Heard Melodies

‘Heard Melodies’ is a column by Joshua Jones, in which the untold stories of music history are explored in a new light. If you are interested in contributing your own perspective on music, pop culture, and society, please contact us at hello@deadset.press.

Heard melodies are sweet

But those unheard are sweeter

John Keats

Do I Love You?

The most valuable seven inches of polyvinyl chloride were pressed into shape over and over again in 1965 before the twenty-third of December, at a plant most likely somewhere in Detroit, Michigan.

About Me

Joshua Jones is a writer and the main literary-critic-in-residence at the Prague Writers’ Festival. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in a number of publications, including Freedom, 3:AM, The Stinging Fly, and Literární.cz. His pamphlet Constructions is to be published in 2021 by Tall-Lighthouse.

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