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09.24.2014 | 29 days ago | Posted at 10:30 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Between Milwaukee native Nick Sanborn doing big things with his North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso and Milwaukee rapper Wave Chapelle landing a record deal after moving to Memphis for school, there's been a good deal of discussion in the local music scene about whether artists need to leave Milwaukee in order to make a name for themselves. That's a debate that isn't likely to go away anytime soon, but...
01.21.2014 | | Posted at 11:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Remember how Milwaukee more or less sat out Austin's South By Southwest music festival last year? Well this year it's making good in epic fashion. More than two dozen acts from the Milwaukee area will play the festival as part of a showcase organized by Milwaukeehome, including Boy Blue, Temple, The Championship, Hugh Bob and the Hustle, Soul Low, Midnight Reruns, Vic and Gab and a murderers' row ...
11.08.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we're joined by Nick Sanborn, a once-prolific contributor to the Milwaukee music scene who has since moved to Raleigh, where he now plays with Megafaun. He's in town for a two-night performance at Alverno College's Pitman Theatre called "Lend Me Your Voice,...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
 Getting some momentum going behind a band is usually a challenging ordeal, involving lots of tedious hard work and perseverance without any guarantee of success. In certain rare cases though, things seem to move almost
09.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Pabst Theater organization began booking shows at the deserted Turner Hall Ballroom about a year ago with the explicit promise that the venue would be used to book more local shows. Although all-local shows at the Turner Ballroom have actually been few and far between�nowhere near the full schedule of local bookings we see at venues like Linneman�s, the Cactus Club, Shank Hall, the Stonefly Br...

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