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, January 25 2015
Intimations of mortality echo throughout this fifth solo release from the contemplative Los Angeles singer-songwriter, formerly of Uma and Show of Hands.
Tuesday, January 6 2015
This record shuns cynicism. It is, rather, an honest, romantic exploration of heartbreak wherein, despite his many accompanists, Hinson lies exposed and raw.
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