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Here Comes The New Album, Same as the Old…

If it’s November, it must be time for the Christmas music market. And sure enough, all the groups I’ve written major books about are celebrating the occasion with new releases...
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R.E.M. In 1980: Footage Surfaces, Questions Remain

Of all the items on offer at the R.E.M. In Perspective event, hosted by the Athens Historical Society on October 21, it was the previously unseen 1980 film footage that...
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Do Go Back To Athens

Every time I visit Athens, Georgia, I lament that it’s been too long since my last visit. There is something incredibly special about the place, something that extends beyond its...
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R.E.M. Under Cover

I’m looking forward to writing up an account of my trip to Athens, GA last weekend, but being on a particularly crazed schedule, it will have to wait until next...
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We’re All Going To Die (but not before we download the new Radiohead album)

I was stuck for six miserable hours at Atlanta International Airport yesterday. What to do but break with habit, buy the latest Rolling Stone, and trace a theme between the...
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Athens Bound

…But this time, not for Greece. On Sunday October 21 I will be taking part in a seminar of sorts entitled “R.E.M. in Perspective: An Athens History.” The event, which...
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The iJamming! Weekly Download: Three Colors

Three Colors: on CD at Last Three what? Three who? Perhaps I should explain. The following paragraphs are from the sleeve notes to One Big CD, released last week on...
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Featured Album: Casino Twilight Dogs by Youth Group

This post goes out in memory of iJamming! Pubber Heggo, who was several months ahead of us all and picked this album up on import last September. His good taste...
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