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Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Sept. 28, 2013

Ever since Mayor Tom Barrett officially proclaimed one Friday a couple years ago as “Bon Iver Day” in Milwaukee, the city has clamped its claws into Justin Vernon, attempting to claim the Eau C
09.13.2013 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
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 group made...
07.25.2013 | | Posted at 11:30 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
All signs so far have pointed to the sophomore album from the Justin Vernon/Collections of Colonies of Bees collab Volcano Choir being less difficult than the group's willfully obtuse debut, and now here's another: "Bygone," the first single from Volcano Choir's sophomore LP Repave, which was teased in May with a gorgeous trailer. The track is a stunner, a skyward-spiraling firework of a song that...
Friday, June 29, 2012

Tonight @ Cascio Interstate Music Groove Stage, Summerfest, 9 p.m.

Milwaukee's post-rock sextet Collections of Colonies of Bees was well on its way toward building a national following after 2008's majestic full-length...
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Tonight @ Cascio Interstate Music Groove Stage, Summerfest, 9 p.m.

Milwaukee’s post-rock septet Collections of Colonies of Bees was well on its way toward building a national following after 2008’s majestic full-length, Birds, but a collaboration last year with Bon Iver blog-magnet Justin...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Local bands have sometimes been lost in the shuffle at Summerfest, but for the last three years a stage dedicated exclusively to local and regional performers has showcased the kind of independent Milwaukee bands that the music festival had historically overlooked. Since quietly debuting in 2007, the Cascio Interstate Music Groove Stage has...

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