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The iJamming! Weekly Download: ‘Layering Buddha’

One thing I’ve always loved about electronic music is that so much of it abandons the traditional “pop” format of verses and choruses and instead focuses on the themes, motifs...
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Featured Wine: Côtes du Rhône 2005

DOMAINE PAUL AUTARD CÔTES DU RHÔNE 2005 RED, $14 E. GUIGAL CÔTES DU RHÔNE 2005 RED, $12 Glance back through my featured wine reviews and you’ll know that I’m a...
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The Electric Restaurant Acid Test

From Notes of a Gastronome: The Taming of the Chef in The New Yorker Why did they seek out the substandard, the industrial, and the unhealthy: prawn cocktail crisps, say,...
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DVD Review: Who Killed The Electric Car?

Ten “highlights” from a documentary everyone should watch: 1) Tom Hanks raving about his General Motors EV1 (Electrical Vehicle 1) to David Letterman. The car, launched in 1996, produced no...
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The Weekend Top 10: ‘Non Strenuous Activity’ Edition

1) Sharon Breslau: Naked & Flailing Fellow Phoenicia parent and former NYC-based stand-up comic invents ten varied female characters for one-woman show at Woodstock Town Hall. The band providing jazz...
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The iJamming! Weekend Round-Up

What went on, March 24-30… iJamming! sings ‘The President’s Dead,’ drinks Malvasia from Slovenia, laments the presence of $600 table service on Chrystie Street, and recovers from a mini-Triathlon it...
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The iJamming! Weekly Download: Okkervil River

You know how occasionally you are so struck by a new song you have to hear it over and over again? And you know how even more occasionally it transpires...
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Featured Wine: Slovenian Malvasia

SANTOMAS KOPER MALVASIA 2004, SLOVENIA, $15 When we talk wines from the Old World, it’s all to easy to start and stop our conversation in western Europe, with a venerable...
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