Kevin Curtin
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Kevin Curtin performs, studies and writes about music. He holds degrees in journalism and music from Michigan State University. Kevin lives in Austin, TX and spends a lot of time volunteering as an adult literacy instructor and even more with his hands on a keyboard, telling stories in the most interesting and honest way he can.

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Traveling at Different Speeds: An Interview with Icebird's RJD2 | 16 Jan 2012 // 8:50 PM

After producing countless underground-rap hits, scoring the Mad Men theme, and putting out iconic albums of his own, RJD2 decided to write songs with singer Aaron Livingston before they formed a band. RJ talks about the creation of the one and only Icebird.

Working on a Love Song: An Interview with Fastball's Miles Zuniga | 17 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM

After having worked years in the music industry, Fastball's Miles Zuniga finally gets around to recording a solo album, and reflects on himself, the way the business is changing, and much more in this revealing interview ...


Carolina Chocolate Drops: Leaving Eden | 26 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

A perfect synthesis of old and new on the follow up to their Grammy winning Genuine Negro Jig.

Dub Trio: IV | 19 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Heavy Metal styles and dub sensibilities collide on this crisp instrumental assault.

//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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