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Welcome to JJ's Album Club. A music discussion podcast featuring reviews of the latest alternative music releases and special guests talking about the record they hold dearest to their heart. Join your hosts – journalist Jimi Famurewa (ShortList, The London Evening Standard, The Guardian, Q) and his childhood friend, comedian and radio presenter Joey Page (Nevermind the Buzzcocks) – as they agree, disagree and agree to disagree on the month's most interesting albums.
 
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Frank and Jim chat away through the English dusk about punk rock, imaginary listeners projecting their lives onto musicians and the universality of dressing rooms with no waste basket. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Faceb…
 
"Starting the show with new music from John Calvin Abney and his album Familiar Ground, which drops next week on Black Mesa Records. Also in the first set, the third single from Pearl Charles and her forthcoming release, Magic Mirror. It's such a good one! Malin Pettersen makes her Alt-Country Show debut and starts off the second set of tunes with …
 
Ken and Jim get nerd rapping about the DAW writing vs analog realm writing, the perils of instrument switching mid-song and lyric writing tips to keep you from getting psyched out. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook:…
 
Jim and Bob talk about art vs content, creative restrictions on purpose and having stage hands load in a bunch of tv’s as props for your dude-with-a-guitar set. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://www.faceboo…
 
New friend Ryan and Jim talk about all the places one receives an education in music ... institutions and bus lounge interventions. Huh, Institutions and Interventions kind of sounds like a good name for an album. Dibs. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: h…
 
"The Alt-Country Show is completely dedicated to Aussie artists today! That's because the scene there is insane! You'll be blown away at the talent on this show. Today's episode isn't even a complete picture as there are many artists I wasn't able to get permission from in time for the episode to go live. But, I hope to feature them in the very nea…
 
Jim and a recently Boisien Joey Burns talk about remote collaboration, racing train noise to get takes in and the choice to approach writing with ensemble feels in mind. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://ww…
 
Bethany and Jim get deep on the psychology of control vs letting go, coming to acceptance with imaginary audience reactions and the real, real, real. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jimmy…
 
Mike Kinsella (American Football, Owen, Joan Of Arc etc …) and Jim get into the weeds with vocal performance delivery choices, letting kids watch Reanimator and how your creative output is allowed go beyond the boundaries of your current self perception. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscri…
 
Gerard and Jim talk about making intentional choices to get around expectations psyching you out and how unlikely it may be that anyone reads the episode notes. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://www.faceboo…
 
"Beyond excited to feature tracks from Dougie Poole, Pearl Charles, Josiah Johnson (formerly of The Head and the Heart) and more incredible new tunes on the show today. The mix starts (and ends) with Dougie Poole and music from his album, Freelancer's Blues which was released in June on Wharf Cat Records. Head over to Dougie's bandcamp and grab thi…
 
Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids and more talks with Jim about the state of lockdown musician life, writing on commission and battling the negative inner voice. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.c…
 
Jim and producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen try to break down why we like what we like to a simple place. And how, the core of creative puzzle-solving is basically the core of everything else. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com https://www.…
 
Courtney and Jim rap about writing whilst abroad, launching an album during a pandemic and holding out for an inspired work. Grab Courtney's new record - https://cma.lnk.to/OldFlowersWE Enter to win a Fender JA-90: http://bit.ly/PassThroughFrequencies Q&A Details: Post a :15 video of yourself asking a question you’d like Jim to answer on a future p…
 
Jim and the Floss get to the root of why we choose to create art, challenging your self perceptions and breakdancing. Thank you: Fender Guitars, www.fender.com More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jimmyeatworld Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jimmyeatworld/ Twitter: https://twitter.co…
 
David and Jim talk about the places you go in your own head when performing, the hesitance to let things suck and letting the creative magnet draw in whatever might come. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe Thank you: Fender - https://www.fender.com More Jimmy Eat World: https://www.jimm…
 
Jim and Tegan chat about quarantine projects, reinventing your musical identity and defiantly flying into proverbial hurricane wall of the “rules”, without any. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe Thank you: Fender - https://www.fender.com More Jimmy Eat World: https://www.jimmyeatworld.…
 
