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Rockin’ & Shockin’: Manchester, London and Athens

ROCKIN’: An overnight flight to Manchester, a chance to sleep five hours straight SHOCKIN’: Ever tried sleeping on a seat that won’t recline? (That’s what you get for sitting in...
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Atmosphere in Athens

New Order at the Ejekt Festival in Athens, Greece Saturday June 3, 2006: 1) 10,000 young Greeks singing along in joyous perfect pitch to set opener ‘Love Will Tear Us...
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Featured Album: The Aggrolites by The Aggrolites

THE AGGROLITES: THE AGGROLITES (Hellcat) WHO: The month that ska-reggae pioneer Desmond Dekker kicks the bucket, a group of white Southern Californians revive that late 60s Jamaican sound with admirable...
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Featured Album: The Bells Of 1 2 by Sol Seppy

SOL SEPPY: THE BELLS OF 1 2 (Grönland ) (This post goes out to iJamming! Pubbers Snotty Moore and Po1ntman, for recommending this album.) WHO: A South London native now...
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Copy This Post!

When iJamming went online in 2000, the debate around the ethical and financial issues of downloading, sharing, ripping and burning of music had only just got going. I jumped into...
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Music Musings

“It may be that it’s just too abstract for a lot of people. It may be that… it’s meant to speak to a specific group of listeners, and that group...
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Seeger Live! Ochs Lives!

It would be remiss of me to post such a long essay yesterday about Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen and the latest in a series of American folk revivals without noting...
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Folk Like This

“Folk songs are the musical expression of preliterate or illiterate communities and necessarily pass from singer to singer… through a process of oral repetition that is akin to the game...
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