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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Best rock group, hip-hop artist and more

Some artists just seem more dedicated than others. Though she’s barely out of high school, Brookfield native Nora Collins has gigged relentlessly over the last three years, averaging about 200 performances a year, charming audiences in any venue that’ll have her with her personal songs
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Rock Band

Based on the wild art-punk of Call Me Lightning’s earliest releases, nobody could have predicted the mighty rock band the group would evolve into. The power-trio’s new album, When I Am Gone My Blood Will Be Free, is their best yet, a fierce and sweaty homage to The Who’s howling rock operas, telling epic...
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Club DJ

DJ Kid Cut Up and his fellow DJs in the No Request crew have built a local empire around a very simple premise: spinning independent and alternative hip-hop alongside commercial rap. It’s a balanced formula that keeps hip-hop fans of all persuasions happy and, more importantly, keeps crowds dancing...
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Alt-Country Band

There’s no shortage of folk and roots bands paying tribute to a bygone era of American music; rarer are the groups that build on and truly advance America’s roots-music tradition. Among the handful doing so locally is Juniper Tar, a five-piece ensemble that drapes its songs in gorgeous three-part harmonies and...

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