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Jim Testa
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Editor of Jersey Beat, freelance music journalist, fan
Editor of Jersey Beat, freelance music journalist, fan

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Jersey Beat Podcast #154: R. Stevie Moore
 Direct download:  JB154.mp3 Our special guest is lo-fi legend R. Stevie Moore, who talks about his new album with Jason Falkner, Make It Be, as well as his long career, his philosophy of music, and his mind-boggling back catalog, which includes hundreds of...

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Jersey Beat Podcast #153; New Year, New Music
Direct Download:  JB153.mp3 Goodman - "Modern Girl" Adam & The Plants - "Sideman" Cheap Cassettes - "Wreckless" Wyldlife - "Bandita" The Connection - "Other Guys' Girls" Kurt Baker Combo - "Upside Down" Brook Pridemore - "Occupation Blues" Gay Elvis - "What...

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JerseyBeat Podcast #152: New For The New Year
Direct download:  JB152.mp Wyldlife - Contraband Magic Mountain - Both Suns Max Kagan - Ghosts Freak Baby Daddies - Hot Sauce Dan McLane - Mr. Dirty No Shoes - Lizzie's Sandbox Peter Searcy - Better Lie Mr. Elevator - Are You Hypnotized Tony Low - Do The Mi...

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JERSEY BEAT PODCAST #151: HAPPY HOLIDAYS
JERSEY BEAT PODCAST #151:  HAPPY HOLIDAYS Direct Download:  JB151.mp3 Prayer For Animals - Riptide Yuletide Yawn Mower - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town The Connection - Merry Christmas Baby (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight) The Front Bottoms - ChristmasWrappin...

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Jersey Beat Podcast #150: One Last Blast From 2016
Direct Download:  JB150.mp3 Click to stream / Right-click/Save As to download Or subscribe on iTunes! On this episode of the Jersey Beat Podcast, editor Jim Testa shares some of his favorite new music from the tail end of 2016. Kevin Devine - No History Lil...

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JERSEY BEAT PODCAST #149: Rookie Rochelle of The Young Rochelles
Direct Download: JB149.mp3 Our guest on this episode is Rookie Rochelle, bassist of Long Island's The Young Rochelles, who talks about the enduring influence of the Ramones, pop-punk, and the Long Island punk scene. We also play the following tracks from Th...

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Jersey Beat Podcast #148: Mark Segal of Atom Driver/Boss Jim Gettys
Direct Download:  JB148.mp3 Our guest for this episode is Mark Segal of Atom Driver, a New Brunswick supergroup of sorts featuring Mike Polilli (Buzzkill,) Jay Ingstrup (Doc Hopper, Break Evens,) and Mark, who is best known for his tenure in Boss Jim Gettys...

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Jersey Beat Podcast #147: Rocking Into Fall
Direct Download:  JB147.mp3 On this episode of the podacast... The Romantic Comedy - The Thirst Damfino - If You Want Me YJY - Through Being Hip Stuyvesant - Waiting To Be Cool Again Cymbals Eat Guitars - Have A Heart The Mr. T Experience - King Dork Approx...

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Jersey Beat Podcast #146: Chris Freeman of Pansy Division
 Direct Download:  JB146.mp3 We chat with Chris Freeman, the bassist/singer/songwriter of PANSY DIVISION, on the gay punk bands' remarkable 25th anniversary, their new album "Quite Contrary," and the band's legacy in the gay community and beyond. On this ep...

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Jersey Beat Podcast #145: Val Emmich
 Direct Download:  JB145.mp3 JB145.mp3 On the latest JB podcast, we chat with Val Emmich, a veteran NJ musician who's just released  Whatever's Chasing You.  Val also talks about his career as an actor, including his recurring role on HBO's controversial "V...
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