We Made A Compilation (AGAIN)!

You should know by now. Every ten issues will amount to a volume of THE BOMBER JACKET. To celebrate VOLUME #2, we made another compilation featuring many of the musicians we covered from issues 11 through 20. The compilation is completely free! Thank you to all the musicians who provided tracks, and thank you to […]

GET BOMBED WITH US AT NEW YORK’S CMJ FESTIVAL

Our current headquarters are in Brooklyn, New York. The annual CMJ Music Festival is coming up, and many musicians will be traveling through Brooklyn. We have therefore decided to do an exciting video series for the festival. We would like to do special video interviews with bands, featuring alcohol, current events, and jokes. The whole […]

TBJ Interviews Jamin from JEFF the Brotherhood As He Looks For A Dipstick…

For this issue, we tracked down Jamin Orrall, one half of JEFF the Brotherhood, a fantastic brotherly duo that is currently getting handfuls of well-deserved buzz since their June 2012 release, Hypnotic Nights. THE BOMBER JACKET met Jamin’s brother Jake at the band’s New York City album release show, where our mutual friends from the […]

The Strafing Run: Let’s Make Brownbird Flap his Wings

On May 30, 2012 Reltone recording artists Los Bastardos Magnificos and Brownbird Rudy Relic performed at The Darkhorse Tavern here in lovely downtown State College, Pa. THE BOMBER JACKET was on hand to see the show and talk to the artists afterward. Here for your viewing pleasure is our two-part interview, painstakingly (and amateurishly) assembled […]

Four 2012 Albums You May Have Missed

Right now is a great time to be a indie music journalist. Every week brings a flood of new music from great artists, only to be washed away by a fresher flood of newer releases before you can fully digest the last album you heard.  Even people who make a living off of staying on […]

TBJ Partners with Yancha Digs [Article in English and Japanese]

THE BOMBER JACKET is expanding its network. Issue #10 celebrates a partnership with the Japanese skateboard/clothing design company, Yancha Digs. The partnership emerged from a longtime friendship between TBJ’s editor, Jen Brown, and one of Yancha’s co-founders, Nino Moscardi. The two became friends during college in Boston, Massachusetts, where they connected artistically and professionally, often discussing their post-college dreams and ways […]

We Made A Compilation!

Every ten issues will amount to a volume of THE BOMBER JACKET. To celebrate our tenth issue, we decided to make a compilation featuring many–and truly very many–of the musicians we have covered since the website’s creation on Valentine’s Day. The compilation is completely free! Thank you to all the musicians who provided tracks, and […]