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.
The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man | 26 May 2016 // 9:30 PM
Two simultaneously released albums serve notice that the Lowest Pair are among the leading new lights in Americana.
Rufus Wainwright: Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets | 22 May 2016 // 9:10 PM
Tightly curated and ultimately exhilarating, Wainwright fashions nine of the bard’s classics into a mini-opera.