No Image

Featured Album: “Moondagger” by Deastro

WHO: 22 year-old Detroit native Randolph Chabot and his band (named for G.I. Joe villain Destro, deliberately mis-spelled to avoid legal complications) release either first or second album (depending how...
Read More
No Image

R.E.M.’s Reckoning re-issued; Basement Jaxx say “play with it”

“Conventional wisdom has it that second albums pose a problem, especially for those acts whose debut releases have enjoyed unanticipated success. But R.E.M. were never much concerned with following convention,...
Read More
No Image

2009 – 45 = 1964 (baby)

The Catskill 45s made their debut Saturday night, chez nous, for our (belated) joint 45th birthday party, in which all the music was from 1964, and all guests were asked...
Read More
No Image

Loud Fast Jews

Last week I attended an event at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in Manhattan entitled Loud Fast Jews. Up on stage together were Tommy Ramone, Lenny Kaye, Chris Stein...
Read More
No Image

Adam Freeland Copes With Band Format

FEATURED ALBUM FREELAND: COPE (Marine Parade) WHO: Big British Breaks and Beats DJ under new “group” name. WHAT: 35-year old Adam Freeland wrote and performed Cope’s dozen strong songs with...
Read More
No Image

Gowanus Canal Sunset: Robyn Hitchcock at the Bell House

On Thursday night I saw Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3 – R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, Bill Rieflin and Scott McCaughey – at the Bell House in Brooklyn. Ken Stringfellow of...
Read More
No Image

The iJamming! Download: Remix special

I’m up and down to NYC a couple of times this week and my creative writing is focused on a specific project, so rather than abandon iJamming! to the elements,...
Read More
No Image

iJamming! Downloads special: Dark Night of the Soul, Deastro, Body Language

You may have heard about the collaboration between David Lynch, Dangermouse, and Sparklehorse, entitled Dark Night of the Soul. The project is meant to come in complementry parts: a book...
Read More

Archives

Calendar of posts

October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031