Ed Whitelock is a professor of English at Gordon State College in Barnesville, GA, just 106 miles southwest of Philomath. He is co-author, with David Janssen, of Apocalypse Jukebox: The End of the World in American Popular Music (2009) from the PopMatters imprint of Soft Skull Press.
Divine Resurrection: An Interview with Divine Weeks' Bill See | 19 May 2016 // 10:00 PM
One of the late '80s L.A. scene's most promising and uncompromising bands have reconvened to demonstrate their relevance to the here and now. Lead singer Bill See talks about avoiding nostalgia while remaining engaged in an ongoing spiritual and artistic quest.
Bob Brown: The Wall I Built Myself / Willoughby's Lament | 20 Jul 2016 // 6:36 AM
Tompkins Square brings a pair of forgotten 1970s gems long cherished by vinyl collectors into the digital age. Bob Brown’s delicate baroque-folk musings will be welcome to fans of the singer-songwriter genre.
Moon Bros.: These Stars | 11 Jul 2016 // 9:20 PM
A post-rock homage to the rich vein of cinematic western music, Matt Schneider’s Moon Bros. offers a warm kind of cool.