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01.31.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's wide-ranging episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's near-weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we consider a recent Journal Sentinel editorial that contended "too many of us like Milwaukee just the way it is," and concluded that, yeah, that's about right. Then we turn the discussion to a contentious OnMilwaukee p...
01.15.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The spring concert calendar continues to fill out. On the heels of last week's announcements of shows by B.B. King (at the Riverside Theater with Paul Cebar, May 31) and Crystal Castles (at the Turner Hall Ballroom, May 6), the Pabst Theater Foundation announced a trio of new shows this morning:* Folk goddess Emmylou Harris will share a show with fellow singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell at the Pabs...
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Gnarls Barkley, They Might Be Giants, Cowboy Mouth, Drowning Poo

Gnarls Barkley @ the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard. Summerfest schedules tend to repeat themselves, with the same bands invited back year after year, regardless of how far they descend down the C-list (case in point, Plain White T’s are returning this year, well after their 15 minutes have expired). That makes fresh meat at...
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008

Here Come the 123s (Disney Sound)

They Might Be Giants have always been the smartest alternative to the gathering cliches of alternative rock. They are the tiny duo willing to go places where rock has never ventured. TMBG began their journey in the early 1980s by composing tight little songs to fit the format of a telephone answering machine. Since then they have written numbers about their own made-up superheroes, obscure American presidents and the conundrum of trying to grasp the moment when the moment keeps slipping away.