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Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Nov. 24, 2012

Formed in 1993, Minnesota-based slowcore pioneers Low have lived through tremendous changes within the world of underground music. Such history affords them elder statesmen status at this point, and the strength
11.08.2012 | | Posted at 12:30 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
During my college years in Madison, most of the touring indie-rock bands of interest played at a now-defunct basement coffeeshop with unclear ties to the church next door. I never fully understood that place. The regulars were almost eerily quiet and polite, and the atmosphere was always so much more muted than the revelrous punk shows I was used to from Milwaukee that I never quite knew how to ac...
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

'10 Portraits' at Jewish Museum of Milwaukee

 In the early 1960s, Andy Warhol’s star was on the rise. The triumph of post-war consumerism had been addressed by the young Warhol to the pleasure of a counter-cultural Zeitgeist bent on thumbing its nose at the values of the Greatest
Monday, March 12, 2012

March 10, 2012

Until recently, Young Money's most successful rappers have been outsized personalities, ceaseless showmen who flood every verse with their eccentricities and individualism. The camp's latest star, by comparison, is something of a non-presen...
Monday, Nov. 14, 2011

Nov. 11, 2011

Isn't it enough that Paul Simon, after nearly 50 years of writing some of contemporary music's most compelling songs, is considered a spokesman for his generation? At age 70, does he have to put on one of the best concerts as well? Friday's packed Ri...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011

Sept. 21, 2011

It was bound to happen eventually: After a decade as one of indie-rock's most consistent—and sometimes most transcendent—bands, Okkervil River has released a bad record. This year's I Am Very Far...
Monday, July 25, 2011

July 22, 2011

Bon Iver launched its latest tour Friday night, playing the first of two sold-out shows at the Riverside Theater, but not before a representative of the city read a statement from Mayor Tom Barrett proclaiming July 22 Bon Iver Day. That singer-songwr...

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