Blues Rock

On their third recording, Milwaukee’s Young Revelators often sound like a great lost blues-rock band circa 1970. Read more

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On his first album, Milwaukee’s Jon "Midnight" Liedtke follows in the line of such funky electric blues-rock guitarists as Johnny Winter, Elvin Bishop and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Read more

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Another lavishly packaged Jethro Tull reissue has arrived, this time it’s their best LP ever, their second album, Stand Up (1969). The reissue comes in a hard cover book with photos, extensive band-member recollections and New Music Express... Read more

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Tommy Blood and the Blueshounds, FB

Milwaukee’s Tommy Blood Band puts a different spin on the blues. Read more

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They hadn’t exactly gone out of their way to pull much attention to it. Like actually telling anybody or anything. . . Sorry...taking Douglas Adams out of context there for comic exaggeration. And if they hadn’t told anybody I wouldn’t have kno.. Read more



Courtesy of La Futura

ZZ Top’s more recent album La Futura was a long time coming. Read more

Music Feature

Greg Koch describes his new album as “a dream.” The title, Plays Well with Others, is a signpost to what’s within. Koch had the opportunity to compose the songs with one of his favorite Milwaukee writers, John Sieger, and invite Read more

Local Music

In Trance opens with “Nightwalk,” a roof-shaking roar of heavy blues-rock with Whirling Dervish fiddle, kind of like Cream on tour in Africa, jamming with the locals. JuJu is a superb confluence of British alt rockers and Read more

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Many writers on Alfred Hitchcock\'s films have never bothered to mention his screenwriters. In <em>Scripting Hitchcock: Psycho, The Birds, and Marnie</em> (University of Illinois Press), Pace University English professors Walter Raubicheck and Wal.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Alverno College’s free world music festival Global Union returns to Bay View’s Humboldt Park this year with an eclectic two-day lineup. Today’s headliners are the gypsy brass band Mahala Rai Banda at 1 p.m., the bachata artist Joan Soria Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Ok, so going to the media and calling another team names isn’t exactly the most mature way to handle things, but despite Brandon Phillips playground tactics, well – he’s got a point.  And the ensuing comments and brawl from the Cardinals have go.. Read more

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This is the stultified freedom-versus-safety quarrel that seemed to forever define gun politics—that is, until anti-government activists started bringing firearms to public political meetings. In early August, a protester came to a rauco,N... Read more

News Features

The Milwaukee Rep takes on the most popular of all of Jane Austen’s romantic comedies tonight for it’s latest production, Pride and Prejudice, which premieres tonight with a preview performance at 7:30 p.m. Grant Goodman, an actor who h,Tod... Read more

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