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 // 46 Articles
Columns // 18 Articles
Reviews // 550 Articles
Blogs // 56 Articles
//Features

As Mysterious As They Wanna Be: An Interview with Dungen | 1 Jun 2017 // 5:00 AM

Dungen founder Gustav Ejstes talks about his band's international success, scoring a classic silent film, and the creative mystery.

Jean-Jacques Perrey's Passport to the Future | 25 May 2017 // 3:34 AM

Jean-Jacques Perrey inspired the Beastie Boys, Gang Starr and many more and returned to life as a performer and recording artist during his final decades of life.

//Columns

The New Oral History: Chris Shiflett and Steve Dawson's Smart, Listenable Podcasts | 24 Aug 2016 // 10:00 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 // 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.

//Reviews

Jason Eady: Jason Eady | 24 May 2017 // 3:38 AM

Jason Eady set out to make a simple sounding recording but it raises some unexpected emotional complexities that linger long after the songs have wound to a close.

Bombadil: Fences | 9 May 2017 // 2:53 AM

Something subtle this way comes: Veteran bands release a mostly quiet affair that provides a genuinely avant-garde notion: Close listening.

//Blogs

End Christian - 'Energy & Strength' (album stream) (premiere) | 18 Aug 2017 // 3:06 AM

Experimental Philadelphia collective End Christian explores darkness with the hope of radiating light into the world.

Low Flying Hawks - "Space Wizard" (video) (premiere) (interview) | 17 Aug 2017 // 5:00 AM

Mysterious, Krautrock-influenced sludge merchants team up with acclaimed Mexican film director, members of Melvins for new video.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

U2's 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Reminds the Audience of their Politics

// Notes from the Road

"The Joshua Tree tour highlights U2's classic album with an epic and unforgettable new experience.

READ the article