JME Archives

Jul / 2022

Playlist | The Best New Music Out Right Now

The freshest new tracks for July

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Jul / 2022

Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

Blackberry Smoke, NKOTB, Dean Winter and The Heat, Annie Dukes and more

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Jul / 2022

Usher | Tiny Desk Concert

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Jul / 2022

Liner Notes | Bebe Deluxe is Not Asking for Your Respect

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Jun / 2022

Black Origins of Punk Music

Black artists have played a prominent role in punk rock from its beginnings to today

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Jun / 2022

MUNA’s New Album Features Growth and An ‘Astral Projection Anthem’

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Jun / 2022

Local Spotlight | 3 New Songs by Jax Artists Out Now

Dean Winter and The Heat, Mecca thA Marvelous and Pilar

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Jun / 2022

Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

“Zungguzungguguzungguzeng!”

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Jun / 2022

L.O.V.E. Culture | Live on the JME Soundstage

The popular Jacksonville group performs songs from their catalog of progressive hip-hop on the JME Soundstage

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Jun / 2022

Summer of Sharing | Who Wants Free Music?

Vinyl, concert tickets, swag and more!

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Jun / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 3 Songs We Can’t Stop Listening To

Avant-pop from Dummy, folk punk from Pigeon Pit and a mythic free-jazz reissue

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Jun / 2022

Just Announced | Jack White at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Multifarious artist, producer and ambassador of cool music brings his Supply Issues tour to The Amp

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Jun / 2022

The Black Origins of Country Music

Black artists have played a prominent role in country music from its beginnings to today

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Jun / 2022

Go | The Best Concerts in Jax This Week

American Aquarium, Nathanial Rateliff, Afrobeta, Tedeschi Trucks Band and more

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Jun / 2022

The enduring, expanding legacy of “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing”

From LaVilla to Coachella, "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" continues to resonate

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Jun / 2022

Just Announced | Tampa post-punk band Glove returns to Jax in August

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Jun / 2022

Here’s What You Need To Know About Saturday’s Record Store Day

An RSD bonus round comes to the 904

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Jun / 2022

Robby Krieger of the Doors Returns to Jacksonville for a Night of Legendary Music

The iconic guitarist on the band's early influences, writing his memoir and more

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Jun / 2022

FKA twigs | Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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Jun / 2022

Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

Pop star Machine Gun Kelly, hip-hop standout Rod Wave, The Doors' Robby Krieger, jangle-pop icons The Connells

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Jun / 2022

French artist, and Art Camp host, Lucas Beaufort Shares the Music that Fuels his Practice

A playlist of peace, love, understanding and Radiohead

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Jun / 2022

The Black Origins of Shoegaze

The ethereal mix of obscured vocals, guitar distortion and effects, feedback and overwhelming volume traces much of its sound to the influence of Black musicians

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Jun / 2022

Julee Cruise, otherworldly crooner on ‘Twin Peaks,’ dies at 65

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Jun / 2022

The Train to Fame Travels at 132 BPM

In the early '90s, a string of hits produced by Jacksonville artists carried Southern hip-hop to the masses

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Jun / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 4 New Songs We Really Dig

New tracks from keyboard maestro Brandon Coleman, campy Californians The Garden, indie-R&B singer SiR and classical-folky Andrew Bird

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Jun / 2022

Just Announced | DMAB Jazz Fest Returns to Woodstock Park in July

Free event in west Jacksonville turns up the heat with a diverse day of jazz to benefit area youths

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Jun / 2022

Local Spotlight | 3 Great Tracks by Jax Artists Out Now

New music from Flipturn, K.UTIE and Severed + Said

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Jun / 2022

Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

H.E.R., Gucci Mane, 2Chainz, Trina, Jason Isbell, Sheryl Crow, Waxahatchee, Dave Matthews Band

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Jun / 2022

Like The Linda Lindas, this teen girl band in Benin makes you dance — and think

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Jun / 2022

For Angel Olsen, the Shortest Distance Between Loss and Love is a Country Song

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Jun / 2022

Playlist | New June Fresh Squeeze

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Jun / 2022

Rebelution Releases ‘Live In St. Augustine’ Album

Popular SoCal reggae outfit commits recent The Amp performance to tape

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May / 2022

Alisa Amador, 2022 Tiny Desk Contest Winner | Tiny Desk Concert

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May / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 3 Songs We’re Listening to Now

