Benjamin Hedge Olson is a writer, ethnographer, scholar, and teacher based in Seattle, WA. He holds a PhD in American Studies from the University of Hawaii, Manoa, and an MA in Popular Culture from Bowling Green State University. Dr. Olson’s dissertation “This Isn’t Paradise, This is Hell: Discourse, Performance, and Identity in the Hawaii Metal Scene” will be available soon.
Tuesday, May 21 2013
I don't hear Young Dreams in any of these songs, I hear their favorite bands, and I find that kind of frustrating.
Friday, May 17 2013
Smart, restrained disco pop to put a smile on your face.
Friday, May 10 2013
Úlfur paint pretty auditory pictures that lack the necessary focus for sustained engagement.
Monday, May 6 2013
A lack of consistency and an unfortunate fondness for Korn and Disturbed mars an occasionally promising debut.
Friday, May 3 2013
Nineties style indie rock for people who missed it the first time around.