No Radio Free Lunch!

A blog about pop music and everything else by Eric D. Johnson

Tag Archives: American Studies

Readings: Formats

Eric Weisbard, who teaches in the American Studies Department at The University of Alabama has a new book coming out, Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music, that … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quick Thoughts on Performance Paths

Nothing too deep here, but something hopefully worth thinking about and expanding.  I should preface it with the caveat that Performance Studies is not my main gig and that I’m not … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 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
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