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tricky
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Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

What is "forgery of the crown"?

British trip-hop god Tricky has canceled a number of U.S. tour dates, including his Oct. 10 show at the Turner Hall Ballroom, citing Visa issues. "Tricky has some juvenile offences for joyriding and forgery of the crown and the US authorities require full disclosure before granting any visas," a press release from his management states. "The new hold-up has been in getting this information from th...
studio a fox 6 the disclaimer
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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
This Week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly talk show with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we're joined by Ted Perry, Katrina Cravy and Brian Kramp from Fox 6's new afternoon show "Studio A," which promises a greater focus on local culture than the usual local news broadcast. Matt confides his man-crush on Perry, who shines some light on how ...
the disclaimer
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Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly roundtable with station promotions direction Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we celebrate the busiest concert season of the year with our annual fall concert preview. There are plenty of big shows to look forward to, including rare Milwaukee appearances from Jonathan Richman, James Blake and Michael Nesmith (the guy from The M...
volcano choir
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Friday, Sept. 13, 2013
Later this month, Volcano Choir will begin a tour behind the Justin Vernon album to ruin you for all other Justin Vernon albums, Repave, a remarkably beautiful, unapologetically crowd-pleasing LP that reimagines Milwaukee's Collections of Colonies of Bees as a pop act. It's a great record, and like all Vernon-affiliated records, it's attracting plenty of attention. Earlier this week the gro...
bmo harris pavilion
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Monday, Sept. 9, 2013
Summerfest spared no expense on its new BMO Harris Pavilion, a $13.5 million, lakefront amphitheater that, in addition to hosting festival performances, was also touted as a state-of-the-art stand-alone venue. With its covered stage, the pavilion promised to extend Milwaukee's outdoor concert season deeper into the fall, and Summerfest displayed its eagerness to put the venue to use with a full li...
the disclaimer
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Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
We spend a lot of time on The Disclaimer—WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I—taking local media to task for goofy antics or irresponsible reporting. For this week's show, however, we were challenged by a listener to talk about local media and reporters that we feel actually goes a good job—and, to be sure, there are ...