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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Escaper

 On the new CD by Milwaukee’s Into Arcadia, subdued grooves—that nevertheless veer toward the martial—mesh with chordal gauze and sheen as singer-guitarist Otto Ohlsson soul baringly wails in existential despair. They may
Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Dominoes (Splunge Communications)

 While he may not go out of his way to make the claim, Clancy Carroll has been a key player in the local alternative scene since its beginnings. In a sense, this CD documents Carroll’s personal history. Guitarists Carroll and Gerard
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Tegan and Sara Go All-In On Pop

 There’s no more challenging dive than the one from a cult perch into the mainstream. Many artists take it only unwittingly, but a few
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

30 years and counting for Milwaukee band

The members of Those XCleavers created a Milwaukee band that almost reached stardom and never entirely faded away. Formed in...
Saturday, June 28, 2008

Tonight @ the M&I Classic Rock Stage

Debbie Harry’s recent show at the Turner Hall Ballroom wasn’t particularly well received—no surprise, since she was touring behind an awful solo album and refused to play any Blondie songs. Tonight, however, she should offer a make good for jilted when she reaches into her considerable bag of New Wave...

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