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Archive | August 2003

Moonshine Sway: Hard at Work, Hard at Play

by Tom Durkin With Moonshine Sway, there are no frills and no cheap gimmicks. This straightforward, hard-playing band draws upon elements of rock’n roll, the blues, and old-time country music in developing their own style — a style that reflects the gritty underbelly of a working-class city like Milwaukee.

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Local Sounds, Art Bits & Celebrations

Cleveland Miles – New Harmony Indiana – Taste Emcees – the Funky Art Man – Artists Needed at the Currents – Urban Artists House Party – Strive Media – Susanne Carter – Rhythms For A Nuclear Free World – Gordon Park Diversity Picnic

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One Love and Killer Rhythms in Beer City

by Jeremy Berg “You gotta make people feel the music,” agrees a selector in a video interview, stressing the need for a selector to have “talent and confidence.” He then jokes about putting a lot of ordinary DJs out of business after coming back from Jamaica, but the joke probably has some truth to it. […]

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Burning Snow Center

by Jeremy Berg The Institute for Thought will also host a lecture at UWM’s architecture and urban planning department this fall, and Griswold has worked with the sheriff’s department, fire department, and mayor to make it safe and legal to practice spinning poi (two kevlar balls at the end of chains dipped in flammable liquid […]

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