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Album Review by Sal Serio

Slowly getting acclimated to life back in the U.S. of A. after nearly a decade overseas. Been a few ups and downs and whathaveyous but, hey, life goes on. Three albums that were planned for release have been shelved indefinitely…

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Now on Bandcamp

The Reverend Double J is now making all his albums available through Bandcamp. Unlike CD Baby no account needs to be set up in order to purchase music. All purchases can be made with the customer's existing PayPal account…

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Another Interview Posted

A new interview has been posted at http://tims52gigs.com/interviews/j-j-vicars-canton-oh/ This one was done by e-mail and the questions seemed to imply a beginner and hobby player audience of musicians and performers so they were answered with that perspective in mind. Share…

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Back In The U.S. of A... for now

 

As of March 2013 your truly is a resident of the good ol' U.S. of A. after nearly a decade overseas. What perfect timing, it coincides with the release of the new album Long Way From Home which is available…

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Chris Grundy Interviews JJV

Australian guitarist and long time Tokyo resident Chris Grundy sat down with JJV and a bottle of JD to conduct an in-depth interview. Centered around the new Long Way From Home album the conversation also covered the Premature Evacuation single…

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Long Way From Home

Over four years since recording started Long Way From Home is now available for digital download from CD Baby. The album that didn't want to be made has arrived. The first sessions began at the end of summer in…

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Tara Tinsley's 3rd Japan Tour

Autumn has always been my favorite season and this autumn is doing me more favors than usual. The long awaited, way overdue Long Way From Home album is nearly finished. A few touch ups on the mix and then it's…

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Hutong Blues

The hutong video has arrived! While playing the Beijing Blues Festival this May Zoey Zozo of Transnormalcy and her film crew filmed the Reverend Double J playing a pipa in a hutong as part of Hutong Jams, a series of…

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Blues Fest Write-up

My roomie at the Fairmont gave the Reverend a nice mention in his write-up. Read it here.

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"Ripped" Movie Premier

Just got back from the premier of "Ripped", the low budget Sci-Fi thriller written and directed by Chris Young. Many of the cast from the "So Beautiful" video appears in the movie; Wade and Mai Philpott, Miya Kobayashi, Valeria, and…