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02.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
RadioMilwaukee celebrated two years of making the city's airwaves better and the city's music scene more visible last night with its 2nd Annual Milwaukee Music Awards. The winners were: Winners of the 2nd Annual Milwaukee Music Awards: *  Artist of the Year - Kings Go Forth (Listener Choice Award) *  Song of the Year - "One Day," Kings Go Fo...
01.22.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
You know those three Kings Go Forth tracks that you've been streaming on the group's Myspace page for the last six months? Well, they've added three more. The first two, "Now We're Gone" and "High On Your Love," expand on the basementy, analoguey soul of their debut 45, recreating the warm sounds of the '60s without falling back on kitsch. A third, "Don't Take My Shadow," modernizes their sound so...
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009

Tonight @ Stonefly - 10 p.m.

For decades, male vocal harmonies were the foundation of R&B music, but since Boyz II Men, they’ve remained mostly dormant. Kings Go Forth, a prescient Milwaukee soul revival band, brings these harmonies back in all their late-’60s glory, though, pairing them with a vibrant full horn section, courtesy of members of De La Beuna...
09.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Pabst Theater organization began booking shows at the deserted Turner Hall Ballroom about a year ago with the explicit promise that the venue would be used to book more local shows. Although all-local shows at the Turner Ballroom have actually been few and far between�nowhere near the full schedule of local bookings we see at venues like Linneman�s, the Cactus Club, Shank Hall, the Stonefly Br...
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008

Today @ Kinnickinnick Avenue - 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

While staying true to its roots as a modest residential neighborhood, Bay View has over the last decade emerged as one of the Milwaukee’s most fashionable districts, as scores of young Milwaukeeans attracted by the affordable housing have quite literally set up shop there. The neighborhood’s signature . . .
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008

Old-school harmonies

After years of vetting vintage R&B records at his Riverwest store, Lotus Land Records, and spinning rare funk 45s at his monthly "Get Down" event, Andy Noble says he's pinpointed the qualities that make a song stand the test of time. "I'm in touch with how music ages," he explains. "There are certain elements of music that hold up, like rhythms. Good dance rhythms hold up forever.

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