Name: Betsy Schumann
Location (Neighborhood): Brewers Hill
Occupation: Registered Nurse
Apart What was your first electronic music experience and how old were you?
Betsy Hearing Oakenfold’s Tranceport on CD shortly after its’ ’98 release – I was 16 at the time and had likely heard some electronic music, but this is when I developed a serious interest.
Apart If you’re not listening to electronic music, what are you listening to?
Betsy Jazz, classical, rock, metal, punk, some world music like French pop and certain types of Indian music (I love a good kirtan).
Apart What do you love about Milwaukee?
Betsy Do you have a few hours? Some of our amazing city’s most valuable endowments include the people, arts, entertainment, geography, and nature. While I’ll always want to travel and explore, Milwaukee is stupendous – I’m proud to call it home.
Apart Are there any specific Milwaukee or Wisconsin events/clubs that have stood out and made a memorable impression on you (past or present)?
Betsy Three and Mantra Lounge were both paramount to the Milwaukee electronic music scene. Currently, Studio 200 is where the majority of the best music, dancing, conversation, and camaraderie can be found.