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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

May 15, 2012

<p><span>While going above and beyond the call of duty has its perks, it can also be really exhausting to watch someone do it. For about an hour Tuesday night, The Polyphonic Spree treated a half-full Turner Hall Ballroom to the more spec...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

May 1, 2012

In attempt to describe Nirvana's sound, Kurt Cobain once remarked, &quot;All in all we sound like The Knack and the Bay City Rollers being molested by Black Flag and Black Sabbath.&quot; The first half of that equation speaks to Cobain&#...
Monday, March 12, 2012

March 10, 2012

<span>It's often said that everyone loves a good underdog story. Alabama Shakes appear to be living out one of them. Thanks to a heavy dose of word of mouth, the band have been on a fast rise, even though they haven't even released an...
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011
Over the last 20 years Mark Oliver Everett has built a deep catalog of evocative, idiosyncratic rock as the auteur behind the Eels. Everett sings in a hoarse, flattened voice that dovetails with the downcast tenor of the songs. But if there's a gloomy undercurrent to songs like “Novocaine for the Soul...
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m.

Cathedral Square Park's free Jazz in the Park concert series continues its season with a performance from Phat Phunktion, a big, brass Madison jazz-funk ensemble that fuses the sounds of '60s soul with Parliament-style freak-outs...
Friday, July 8, 2011

July 7, 2011

When Katy Perry last played Milwaukee, three years ago, the singer was playing up her tomboy image, proving her grit by touring on the punk-leaning Warped Tour while promoting an album bluntly titled One of the Boys. But boys don't really buy records...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Today @ Humboldt Park, 6 p.m.

Bay View's free Chill on the Hill concert series at the Humboldt Park bandshell continues tonight with a performance from The Squeezettes, an (almost) all-female polka ensemble. They'll be joined by opener Andy Apricot and His Polka Band...
Friday, Feb. 5, 2010
While hardcore may not be the most female-friendly genre, there is a long history of punk bands using the stage as a sort of bully pulpit to get their fans to think about such issues as domestic abuse, rape, and sexism. As a young suburban hardcore kid...

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