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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Classical Review

Amy X Neuburg's unique combination of talents was on advantageous display at the Present Music concert on Saturday evening at Turner Hall. I don't know of another composer/poet/soprano like her. Though many artists in every genre aspire to individuality, few fit that definition...
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Classical Preview

The versatile, avant-garde performer Amy X Neuburg will bring her unique voice and electronic extravaganza to the Turner Hall Ballroom for Present Music's season finale. Neuburg has wowed Milwaukee audiences twice before, and this concert promises to be another showstopper...
Thursday, May 19, 2011

May 18, 2011

In addition to being one of the leading lights of the chillwave scene, Neon Indian, also known as Alan Palomo, has recently gained notoriety for his high profile collaboration with The Flaming Lips, the unimaginatively titled The Flaming Lips 2011: T...
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011
Liz Phair’s musical career has been marked by moments of intense transformation, even outright rupture, with the vulnerable (albeit highly sexual) singer/songwriter of 1993’s Exile in Guyville morphing into the pop artist behind such chick-flick-friendly tunes as 2003’s “Extraordinary” and even taking a turn as a hip-hop performer on the 2010 track “Bollywood.” For many longtime...
Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011

Present Music brings visionary artist to Turner Hall Ballroom

The enduring legacy of John Cage may well be less in the music he wrote than in the artists he inspired. One of the collaborators in the final years of his life, Margaret Leng Tan, is at the center of Saturday’s concert by Milwaukee’s world-known performers of what can oxymoronically be called contemporary classical music, Present Music. And at the heart of her performance is an instrument not normally taken...
Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010

Aug. 14, 2010

It is the rare band that can transition from basements and small clubs to a vast space such as the Turner Hall Ballroom, bring in much of their usual crowd and still play an easy-breezy show. Jaill, the much-buzzed-about local psych-pop quartet recen...
Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010
With their old-fashioned aesthetic, based on a quick glance at their MySpace page or a press photo, it’s perilously easy to misread Milwaukee’s doom-and-gloom purveyors The Scarring Party as traditional early folk revivalists...
Friday, April 9, 2010

5 Favorites

Some of Milwaukee’s most fascinating art does not hang on museum and gallery walls, but rather exists in the opulent interior murals and ornate stained glass that adorn the Basilica of St. Josaphat. Beneath its awe-inspiring dome—among the largest in the world—visitors to the minor basilica can find relics not often...

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