"When 'and more' means new Bill Callahan and throwback Silver Jews, you know it's gonna be a good show. We're all about supporting artists... especially during the pandemic. Find an album in the mix today you love and add it to your collection! 00:00 - Emily (Daisy by Anna St. Louis)01:21 - Welcome - Allegra Krieger04:41 - Dear - Jaye Bartell07:36 …
 
Jim and Ben chat from the early days of COVID lockdown about letting go of the pressure to create, remote collab work and assembling a rock-voltron of people you have worked with to channel into an imaginary guide. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins/?id=3455 Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe Thank you: Fender - https://www…
 
You know what? Joey has pulled out an absolute dream guest this week. Join the boys as they chat to James Petralli about being prolific, having a sporting attitude to music. How White Denim get such cool visuals and of course. Robert Palmer. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
 
Jim and Chris chop it up about studio environments, tweaking out on Axe-Fx and summoning the willingness to trash that one cool thing you absolutely think you need … that you really don’t. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins/?id=3455 Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe Thank you: Fender - https://www.fender.com Danny Ortega f…
 
Nate Ruess (Fun, The Format) raps out with Jim (Adkins) about the cringe factor in co-write sessions, writing to avoid writing and Static Prevails-times. Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins/?id=3455 Thank you: Fender - https://www.fender.com Danny Ortega More Jimmy Eat World: https://www.ji…
 
Jim and Steve talk about crawling out of the primordial punk rock ooze, playing (then later sleeping) in Steve’s kitchen and the differences between how EDM and rock world approach song structure. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins/?id=3455 Thank you: Fender Guitars, www.fender.com More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeat…
 
What a great show! 3 South London lads on one podcast! Rob talks about a classic Monkeys album and talks about why he always favoured comedy over music. Joey has his stand up special out now! you can catch it at Nextupcomedy.com/joeypage --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
 
In the first episode of the series Jim and Mark chop it up about the early days of making albums, collaboration in “these times” and no matter how harsh your inner critic is there’s someone who has you beat on twitter. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins/?id=3455 Thank you: Fender Guitars, www.fender.com Danny Ortega More Jimmy Eat W…
 
For the first time in this series we are under the same roof. Also for the first time ever we were live on Twitch. If you want to see future recordings live and get involved in real time then get yourself over to Twitch.tv/joeypagecomedy We will put up recording times on social media. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to ma…
 
"BTR is celebrating our 15th year! And, the Alt-Country show has been around for 13 of those. Time to celebrate by playing music new and old. 00:00 - DJ Emily (Stevens' Snowman by M. Ward)01:23 - First Man - H. Kink04:06 - Paws Off - H. Kink06:26 - DJ Emily07:04 - Love Is Not Enough - Lydia Loveless10:17 - The Right Moment (feat. Crow) - DeLila Bla…
 
This week we are super lucky to talk to the best Playwright and poet in Britain about a gem of an album somewhat unknown to us but boy is it amazing. It's not even on Spotify! Inua talks in depth about Soweto Kinch's unknown masterpiece A Life in the Day of B19 as well as about the association between Poetry and rap and the state of the world today…
 
In this riveting chat John Grant pops into JJ's Album club to talk about growing up in a strict household and his love of Roller coasters. Listen to music's most interesting and charming man wax Lyrical about Devo's New Traditionalists, the state of America plus some exclusive info on his new album. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The ea…
 
"You may know her as Brandi Carlile's cellist but it's time to know her as Sam Rae. Today we premiere her new single "Colors of the Highway" from her forthcoming solo album, Ten Thousand Years. 00:00 - DJ Emily (Rio Drone by M. Ward)01:29 - Colors of the Highway - Sam Rae05:00 - Don't Know How To Keep Loving You - Julia Jacklin10:25 - She's Making …
 
All the tech has failed, Joey is recording in the garden in the rain. Jimi is holding the show together. There are some cracking album reviews, Joey reveals so secrets about the Heinz factory and the first ever 10/10 rating gets awarded. Tune in to find out who! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://a…
 
Holed up in New York the stupidly good Steve Gunn (who's brilliant album The Unseen In Between is one of Joey's favourite of the last year) joins Jimi and Joey who are having some Friday night beers. Steve discusses how he has been making work during lockdown and the album that he uses as a comfort blanket during travel. Plus Jimi asks one of the l…
 
