Ever since enslaving him, Jay Vance's robots have trotted him around the country to serve as a humiliating example of robo-superiority. However,
what’s really worrisome is that he’s starting to enjoy it.
Conceived as a national campaign to lure customers back to brick-and-mortar record with exclusive, limited edition releases, Record Store Day has evolved from a sales event into something more like a bona fide holiday in Milwaukee, where independent record stores have turned the promotion into daylong hang-outs. This year’s Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19 should be no exception. Below is ...
Milwaukee always lacked the size and numbers of Chicago, but
when punk rock emerged at the end of the ’70s, our modest metropolis punched
above its weight and nurtured more good bands than our neighbor to the south
On July 20, the
criminally underrated record label Amphetamine Reptile will host a concert in
Minneapolis to celebrate its more than 25-year existence. Whereas larger labels
like Sub Pop often pushed to become more
One remarkable thing about last May’s “Lest We Forget” concert at Turner
Hall was the breadth of talent assembled under the banner of reuniting
Milwaukee’s early-’80s new music scene. The memorial CD from that night opens
Milwaukee's most influential punk band, Die Kreuzen broke up in 1992, and for a long time they remained that way. During a time when seemingly every other Milwaukee band was reuniting, Die Kreuzen remained happily defunct. It was only last year that the group was moved to regroup for a performance at the Lest We Forget benefit concert at Turner Hall Ballroom, to pay homage to several Milwaukee mus...