Jay Flash

Greg Steffke is a Zen Kung fu master. He’s a veteran bar manwith a rock and roll spirit, exploring all topics you’re not supposed to talkabout in public houses like religion and politics. If you added Pablo Neruda and Charles Bukowski, .. Read more

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Paying homage to the greatest Wisconsin soundbite of the year—a snarled, out-of-context snippet of casual profanity from Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin that played on constant loop during the election—FM 102.1 morning dudes Brian Kramp and Jon Adler .. Read more

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Milwaukee singer-songwriter Jay Flash is something of a chameleon. Depending on the song or his performance, he can be a traditional folkie or an avant abstractionist, singing in either a meek, inward croon or an eccentric, maniacal warble. He\'s .. Read more

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Milwaukee musician Jay Flash is off to a punctual start for the new year. Yesterday he released his fourth full-length, <em>Collapsing</em>, for free streaming and name-your-price download on <a href=\"\">his Bandcamp .. Read more

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A quartet of Milwaukee singer-songwriters share a bill at Linneman’s Riverwest Inn tonight to raise money for the city’s listener-funded college radio station WMSE 91.7. Jay Flash, the experimental Riverwest folkie who recently released the Read more

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The jacket notes on Milwaukee avant-folkie Jay Flash’s third album mingle dissatisfaction with glimmers of hope. His lyrics reflect the same. However, Flash may want to keep in mind that, per the examples of Billy Bragg, songs where the pol... Read more

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Now this is interesting… The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is wondering about Ron Johnson’s job. We all know that in 1979, Johnson joined PACUR (then known as WISS), the start-up spinoff of Bemis Corp., then run by Johnson’s fa.. Read more

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Mequon songwriter Willy Porter conjures Bob Dylan on the title track to his recession-inspired new album, How to Rob a Bank, a portrait of America’s credit crunch. In the spirit of the times, though, his scheme is more Bernie Madoff than Bo... Read more

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With Flash’s often affecting yelp of a voice pitchedsomewhere between a catharsis for the whole world and diffidence about his ownemotional needs, it’s largely a winning combination. Even among the alt rockand freak folk communities that,CD... Read more

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It’s the story that for decades has kept people afraid off lying: In 1972, a Uruguayan rugby team crashed into the frozen Andres, where the survivors were forced to resort to eating the flesh of dead passengers inorder to avoid starvation. ... Read more

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Jay Flash refers to his style as "experimental folk music," even if the 25-year- The Loser ,CD Reviews Read more

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