Mark Metcalf
Backstage with Mark Metcalf

Andy Noble

Mark talks to the longtime music-lover and DJ about his experiences in Milwaukee and his comprehensive, "trim" record collection.

By - Feb 11th, 2013 11:05 am

Andy Noble, currently a DJ for The Get Down, has a long history with the Milwaukee music scene, and a record collection to be envied. Photo: Angela Morgan

It’s hard to look back at the development of Milwaukee’s music scene without catching a glimpse of Andy Noble. His most prominent role currently may be serving as a DJ for the monthly soul/funk dance party The Get Down, but he’s also the founder and bassist of Kings Go Forth, the former owner of now-defunct record store Lotus Land and a prominent collector of rare records.

In this podcast, I spoke to Andy about how he got into music, what he looks for when he goes record digging and a bit of the musical history hidden in Milwaukee.

Listen now:

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Backstage with Mark Metcalf,” a 2011 Milwaukee Press Club award-winner, is engineered and produced by Sahan Jayasuriya. (This week’s installment originally recorded by Dan Shafer.) The weekly series, focusing on many of Milwaukee’s behind-the-scenes personalities, alternates between short (10-15 min.) and long (25-30 min.) segments. For the full archive of these podcasts, check out TCD’s Podcasts page.

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