Jedd Beaudoin

Jedd Beaudoin is host of the eclectic syndicated music show Strange Currency and frequent arts reporter for Wichita Public Radio. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Wichita State University, where he is an adjunct faculty member in the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries.

Features // 20 Articles
Columns // 16 Articles
Reviews // 501 Articles
Blogs // 13 Articles
//Features

Sing My Songs to Me: Eric Johnson on the Return of Fruit Bats | 22 Jun 2016 // 9:30 PM

Having left behind a highly identifiable name in 2013, Eric Johnson embarked on a career as EDJ. The music stayed the same but, Johnson says, a little bit of confusion in the marketplace had to go.

For The Time Being: Robbie Fulks Reflects on His Rural Heritage With 'Upland Stories' | 21 Jun 2016 // 9:30 PM

For a moment Robbie Fulks worried that he'd gone to the well of southern life one too many times. Then he decided to embrace the kind of music and stories he loves best. The result? A new career high with the album Upland Stories.

//Columns

Corn in the USA: Hee Haw, Buck Owens and You | 7 Mar 2016 // 9:15 PM

Whether he wanted it to be or not Hee Haw was the vehicle that imprinted Buck Owens into the minds of millions of music lovers around the globe.

The Los Lonely Wolves, Los Lobos, Is Still Brilliantly Defying Classification | 7 Oct 2015 // 9:30 PM

It's hard to imagine an American band that's more inventive, death-defying and affable as Los Lobos. A new book and record reveal why.

//Reviews

Blue Orchids: Awefull / The Once and Future Thing | 22 Jun 2016 // 9:15 PM

Blue Orchids comes roaring back with new songs and a collection of early '80s Rough Trade sides.

Bonnie "Prince" Billy: More Revery | 21 Jun 2016 // 9:10 PM

Long out-of-print set from Bonny (no "Prince" and note the different spelling of Bonnie here) Billy resurfaces in expanded form. It's Will Oldham sounding ferocious and loud. A welcome return.

//Blogs

Rïcïnn- "Uma" (audio) (premiere) | 20 Apr 2016 // 4:00 AM

Hear "Uma", the first track from Rïcïnn's upcoming release Lïan.

Sylvaine - "Saudade" (audio) (premiere) | 10 Mar 2016 // 4:00 AM

Ambiance. Shoegaze. Internal conflict. The language of Sylvaine.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Paul McCartney: Pure McCartney (take 2)

// Sound Affects

"Pure McCartney really is a compilation for those wanted to dip their toes in wading pool instead of jumping waterfalls.

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