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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Today @ Cascio Groove Garage, Summerfest, 4:30 p.m.

Milwaukee’s 1956 pounds out the heavy, chugging alternative-rock riffs that proliferated throughout the early ’90s, but underneath the grind, the band reveals an unexpected softer side. “Persistent,” one of the standout tracks from the group’s measured 2007 album, Saboteur, is steeped in the same bleary-eyed pensiveness that made The National’s Boxer such a treat. Today the band plays as part of a long lineup of local...
Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009

Tonight @ Points East Pub

A distinctly Madison band, alt-country rockers Blueheels have won accolades from that city’s weekly paper, Isthmus, as well as its mayor, Dave Cieslewicz. Lead singer Robby Schiller’s vocals even bear the stamp of his Wisconsin upbringing. Nagging and snide, they ring with the unmistakable stridency of upper-Midwest accents. The group plays a...
Friday, July 18, 2008

Tonight @ the Point East Pub - 10 p.m.

A distinctly Madison band, alt-country rockers Blueheels have won accolades from that city’s weekly paper, Isthmus, as well as its mayor, Dave Cieslewicz. Lead singer Robby Schiller’s vocals even bear the stamp of his Wisconsin upbringing. Nagging and snide, they ring with the unmistakable stridency of upper . . .
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

HEALTH @ The Borg Ward Collective, 7 p.m., Thursday. Partnered with the Canadian electronic duo Crystal Castles, HEALTH recorded one of last year’s sharpest singles, the disorient ing, Orwellian “Crimewave.” Left to their own devices, though, the Los Angeles group is more of a conventional noise-rock band than that dark dance track suggests, heavy on rusty guitars and cacopho nous drums.

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