My writing has appeared in a selection of musical and academic publications and websites.


PopMatters / NoDepression / MusicExistence / CrypticRock.comLouisville.com

Plus, see the Projects page for even more.

Below is a selection of pieces published on the web.



Album reviews

Sweetwater String Band – No Depression – Sweetwater

Littlest Birds – No Depression – Littlest Birds

Hook & Anchor – No Depression – Hook & Anchor

T Sisters – PopMatters – T Sisters

Jim Lauderdale – PopMatters – Jim Lauderdale

Bob Wills – PopMatters – Bob Wills

Chatham County Line  – No Depression – Chatham County Line

Bryan Sutton – PopMatters – Bryan Sutton

The Henry Girls – PopMatters – The Henry Girls

Carlene Carter – PopMatters – Carlene Carter

Blue Highway – PopMatters – Blue Highway

Rebecca Frazier – MusicExistence – Rebecca Frazier

David Huebner – MusicExistence – David Huebner

Don Rigsby – MusicExistence – Don Rigsby

Ashley Lewis – MusicExistence – Ashley Lewis

The Grascals – MusicExistence – The Grascals

Noam Pikelny  – MusicExistence – Noam Pikelny

Dirk Powell – Walking Through Clay – MusicExistence – Dirk Powell

E. Christina Herr & Wild Frontier – Americana Hotel – MusicExistence – E. Christina Herr

Lionize – Jetpack Soundtrack – CrypticRock – Lionize

Jason Charles Miller – Natural Born Killer  – CrypticRock – Jason Charles Miller

The Corn Potato String Band – NoDepression.com – The Corn Potato String Band review




John Jacob Niles profile – John Jacob Niles

Horse Racing In Kentucky Culture – Molly & Tenbrooks

How Football  Reflects Life and Culture In LouisvilleFootball & Culture

Local Song, Local Story? – Louisville Burglar

Baseball – Life & Language


Top 5s

The Strictly Roots Top 5 at 5 Countdown – for w/e – Sunday February 2nd

Gideonthomas.wordpress.com – http://gideonthomas.wordpress.com/2014/02/03/the-strictly-roots-top-5-at-5-countdown-for-we-sunday-february-2nd/

The Strictly Roots Top 5 at 5 Countdown – for w/e – Sunday February 9th

Gideonthomas.wordpress.com – http://gideonthomas.wordpress.com/2014/02/10/the-strictly-roots-top-5-at-5-countdown-for-we-sunday-february-9th/



Book reviews

Review of  Lining Out The Word: Dr Watts Hymn Singing in the Singing of Black Americans by William T. Dargan. Folklore, 120/2 (August 2009), pp. 230-231

Review of Dying Words: Endangered Languages and What They Have To Tell Us by Nicholas Evans. Journal of Folklore Research, January 2010 http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/jfrr/article/view/2768/2644



Press releases

Cern    HZM015    MC Fats Collective   UWB007



All photos copyright Rob King.
All photos copyright Rob King.

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