By Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer Published Dec 20, 2006 at 9:27 AM
Justin Engel -- aka DJ J-Money and a veteran engineer at Bionic Studios, opened by Citizen King back in the day and still active -- is busting outta Milwaukee at the start of 2007. Unless you stop by his house uninvited, there are two chances to say "see ya" to an important member of the local scene.

The first is at 8 p.m. at Good Life on Wed., Dec. 27. J-Money does his final DJ gigs in town at the Hi-Hat Garage on Thursday, Dec. 28, Saturday, Dec. 30 and New Year's Eve and at Good Life on Friday, Dec. 29.

Engel -- who is moving to Albuquerque to pursue music, sound and graphics work -- will also appear on Dori's WMSE radio show on Dec. 28 from noon until 3 p.m. If you can't listen at 91.7 FM, tune in at
Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived until he was 17, Bobby received his BA-Mass Communications from UWM in 1989 and has lived in Walker's Point, Bay View, Enderis Park, South Milwaukee and on the East Side.

He has published three non-fiction books in Italy – including one about an event in Milwaukee history, which was published in the U.S. in autumn 2010. Four more books, all about Milwaukee, have been published by The History Press.

With his most recent band, The Yell Leaders, Bobby released four LPs and had a songs featured in episodes of TV's "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek," and films in Japan, South America and the U.S. The Yell Leaders were named the best unsigned band in their region by VH-1 as part of its Rock Across America 1998 Tour. Most recently, the band contributed tracks to a UK vinyl/CD tribute to the Redskins and collaborated on a track with Italian novelist Enrico Remmert.

He's produced three installments of the "OMCD" series of local music compilations for and in 2007 produced a CD of Italian music and poetry.

In 2005, he was awarded the City of Asti's (Italy) Journalism Prize for his work focusing on that area. He has also won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club.

He has be heard on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories, in that station's most popular podcast.