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06.18.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
On the latest episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's near-weekly half hour of truth telling with the station's Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we dedicate the show to Summerfest, sharing our picks, praises and critiques of this year's massive (and arguably front-loaded) 11-day marathon of music. Which headliners are we most excited to see? And which ones would we prefer the fest...
Monday, June 10, 2013

Wednesday, June 26 @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, 10 p.m.

 Based on their raucous early output, nobody would have pegged Yeah Yeah Yeahs as a future legacy band, but here they are over a decade later, one of the last remaining
04.04.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM

MGMT, Yeasayer, Avett Brothers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Diplo among dozens of headliners

By Evan Rytlewski
Summerfest has been gradually announcing its 2013 Marcus Amphitheater headliners for months now, but it’s stayed mum on side-stage acts. That changed today, when breaking from its usual tradition of announcing grounds stage performers in small chunks, the festival revealed the meat of its lineup in one massive drop. Comedian Lewis Black (who will be returning to the festival this year) revealed ...
04.01.2013 | | Posted at 08:30 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Summerfest hasn't started announcing its side-stage lineups yet, but a few bands are spilling the beans early by posting their tour itineraries on their websites. One of those bands is the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, who will play Milwaukee's biggest musical festival on Friday, June 28, according to their site, as part of their tour behind their new album Mosquito, which comes out April 16. More details on t...
Sunday, May 31, 2009

Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m.

The new, synth-satured album It’s Blitz marks the end of an era for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The New York band had long been phasing out the coarse rock 'n' roll they introduced themselves with at the height of the early-2000s garage-rock revival, and It's Blitz purges its few remaining vestiges. It's been a flattering transition. Though Karen O shined bright in her initial role as the wild, hypersexual frontwoman, she abandoned...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Though he's better known as the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' guitarist, Nick Zinner is also a dedicated photographer who packs a camera on every tour. The photos he's compiled in the 2005 book I Hope You Are All Happy Now and in a New York exhibition last year could rival Almost Famous for its heavily romanticized view of the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. Glowing crowds gaze at the stage with adoration and anticipation. Zinner's photogenic friends pose playfully. The band parties backstage. The photos give...