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The Return of Vinyl or P.K. Hears His Calling Written by Cory Schultz Patrick is poor. He has no full time job and his humble attire could use a spin through the nearest laundromat. But he’s


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Lords of the Trident @ The Majestic Theater October 1, 2009 Submitted by MD Stevens     The Majestic was electrically charged with the anticipation of Power Metal. A thunderous voice breaks through the crowds cheers welcoming


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Harvest Fest  39: Madison Musicians Rally for Medical Marijuana “Prohibition…goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not


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   The Cloth Sea Surface with a Modern Take on ‘60s Pop   Written by Angus McLinn  “In the beginning, there was a loud muffler and an epic journey to get a few miles down the


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YOUNG VOICES OF MADISON – Friday, May 19, 2006 – Live from the Overture Center for the Arts (2006   Audio for the Arts) written by Judy Brady   Under the direction of Scott Foss, the Young


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FLAT ATOM – Flux (2007   Self-Release) Flux, the latest release by Madison’s industrial metal band, Flat Atom, opens with a synthesizer intro, which has an almost classical feel to it. But don’t let that fool you.


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SHOT TO HELL – Waking Up (2006   Quadra Recordings) Written by John Payne LaCrosse-based alt-country band Shot to Hell’s EP, Waking Up, is the perfect soundtrack for a round of whiskey shots.  Like the early work


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THINGS FALL APART – We Are All… (2006   Crustacean Records) Written by John Payne The first time through, listening to Things Fall Apart’s EP We Are All…is a bit like getting really drunk and then seeing


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A TORTURED SOUL – Tomorrow’s Door (2006   Self-Release) Written by John Payne You might have guessed from A Tortured Soul’s name that they’re a metal band.  But judging from the ten urgently recorded songs on Tomorrow’s Door,


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VULGAR PANG – Pleasures of Schizophrenia (2006   Self-Release) Written by John Payne Vulgar Pang – more or less a solo project by singer/songwriter/guitarist/bassist/etc Craig Hawkinson with sporadic contributions from other musicians – has titled their new


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