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11.21.2014 | 3 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Few local bands have loomed larger of the Milwaukee music scene in recent years than Pele—which is impressive, given that the groundbreaking post-rock group hasn't played together in 10 years. Despite dissolving in 2004, Pele served as the big bang of sorts for Milwaukee's thriving post-rock scene, and in the years since the group signed off, its members have continued putting out important work...
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...
04.02.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Polyvinyl Records plans to pay tribute to one of its better fallen acts, Milwaukee's brain-twisting post-rock group, Pele (part of a breed of post-rock bands that actually rocked), with a two-hour-plus compilation of rarities and reissues of the group's two full-length albums. These are smartly timed releases: The growing popularity of post-rock gives the long-defunct band an opportunity to reach ...

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