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 // 37 Articles
Columns // 18 Articles
Reviews // 535 Articles
Blogs // 29 Articles

Choose Your Companions: Bill Vitt on Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders | 17 Jan 2017 // 9:00 PM

"We never rehearsed. That probably helped." Longtime Jerry Garcia drummer Vitt looks back on how it all started and what it meant.

Angels, Sparks, Flashdance: Frank DiMino Returns With 'Old Habits Die Hard' | 13 Dec 2016 // 9:00 PM

The voice of Angel, Frank DiMino, offers first solo release, reflects on the power of song.


The New Oral History: Chris Shiflett and Steve Dawson's Smart, Listenable Podcasts | 24 Aug 2016 // 9:00 PM

There are more podcasts than you can shake a flash drive at these days. Though the number of 'casts that embrace Americana music is growing, these two stand out.

Coulda Been Country: The Allman Brothers Dickey Betts' Great Southern Songs | 1 Jul 2016 // 12:30 AM

The Allman Brothers band receives attention for its southern rock tendencies, but its secret weapon was, for a time, the country inflections brought forth by guitarist Dickey Betts.


Wovenwar: Honor Is Dead | 17 Jan 2017 // 2:57 AM

Wovenwar returns with an entertaining if safe sophomore effort. The group hasn't yet found its groove, but it's getting there—one radio-ready growl at a time.

Madness: Can't Touch Us Now | 13 Jan 2017 // 3:28 AM

Madness serves up a release that disappoints while also suggesting there's still plenty of life left in the veteran band.


McDougall - "Battle Creek March" (audio) (premiere) | 18 Jan 2017 // 3:41 AM

McDougall revisits a gem from his back discography ahead of new singles series.

Crippled Black Phoenix - "Scared and Alone" (video) (premiere) | 7 Dec 2016 // 4:20 AM

Crippled Black Phoenix releases new video for "Scared and Alone", a key track from the Bronze LP.

//Mixed media

That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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