the jigsaw seen news 2005

 

 

 

 

    "10 EASY PIECES" EXCLUSIVELY AT iTUNES!

    BEST SELLING DOWNLOADS AT iTUNES

    "NUGGETS" TOP 10 BOX SET OF 2005 AT AMAZON!

    FREE SHIPPING ON ALL MERCHANDIS UNTIL DEC. 31!

    "NUGGETS" BOX REVIEWED IN THE WASHINGTON POST

    THE JIGSAW SEEN MESSAGE BOARD

    "NUGGETS" BOX REVIEWED BY PITCHFORK MEDIA!  

    "CHILDREN OF NUGGETS" RELEASED TODAY!

    "NUGGETS" BOX REVIEWED IN HARP!

    THE JIGSAW SEEN AT MY SPACE

    A"NUGGETS" BOX REVIEWED IN UNCUT!

    "NUGGETS" BOX REVIEWED IN ROLLING STONE!

DAVE DAVIES "TRANSFORMATION" 

"MY NAME IS TOM" DELAYED 

"CELEBRITY INTERVIEW" SELLS FOR $52.00!

ANOTHER PREDICTABEL iTUNE

"MY NAME IS TOM" EXPANDED RE-ISSUE!

"WE WOMEN AT iTUNES

TONE-TOOLS

APPLE iTUNES

"GOD REST YE..." AIRPLAY

MUNDANE SOUNDS REVIEW

SPLENDID REVIEW

AMERICANA UK REVIEW

 

 

 

 

"10 Easy Pieces" exclusively at iTunes!

December. 05, 2005

Vibro-phonic Recordings has compiled “10 Easy Pieces”, an exclusive iMix containing the best of The Jigsaw Seen available at Apple iTunes. To download “10 Easy Pieces”, click here.

Track Listing:

01. Celebrity Interview

02. Jesus Of Hollywood

03. Fiddlesticks

04. Baby Elephant Walk

05. Tight Lips

06. We Women

07. Letter To The Editor

08. I’m With You

09. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

10. Another Predictable Song

 

 

 

 

Best selling downloads at iTunes 

November 25, 2005

Listed below are The Jigsaw Seen’s best selling downloads at some of Apple iTunes’ international websites:  

iTunes USA – “Another Predictable Song”  

iTunes Canada – “30 Century Man”  

iTunes UK – “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”  

iTunes Japan – “Melody Fair”  

iTunes Germany – “Desiree”  

iTunes Netherlands – “Still I’m Sad”  

iTunes Sweden – “Baby Elephant Walk”

 

 

"Nuggets" top 10 box set of 2005 at Amazon. 

November 17, 2005

Amazon.com has designated the “Children Of Nuggets” box set one of the Top 10 box set releases of 2005. “Nuggets” is also Amazon’s music pick (alongside Bruce Springsteen’s “Born To Run” box set) for the month of November. In addition, “Nuggets” is ranked in the top 10 of Amazon’s sales to customers in Sweden, and top 20 in sales to customers in Greece. To purchase “Children Of Nuggets” at Amazon, click here.

 

 

Free shipping on all merchandise until Dec. 31! 

November. 14, 2005

Vibro-phonic is offering free shipping (worldwide) on all merchandise purchased until Dec. 31. To go to the Vibro-phonic shop, click here.  

 

 

 

 

"Nuggets" box reviewed in The Washington Post! 

October. 23, 2005

The Jigsaw Seen are mentioned in Buzz McClain’s review of “Children Of Nuggets” in today’s edition of The Washington Post. To read review, click here.

 

 

 

 

The Jigsaw Seen Message Board 

October. 10, 2005

A message board has been added to The Jigsaw Seen's website. Members of the band will post and answer questions as often as possible. To go to the message board, click here.

 

 

 

 

"Nuggets" box reviewed by Pitchfork Media! 

September. 30, 2005

The “Children Of Nuggets” box set (which includes The Jigsaw Seen’s “My Name Is Tom”) was recently reviewed by webzine Pitchfork Media. Reviewer Joe Tangari ends his review by saying “Who knows where the Nuggets franchise will go next? As long as they keep unearthing mind-blowing songs like The Jigsaw Seen’s “My Name Is Tom”, I’ll be listening.” To read entire review, click here.

 

 

"Children Of Nuggets" released today! 

September. 27, 2005

Today is the official release date for the Rhino/Warner Music Group 4-disc box set “Children Of Nuggets”. In addition to The Jigsaw Seen track “My Name Is Tom”, the collection also includes cuts by Dennis Davison’s previous band The United States Of Existence and David Nolte’s first band The Last. To read Rhino’s press release, click here.

 

 

 

"Nuggets" box reviewed in HARP!

September. 24, 2005

The “Children Of Nuggets” box set (which includes The Jigsaw Seen’s “My Name Is Tom”) is reviewed by Fred Mills in the September/October issue of HARP (with Dave Grohl on the cover). To read review, click here.

 

 

 

The Jigsaw Seen at My Space 

September. 22, 2005

Sign up to be a friend of The Jigsaw Seen at My Space Music and receive news, bulletins, and other information. To go to The Jigsaw Seen’s page at My Space, click here

 

 

 

"Nuggets" box reviewed in Uncut! 

September. 19, 2005

The “Children Of Nuggets” box set (which includes The Jigsaw Seen’s “My Name Is Tom”) receives a 4 star review in the October issue of UK magazine Uncut (issue #101 with John Lennon on the cover). Reviewer Luke Torn calls the set “a beacon, refracting long-deserved glory toward bands who received precious little in their heyday.” 

