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 // 48 Articles
Columns // 18 Articles
Reviews // 550 Articles
Blogs // 81 Articles
//Features

Melvins Man Talks 'A Walk with Love & Death', New Solo Venture | 19 Oct 2017 // 9:35 PM

Dale Crover discusses the Melvins' willingness to break their own mold and what he and Charlie Watts have in common.

Such an Internal World: Matthew Sweet Discusses Kickstarter and Collaborations | 13 Sep 2017 // 10:00 PM

Power pop icon Matthew Sweet's latest album, Tomorrow Forever involved some hard labor -- but he'd probably say that, like all his projects, it brought some powerful lessons.

//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

The Fluids - "New Land Sale" (audio) (premiere) | 20 Oct 2017 // 4:20 AM

Nothing says New York like loud, cutting edge rock and the Fluids offer a textbook case on a new single.

Blue Sails - 'Blue Sails' (album stream) (premiere) | 20 Oct 2017 // 4:00 AM

Wisconsin brothers leave school, retreat to the woods and emerge with psych-soaked collection of songs filled with surprises.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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