News featuring Joe

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’15 Jan 23 Fri

Friday 23rd January

  • Pre-Green Day Outfit the Lookouts Celebrated with Reissue

    Before Green Day drummer Tre Cool started beating the skins behind Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt, he was the pint-sized and pre-teenage drummer for Bay Area pop punks the Lookouts. Thirty years after the band's formation, a sizable chunk of their catalogue is popping up on a career-observing release titled Spy Rock Road (And Other Stories). Don Giovanni Records delivers the compendium on CD, double LP and digitally on March 10. A press release explains that the band were formed in 1985 by guitarist Larry Livermore (who'd later start up the Lookout Records imprint), bassist...

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’15 Jan 21 Wed

Wednesday 21st January

  • SDRE's Nate Mendel releasing an album as Lieutenant feat. Jeremy Enigk, mems of Modest Mouse, Helmet & more (listen)

    by Andrew Sacher

    While we're still waiting for Sunny Day Real Estate to get back in action again, here's something that's kind of close. Bassist Nate Mendel (also of Foo Fighters and SDRE spinoff The Fire Theft) is releasing a guest-filled solo album under the name Lieutenant, and one of those guests is none other than SDRE frontman Jeremy Enigk himself. The other guests are impressive too: Helmet frontman Page Hamilton, former Modest Mouse drummer Joe Plummer, Foo Fighters (and No Use for a Name/Me First and the Gimme Gimmes) guitarist Chris Shiflett, and The Head and the Heart singer Josiah Johnson.

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’15 Jan 19 Mon

Monday 19th January

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Friday 16th January

’15 Jan 15 Thu

Thursday 15th January

  • Joe Jackson got to me, Body and Soul

    Joe Jackson’s seventh studio album opened up an understanding that the joy of music extends beyond mere melody, to arrangement, instrumentation and style

    Two years ago I took my then 10-year-old son to a Joe Jackson concert at London’s Cadogan Hall. It was my 10th time seeing him live; my son’s first. He was the same age I was when I first started exploring music and I wanted to share with him my passion for Joe’s. It was my favourite person and my favourite musician in the same room, and while my son enjoyed the concert, I sensed it wasn’t really up his street. I had to accept the music that would change my son’s life might be different from mine.

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  • Reflections in the Wake of Destruction: Kent Avenue

    The closure of several DIY music venues on Williamsburg's Kent Avenue pose critical questions about the identity of independent music in the present day.

    A particularly memorable piece of music journalism from recent years is Tom Ewing’s “Joe Chip, What’s On Your iPod?”, written for his recurring Poptimist column on Pitchfork. In it, he discusses the decline of music genres and formats by comparing them to death as conceived in Philip K. Dick’s science fiction novel Ubik. Ewing writes: The [book’s] hero, Joe Chip, is caught in an explosion, which he gradually becomes aware he may not have survived:…

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’15 Jan 13 Tue

Tuesday 13th January

  • D.O.A. Map Out "No Oil Pipelines in B.C. Tour"

    Joe Keithley might not have got elected as a Green Party candidate, but he's still aiming to affect political change through his punk band D.O.A. Having already announced a Vancouver show to support protesters opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline, they've now expanded their plans and detailed the "No Oil Pipelines in B.C. Tour." The winter jaunt will run from the end of January through the first week of February. In addition to the previously announced Vancouver gig, the politically minded itinerary also includes stops in Abbotsford, Nanaimo, Cumberland and Victoria. A press...

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  • JEFF the Brotherhood Announce 'Wasted on the Dream,' Premiere New Track

    It's been a year since JEFF the Brotherhood began teasing their new album, and although they didn't release it in 2014 like they promised, they've now confirmed the details of its arrival. Wasted on the Dream will be out on March 3 through Warner Bros. Records. Band members Jake and Jamin Orrall co-produced the record themselves along with Joe Chiccarelli (the Strokes, Spoon, Morrissey). "We're more proud of this record than any record we've made before," Jake said in a statement. "It's the most time we've ever spent writing songs, the most time we've ever spent in the...

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  • Stream: Elephant Micah’s new album Where in Our Woods

    Indiana folk singer Joe O'Connell explores modernity and nature on eight-track LP.

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