Programming—what music to play, in what combination and order, and by
whom—is an elusive yet fundamental aspect of any classical concert. Though the
individual elements of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concert
“We’re a filthy, charming, lovable band,” Christopher Roberts, drummer
for Milwaukee trio Heavy Hand, explains bluntly. “A lot of our lyrics are dirty
as shit and we swear in our songs. They’re not radio-friendly, for the most
Jim Hoehn is
Milwaukee's prime purveyor of trop rock, the Caribbean-inflected sound that
originated in Jimmy Buffett's breezily wry worldview and continues to hold
intermittent influence on commercial country radio...
It’s hard to listen to the hushed, minimal pop of The xx’s debut album without feeling like you’re eavesdropping. When guitarist Romy Madley Croft and bassist Oliver Sim trade verses with each other...
I have always admired the continuing exploration of literature that is a fundamental aspect of the Prometheus Trio. Over the years I have heard quite a bit of music on their concerts never before encountered. Such was the case with Frank Bridge’s Trio...