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 // 47 Articles
Columns // 18 Articles
Reviews // 550 Articles
Blogs // 78 Articles
//Features

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.

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.

//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

Wax Fang - "Glass Island" (audio) (premiere) | 17 Oct 2017 // 4:00 AM

Kentucky outfit continues its long-held tradition of defying the rules and coming up winning.

Envy on the Coast - "Virginia Girls" (video) (premiere) | 12 Oct 2017 // 5:00 AM

Envy on the Coast wanted to make a video but couldn't fully translate their ideas about suburban boredom, so they took matters into their own hands.

//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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