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02.14.2014 | 64 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Every Friday night since last fall, Blackbird Bar has turned over its soundsystem to guest DJs from the local music scene. Created and curated by bartender Erin TerBeek, the Bay View bar's weekly From the Stage to the Booth spin gives bands free reign to play whatever they like for the night. Some guests use the spin as a listening party for new releases and bring merch to sell, others share music...
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012
 “We’re a filthy, charming, lovable band,” Christopher Roberts, drummer for Milwaukee trio Heavy Hand, explains bluntly. “A lot of our lyrics are dirty as shit and we swear in our songs. They’re not radio-friendly, for the most
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Read into those quote marks however you will

The trouble with trying to talk to Crappy Dracula is that the information they present is almost never on the level. They prefer a swirling, surreal comedy routine with the interviewer set up as the straight man...
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

Dr. Dog, Crappy Dracula and the New Loud

Dr. Dog is a Philadelphia psychedelic pop group with the completely novel idea of playing music inspired by The Beatles. The Philly fivesome screams their love of the fab foursome from the proverbial Apple Corps rooftop on its fifth album, 2008’s Fate, which puts a bit of an Americana accent on borrowed Lennon/McCartney melodies...
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009

Farms in Trouble, Lisa Lampanelli, The Hood Internet, Lewis Black and Cheap Trick

Farms in Trouble’s messy, lo-fi pop invites instant comparisons to early Guided by Voices, though the group is even more free-spirited, pasting together fuzzy song pastiches with an anything-can-be-an-instrument-if-you-turn-it-into-one mentality (they’ve been known to play bottles and bike spokes). In the studio this Milwaukee group, which features members of The Candeliers and The Trusty Knife, records straight to cassette...
Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Shoppers paying the $1.50 entrance fee to 7 Mile Fair were unknowingly paying admission to a concert at an unlikely venue for two local bands, The Trusty Knife and Crappy Dracula. The Trusty Knife has created a local buzz with their unique indie rock, while Crappy Dracula is known for their strange sense of humor and has often been compared to the Dead Milkmen and Flipper. The bands set up under a small makeshift stage in an outdoor stretch between the two main buildings of the fair . . .

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