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Dec. 13, 2012

 It makes sense that Sufjan Stevens would have a soft spot for Christmas. After all, the holiday touches on several of the songwriter’s most pervasive motifs: Christianity, childhood nostalgia and Americana. What’s surprising
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee says goodbye to one of its breeziest bands next month, when Sleep Tight Co. play one last show at the Cactus Club on Oct. 24, a fitting autumn farewell for a band that always played lovelorn summertime pop. In a city where pop bands tend to be kitschy and esoteric, Sleep Tight Co. stood out by playing their pop straight, sans toy instruments and borrowed girl-group harmonies. They often ...
08.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The girl-group-worshiping Glasgow indie-pop ensemble Camera Obscura, one of the few contemporary bands that actually fits the oft-abused "melodramatic popular song" descriptor on MySpace, will perform at the Turner Hall Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 28, according to the band's label, Matador. It's been a good year for the group. Their fourth album, My Maudlin Career, has proved to be their...

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