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Monday, Nov. 25, 2013

From rock to jazz, books for music fans

 Everyone knows of The Beatles’ manager, Brian Epstein, but less attention has been paid to Epstein’s partner, Joe Flannery. Flannery hopes to redress that in his autobiography. The danger of growing up gay with artistic inclinations in rough, working-class Liverpool is at the center of his
Saturday, June 8, 2013

Abbey Load (Oglio Records)

 By now you’d think the novelty of Beatallica—a band that blurs The Beatles’ power pop with Metallica’s grizzled metal—would have worn off. But three albums in, the Milwaukee-rooted group has made its darkest and most
04.15.2013 | | Posted at 11:10 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
It took him 12 years, but Paul McCartney will finally get around to checking out Milwaukee's new ballpark this summer. Twenty years after he played County Stadium in 1993, the former Beatle will headline the Brewers' home park on Tuesday, July 16 as part of his "Out There" tour of American baseball stadiums. The singer confirmed the heavily rumored date on his Twitter feed this morning. McCartney ...
Friday, Dec. 28, 2012
Music clubs and concert venues have come and gone in Milwaukee, but every now and then, one hall comes to represent an era in the memories of music fans. When the powerful Balistrieri family opened The Scene in 1965
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010

Thirty years after his death, the former Beatle casts a long shadow

Thirty years ago this month, John Lennon was gunned down outside his New York apartment building by a mentally ill fan with a violent misinterpretation of Catcher in the Rye. The dual anniversaries of Lennon’s murder and what would have been his 70th birthday in October have brought with them the expected retrospectives that mark all Beatles milestones. EMI has reissued Lennon’s solo catalog...
09.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Though Apple didn't, as widely predicted, announce today that it would sell The Beatles' albums on iTunes�I'm sure the band's ever-neglected fans will find some other way to hear them�the company did announce a new product called iTunes LP, part of a push to encourage consumers to buy entire albums, not just singles. The company now offers downloadable liner notes, photographs and bonus material w...
06.02.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Here's another fun (or, depending on your predisposition, depressing) exercise that illustrates the dire state of the music industry: Make a list of the best selling artists of the decade. If your list read anything like mine, it would probably include marquee names like Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, Green Day, Usher, Lil Wayne and U2�none of which are on the actual list Top 20 ...
Monday, March 30, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, March 19, Ben Folds w/ Jukebox the Ghost @ The Rave, 8 p.m. With the Ben Folds Five abortion ballad “Brick,” Ben Folds scored his first major hit, a baleful departure from his usual goofball piano romps. Ben Folds’ solo career has swung back and forth between “Brick”-like confessionals and up-tempo...

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