No Radio Free Lunch!

Music, etc. by Eric D. Johnson

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I really really want to thank you for dancing to the end.

So, there are these three videos from Janelle Monae’s new record The Electric Lady that I keep watching, over and over.  They tie into, and are the latest episodes of … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Concrete Jungle

There was at least a solid two years in Fayetteville where it seemed like you could not go to a party or hangout or a show without hearing “Legend.” Usually … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Cultural Exchange

Dave Bruceck has passed, and everywhere on the net, “Take 5” is playing.  That’s a wonderful thing, but here’s a lesser known bit of the Brubeck legacy, a musical written … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Indeterminacy

is the currency of genre.

November 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Unpop

…is short for Unpopular Popular Music, which I wrote about in my recently completed dissertation for the University of Iowa Department of American Studies.  The term refers to music (folk … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 1 Comment