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12.12.2013 | 131 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, outgoing A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we're celebrating the best Milwaukee music of 2013. We play some of our favorite tracks from Soul Low, Midnight Reruns, Buffalo Gospel, Vic and Gab, Sat. Nite Duets, Paul Cebar and more. (If you missed our individual roundups, here's A.V. Club ...
10.01.2013 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Looking for another Volcano Choir fix after this weekend's rapturously received show? This might help. The band has selected the dreamy electro-soul track "Comrade" as the second single from their magnificent new album Repave, and in conjunction they've released an EP featuring remixes of the song from Volcano Choir sister bands Altos and All Tiny Creatures, as well as from VC guitarist Chris Rose...
Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Sept. 28, 2013

Ever since Mayor Tom Barrett officially proclaimed one Friday a couple years ago as “Bon Iver Day” in Milwaukee, the city has clamped its claws into Justin Vernon, attempting to claim the Eau C
09.20.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly roundtable with station promotions direction Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we celebrate the busiest concert season of the year with our annual fall concert preview. There are plenty of big shows to look forward to, including rare Milwaukee appearances from Jonathan Richman, James Blake and Michael Nesmith (the guy from The M...
09.13.2013 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Later this month, Volcano Choir will begin a tour behind the Justin Vernon album to ruin you for all other Justin Vernon albums, Repave, a remarkably beautiful, unapologetically crowd-pleasing LP that reimagines Milwaukee's Collections of Colonies of Bees as a pop act. It's a great record, and like all Vernon-affiliated records, it's attracting plenty of attention. Earlier this week the group made...
07.25.2013 | | Posted at 11:30 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
All signs so far have pointed to the sophomore album from the Justin Vernon/Collections of Colonies of Bees collab Volcano Choir being less difficult than the group's willfully obtuse debut, and now here's another: "Bygone," the first single from Volcano Choir's sophomore LP Repave, which was teased in May with a gorgeous trailer. The track is a stunner, a skyward-spiraling firework of a song that...
05.28.2013 | | Posted at 11:55 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Just hours after the Justin Vernon/Collections of Colonies of Bees side project Volcano Choir revealed plans for a new album this fall, The Pabst Theater has announced that the band will perform Saturday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m., prematurely ending any doubt about whether the group would include Milwaukee on their tour itinerary. General admission tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show, and go on ...
05.28.2013 | | Posted at 10:55 AM

This fall, Justin Vernon is sexing on your parliament

By Evan Rytlewski
A testament to the Bon Iver singer-songerwriter's penchant for recording whatever he likes, career interests be damned, Justin Vernon's band with past and present members of Collections of Colonies of Bees, Volcano Choir, released one album in 2009. A tightly knotted, often ambient album that never fully ceded its secrets, Unmap was by far the most difficult album Vernon has ever been a part of (m...

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