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 // 16 Articles
Columns // 16 Articles
Reviews // 494 Articles
Blogs // 13 Articles
//Features

All You Need Is 'Love': A Conversation With Film and Television Composer Lyle Workman | 9 May 2016 // 9:30 PM

Lyle Workman discusses his self-surprising music career and how he now departs for unmapped terrain with the new Netflix series, Love.

Holding on to Hag: Remembering Merle Haggard 1937-2016 | 7 Apr 2016 // 4:05 AM

Merle Haggard died at age 79, leaving behind a legacy of authentic country music.

//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

Blaak Heat: Shifting Mirrors | 25 May 2016 // 9:10 PM

On Shifting Mirrors, Blaak Heat makes music that draws from a variety of worldly sources, prizing musical innovation as much as sheer heaviness.

2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony | 23 May 2016 // 4:00 AM

With some of the worst presenters possible and musical performances about as exciting as leftover crab meat, 2016's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show was one of its least interesting to date.

//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

Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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