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Ed Whitelock

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.


Reviews

Sunday, September 14 2014

Jerry Douglas, Rob Ickes, Mike Auldridge: Three Bells

Mike Auldridge is joined on this, his final recording, by fellow dobro masters Jerry Douglas and Rob Ickes. A fitting capstone to a legendary career.


Thursday, September 11 2014

Pere Ubu: Carnival of Souls

Pere Ubu's 18th album offers their most cohesive and disturbing vision of dystopian America. A carnival of oblique reference points, it's also their best album of the 21st century.


Tuesday, September 2 2014

Adam Faucett: Blind Water Finds Blind Water

A mature, powerful collection of songs from the Arkansas singer-songwriter, equal parts darkness and light.


Sunday, August 17 2014

Smoke Dawson: Fiddle

A worthwhile collection for anyone interested in the American folk revival and particularly for those who enjoy its outsider elements.


Tuesday, August 12 2014

Steve Wynn: Sketches in Spain

Steve Wynn continues to follow his muse, this time to Spain, for a couple of reinvigorating albums released on these shores for the first time.


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