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|Owner||Trey Lane, Doc Valso, Kris Skoda, Emily Hayes|
Mod Mobilian is a regional website focused on the music, art and culture of metro Mobile, the Eastern Shore, and the surrounding areas of the Southeastern United States. It was started in 2009 by co-editors Trey Lane and Doc Valso. It currently has over 20 contributing writers including videographer Kris Skoda, disc jockey Emily Hayes, columnist Kevin Lee, playwright Danielle Juzan, and political columnist Jessica James. It is the largest independent arts and culture website on the Central Gulf Coast in terms of social network followers and monthly views. In 2012, it was the official interview crew for Deluna Fest in Pensacola, Florida. In 2012, it was selected as "Best Local Website" by the newspaper Lagniappe. It is a contributing site to the multi-state Southern music aggregator website, SouthSounds Review.
Mod Mobilian Press
The Mod Mobilian Press started in 2011 and has released four books by local authors.
- Kevin B. Lee - Colonnades
- Janet Nodar - Trumpet Field and Other Stories
- Tributaries 2012 Mobile Bay literary anthology
- Kenneth A. Robinson - Port City Crusader: John LeFlore and the Non-Partisan Voters’ League in Mobile, Alabama.
Mod Mobilian Records
In 2013, Mod Mobilian Records co-released El Cantador's EP Translation Wave with This Is American Music.
Mod Mobilian Records and This Is American Music co-released New Orleans group Hurray for the Riff Raff's album My Dearest Darkest Neighbor on July 1, 2013.
Notes and references
- Holbert, Rob (9 March 2011). "What in the heck's a Mod Mobilian?". Lagniappe. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
- "The 2012 Nappie Award Winners". Lagniappe. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
- Sledge, John (20 April 2012). "Local authors Kevin Lee, Jim Lee share insights". Press-Register. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
- Specker, Lawrence (12 June 2013). "New book focuses on legacy of civil rights leader John L. LeFlore". Press-Register. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
- Specker, Lawrence (26 March 2013). "El Cantador's 'Translation Wave' a soundtrack for strange dreams". Press-Register. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
- Fensterstock, Alison. "A take on John Lennon's 'Jealous Guy' heralds Hurray for the Riff Raff's new cover CD, due July 1". Times-Picayune. Retrieved 16 June 2013.