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01.09.2013 | | Posted at 04:50 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's near-weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we discuss Milwaukee's recent ranking as one of the city's top "Arts Places," and what, if anything, that ranking means. We use that as an excuse to talk about Mary Louise Schumacher's excellent end-of-the-year column considering wh...
11.14.2012 | | Posted at 02:30 PM

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By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's especially chatty episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we take issue with the latest slab of trolling from the Milwaukee-ish preppy-pop duo Chester French, who jumped on the mock slow-jam train with their dreadful latest video, "Drop." (No need to click that link.) We ask w...
10.17.2012 | | Posted at 03:30 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we consider whether Milwaukee can sustain a busy (and sometimes overbooked) events calendar, debate the logic of creating a playground under a bridge, and ponder the future of the UWM Post, which, like so many newspapers, has had difficu...
09.19.2012 | | Posted at 03:45 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we admonish fundraising efforts that exploit Milwaukee pride—even really cool-sounding ones—and share some thoughts about the Journal Sentinel's recent "Wisconsin bands to watch" feature and how some local-music coverage reduces th...
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Sept. 8, 2012

Though it’s only been part of WMSE’s busy calendar for four years, the WMSE Backyard BBQ has quickly...
Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012

Aug. 31, 2012

Possessing as he does the kind of apparently effortless flow that belies the craft involved, Milwaukee rapper SPEAK Easy has, in many ways, chosen the perfect pseudonym. But if his adopted appellation gives the impression that he's not taking...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Muy Caliente: Salsa night at Alterra on the Lake was musically hot, hot, hot. Music fans packed the coffeehouse's concert patio to groove with Caché & the Pueblo Latino Orchestra with bandleader Cecil Negrón. Guest artists included singer...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Milwaukee trio Fahri's song “Lazy Fruit” begins in defiance of its own title. With its rolling drumbeat and poppy guitars, it expels an air of delicious nervousness—the kind of thrills that come from campy horror movies, grade-school...

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