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Schoepp called in favors from a cast of dozens of local familiar faces singing praises of his home state including musicians, actors, filmmakers, mascots, a weatherman, politicians and record store owners. Read more

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The story of Trapper Schoepp’s new album begins nearly 60 years ago with Bob Dylan and ends in a Wauwatosa studio with Wilco’s Patrick Sansone. Read more

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With Dylan's permission, Milwaukee's Trapper Schoepp retooled the songwriter's unrecorded ode to the Dairy State for his upcoming Pat Sansone-produced album. Read more

On Music

The latest installment in Columbia Legacy’s ambitious Bootleg Series collects prime early versions of songs from the Blood on the Tracks sessions. Read more

Album Reviews

The remnant of the history-making folk trio will perform Oct. 26 at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. Read more

Music Feature

Live 1962-1966 is drawn mostly from previously issued entries in a series documenting the Bob Dylan music once sought by bootleg LP collectors. Read more

Album Reviews

Bob Dylan talks about himself, a fan recalls Pearl Jam, dB's Chris Stamey remembers the early days of punk rock and a Wisconsin scholar-musician looks back on the state's jazz history. Read more

Books

All musical interests are covered in recently published books whose topics include jazz in Nazi Germany, thrash metal and the greatest rock album ever recorded. Read more

Books

Britain’s long-running folk-rock band, Fairport Convention, released a box-set covering the band’s best years. Come All Ye: The First Ten Years is a well-selected collection of familiar studio tracks, outtakes and illuminating live performa... Read more

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The two most familiar images created byMilton Glaser embody a pair of decades—the trippy Bob Dylan poster from the‘60s, which hung in thousands of dorm rooms, and the I Love NY logo, whichcalmly stated defiance over the city.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Like snake-oil healers, Old Crow Medicine Show lays hands on the temples of Bob Dylan’s myriad metaphoric symptoms of unrequited or forsaken love, as detailed in his genre-transforming 1966 double album. Read more

Album Reviews

Nostalgia for pre-Beatles youth culture was a consistent theme through 1970s pop culture. In movie terms, what resulted was a batch of one-note forgettables and a pair of superb films,Home Movies / Out On Digital Read more

Home Movies

Summerfest has announced the closing night concert at its American Family Insurance Amphitheater, and it's one of those "if you've never seen them before, now's your chance" kind of bills. Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and their respective bands will l.. Read more

On Music

A Milwaukee open-mic staple, Chris Haise credits trial and error for his efficiently folky debut EP. Read more

Local Music

As the author of Positively 4th Street and The Ten-Cent Plague, David Hajdu has become one of the most interesting, thought-inducing commentators on popular culture. His latest, Love for Sale, is a highly personal look back at pop music fro... Read more

Books

David Luhrssen reviews a list of album sets that would make great holiday gifts for music lovers. Read more

Album Reviews

Published in Rolling Stone and The Village Voice, Jim Walsh, the Minnesota writer-musician, is a good and heartfelt essayist and memoirist. A cross-section of his work is collected in Bar Yarns and Manic Depressive Mix Tapes, and despite th... Read more

Books

Amos Lee considers Spirit, his sixth studio album, a tribute to his late mentor. Read more

Music Feature

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half an hour of insights with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, Matt once again takes one for the team. Last week he attended an almost impossibly dull meeting from the Mitchel.. Read more

On Music

Marking Kris Kristofferson’s 80th birthday this summer, Legacy has issued a 16-CD box set, The Complete Monument & Columbia Albums Collection, which covers his work through 1981. In addition to his first 11 studio albums, The Complete Colle... Read more

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