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, October 19 2014
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen are poised to become a lasting force in bluegrass and also demonstrate the potential for broader success.
Wednesday, October 15 2014
A long-shelved power pop gem gets its chance to shine.
Wednesday, October 8 2014
Iain Matthews finds a rare musical soul-mate in Dutch pianist Egbert Derix. The two albums resulting from this unexpected collaboration rank among the best of Matthew's career.
Monday, October 6 2014
A testament to the power of love and commitment and one of the best Americana releases of the year.
Sunday, October 5 2014
A beautiful debut from a late-discovered master songwriter and country music craftsman.