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.
New book is a must-read for anyone who loves the punk, New Wave and Mod music that came out of the UK in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Nicky Weller, the sister of The Jam’s frontman Paul Weller and co-curator of the exhibition on The Jam that is currently being held at London’s Somerset House, discussed the exhibition in an e-mail Q&A with Goldmine.
The Modfather and his stellar band played a great set at NYC’s Terminal 5 on Friday, June 12th, in spite of the heat and humidity as well as a sometimes indifferent crowd.