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Wisconsin Film Festival 2014 Podcast

Two visions of protest at the Wisconsin Film Festival

A.E. Presents Julianna Barwick, April 11

12 AM | 21 Apr

Running: A destination band

12 Jacket (3mm Spine) [GDOB-30H3-007}

Chicago trio Running plays savagely gratifying punk songs that invariably become enveloped in leaking feedback and bassist Matthew Hord’s reverb-laced vocal spew. The band functions a bit like a vehicle that’s been stripped down to a bare chassis and engine block: It can operate just fine, but everything noxious and bilious and caustic about it

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, 11 AM | 16 Apr

Line Breaks returns with “Fire Under The Skin”


The annual Line Breaks Festival brings together students from UW-Madison’s First Wave program and guests from multiple disciplines to explore the intersection of hip-hop, dance, spoken-word, and theater. In past years, highlights included spoken-word/theater artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph and ‘Passing Strange’ stars Colman Domingo and Stew—but this year, the festival’s eighth, the focus is emphatically on First

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10 AM | 15 Apr

‘Warfare’ offers a taste of Sole/DJ Pain 1 collaboration


Last Friday, Madison-based producer DJ Pain 1 and veteran rapper/angry fella/Anticon co-founder Sole released the four-song ‘Warfare’ E.P. on Bandcamp, as a precursor to their forthcoming full-length collaboration, ‘Deathdrive.’ (The pair also previously released another ‘Deathdrive’ track, “Coal.” Pain 1 has also contributed beats to previous Sole releases, as has former Madisonian Man Mantis.) So far

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11 AM | 14 Apr

Madison’s Samantha Glass collaborates on ‘Dorval & Devereaux’ tape


Madison-based musician Beau Devereaux, whose projects include the bleary electronic pop of Samantha Glass, has collaborated with Canadian musician Crystal Dorval on a new cassette on the Moon Glyph label. Simply titled ‘Dorval & Devereaux,’ the release builds warm, idyllic melodies and synth textures into eight songs that often start out feeling mellow but build

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