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Friday, Oct. 1, 2010

Tonight @ Circle-A Cafe, 8 p.m.

Recording primarily to vinyl, with 7-inch singles his preferred medium, Milwaukee reggae enthusiast Eric Blowtorch has released a slew of well-received singles over the last couple years, some of them featuring reggae legends like Prince...
Friday, July 30, 2010

Tonight @ Circle-A Cafe, 8 p.m.

Recording primarily to vinyl, with 7-inch singles his preferred medium, Milwaukee reggae enthusiast Eric Blowtorch has released a slew of well-received singles over the last couple years, some of them featuring reggae legends like Prince...
Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Tonight @ The Miramar Theatre, 9 p.m.

Recording primarily to vinyl, with 7-inch singles his preferred medium, Milwaukee reggae enthusiast Eric Blowtorch has released a slew of well-received singles over the last couple years, some of them featuring reggae legends like Prince...
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009

Most Dangerous Man (Bopaganda!)

Eric Blowtorch goes to admirable lengths to make his reggae authentic and biting. The veteran Milwaukee singer, instrumentalist and DJ dedicates his vinyl maxi-single to a doctor who works with Human Rights Watch (which will receive 10% of the record’s profits). For the occasion, he enlists such Jamaican talent as toaster Prince Jazzbo...
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

“Salt Water” (Bopaganda! Records)

The trail end of 2008 saw the RIAA confirm that sales of vinyl records are surging. Sure, CDs and MP3s are convenient, but all you have to do is listen to vinyl to confirm its sonic superiority. Look no further than Milwaukee's own Eric Blowtorch, who has released a 7" vinyl slab of reggae flavor. The A-side "Salt Water" skanks along with a throbbing rhythm section as Blowtorch sings of dread on the high seas. The flip side is a dub-crazy version led by a melodica riff that fades into ghostly piano and Echoplexed vocals. While some artists...

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