Articles tagged the jam

‘A Town Called Malice’: What’s Happened to Working-Class Music?

Is it possible that the very idea of the working class doesn't exist in popular music today -- as if it's been erased?

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The Jam: About the Young Idea: The Very Best of the Jam

You can dock About the Young Idea a point for its lack of marketing vision, but the Jam were as good as three-and-a-half minutes or less gets.

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Paul Weller: Saturns Pattern

This is not just serviceable "craft" meant to keep the fans happy; this is magic that's up for grabs to all.

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21 Oct 2012 // 10:18 PM

Jamming the Pistols

While the Sex Pistols were specifically designed to cause havoc, the Jam started as a community hall dance band, doing watered-down Beatles covers and Motown standards for disinterested pub-goers and overboozed wedding guests.

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20 Unsung Music Videos from the 1980s

PopMatters begins a new series examining at the widespread emergence of music video in the 1980s. From major artists like the Clash, David Bowie, and U2 to less famous brethren such as Haysi Fantayzee and Grandmaster Caz, these are the unsung videos from that decade that might have missed your attention the first time around.

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Paul Weller: Wake Up the Nation

With his 10th solo album, Wake Up the Nation, Paul Weller demonstrates not only his perennial songwriting prowess, but also his incredible endurance as an artist.

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20 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Paul Weller: 22 Dreams

The Modfather's ninth solo album just happens to be the most rewardingly eclectic of his storied career.

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10 Apr 2003 // 10:00 PM

	The Jam: The Sound of the Jam

Simply put, the Jam were quite possibly the greatest band that America ever missed out on. Coming as part of the first wave of British

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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