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Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's half hour of observations with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record editor Matt Wild and I, we're talking about the influx of good news the city has received this month. From the progress on the streetcar, to Gov. Walker's new arena proposal and his veto of a proposed Kenosha casino, a number of key votes and decisions have broke the city's way. On top of that, the...
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Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
After confounding some listeners with his heavily electronic 2010 album The Age of Adz, Sufjan Stevens returned to his folk roots for his upcoming latest album, Carrie & Lowell, out March 31 on his Asthmatic Kitty label. It's already being hailed by critics as a worthy successor to Stevens' lovely 2004 album Seven Swans. The ...
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Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we turn our attention to the local topic that has eclipsed all else this week: the proposed Milwaukee streetcar. Matt updates us on yesterday's vote to approve, then delay, the project, and explains what it means for the streetcar's chances. Then we examine the debate around the streetcar: How did the rhetoric ...
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Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
It's been a good chunk of time since Jenny Lewis last played a solo show in Milwaukee. That show was in 2006, when she was touring behind her country gospel album Rabbit Fur Coat. This afternoon the Turner Hall Ballroom announced that she'll return for a show at the venue on Tuesday, May 19, as part of her tour behind her latest solo album, The Voyager, a Ryan Adams-produced record t...