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11.12.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Formed by former Trapper Schoepp and the Shades guitarist Graham Hunt, Milwaukee's Midnight Reruns play a relentlessly agreeable kind of rock 'n' roll heavily indebted to early Replacements—which is to say, they sound a whole lot like a whole lot of other Milwaukee bands right now. It's hard to distinguish yourself when you're playing the exact kind of music that can be heard nearly nightly at c...
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Sept. 8, 2012

Though it’s only been part of WMSE’s busy calendar for four years, the WMSE Backyard BBQ has quickly...
Monday, June 25, 2012

June 23, 2012

While they're certainly not the biggest of the bunch, street festivals go a long way toward rounding out Milwaukee's prized image as the “City of Festivals.” But they're not all created equal. There are certainly reliable, ever-present common...
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010
“Milwaukee is a great city, with all these great clubs,” says Trapper Schoepp, “but unfortunately it’s really hard to play out a lot when the frontman of your band can’t even buy a drink at a bar.” It’s a sentiment shared by many underage musicians in the city, but Schoepp seems to feel it particularly deeply. As you’d expect from a songwriter whose latest album...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

A Change in the Weather

Trapper Schoepp and his band mates look too young to have mid-’90s nostalgia, but the Milwaukee quintet’s A Change in the Weather makes it sound that way. Schoepp and his fellow musicians would have sounded right at home back when the earnest aesthetics of Hootie and the Blowfish, Sister Hazel and Blues Traveler wended their way into the Top 40.