Psych-Americana, shoegaze and exquisitely rare garage rock from Cambodia

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May / 2022

After a Memorable Season, The Jax Symphony is Finishing Strong

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May / 2022

Four Takeaways from this Year’s Shaky Knees Festival

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May / 2022

Ada Lea | Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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May / 2022

Depeche Mode founding keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies at 60

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May / 2022

Go | The Best Concerts of the Week in Jax

Bikini Kill, Rebelution, Duval Folx and more

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May / 2022

Four Miles Davis Albums to Introduce you to his Singular Genius

Celebrate the Birth(day) of the Cool

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May / 2022

Your Guide to this Weekend’s Jacksonville Jazz Festival

What to see and hear at this weekend’s free fest

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May / 2022

Go | Bikini Kill at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

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May / 2022

JME Recommends | Contemporary Jazz Artists You Should Know

The shape of jazz right now

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May / 2022

Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

Jacksonville Jazz Fest Weekend, plus Phoebe Bridgers and Bright Eyes

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May / 2022

Just Announced | Steve Miller Band at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Classic-rock icon and one of the most-consistent hitmakers of all time visits St. Augustine in July

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May / 2022

Go | Bright Eyes at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Indie-rock darlings visit The Amp

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May / 2022

Fontaines D.C. | Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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May / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 4 Songs We’re Listening to Right Now

New music from Sharon Van Etten, Khalid, Holiday Ghosts and a long-overdue Terry Allen reissue

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May / 2022

Announcing the winner of the 2022 Tiny Desk Contest

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May / 2022

The Lumineers Love Florida

The Indie-folk darlings discuss kicking off their “Brightside Tour” in the Sunshine State

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May / 2022

On ‘Dance Fever,’ Florence + the Machine explores her fractured desires

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May / 2022

Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

The Lumineers, Leon Bridges, Beabadoobee and lots of locals

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May / 2022

On ‘Stories Up High,’ Laney Jones Seeks the Flow State

Nashville singer-songwriter brings her record to Blue Jay Listening Room

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May / 2022

Celebrate David Byrne’s Birthday on The Independent 89.9 HD4

Put on a baggy suit, bust out your angular dance moves and turn on the radio.

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May / 2022

Local Spotlight | 4 new tracks by Jax artists out now

New tracks by Duval's own Bebe Deluxe, Sunriver, Jesabel and Little Geronimo

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May / 2022

Meet Raven Chacon, the first Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music

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May / 2022

LPT’s ‘Se Quema El Mundo’ is a dance-floor-ready Fire Stoked with Social Commentary

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May / 2022

When it feels like the world’s ending, Sharon Van Etten still cares

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May / 2022

Go | Jason Isbell, Sheryl Crow and Waxahatchee at The Amp

Two nights of songwriting expertise at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

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May / 2022

Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Cellus Hamilton, Dustin Monk and the Hustle, Laney Jones and more

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May / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 4 new songs we’re listening to right now

New music from Wilco, King Gizzard, Moonchild and Kikagaku Moyo

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May / 2022

New Mix | Fresh Squeeze

Discover the best new music added to rotation on the Independent 89.9 HD4

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May / 2022

Go | John Fogerty at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Legendary singer-songwriter behind Creedance Clearwater Revival plays The Amp

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May / 2022

Go | Grammy nominated pop-rock trio HAIM at Daily’s Place

One of the biggest bands in the world makes a pitstop in Jax

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May / 2022

Rush’s ‘Moving Pictures’ is one of the most influential records of the last 40 years

Don't rush to judgment

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May / 2022

Albert Ayler made sublime music. The world was not ready

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May / 2022

Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Primus, The Fritz, Battles, Madeleine Peyroux and more visit Northeast Florida

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Apr / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 3 new tracks we’re listening to right now

