Author: Joshua Justice
Another all-vinyl edition of Static + Distance. Downbeat, rainy tunes for this dreary November day. Unfortunately, there was a ground issue, so you’ll notice a buzz on a couple tracks.
If you ask a shoegaze afficianado who “the greats” of the genre are you’re likely to get one of three answers: My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive or Ride. While much has been said about the first two, Ride is sort of the younger, cooler brother. The band’s debut album, Nowhere, came out on Creation Records in […]
A continuous vinyl mix of indie pop, afrobeat, psychedelic and more. This one is scattered stylistically speaking, but surprisingly coherent.
In this episode of Beyond Footnotes, we sit down with Taylor Rose, a second-year graduate student in the Department of History at Portland State University. His thesis looks at the growth of multi-use roads in the forested mountains just east of Portland, Oregon, from the Columbia Gorge Highway to Clackamas River logging roads. We discuss […]
An interview with Catherine McNeur, assistant professor of environmental and urban history here at PSU. We discuss the Heritage Tree program, environmental history and upcoming history-related events. We also share a series of podcasts produced by your hosts and other students as part of the Heritage Tree course that Professor McNeur taught last spring. + […]
S+D is back on the decks with some brand new (old) records. Moving from folk to bossanova and back again. NOTE: The first 15-20 minutes of the show had some audio issues, so there’s some noticeable surface noise until that gets resolved. Just a fair warning.
An introduction to your hosts and the concept behind Beyond Footnotes followed by an interview with Professor Garrison, the chair of the history department at Portland State University. We have a conversation about the department, the study of history and the outlook for future historians.
Ryan Wisnor joined me to spin some tracks and discuss our new history talk show, Beyond Footnotes, which premieres next Friday at 2pm. Songs today about plagues, states and history.
Each episode of Static + Distance begins with a (usually) unobtrusive track playing while I give a short run down of the episode to come. This week, I revisit those intro tracks in a continuous mix of ambient, Americana and downtempo. Enjoy.