Eamon Whalen

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States

My name is Eamon Whalen and I'm a writer from Minneapolis.

I've contributed to The FADER, The Outline, Bandcamp Daily, contexts magazine and City Pages. From 2013 to 2017 I was the lead editor of Greenroom Magazine.

I'm available to write about music and pop culture, politics and social movements, sports and food.

Portfolio
The Outline
'Sorry to Bother You' director Boots Riley finally staged his coup

Glasses clink; violins glisten. David Rockefeller and John Paul Getty, two guests at a make-believe cocktail party for the extremely well-to-do, explain that they have a new party trick. "We have this thing we do with our voices," they say. "We sing like authentic rappers."

Greenroom Magazine
10/04/2016
Eat Traditional: The Story of the Sioux Chef's Indigenous Cuisine

words by Eamon Whalen photos by Izzy Commers additional photos by Heidi Ehalt courtesy of The Sioux Chef -- "The recovery of the people is tied to recovery of food, since food itself is medicine-not only for the body but also for the soul and the spiritual connection to history, ancestors, and the land" - Winona Laduke The idea of a true "American" cuisine is as difficult to pinpoint as the idea of a true American.

Bandcamp Daily
06/27/2017
DJ Harrison Draws on '70s Funk & Soul to Build Vibrant Beat Masterpieces

For nearly a decade the producer, engineer, drummer, pianist, bassist, and guitarist born Devonne Harris has been making songs the old-fashioned way-largely sample-free and recorded straight to tape. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University's jazz studies program, DJ Harrison's prolific catalogue spans fuzzy Sly Stone tributes, 1960s revivalist jazz, slick Voodoo-era soul, dusty loops steeped in the tradition of Pete Rock and Dilla, and the "garage-punk-jazz-funk" of his band Butcher...

Bandcamp Daily
06/19/2017
Psymun on Working With The Weeknd, Bon Iver, and Rediscovering Lightning Bolt

After almost 10 years in the music industry, the Minnesota producer Psymun has learned to stop worrying about the dumb shit. Whether it's rappers taking his beats from the Internet for their own use, or publications overlooking his work, he no longer takes himself seriously enough to care.