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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Secret, Profane & Sugarcane (Hear Music)

Elvis Costello's frequent collaborator T-Bone Burnett produced Secret, Profane & Sugarcane, an Americana-inflected album working with country and folk traditions for images of sawdust floors set to mandolin and fiddle. Costello intended one song, "Complicated Shadows," for Johnny Cash, but the Man in Black died before recording...
09.10.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Here's a nice little mid-week treat: Jenny Lewis' new album, Acid Tongue, which comes out on Sept. 23, is now streaming online on her Myspace page. I've only listened to it once, so I'll resist the temptation to slap an insta-rating on itthere's such a thin line between a lightweight Jenny Lewis song and a heavy Jenny Lewis song, it takes a few extra listens than usual before its safe to fin...
Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Friday, July 25, 2008

   From the moment the first chords of “Message in a Bottle” sounded for what appeared to be a capacity Marcus Amphitheater crowd, it was clear last Friday’s hot, muggy night belonged to Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Su...
Friday, July 25, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m.

The Police made major headlines when, after 20 years apart, they announced they were reuniting for a tour. The group has been playing behind ever-so-delicately tweaked versions of their hits for a little more than a year now, and the tour has paid handsomely—it’s expected to become the third highest-grossing tour . . .
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, July 24, Extra Golden w/ Kings Go Forth @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. Compared to the typical music scenes, Nairobi, Kenya stands out as a curiously unique starting point for the multina tional Extra Golden, which owes as much stylistically to classic American rock aesthetics as traditional Kenyan Benga music.
Friday, June 27, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater

In the early ‘80s, Hiatt’s songwriting prowess earned him the title “the American Elvis Costello.” Unlike Costello, however, Hiatt had trouble writing hits—at least for himself. Three Dog Night and Bonnie Raitt performed his songs to great success, but Hiatt never became the star critics predicted...
Monday, May 26, 2008

Momofuku (Lost Highway)

Roseanne Cash and Loretta Lynn co-wrote a couple of songs with Elvis Costello on Momofuku, but Costello’s new album isn’t Americana or alt country. If anything, it explores another foundational influence for one of Britain’s great songwriters of the past 30 years: ’60s rock. Although there are specific echoes . . .
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino - 8:00 PM

Since the early 1960s, musician and songwriter Allen Toussaint has led a successful solo career peppered with numerous collaborations with such luminaries as The Band, Dr. John and Solomon Burke, but he’s still better-known through other artists’ covers of his songs, most notably ‘Working in the Coalmine . . .

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