The jamchild of guitarists Dan Venne and Trent Johnson, drummer David Skogen, bass player Todd Hill, and electronicist Aaron Slater, Cougar crawled out of a cold Madison, Wisconsin, basement in 2003. The band’s epic-emergency post-rock stylings have since traveled across the country and overseas. In 2007, they toured the US and Europe with their debut […]
DAN VENNE wields his guitar and formidable melodic sensibilities in the international epic-emergency post-rock sensation known as Cougar. His other band, New York-based Hans Blix, has successfully played dozens of shows without ever playing the same note twice. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and New York University, Dan lives in Brooklyn with his wife.
Contributor Bios for Issue 2 Winter 2010
Issue 2 Winter 2010 TAO AIMIN is known for her anthropological works made from the washboards of rural woman. Over the years she has collected thousands of these boards, recording the stories and faces of the women whose hands wore these boards down through the recursive repetition of monotonous labor. Creating installations and experimental ink […]
MAYDAY Magazine: Issue 2 Winter 2010
ART curated by Maya Kóvskaya PRACTICES, POWER & THE PUBLIC SPHERE: Dialogical Space & Multiple Modernities in Asian Contemporary Art ART NONFICTION Maya Kóvskaya Public Action Art and Performative Interventions in the Chinese Public Sphere ART NONFICTION William Hurst (performance photography by Han Bing) ORPHANS OF PROGRESS: Workers and Political Discourse in Post-Socialist China ART […]