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08.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
WMSE's Radio Summer Camp launched strongly last night with an all-local bill at the Turner Hall Ballroom, where Juniper Tar, aided by the ballroom's booming acoustics, delivered the most resounding, rocking set I've ever seen from them and '90s rockers Sometime Sweet Susan continued their well-timed reunion. With young bands like No Age aping the era, and veterans like Sonic Youth and Dinosaur Jr....
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 20, WMSE’s Radio Summer Camp w/ Sometime Sweet Susan @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. WMSE launches its Radio Summer Camp festival, a multi-day, multi-venue concert series, with tonight’s showcase of Milwaukee music past and present at Turner Hall Ballroom. Headliners...
07.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
WMSE continues to roll out the lineup for Radio Summer Camp, its four-day, multi-venue music festival, announcing today the roster for its opening-night show at the Turner Hall Ballroom on Thursday, August 20. It's a clever, generation-spanning bill that includes favorites from the Milwaukee music scene, past and present: Sometime Sweet Susan, Juniper Tar, The Dim Sums and The Trusty Knife. ...
02.12.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Although Sometime Sweet Susan are little remembered beyond the Milwaukee audiences that witnessed them first hand, the trio's albums hold-up as prime examples of the region's early-'90s underground rock. Their mercurial noise-pop was shaped the tuneful fuzz of Dinosaur Jr., Sonic Youth and many of the same SST acts that laid the foundation for Nirvana, yet marked by a biting, emotional edge that w...
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

Concert Preview

Atomic Records wasn't just a passive observer of the Milwaukee music scene, explains Damian Strigens. It actively shaped the scene, fostering local bands and, sometimes, even birthing them. Strigens, a one-time Atomic employee who now plays with Testa Rosa, was in one of those bands, The Mustn'ts, which he formed with another Atomic alum...

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