Electic Vibes

CD Reviews, Show Reviews and more!
by Andrew Frey

Veteran Max Ink staff writer Andrew Frey

Veteran Max Ink staff writer Andrew Frey

Andrew Frey is a writer and photographer for Maximum Ink Music Magazine. From early youth he was entranced with music and followed the intensity arc from it's simple rock and roll roots through extreme death metal and furious punk. More recently, he has refocused on the wild cross pollination of genres from World Beat, Jam, Funk, Blues, Electronica and wild experimentation His column, Eclectic Vibes, flows monthly in Maximum Ink Music Magazine and is filled with with a colorful combination of Micro Reviews, show reviews, show previews and the occasional social commentary. Andrew's music writing career started in the late 80's when he helped publish two music newspapers while living in the Denver, Colorado area; CLOT Magazine and Colorado Music Magazine. Upon relocating to Madison, Wisconsin in 1994, Andrew’s musical experience continued shortly thereafter when he opened a music, gift and novelty store in Stoughton, WI called Elves Palace which garnered legendary status during its 11 year run. Since then he has owned and operated other retail stores, most notably Cosmic Delights. Cosmic Delights is currently located at 2717 E Washington in Madison, WI.

Since 2006 he has been attending 5-10 local and regional music festivals and street festivals per year as a festival vendor, garnering yet another view of the musical landscape near and far. Andrew has written for Maximum Ink Music Magazine since 2001.



This Month's Eclectic Vibes

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