John Kenyon

John Kenyon is a newspaper editor in Iowa City. He writes about music, books and pop culture at his blog, Things I'd Rather Be Doing (

A Hammock and a Brook: An Interview With Explosions in the Sky

Dumptruck: Haul of Fame

Ass Ponys: The Okra Years

Nels Cline/Wally Shoup/Chris Corsano: Immolation/Immersion

Pinetop Seven: The Night’s Bloom

The Clientele: Strange Geometry

David S. Ware Quartets: Live in the World

Matthew Shipp, Restless Visionary Behind the Blue Series

The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-la-la Band with Choir: This Is Our Punk Rock

Carla Bley Big Band: Looking for America

Sentridoh: Lou B’s Wasted Pieces ’87-’93

Phantom Tollbooth: Beard of Lightning