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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Growing up as a member of the Tuareg people in western Africa, Omara “Bombino” Moctar realized that his home was often not a permanent one. Instead, he found a sense of home in being on the move
Thursday, May 17, 2012

May 16, 2012

Given that opening bands are usually so eminently skippable, often just some underperforming label-mate of the main act, it's refreshing to come across a show that basically has two headliners. Beyond giving you more bang for your buck, it invit...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Local bands go forth to Austin festival

The record number of Milwaukee bands that made the 1,200-mile trek to Austin, Texas, for this year’s South by Southwest Music and Media Conference & Festival (SXSW) made our city proud with their enthusiasm and compelling performances. More than a dozen Milwaukee bands played in or around the Texas-sized festival that is one of the largest and most prestigious of its kind, with 1,900 official acts from 55...
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008

Today @ the Alliant Energy Center - 2 p.m.

It’s a little bit out of most Milwaukeean’s regular commute, but the price is certainly right: A couple of liquor giants today sponsor the SoCo Experience, a free, 21-and-up concert at Madison’s Alliant Energy Center beginning at 2 p.m., and they’ve put their marketing budget to good use, booking . . .
Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Turner Hall Ballroom - 8 p.m.

There are blues punk bands that only salt their music with the blues, and then there are the bands that bathe their albums in the blues. The Black Keys are the latter. For a band that's often compared to The White Stripes, the difference is, well, black and white. The Black Keys, like ZZ Top, are a blues band playing . . .
07.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Judging from Metacritic, critics have formed a predictable consensus on each new Danger Mouse project: Good but not great. Here are the Metacritic scores for three recent Danger Mouse albums: The Good, The Bad & The Queen � S/T: 76 Gnarls Barkley � The Odd Couple: 76 Beck � Modern Guilt: 76 One other 2008 Danger Mouse album, though, topped t...
Monday, June 16, 2008

Tonight @ the Points East Pub - 10 p.m.

Black Diamond Heavies share more than a few similarities with The Blacks Keys. Like The Black Keys, they kick up a big, noisy amalgam of rock and Southern blues, and like The Black Keys, they do so with just a two-man line-up. It’s fitting, then, that the group’s latest album was produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black . . .

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