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05.30.2014 | | Posted at 11:25 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The last video from Milwaukee country enthusiasts Hugh Bob and the Hustle was a respectable, gorgeously shot performance video filmed at Yield, but the band's latest video ups the ante with rowdy drunken shenanigans. In the clip for "This Bar is a Prison," a tribute to bad decisions from the group's self-titled album...
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Best rock group, hip-hop artist and more

Some artists just seem more dedicated than others. Though she’s barely out of high school, Brookfield native Nora Collins has gigged relentlessly over the last three years, averaging about 200 performances a year, charming audiences in any venue that’ll have her with her personal songs
Sunday, July 21, 2013

The 2013 Brady Street Festival

 Once a bastion of 1960s counterculture and the focus of a revitalization effort in the early ’90s that following a period of gentrification, the eccentric nine-block stretch of homes, storefronts, bars and restaurants known as
06.06.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Sometime between tour dates this winter, Milwaukee country-rock workhorses Hugh Bob and the Hustle swung by Daytrotter's Illinois studio to record a four-song session for the site, which went live this morning. Paid subscribers to the site can stream or download it here. Since releasing their self-titled debut last year, Hugh Bob and company have stayed mighty busy. Earlier this week they performe...
05.08.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Even on an album that didn't shy away from autobiography, "Butternut" stood out as one of the most personal tracks on songwriter Hugh Masterson's 2012 self-titled debut with Hugh Bob and the Hustle, a meditation on Masterson's small, Northern Wisconsin hometown of the same name. The band released a video for that single today. Filmed by local director CJ Foeckler, the photographer behind dozens of...
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012
Compiling an annual list of the most noteworthy Milwaukee albums is always one of the most difficult assignments of the year, but this year it was easy in some respects. On one hand, there’s no way to do justice to the breadth
11.29.2012 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
RadioMilwaukee announced the winners of its 6th annual listener's choice RadioMilwaukee Music Awards last night with a delightful party at Turner Hall Ballroom that featured performances from five of the nominees, Vic & Gab, Klassik, Juniper Tar, Field Report and Jaill. Hard-gigging country revivalists Hugh Bob and the Hustle took home top honors in the Band of the Year category, while Field R...
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Best of Milwaukee 2012

 Waukesha singer-songwriter Ryan McIntyre has won seven Wisconsin Area Music Industry awards for his breezy, acoustic pop sensibilities. The former lead singer of the rock group EXIT, McIntyre has sold more than 50,000
11.06.2012 | | Posted at 02:45 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Replacements were a lot of things—the bedrock of the Minneapolis music scene; the quintessential underground rock band of the '80s; a case study for why underground bands are best left in the underground—but to plenty of fans they were simply one of the greatest bands there ever was. In Gorman Berchard's 2011 documentary Color Me Obsessed: A Film About The Replacement, some of those fans t...

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