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Music, Milwaukee's premier new music ensemble, begins its 31st season with “Change,” a concert showing the progression of contemporary music and highlighting the next generation of...
04.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This month, needle-in-the-haystack buzz band Black Kids released an absolutely brilliant single, a re-recorded version of their lone EP�s stand-out �I�m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance with You.� That this track is going to be a hit isn�t in question�the song is too damn catchy not to be, and its release is well timed for summer. I�m predicting it�ll be big�like, Peter, Bjorn and John ...
04.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Tokyo Police Club? I�d read about their impending full-length earlier this year, but couldn�t quite pinpoint why they sounded familiar. Hmmmm. I raked my brain before recalling that I�d seen them a year ago at a curious little concert at the Rave with Cold War Kids (remember them?) From the tone of my write-up, though, they didn�t win me over. �I need your help on this song,� Tokyo...
03.11.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I�m headed to SXSW tomorrow, so this music blog will go dark for the better part of the week, but expect daily updates on the festival on the site�s SXSW page starting Thursday. In the meantime, I�d be remiss if I didn�t offer some ultra-quick recommendations. The following are worth a spin: Autechre � �Quaristice� Autechre�s ninth album lures you in with a gorgeously subd...
03.04.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks � �Real Emotional Trash� Casual Pavement fans needn�t leave the light on anymore. Malkmus� newest album is so far removed from the succinct, messy pop of Pavement that there�s reason to doubt the Malkmus of yore will ever return. That said, Real Emotional Trash isn�t quite the noodly nod to the Bonarro crowd that some disappointed fans have dismissed it a...
02.07.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The latest doll-sized singer being groomed for major-label stardom, Kerli presents herself as an irreverent, sassy Avril Lavigne-style mallpunk in her press photos, complete with pouty lips, a Hot Topic fashion sense and an affinity for black eyeliner. Her press-release backstory, however, treads far darker than that of the typical suburban starlet: Growing up in Elva, Estonia, a ...

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