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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Local bands go forth to Austin festival

The record number of Milwaukee bands that made the 1,200-mile trek to Austin, Texas, for this year’s South by Southwest Music and Media Conference & Festival (SXSW) made our city proud with their enthusiasm and compelling performances. More than a dozen Milwaukee bands played in or around the Texas-sized festival that is one of the largest and most prestigious of its kind, with 1,900 official acts from 55...
05.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Like so many other Danger Mouse albums, Dark Night of the Soul arrives with a back story that's nearly as interesting than the music. Danger Mouse�s collaboration with Sparklehorse and director David Lynch was marketed like a blockbuster movie, with mysterious, film-noir-inspired posters playing up Lynch�s involvement in the project and flaunting its roster: The Flaming Lips, James Mercer, Suzanne...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008
You aren't anybody if you aren't recording with the Black Keys. Producer Rick Rubin, himself a somebody, recently tapped the band to back Billy Gibbons for a few songs on ZZ Top's next album. Gibbons and Rubin join R&B legend Ike Turner and super-producer Danger Mouse on a growing list of The Black Keys' recent collaborators.
07.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Judging from Metacritic, critics have formed a predictable consensus on each new Danger Mouse project: Good but not great. Here are the Metacritic scores for three recent Danger Mouse albums: The Good, The Bad & The Queen � S/T: 76 Gnarls Barkley � The Odd Couple: 76 Beck � Modern Guilt: 76 One other 2008 Danger Mouse album, though, topped t...