I’m reluctant to admit it, but I don’t listen to much independent or alternative hip-hop these days, or at least not nearly as much as I did in college, when Rhymesayers, Def Jux and Stones Throw records were as much a part of my diet as ramen noo.. Read more

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Milwaukee's most comprehensive music blog now has its own theme song, thanks for The Candliers, who got their Guided By Voices on and recorded a 40-second tune for Fan-Belt—though in true Candliers fashion, it sounds more like the soundtrack for t.. Read more

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The Candliers are as fitting a band to spend New Year's Eve with as any. Candied with trumpet, banjo and Wurlitzer, the group's starry-eyed love letters to the people, places and sounds of America's past co,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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On Oct. 4, 1957 the world was startled when a new moon entered the Earth’s orbit. It was an artificial satellite, the first space probe, and its name was Sputnik. The US was frightened because its Cold War enemy, the Soviet Union, developed Sput.. Read more

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Formerly of the alt-country ensemble Vigilantes of Love, the prolific singer/songwriter Bi Blender ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Atlatl, a young Milwaukee group that teeters back and forth between harmonic jam-rock and ramshackle indie-rock, does a 6:15 p.m. show at the Summerfest’s only all-local stage, the Cascio Groove Garage, sponsored by the Shepherd Express. The grou... Read more

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“You can’t play a sad song on the banjo,” Steve Martin once keenly observed, and his maxim holds true in the music of Riverwest’s perky, ramshackle seven-piece The Candliers. They w,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Trenni did a piece during tonight's game in which she said Ned keeps acalendar of the bullpen and writes down each guy he uses and how manyinningshe's pitched. She said that Ned highlights a guy after he's been usedtwice so that he knows that .. Read more

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It gets increasingly less surprising each time the Bush administration plants an agent pretending to be an independent analyst into the media. This time the con meant giving retired generals who “represent[ed] more than 150 military contractors ei.. Read more

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Friday,February 22, was a good night for Milwaukeemusic – both music in Milwaukee in ,Concert Reviews Read more

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When Orange County’s Limbeck hit the scene in 2000, they leaned heavily on nondescr To The Trees ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Bush The Delusional is trying desperately to gather support for an attack on Iran before he and Cheney move to Dubai. Here is what he said, as reported in the NYT, "Iran's actions threaten the security of nations everywhere. So, the U.S. is streng.. Read more

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Two of Milwaukee's most novel new indie-rock bands share a 10 p.m. bill at the Cactu chiquangue ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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The Cactus Club, 10 p.m. Two of Milwaukee’s most novel new bands share this bill. Th Vanity ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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