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09.05.2014 | 105 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM

The 'Nevermind' producer explained the mindset behind his biggest recordings

By Evan Rytlewski
“I learned to make records by the seat of my pants, and I still do it that way,” producer Butch Vig said during his keynote remarks for Milwaukee’s Yellow Phone Music Conference this morning. Eschewing a prepared address in favor of a casual conversation moderated by Elektra Records president Jeff Castelaz, Vig spoke for more than an hour and a half about his youthful introduction to the art...
08.28.2014 | 113 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM

Also: Har Mar Superstar, Taylor Swift and racial sensitivity in pop music

By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee's Yellow Phone Music Conference returns for another lineup of panel discussions and local-music showcases next weekend, so this week on The Disclaimer—WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I—we consider Yellow Phone's mission and efficacy. Has the conference succeeded in helping bands navigate a changing music economy? Is it worth the money for aspiring career music...
09.03.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM

New this year: Free showcase shows

By Evan Rytlewski
The organizers of Yellow Phone Music Conference are the first to admit that the business of music isn’t as interesting or rewarding as the actual art of music. Fun or not, though, it is important, especially for musicians looking to get paid for (or even make a living doing) their craft, which is why they founded the Milwaukee music conference three years ago. “Basically, what we’re trying ...
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

Today @ multiple venues

Milwaukee's Yellow Phone Music Conference returns for a second year of panels, discussions and mentoring sessions to help aspiring career musicians navigate...
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

Today @ multiple venues

Milwaukee's Yellow Phone Music Conference returns for a second year of panels, discussions and mentoring sessions to help aspiring career musicians navigate a rapidly changing music industry. The bulk of this year's events are based out of...
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Today @ multiple venues

Milwaukee's Yellow Phone Music Conference returns for a second year of panels, discussions and mentoring sessions to help aspiring career musicians navigate a rapidly changing music industry. The bulk of this year's events are based out of...

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