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Van Morrison has released an album of (mostly) standards by the likes of George Gershwin and Cole Porter. The “living legend” also contributes some tasty alto sax work. more

Jan 9, 2018 4:31 PM Album Reviews

The Singles collects each of The Doors’ 45s, A and B sides both, on two CDs. more

Sep 20, 2017 9:52 AM Album Reviews

David Luhrssen reviews The Dream, the new EP by Milwaukee's Nineteen Thirteen. more

Nov 30, 2016 9:37 AM Album Reviews

The Complete BBC Sessions documents Led Zeppelin’s visits to the British broadcaster’s London headquarters from 19769-1971 and fills out a previously released collection by adding an additional eight unreleased tracks. more

Sep 26, 2016 10:54 AM Album Reviews

Much of what passes as “world music” nowadays consists of inapt, ill-considered fusions of elements that don’t mix well. The genius of Sandaraa is in working from the tonal affin,Album Reviews more

Aug 24, 2016 10:20 AM Album Reviews

David Luhrssen reviews Sandaraa's self titled album. more

Aug 24, 2016 10:20 AM Album Reviews

Although Marquis Hill is a trumpeter, his artistic temperament puts him closer to a saxophonist like John Coltrane than to Miles Davis. The Way We Play is basically Hill’s attempt to experiment and to play standards at the same time. more

Jun 14, 2016 1:28 PM Album Reviews

Robin Gibb enjoyed a brief solo career and much of it is collected on the three-CD set Saved by the Bell: The Collected Works of Robin Gibb (1968-1970). more

Jul 21, 2015 7:55 PM Album Reviews

The Only Folk Collection You’ll Ever Need gathers 30 original recordings that shed light on America’s folk music tradition—and its offshoots. more

Dec 28, 2014 7:45 PM Album Reviews

Atlanta's rising star B.o.B. raps like English is not his native language, emphasizing the wrong words as if he doesn't always understand the meaning of what he's saying. He doesn't just gravitate toward cliches and easy rhymeshe delivers them wit.. more

Apr 28, 2010 5:25 PM On Music

Full disclosure: I don’t much care for M. Ward. I find his songwriting nearly as dull as his listless, smug voice, and I find his invocation of vintage American music to be disingenuous, just another affect he slathers over his flimsy songs. .. more

Sep 8, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Her "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match against aging former Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs might have ended three decades ago, but Billie Jean King's fight against sexism continues. She appears tonight as part of the Marcus Center’s woman-t... more

Mar 16, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Once upon a time, conservatives liked to say that “ideas matter.” They attribu 2008 Creators Syndicate Inc. What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com or comment ,News Features more

Mar 11, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

Spanish experimental filmmaker Pere Portabella’s Vampir Cuadecuc, which screens toni Vampir Cuadecuc ,Today in Milwaukee more

Oct 28, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 8 Comments

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