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08.20.2010 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's one of the saddest things I've ever seen on Myspace, and I've seen a lot of sad things on Myspace. "Please don't request 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,'" the Gin Blossoms write on their Myspace page. "It's not even a Gin Blossoms song (it's by Deep Blue Something.)" So this is what it's come to. The Gin Blossoms were disciples of Big Star, R.E.M. and The Replacements, and for a time, they seemed ...
08.13.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Another visit to a Half-Price Books store (this one on 8514 W. Brown Deer Rd.), another stack of one-dollar CDs, another rushed edition of Milwaukee Cheap Album Round-Up. Here are some of the discs I picked up for a buck: Now That's What I Call Music!, Vol. 8 Loathed as they are by some, I have nothing but love for the That's What I Call Music compilations, which package 20 hits ...
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 7 p.m.

…And they’re back for some more. Tonight the Gin Blossoms return to Milwaukee for the second time in a month to play the Cousins Subs Amphitheater at the Wisconsin State Fair at 7 p.m. At their July Summerfest performance, the Gin Blossoms announced that they came to “kick ass and chew bubblegum . . .
07.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This blog is going to be dark for the next week while we focus our efforts on covering Summerfest for ExpressMilwaukee�s Summerfest section. That�s where you�ll find concert reviews, photos and the like, but while I�m posting here, I may as well indulge in a quick, first-person rant: Big as it is may be, Summerfest�s line-up is dominated by classic-rock bands and nostalgia acts, so I try to...
Monday, June 30, 2008

Paramore, Gin Blossoms, Candlebox, Matisyahu

Separating themselves from legions of other Warped Tour/Alternative Press-approved pop-punkers, Paramore is fronted by spunky starlet Hayley Williams, a 19-year-old who is, refreshingly, like a real 19-year-old. The group’s charmingly overproduced 2007 album, Riot! is an emo-rific depiction...