Day

“The fault lines of racial caste that ran deep through America of the pre-Civil Rights era divided the music world into two distinct and unequal spheres. In all but the...
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Thursday Fun

Kevin Rowland returns with the first new song credited to Dexys Midnight Runners in God knows how many years. The demo of ‘It’s OK Johanna,’ currently available at Rowland’s myspace...
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The EU & the USA: Same Day, Different Proposals

The European Union responds to the concern of its citizens over the threat of climate change by announcing plans for what it calls a “post-industrial revolution” of “a low-carbon economy.”...
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