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10.15.2014 | 15 days ago | Posted at 04:15 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Eight local bands and rappers selected by the Milwaukee Record will cover each other during a one-off bill at Club Garibaldi on Friday, Jan. 16, for the publication's inaugural "Local Coverage" concert. Here's the lineup according to the site, which conceived the event as a way to bridge genre, generational and neighborhood divides in the city and finalized the bill with a draft at the Riverwest P...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
 The knock against French alternative rockers is that they essentially write the same song over and over again. That criticism is more or less fair, but man, the songs “Lisztomania” and “1901” from 2009’s sterling
Monday, June 25, 2012

June 23, 2012

While they're certainly not the biggest of the bunch, street festivals go a long way toward rounding out Milwaukee's prized image as the “City of Festivals.” But they're not all created equal. There are certainly reliable, ever-present common...
Monday, June 4, 2012

Kraken Up

In the already rarefied world of folk music, not many acts specialize solely in maritime songs with a cappella vocals. Milwaukee's Bounding Main numbers among that select company, and, as the cover and title of their fourth album attest, they have...
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Waxing nostalgic is inevitable with any reunion, and Dan Didier, drummer for lauded Milwaukee band The Promise Ring, has more than good reason to do so. “There was a...
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Where a greener band might be giddy with hope after signing to a label like Dangerbird Records—home to bands including the Silversun Pickups and Minus the Bear, and one of a handful of large independent labels that's actually growing...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009

Tonight @ UWM Union Gasthaus, 9 p.m.

Few bands were burdened with as lofty a task as Maritime. Born under the long shadow cast by The Promise Ring, the seminal Milwaukee emo band that to this day inspires cultish devotion and utter revulsion but seldom anything...
Saturday, July 4, 2009

Today @ Kinnickinnic and Potter, 1 p.m.

Last year’s Pabst Blue Ribbon block-party celebration outside of Burnhearts in Bay View was a small but pleasant affair, a day of music and cheap PBR capped by a performance from the Detroit Cobras. This year’s follow-up event promises to be a much bigger bacchanal, though, since the party’s been moved to the Fourth of July and padded with bigger headliners, including Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks, the increasingly proggy band from the guitar-melting former Pavement frontman, whose following now includes Relix readers in addition to...
06.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Another performer has been revealed for the free, Pabst-sponsored Red, White and Blue Ribbon concert on July 4 outside of Burnhearts: Chicago's damn delightful indie-rock group Maps & Atlases, whose summertime guitar-pop recalls Vampire Weekend, sans all the quirks and artifice that could turn one off of Vampire Weekend. They'll join previously announced mega-headliner Stephen Malkmus and the Ji...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, May 14, Keyshia Cole w/ The-Dream, Keri Hilson and Bobby Valentino @ The Milwaukee Theatre, 8 p.m. This remarkable concert brings more major contemporary R&B singers to Milwaukee than the city usually hosts in an entire season. At the top of the bill is Keyshia Cole, who offsets her urbane...

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