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11.20.2014 | 29 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM

Stream three new Appleseeds' songs ahead of this weekend's release show

By Evan Rytlewski
One of the oldest punk tropes is the song about wasting time that, without a trace of irony, is played with rapid urgency. You've got to admire the disconnect between song and performance: The speed of the music suggests the band doesn’t have a second to lose, even as their lyrics say just the opposite. The Milwaukee punk quartet Appleseeds keep that cherished tradition alive on their half of th...
10.28.2014 | 52 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Interest in Sleater-Kinney's reunion may be higher than even the band anticipated. Last week the Turner Hall Ballroom announced the reunited punk trio would headline the venue on Sunday, Feb. 15. That show sold out in a matter of just hours, so this week the venue announced the show has been moved to the Riverside Theater—a mighty significant jump for a group that played The Globe last time they...
10.15.2014 | 65 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's been nearly three years since Milwaukee's Head On Electric released their last record, Sleep Slaughter Sheep, a fitfully scorching album of grunge-kicked garage-punk, and there's still no target date for a formal follow-up. Last month the band posted something that should help ease the wait a bit, however: a nine-song set called Daddy's Home that's too unfinished to be considered an official ...
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
There’s a degree of audacity inherent in fronting a band. To write songs, present them to the world and perform them in front of crowds requires real confidence. The Midwestern Charm’s Connor La Mue doesn’t have that. By his own account, he’s insecure and self-effacing, the last person
08.19.2014 | 122 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Music writers come with a lot of biases, some of them obvious and others less so, but here's one of the most fundamental ones: We're more likely to cover bands with built-in angles. Artists that have singular sounds or unusual back stories tend to get the most coverage from blogs, newspapers and magazines in part because they're simply easier to write about. As biases go, this isn't the worst one ...

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