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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
 “There’s a sort of masochistic element, I think, in trying to be in a band,” says Lamb’s Legs guitarist Jeb Ebben, referring to a comment he made at the band’s Sept. 20 Summer of Lamb’s Legs EP release show. At that show he advised the crowd, “Don’t ever start playing an instrument
Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Mac Leathal, IfIHadAHifi, Hood Internet, Worrier, Bill Maher and Girls

Like a lot of peers weaned on ’90s hip-hop, Missouri rapper Mac Lethal doesn’t much care for the direction commercial rap has headed over the last decade. On his Rhymesayers debut album, 2007’s 11:11, Mac Lethal spits extended, insult-comedian tirades with an anti-commercialism, antiestablishment slant, and pop-rappers aren’t the only subject of his ire. He also calls out hipsters...
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009

Tonight @ The Borg Ward, 8 p.m.

St. Louis’ The Conformists have been playing their own peculiar brand of loud, doom-laden, experimental math-rock since 1996, and while the band has unsurprisingly not found much mainstream success—their proclivity...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, May 28, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers @ Vnuk’s Lounge, 8:30 p.m. While the resilient “King of the Hill” probably keeps royalties flowing to Roger Clyne, who penned the show’s theme song with his ’90s country-rock band, The Refreshments, Clyne has spent the...
Friday, Aug. 22, 2008

Tonight @ the Borg Ward - 7 p.m.

Though they proudly consider the Borg Ward their home, the members of Milwaukee's Dear Astronaut have made quite the name for themselves on the rest of the local all-ages circuit, thanks in part to their anthemic and doomful guitar work, which is nicely offset by softly repeated melodies and the band's . . .

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