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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
 When guitarist Brian Venable of the Memphis band Lucero visits Milwaukee or Wisconsin to play a show or see friends, he’s always fascinated by the many historic and unique buildings dotting
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013
 “When you’re 24 and young and bored and don't know who you are no more, there’s no hope, and it’s time to come of age.”These words, which appear in English rock band The Vaccines’ song “No Hope,” offer a candid look at a common struggle many face
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
 Yo La Tengo have just returned from a tour of West Coast record stores, part of an aggressive first-week push behind their new album, Fade, and guitarist Ira Kaplan is adjusting to the full schedule. “I think in this modern record age, there’s more activity than ever focused on the initial week
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012
 It’s been an inglorious run for Dustin Diamond post-“Saved by the Bell.” Since waving goodbye to the show in 2000, Diamond has appeared on seemingly any reality show that would have him, including “Celebrity Boxing
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Dec. 13, 2012

 It makes sense that Sufjan Stevens would have a soft spot for Christmas. After all, the holiday touches on several of the songwriter’s most pervasive motifs: Christianity, childhood nostalgia and Americana. What’s surprising
Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Dec. 7, 2012

Nada Surf is 20 years old, which means there are ostensibly a number of 40-somethings walking around with a well-worn place in their Walkmans for this band, an alt-rock mainstay that overcame one-hit wonder status to
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

Oct. 29, 2012

Chan Marshall’s cough Monday night was a curious thing. It was persistent and discomforting, a constant distraction throughout the first half of her erratic performance, yet it seemed triggered not so much by...

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