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 // 9 Articles
Columns // 15 Articles
Reviews // 422 Articles
Blogs // 8 Articles

Blitzen Trapper Nation: Eric Earley Wakes, Discusses Latest in Long Line of Fine Moments | 18 Nov 2015 // 9:00 PM

Blitzen Trapper continues to release gorgeous, emotion-provoking albums that raise more questions than they answer. And that's alright.

Not Everything's Been Said: Remembering the City Featuring Carole King | 10 Nov 2015 // 8:00 PM

It's hard to predict why some records fail and others succeed. One of the lyricists behind a beautiful failure, the City's Now That Everything's Been Said (which in many ways serves as Carole King's debut album), David Palmer, remembers the road to the City and back.


The Los Lonely Wolves, Los Lobos, Is Still Brilliantly Defying Classification | 7 Oct 2015 // 8:30 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.

John Moreland Restores Hope in a Hopeless World | 25 Aug 2015 // 8:30 PM

John Moreland sings tales that crawl through the soil, hiss in the night, and burrow themselves into the heartpocket of listeners.


Deerhoof: Fever 121614 | 30 Nov 2015 // 8:10 PM

The new vinyl release from the always-reliable Deerhoof doesn't disappoint. Bring ear plugs.

Revocation: Empire of the Obscene | 30 Nov 2015 // 8:05 PM

Nearly a decade on, the Boston band's debut holds up and stands to melt the other digital files in your collection.


Jimi Hendrix's Spiritual High | 4 Nov 2015 // 1:19 AM

As the world went to Hell in 1970, Jimi Hendrix took his listeners to Heaven.

Where the Hell Is Joe Strummer's Car? | 29 Oct 2015 // 6:00 AM

One of Joe Strummer's most frustrating moments is dissected for music lovers, one more time, in I Need a Dodge.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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