Thursday Sep 11
Wisconsin producer Butch Vig offers strategies for musicians at Yellow Phone Music Conference
The fourth annual Yellow Phone Music Conference in Milwaukee had its biggest keynote speaker to date last weekend with Grammy-winning Wisconsin native Butch Vig , and plenty of take-aways for artists trying to advance in the industry. Here are a few from sessions I attended Saturday.
Wednesday on Lake Effect: LeVar Burton, Butch Vig, Ian and the Dream
LeVar Burton talks about his 23-year run as host of the public television series, Reading Rainbow , and his work today as an advocate for reading education - work that will bring him to Milwaukee this month.
Yellow Phone Music Conference calls up Butch Vig as keynote speaker
Butch Vig has a lot on his plate. He just finished wrapping up a new nation-spanning Foo Fighters album, and he's heading back into the studio to start recording a new Garbage album plus all sorts of other odds and ends sure to keep the legendary Viroqua-born drummer and record producer busy.
TODAY - Independent.ie
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