New music from Cass McCombs and The Slaps, and an unearthed track from garage-rock apostles The Preachers

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Apr / 2022

Here’s What to Expect from The Independent 89.9 HD4, Our New Music Discovery Station

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Apr / 2022

Go | Mighty Oak, the Cummer’s first-ever music festival, is this weekend

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Apr / 2022

Two Stages, Projected Sets and Studio 54 | Stage director Gregory Keller on Jax Symphony’s performance of ‘La Bohème’

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Apr / 2022

Local Spotlight | 3 great tracks by Jax artists out now

New music from Lost Club, Cearrow Muri and Freddy Bricks

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Apr / 2022

Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Houndmouth, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Billy Strings and the Mighty Oak Music Fest

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Apr / 2022

Recovering and reclaiming Black women’s place in music history

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Apr / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 3 new songs we really dig

Buddy shares the “Coolest Things,” Daniel Villarreal and co. are all in and warrior poetry from Yezdin

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Apr / 2022

How the late jazz great Chick Corea is being remembered — in concert

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Apr / 2022

Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Brett Dennen, Jax River Jams goes country and the JME Showcase Series

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Apr / 2022

Go | JME Showcase Series at Underbelly

Catch five emerging Jacksonville acts on one stage

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Apr / 2022

Local Spotlight | 3 new tracks by Jax artists out now

New music from L.O.V.E Culture and Ebony-Payne English feat. Ulysses Owens Jr, plus Jawberry’s debut

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Apr / 2022

Go | The best concerts of the week in Jax

Luna Luna, Drive-By Truckers, Boyz II Men, Bon Iver and more

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Apr / 2022

Just Announced | Robert Glasper added to Jax Jazz Fest lineup

The celebrated pianist and in-demand collaborator brings 'Black Radio' to Jax

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Apr / 2022

On ‘Eureka Springs’ Cory Driscoll Chronicles a Physical and Emotional Journey

Jax singer-songwriter on how a road trip to America's heartland inspired his latest concept album

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Apr / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 3 new tracks JME Contributors think you should listen to

The Stroppies make uncool cool, Mark Turner turns jazz on its ear and Angel Olsen soars above the fray

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Apr / 2022

Watch Jacksonville Artists’ Tiny Desk Contest Entries

Jax's got talent

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Apr / 2022

Buffalo Nichols Pushes the Blues into its 21st-Century Phase

The buzzed-about musician believes the blues is, generally, not cool

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Apr / 2022

New Mix | A musical journey from the Electro Lounge to parts unknown

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Apr / 2022

Go | Shaky Knees Music Festival 2022

The Southeast's biggest indie music fest returns to Atlanta

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Apr / 2022

Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Buffalo Nichols, Jax River Jams, Cory Driscoll album release, Samantha Fish

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Apr / 2022

On ‘Melt My Eyez See Your Future,’ Denzel Curry’s ambitions get the best of him

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Mar / 2022

New Mix | Fresh Squeeze

Discover the best new music by local, regional, national and international artists

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Mar / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 4 songs the JME team is listening to right now

New music from Guerilla Toss, Big K.R.I.T. and Wiz Khalifa, The Chats and Harkin

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Mar / 2022

Who’s Playing Jacksonville in April?

The best concerts in Jax this month

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Mar / 2022

Madi Diaz | Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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Mar / 2022

Local Spotlight | 3 fresh tracks from Jacksonville artists

New music from Leo Sun, Ducats and Left on High

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Mar / 2022

Koffee, already a Grammy-winning globetrotter, is in full control for ‘Genius’ debut

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Mar / 2022

Tiny Desk Meets SXSW | Maxo Kream

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Mar / 2022

Go | This week’s best concerts in and around Jax

Iron & Wine, Taylor Alxnder, Kenny G, Springing the Blues, Tonstartssbandht and more

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Mar / 2022

Just Announced | Alt-country band American Aquarium at PV Concert Hall

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Mar / 2022

Fresh Rotation | 3 new songs we really dig

A sonic trip with Lala Lala, a pipe-organ-fueled ride with Anna von Hausswolff and Alex Cameron's solitary "K Hole"

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