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Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009

Spooky Love (Hyperdrive Motivator)

With their second CD, Eric Mire and his band are breaking some ground, as the Milwaukee rapper/singer puts a bass-riddled take on folk, alt soul, hip-hop, funk and cool jazz. The themes of love, socioeconomic struggle and politics may be similar to the Michael Franti/Spearhead and Arrested Development...
Saturday, May 9, 2009

Tonight@ Stonefly Brewery, 10 p.m.

Though Spooky Love is the Eric Mire Band’s debut album, the Milwaukee group’s work will be familiar to anyone who checked out last year’s well-received Melissa Czarnik album, Strawberry Cadillac, on which the Eric Mire Band played. Spooky Love shares that record’s flair for breezy, chilled-out live hip-hop, touching on Digable Planets, Citizen Cope, Spearhead and just about any other act...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, May 7, D. Rider @ The Cactus Club, 9 p.m. Those who found U.S. Maple’s subverting of already subversive Jesus Lizard-styled noise-rock a touch too unnerving will take little solace in Todd Rittmann’s new project, D. Rider. Picking up where U.S. Maple left off on 2003’s ode-to-male-orgasm Purple on Time...