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Friday, Dec. 28, 2012
Music clubs and concert venues have come and gone in Milwaukee, but every now and then, one hall comes to represent an era in the memories of music fans. When the powerful Balistrieri family opened The Scene in 1965
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
It's an ambitious idea for Milwaukee: taking an elevator to the third floor to drink. But at Cuvée, the ride is worth it...
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Old bar gets some new love in Milwaukee

A historic East Side bar slowly loses its luster, and nearly its life, before the owners of a thriving bar across the street decide to invest a considerable amount of money, time and energy in resurrecting...
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008

Bad Boy Bill, Diz Bring Back Chicago

Before he was a DJ, Bad Boy Bill was another just Windy City house fan, mixing records in his bedroom at 4 a.m. and priming for a shot on the decks. Like many players of the day, Bill let his beats speak for themselves-until they piqued the legendary ear of Farley "Jackmaster" Funk of WBMX's Hot Mix Five team. While Funk gave him his first radio broadcast, the rest of Chicago would soon go on to embrace big room sound with every nasty rub of vinyl. From his rise as a turntablist in the late 1980s to the launch of his own . . .
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Jamanta Crew’s Sunny Rise

When Jamanta Crew’s Eduardo Marote (aka Prztz) wrapped up a three-day gig in Barcelona in 2004, he returned to his native Brazil with several tracks for the seminal Chicago house imprint, Classic. “It was a Monday morning, my last day there and I called Classic to have them listen,” Prztz said via his cell phone from Sao Paulo. It turns out the Classic label heads had been the ones looking for him. Months prior, several unlabeled tracks crafted by the burgeoning Brazilian P.A. act fell into the hands of Luke Solomon, who played them without knowing who made them. Solomon saw first-hand how crowds went off.
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008

Plus: Sims makes Milwaukee debut

If Tittsworth was a cartoon character, he could be a blinged-out, globe-trotting pimp sporting a five o’clock shadow. In actuality, only the globe-trotting part is true, as Tittsworth has emerged as a turntablist who turns his own tricks on a dime. The D.C. native seamlessly blends club, rock, rave, hip-hop and house into a high-energy set that has sent him across the globe, including a regular spot at London’s Fabric. With eight club records already released, along with the mega mix CD Ayres ’n’ Titties (Money Studies), Tittsworth spoke with Club Noise about the Baltimore club scene, crunk and one night in Bangkok that was hardly humble.

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