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 // 22 Articles
Columns // 17 Articles
Reviews // 506 Articles
Blogs // 14 Articles
//Features

Motorways, Bank Robbers, and Other Delights: A Conversation with Martin Bramah of Blue Orchids | 14 Jul 2016 // 9:00 PM

John Peel and Nico loved his band and Mark E. Smith fired him. Martin Bramah marched through history with a band he can never seem to escape. After decades of trying not to, he's finally learned to embrace life in Blue Orchids.

Of Sweaty Basements, Short Skirts and the Paisley Underground: Vicki Peterson of the Bangles | 1 Jul 2016 // 2:00 AM

The Bangles surveyed Los Angeles in the aftermath of punk and forged a new way. A new compilation looks back on that time as Vicki Peterson remembers the thrill of hearing herself on the radio for the first time and the terror of the group's first tour.

//Columns

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

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.

//Reviews

Various Artists: Alligator Records 45th Anniversary Collection | 17 Jul 2016 // 9:05 PM

Alligator has always introduced listeners to incredible music, and this collection gives us more than 30 reminders of all the greats that have called the label home since 1971.

Grateful Dead: Red Rocks 7/8/78 | 14 Jul 2016 // 9:05 PM

Jerry Garcia and Co. were capable of unbelievable highs and unfathomable lows. The lows take center stage on a lackluster set from Summer '78.

//Blogs

Imperium Dekadenz - "Still I Rise" (audio) (premiere) | 5 Jul 2016 // 5:00 AM

German duo offers new track from upcoming album Dis Manibvs.

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

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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