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CHARLES WALKER BAND – Ghetto Prophet

CHARLES WALKER BAND – Ghetto Prophet (2014  Ehlona Records)   Ghetto Prophet is the eighth release by Milwaukee soul man Charles Walker. The multi-talented Walker plays keyboards and saxophone in his band which includes Porsche Carmon


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The City of Madison and the Madison Arts Commission Get Behind Local Music

The City of Madison and the Madison Arts Commission Get Behind Local Music   It’s easy to travel around the city of Madison, especially during the summer months, and take notice of all the music events


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Local Bands Can Learn a Lot from the Beatles

Local Bands Can Learn a Lot from the Beatles   I know, you’re thinking, “Why is this bloody baby-boomer going on about the Beatles?” Well, I’ll tell you. I just finished a great summer read, an


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Elton John and the Imminent Death of the CD

Elton John and the Imminent Death of the CD   The other day I revisited Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album, one that was sure to bring back some memories for me. The version I


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Erik Kjelland: Balancing Life, Music and the Mascot Theory

Erik Kjelland: Balancing Life, Music and the Mascot Theory Buy and stream the Mascot Theory music here and here. Buy and stream Erik Kjelland music here. Buy and stream Fallen Roadies music here.   Every now


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ERIK KJELLAND – Lost at Sea Looks like Rain

ERIK KJELLAND  Lost at Sea Looks like Rain (2011 Stone After Stone)   Here is one that almost got away, a solo recording from Erik Kjelland, leader of the Mascot Theory and former member of Crimson


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Make Music Madison: It’s About Community

Make Music Madison: It’s About Community   This Saturday, June 21, 2014, will mark the second annual Make Music Madison festival, a city-wide event that brings music of all sorts into the streets, nooks and crannies


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Wurst Times IV is This Saturday, May 24: Five Stages, Forty + Bands, Brats, Soda & Beer

Wurst Times IV is This Saturday, May 24: Five Stages, Forty + Bands, Brats, Soda & Beer   Though it sprang up in the heat of the Scott Walker recall, Wurst Times Festival (or WTF) has


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And the Winner Is… Part One

And the Winner Is… Part One And the winner is… Katie Scullin! 105.5 Triple M Radio’s Project M finals were held on May 14 at the High Noon Saloon. The three finalists were From the Moon,


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Triple M’s Project M Competition Kicks Off Third Year

Triple M’s Project M Competition Kicks Off Third Year 105.5 Triple M has just completed the signup period for this year’s Project M competition. 2014 marks the third installment of the contest which presents the competitors


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