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Shut Up and Sing, Creep?

I love these coincidences. Yesterday was also the day I finally got to hear Thom Yorke‘s solo album The Eraser, in full. I’m with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen...
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Dexys in America: Remember Us This Way?

Dexys Midnight Runners…a band known on these shores for one song only: “Come on Eileen”, a staple of pub-night and wedding-party piss-ups and so entrenched in the ubiquitous retro-80 muzak...
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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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From the Jamming! Magazine Archives: Kevin Rowland, 1982, Part 2

Part 1 of this interview can be found here. The foreword to this interview can be found here. ____________ -Do you think you’re succeeding if your music comforts people –...
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The iJamming! Weekly Download: Dexys Midnight Runners Live at the Old Vic

Surfing around the web for Dexys pictures, I came across this old fan site Dexys.org, which teasingly offers an MP3 from the Old Vic Projected Passion Revue shows of November...
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From the Jamming! Magazine Archives: Kevin Rowland, 1982, Part 1

Jamming! 14 was published in the summer of 1983, a full year after the previous issue and a full year after the interview with Kevin Rowland was conducted. See more...
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From the Jamming! Magazine Archives: Kevin Rowland, 1982, Foreword

FOREWORD “I have to trust my own instincts. If I start writing music for the listener I’ll end up sounding like The Jam or someone.” It’s early 1982, and Kevin...
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James Come Home

Is it 2007? Or 1987? The Coachella festival announced its line-up this week and keen observers immediately noticed that it included two bands previously considered disbanded. The Jesus & Mary...
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