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.
Sunday, December 14 2014
Twenty years on, the Old 97’s see their indie debut re-released in deluxe packaging by Omnivore. It’s worth the plunge.
Thursday, December 11 2014
Choosing the busker over the diva role, Madeleine Peyroux’s eclectic 20-year career is highlighted on this collection of jazz vocal non-standards.
Wednesday, December 3 2014
An engrossing biographical travelogue that provides a unique perspective on both Woody Guthrie and a long lost New York City
Monday, November 17 2014
An independent artist looking for ears. You'd do well to lend him yours for a listen.
Wednesday, November 12 2014
An excellent documentary of a deserving band. Thirty years down a long road, the band is still driving with tears in their eyes and telling stories worth hearing.