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03.11.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

Fewer local bands are making the trek to Austin

By Evan Rytlewski
It was only two or three years ago that Milwaukee musicians were flocking to Austin’s SXSW music festival in droves, if not in hopes of capturing a little bit of press or industry excitement then at least for the experience of playing a few memorable shows. For a time, more than a dozen Milwaukee acts were playing the festival each year, some in an official capacity at SXSW’s showcase shows, m...
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013
 Tarik Moody doesn’t have much regard for genre boundaries. As a DJ for 88.9 Radio Milwaukee, Moody spins a little bit of everything, and as a principal behind the concert series Unlooped
02.21.2013 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Field Report premiered their first music video online this week. It's a bit of a surprise that it took so long—"release a music video" was seemingly the only box this band hadn't yet checked off of their very full to-do list—but when the final product is as eloquent and moving as director Manny Marquez's treatment for the album standout "I Am Not Waiting Anymore," it's hard to complain about t...
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012
Compiling an annual list of the most noteworthy Milwaukee albums is always one of the most difficult assignments of the year, but this year it was easy in some respects. On one hand, there’s no way to do justice to the breadth
11.29.2012 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
RadioMilwaukee announced the winners of its 6th annual listener's choice RadioMilwaukee Music Awards last night with a delightful party at Turner Hall Ballroom that featured performances from five of the nominees, Vic & Gab, Klassik, Juniper Tar, Field Report and Jaill. Hard-gigging country revivalists Hugh Bob and the Hustle took home top honors in the Band of the Year category, while Field R...
11.28.2012 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
The music site Daytrotter posted an archived live show from Field Report today, a July 4 performance that site editor Sean Moeller mythologizes as "a suicide mission": Performing at the hallowed Codfish Hollow Barn in Maquoketa, Iowa, for the second Barn on the 4th event in three years, Christopher Porterfield and the rest of the Milwaukee-based band wrapped themselves into dress shirts, vests an...
Friday, May 4, 2012

Aziz Ansari, Field Report and Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

Los Angeles promoter David Bash founded his International Pop Overthrow Festival in 1998 to showcase bands performing in the loosely defined power-pop tradition—pretty much any group playing melodic, guitar-based rock qualifies—and has since...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
It's not entirely clear what the annual South By Southwest music festival accomplishes anymore. Once an industry shindig where buzz bands played in hopes of landing a record deal, the four-day event (10 days, counting the film and interactive...

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