Jedd Beaudoin is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. He holds an MFA in creative writing (fiction) from Wichita State University and hosts Strange Currency six nights week for Wichita Public Radio. His writing has appeared in No Depression and The Crab Orchard Review as well as at websites such as Ytsejam.com and Amazon.com.
Monday, April 28 2014
Jason Isbell delivered one of the strongest records in 2013, and in doing so, he helped redefine the parameters of Americana.
Sunday, August 11 2013
John Fogerty has teamed with a group of contemporary artists to deliver a celebration of his songs and of American music with Wrote a Song for Everyone. It couldn't be a more welcome celebration.
Monday, June 3 2013
Former Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap's roots run deeper than punk rock, but he's got an arty flare you might not expect from a man who loves Hank Williams and Chuck Berry.
Tuesday, April 2 2013
Dawn McCarthy and Bonnie “Prince” Billy pay tribute to the Everlys with What the Brothers Sang, and the Chapin Sisters with A Date With the Everly Brothers, in their new tribute albums.
Monday, September 10 2012
How the Midwest remade country music in its own image -- and without even trying.
Monday, May 12 2014
David Cantwell writes from the heart and the results are, like the subject, highly unconventional and completely memorable.
Monday, May 5 2014
Many shoddy theories exist about the origins and evolution HIV/AIDS. Dorothy Crawford's work examines both in great, nail-biting detail.
Monday, May 5 2014
David H. Ikard's exploration of life in "post-racial" America leaves the reader with some interesting answers and even more interesting questions.
Tuesday, April 8 2014
Paul Robeson was a powerful singer and orator whose towering intellect and strong beliefs in the dignity of all mankind may have cost him his reputation and career.
Monday, April 7 2014
Little Feat's place in rock 'n' roll history is undeniable, as is Ben Fong-Torres' role as a rock 'n' roll scribe.
Friday, November 4 2011
Tuesday, November 1 2011
Music to quiet the anxieties of a post-Wugazi world.
Thursday, October 20 2011
John Wesley Harding teams up with Eugene Mirman for new video, "Sing Your Own Song", which spoofs a Paul Simon classic.
Tuesday, October 11 2011
Icelandic music master creates new album in one hot week.
Monday, October 10 2011
So what if it's an extended tequila commercial? The pairing is unexpected and cool.