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brief candles newhouse ep
On Music
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
Though they've got nothing on genre standard bearers My Bloody Valentine in this regard, Milwaukee's go-to shoegaze band Brief Candles know a thing or two about taking their time. The group made fans wait a whole five years between their debut LP They Live We Sleep and its 2011 follow-up Fractured Days, so it's hard to complain about the relatively short wait time between that album ...
anodyne
Around Milwaukee
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Yes, there will be coffee at the party

After earning an almost mythical standing among local coffee aficionados for its precise, small-batch roasting techniques and the almost obsessive-compulsive level of detail its baristas put into each cup, last month Bay View's Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company opened a second location in Walker's Point at 224 W. Bruce Street. It's a striking space, with vast walls of exposed cream city break, a lon...
jonas brothers 2013 tour
On Music
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Is the Disney boy band breaking up?

Jonas Brothers, the pop trio rapidly outgrowing their status as teen favorites, have canceled their entire 19-date tour just two days before it was supposed to begin, Us Weekly reports. There have been signs of rifts within the band for a while, as members have pursued solo projects, and according to the magazine, "the three brothers—Nick, 21, Joe, 24 and Kevin, 25—just aren't on the sa...
the disclaimer
On Music
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we visit the corner of Nostalgia and Novelty to tackle the cassette-tape resurgence. Ryan speaks for the masses when he says he hates cassette tapes and they sound like crap, while Matt and I see some merit in them, since they're cheap to produce and di...
tricky
On Music
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
On Music
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 ...