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James: La Petite Mort pour toujours

My favorite lyricist is indelibly associated with Manchester, though he doesn’t originally hail from there. His name is Tim Booth and time and time again, over the quarter century-plus that...
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Cask: The Modern Beer Drinker’s Heaven on Earth

If Britain is currently enjoying a Renaissance in Real Ale, then Cask is perhaps the Leonardo da Vinci of its rejuvenated pubs. (This may be a mixed metaphor, but we’re...
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iJamming! Interviews

The following interviews were all conducted by Tony Fletcher unless stated. Some of them are exclusive to iJamming!, some were conducted for magazine features or record company bios, several provided...
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Rockin’ and Shockin’: James in Boston

Rockin‘: Returning to the Paradise Rock Club 22 years since the last time. Shockin‘: It seemed so much bigger when I was younger. But then, didn’t everything? Rockin‘: Boston is,...
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My Top 10 Albums of 2008 (and the Village Voice Pazz & Jop Poll)

I probably wouldn’t have gotten around to a Top 10 List for 2008 were it not for wanting my votes to count in the annual Village Voice Pazz and Jop...
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James: Live Can Change Anything

James: Live at the Stone Pony, Asbury Park, New Jersey, Sep 20 2008 (Previously: The Magnificent Seven Ride Again: James (and Squeeze) at Radio City Sep 19 2008 OMG, They’ve...
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The Magnificent Seven Ride Again: James (and Squeeze) at Radio City

“I never thought it would happen,” read the reunion t-shirts inside New York’s illustrious Radio City Music Hall on Friday September 19. Those words, as fans of classic pop music...
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Where Did The Future Go?

This past weekend I found myself returning to the Carbon/Silicon album The Last Post, blasting it through the house for a welcome dose of uplifting reality. For some oddly serendipitous...
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