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09.02.2014 | 58 days ago | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
One of the more satisfying musical trends of the last 10 years or so has been the renewed interest in veteran soul artists who never found the fame they deserved the first time around. Sonny Knight is one of the many singers who has been enjoying the belated spotlight thanks to the soul revival. With his new band The Lakers, the Twin Cities singer released a funky new album earlier this year, I'm ...
Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

Feb. 16, 2013

The retro soul revival of the last few years, led in large part by the likes of Daptone Records, has produced its fair share of quality music, but even at its best it comes with some persistent philosophical questions that get in the
01.10.2013 | | Posted at 05:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's been a while since we've heard anything new from Kid Millions, the old-school-minded Milwaukee rapper who delivered one of the city's all-time summer party jams with his 2009 local hit "Victim to the Beat." He follows in the footsteps of that song with his hard-shutterbugging latest single, "Lift Off," a thick slab of electro-funk channeled through 1984, with a pit stop at Outback Steak House...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009

Cranberries, Group of Altos, Kid Millions and The King Khan and BBQ Show

Ireland’s The Cranberries rode the 1990s alternative boom well, with singles like the 1993 ballad “Linger” and 1994’s far-grungier “Zombie” becoming near-ubiquitous rock radio staples. Like many of their contemporaries, the band’s fame had waned by the new millennium...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 27, Prestige Atlantic Impulse @ Sugar Maple, 8 p.m. Affirming Victor DeLorenzo’s status as perhaps the most musically adventurous of all the Violent Femmes, the drummer’s new project, Prestige Atlantic Impulse, is an experimental jazz trio worlds removed from the Femmes’ signature folk-punk.
08.17.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The video for Kid Millions' "Victim to the Beat" could easily to edited down into a 30 second commercial for Visit Milwaukee, given how attractively it spotlights the city's landmarks, independent businesses and young, new class of downtown loft dwellers. Coolio never actually fit dozens of people in his trunk, but in Milwaukee, we really do grill and party on rooftops. We've got a very, very good...
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009
Josh Williams, who raps under the name Panic, knew he wanted to be a rapper when he first heard the Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die. That's the official version of the story, at least-Panic concedes that the actual album might have been Coolio's Gangsta's Paradise. "Laugh all you want, but you can't deny that album was hot back...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Barbara Walters @ Alverno’s Pitman Theatre, 7 p.m. Who would want to know the lurid details of iconic journalist Barbara Walters’ sex life? Apparently plenty of people. This year the queen of celebrity interviews, so adept at scooping her competition, turned the spotlight on herself with the announcement that...

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