This pair of books on the British rockers The Jam are nice complements to the 2015 memoir by Rick Buckler, The Jam’s drummer, which was titled ‘That’s Entertainment: My Life In The Jam.’
The Manchester, England-based writer-director Chris Green discusses his film project The Pebble And The Boy in a Goldmine Q&A.
The British rocker known as The Modfather showed why he earned that nickname with a terrific show in Manhattan on Tuesday, October 3rd that featured songs from throughout his four-decade career in music.
To celebrate this 40th anniversary, UMe/Polydor will release 1977, a 5-disc box set of both albums re-mastered with unreleased demos and live recordings.
Lead singer and guitarist Dave Fenton discusses the band’s shows in November in Ireland and the UK as well as other topics in a Q&A with Goldmine.
Den Davis, co-curator of The Jam’s About The Young Idea exhibition in Liverpool, discusses the exhibition, his collection of Jam memorabilia, and other topics in a Q&A.
Genesis Publications iBook version of “Into Tomorrow,” a rich tome covering Paul Weller’s solo years, is a nice alternative to the limited-edition, leather-bound print of the book.
Reviews of albums, DVDs and books from the February 2016 issue of Goldmine.
The year in British music in 2015 was exceptional, featuring great works by Paul Weller, Blur, Noel Gallagher, and Adele, terrific retrospectives on The Jam, an excellent tour by The Who, and fantastic films chronicling the career of Amy Winehouse and Roger Waters’ concert version of The Wall.
Garbage mined their early material for both hits and obscurities at the band’s stellar concert at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, October 24th.