The Clash

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


You might ask: How does a Milwaukee musician resurrect an iconic Clash song by recruiting a reggae titan to sing vocals? He simply does it. Eric Blowtorch longtime ringleader, troublemaker and activist has assembled a four song collection t... Read more

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London Town follows 15-year-old Shay (Daniel Huttlestone) from a dead end U.K. city as he discovers The Clash (and enjoys his first kiss) in London during the feverish summer of ’78.Alto saxophonist Frank Morgan was one of the most respecte... Read more

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Whereas many of Built to Spill's slacker-rock contemporaries broke up nearly a generation ago, frontman Doug Martsch and company have soldiered on heartily for more than two decades, putting out s,Concert Reviews Read more

Concert Reviews

With the advent of the mix tape, everyone became her own music programmer, and yet there can still be something insightful in enjoying someone else’s selection. Hits Back boasts an advantage over most other best-of collections: Its running ... Read more

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Few bands claiming the Americana label are as alive in the present as well as the past as The Habit. Lincoln Has Won opens with the rousing “War Is Done,” which reverberates with Dylan's... Read more

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Joe Strummer thought he could change the world through his songs. He was half right. His songs changed many people living on Earth even if the world continued on its fearful trajectory. Strummer’s sneering voice was the sharp edge of the mos.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Ever wonder what Gilbert Brown, Packer fan favorite (and spokesman for Burger King’ The Shape of Things To Come ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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