 

 

 

"Nuggets" box reviewed in Rolling Stone! 

September. 12, 2005

The “Children Of Nuggets” box set (which includes The Jigsaw Seen’s “My Name Is Tom”) receives a 3 & 1/2 star review in the September 22 print edition of Rolling Stone (issue #983 with the Rolling Stones on the cover). Reviewer Gaylord Fields says “these keepers of the three-chord flame expose a new generation to the rock & roll secrets they gleaned at their masters’ feet”.

 

 

 

 

Dave Davies' "Transformation 

September. 5, 2005

Jonathan appears on Dave Davies live CD “Transformation”, released this week in the UK by Angel Air records. The CD includes live versions of “Death Of A Clown”, “See My Friends”, “Living On A Thin Line” and others recorded at the Alex Theater in Glendale, California. To view photos from the show, click here.

 

Jonathan (left) with Dave Davies of the Kinks

 

 

 

 

"My Name Is Tom" delayed 

September. 1, 2005

Vibro-phonic's re-issue of The Jigsaw Seen's "My Name Is Tom" CD has been rescheduled for January 2006 due to packaging issues. The title track appears on Rhino's "Children Of Nuggets" box set which will be released on Sep. 27.

 

 

 

 

"Celebrity Interview! sells for $52.00! 

August 10, 2005

A copy of The Jigsaw Seen's "Celebrity Interview" single recently sold for $52.00 on internet auction site e-Bay. This single is still available at
http://www.vibro-phonic.com/mailorder.htm with a "buy it now" price of $3.49.

 

 

 

 

Another Predictable iTune 

June 8, 2005

The Jigsaw Seen rarity "Another Predictable Song" (originally the b-side of "Celebrity Interview") is now available for download at Apple iTunes. To download the track for $0.99, click here.

 

 

 

 

"My Name Is Tom" expanded re-issue! 

May 30, 2005

Vibro-phonic Recordings will be releasing an expanded edition of The Jigsaw Seen's 1991 EP "My Name Is Tom" on Sep. 6, 2005. This release will include the entire "My Name Is Tom" EP (including their version of Arthur Lee and Love's "The Daily Planet"), 1 extremely rare track and 4 previously unreleased tracks. All tracks were recently remastered at Digiprep in Los Angeles by Dave Schultz. Jonathan is currently working on the deluxe re-issue packaging with designer Steve Stanley.
The title track will also appear (in edited form) on Rhino/Warner Music Group's upcoming release "Children Of Nuggets" alongside tracks by Teenage Fanclub, Soft Boys, Rain Parade, Three O'Clock, Dream Syndicate and others.
"My Name Is Tom" track listing:
01. Warehouse The Wicked
02. Black Aggie
03. Persephone Again
04. The Daily Planet
05. My Name Is Tom
06. Murder At The Luau
07. I'm So Happy Today
08. Off Track
09. Eight Lancashire Lads
10. The Best Is Yet To Come
tracks 1-5 originally appeared on the EP "My Name Is Tom",
track 9 originally appeared on the compilation LP "Son Of A Witch",
tracks 6-8 and 10 are previously unreleased.

 

 

 

 

"We Women" at iTunes 

March 16, 2005

Tracks from The Jigsaw Seen's CD "We Women" are now available for download at Apple iTunes.

 

 

 

 

Tone-Tools 

February 16, 2005

A photo of Jonathan appears on the website of speaker cabinet manufacturer Tone-Tools. Jonathan is using the Tone-Tools 62 Blues/Harp cabinet with various mini amps during sessions for the new TJS album. For information and to see photo, click here

 

 

 

 

Apple iTunes 

February 3, 2005

Tracks from The Jigsaw Seen's "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" CD are now available for download at Apple iTunes.

 

 

 

 

"God Rest Ye..." airplay 

January 26, 2005

The Jigsaw Seen's "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" received substantial radio airplay over the holiday season, including spins on the following stations: BBC 6 (London, UK), KCRW (Los Angeles, CA), KXLU (Los Angeles, CA), WBZC (Philadelphia, PA), WDIY (Philadelphia, PA), WXPN (Philadelphia, PA), KFJC (San Francisco, CA), WBJB (Lincroft, NJ), WRUW (Cleveland, OH), KAOS (Seattle, WA), KSER (Seattle, WA), KPUR (Portland, OR), WNCW (Greenville, NC), WCBE (Columbus, OH), WYCE (Grand Rapids, MI), KSYM (San Antonio, TX), WORT (Madison, WI), KRVS (Lafayette, LA), KURE (Aimes, IA), KKCR (Hanalai, HI) and KRUA (Anchorage, AK).

 

 

 

 

Mundane Sounds review 

January 19, 2005

Webzine Mundane Sounds recently reviewed The Jigsaw Seen's "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" CD with Joseph Kyle saying "both songs sound really nice".
To read entire review click here.

 

 

 

 

Splendid review 

January 12, 2005

Webzine Splendid recently reviewed The Jigsaw Seen's "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" CD with George Zahora saying "...pretty cool - imagine The Ramones hooking up with an electric sitar player to cover "Paint It Black", then deciding at the last minute to sing "God Rest Ye..." instead".

To read entire review click here.

 

 

 

 

Americana UK review 

January 5, 2005

Webzine Americana UK recently reviewed The Jigsaw Seen's "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen", proclaiming the disc "rather good".
To read entire review click here.

 


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