Anthony Easton is a writer, curator, artist and academic, currently living in Montreal.
Towards a (Redneck) Pleasure Principle: Or Why Luke Bryan Might Be This Year's Best Artist | 17 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM
The idea of pleasure, of the loose swing and the obsessive grinding, becomes the central way that we talk about Luke Bryan, and often the central way that Bryan talks about himself, especially in 2013.
'The Queen's Bed', the Queen's Body, and the Body of the State | 14 Apr 2015 // 1:00 AM
A rigorous, middle ground between lurid populist histories and dry academia, Anna Whitelock provides an excellent biography as a well trained historian.
Ralph Stanley: Cracker Barrel Presents Ralph Stanley: A Man of Constant Sorrow | 5 Mar 2015 // 8:01 PM
A "new" CD of Ralph Stanley duets provides an easy metaphor for how music is currently sold.