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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Tonight @ M&I Classic Rock Stage, Summerfest, 9 p.m.

Throughout the '60s and '70s, Toots and The Maytals recorded a slew of ska, rocksteady and reggae hits that remain mainstays of the Jamaican songbook, including “Pressure Drop,” “54-46 That's My Number,” “Bam Bam,” “Monkey Man...
08.24.2010 | | Posted at 10:40 AM

Rare Reggae Footage


By David Luhrssen
The colors in Jamdown have faded like an old home movie, which is essentially what the documentary comes down to being. French filmmaker Emmanuel Bonn shot this rarely seen movie in 1980 with much apparently random footage of Jamaica, including the verdant hilly countryside and the crowded streets of Kingston and seemingly catch-as-catch-can interviews with people encountered along the way. Of int...
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb w/ Hidden Spots, Future Virgins @ Borg Ward, 7 p.m. Though sonically removed from each other, the soft acoustic stylings of Pensacola, Fla.’s This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb actually share a great deal in common with the aggressively political punk of forefathers like the Dead Kennedys and Minor...

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