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On Music
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
These days it’s just assumed that every once-popular (or even once-only-kind-of-popular) band will reunite eventually, but that’s not to say that a reunion announcement can’t occasionally truly surprise you. Last week the seminal riot grrrl trio Sleater-Kinney announced that despite its members’ many outside commitments it was regrouping for its first new album in 10 years, No Cities To...
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On Music
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Milwaukee’s folk scene lost one of its fixtures this week. A staple of local stages and union rallies for decades, singer-songwriter Larry Penn passed away on Wednesday after a long illness.

“He was loved in many different communities,” said Milwaukee musician Lil Rev, Penn’s friend and occasional collaborator. “The Wisconsin labor community; the IWW [Industrial Workers of the ...