"Is it weird if you listen to your own mix over and over again? This one is so, so good! 00:00 - DJ Emily (Stevens' Snow Man - M Ward)01:56 - Magical Thinking - Blitzen Trapper04:36 - It Must Be Someone Else's Fault - Courtney Marie Andrews07:36 - DJ Emily (Rio Drone - M. Ward)08:39 - If I Told - Courtney Marie Andrews13:10 - Cactus Flower - Mapach…
 
It's album review week and comedian and radio DJ Joey Page and Journalist and author Jimi Famurewa are reviewing a couple of the longest albums on the planet to be released this month. Join the lads as they argue over whether genre hoping is a sign of musical genius or lack of conviction. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way t…
 
It’s all kicking off on this weeks show. Jimi and Joey interview the super stylish and crazy talented James Righton, who once he has finished smashing glasses and ordering a Deliveroo joins the boys to talk about his new record The Performer and one of his all time favourite albums Kid A by Radiohead.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The e…
 
Come on down to JJ's Album Club and hear the considered and not at all reactionary opinions of two old friends reviewing some of the hottest records released over the last couple of weeks. Plus Joey's hot tub saga continues and Jimi compares liking Drake to eating a whole pack of posh biscuits. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
 
Joey Page and Jimi Famurewa are back with a special episode and an extra special guest. Join the lads as they quiz Phill Jupitus about one of his favourite albums of all time; Sandinista! by the Clash. Phill also recounts some cracking tales about his time in the Blockheads; supporting Paul Weller and the Style Council and queuing up for a mile to …
 
"It's finally May! Let's celebrate the end of April (aka the longest month in history) with some Alt-Country tunes. 00:00 - DJ Emily01:15 - Coyote Mary's Traveling Show - M. Ward04:44 - Hit the Road - H. Kink07:00 - Pretend You Love Me - Sonny & The Sunsets12:30 - Shoshone Rose - Vandoliers16:04 - Heartache In Hell - Sarah Shook & The Disamers21:01…
 
After months of trying to tempt Jimi away from writing a book, being a Masterchef judge and a dad we are back and more professional than ever. Reviewing some of April's more interesting album releases from big hitters - The Strokes to new comers Hollow Ship. Listen in as we give our considered opinions, daft gut feelings and silly segways. Trigger …
 
"Sarah Peacock's latest release 'Burn The Witch' is new to rotation. 00:00 - DJ Emily01:44 - Can't Do Much - Waxahatchee05:24 - Until I Die - Christopher Paul Stelling08:36 - City Girl, Country Heart - Breanne Marie11:34 - Nowhere Fast - Vandoliers15:35 - Cactus Flower - Mapache18:35 - Picture In A Frame - Jen Starsinic22:50 - DJ Emily24:16 - Burn …
 
"An hour of tunes curated for you. The mix starts and ends with new music from Jen Starsinic and there's all sorts of good stuff in between. 00:00 - DJ Emily01:37 - Bad Actor - Jen Starsinic05:56 - Don't Forget Me - E.B. The Younger11:50 - Freezer Burn - Tom Freund16:29 - Troublemaker - Vandoliers19:26 - DJ Emily20:10 - Sunglasses - Rookie23:11 - M…
 
"Grand Canyon a 6-piece band out of Los Angeles are new to rotation on the show. 00:00 - DJ Emily01:47 - Yesterday's News - Grand Canyon05:17 - Little Bird - The Ghost of Paul Revere08:17 - Nobody Dies Anymore - Tweedy13:09 - Leghorn Women - Luke Winslow King17:02 - I Loved Being My Mother's Son - Purple Mountains21:17 - DJ Emily22:23 - Rose Waterf…
 
"The best of The Alt-Country Show in 2019 is a playlist you won't want to miss. 00:00 - DJ Emily01:59 - Somebody New - Michaela Anne06:50 - Drifted Away - Fallow Ground10:54 - Don't Say That You Love Me - Jade Jackson15:30 - Start The Dance - Andrew Leahey19:03 - Might Be Losing My Mind - Ruby Boots and Indianola24:10 - Worry Doll - Jeremy Ivey28:0…
 
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