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Bon Iver’s “For Emma” anniversary show was just a concert, but it couldn’t help but feel like so much more than that. more

Concert Reviews

Four local acts—Collections of Colonies of Bees, Rose of the West, Jay Anderson and Twin Brother—will perform accompanied by live artists for this year's fundraiser. more

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The concert will feature "guests of old and new," and openers Field Report and Collections of Colonies of Bees. more

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Milwaukee’s instrumental post-rock ensemble Collections of Colonies of Beeshave been unusually quiet the last few years, as members have spread themselves across outside projects. It was a bit of a surprise, then, when the bandended their long d.. more

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Milwaukee songwriter Todd Umhoefer relocated to California last year, but he didn’t let the move interrupt his Old Earth project, which has carried on in the new locale with a new cast of collaborators. This week he released his latest offering, ….. more

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The time was right for a Pele reunion. So they reunited. more

Music Feature

I am sitting in a Stone Creek coffee shop in Milwaukee’s Third Ward. I am nervous, I have to writemy first baseball blog for the Shepherd Express . My mind is racing about what I want to sayand how I want to say it; I need to introduce who I a.. more

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High concepts are a dime a dozen in modern music, but it’s rare that you come across anything where those often-lofty ideas actually inform and guide the sound you’re hearing in a way that’s not purely superficial. It’s easy to throw around... more

Local Music

Summerfest's local music stage has changed either its name or its location nearly every year since it debuted in 2008 as the Cascio Interstate Groove Garage, so it's not too surprising that once again this year it's got a new title: the KNE (K-Nat.. more

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        Saying that a movie about engineeringsound for the movies has limited appeal is being optimistic. But if that ode toFoley is also a stylish homage to Italian B horror flicks of the '70s, it willfind an audience. And if th.. more

I Hate Hollywood

It's been more than three years since the Milwaukee power trio released its great rock opus When I Am Gone My Blood Will Run Free , but a followup is on the horizon. Next year they'll release the new Human Hell , and this week they teased the firs.. more

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Ever since Mayor Tom Barrett officially proclaimed one Friday a couple years ago as “Bon Iver Day” in Milwaukee, the city has clamped its claws into Justin Vernon, attempting to claim the Eau C,Concert Reviews more

Concert Reviews

Later this month, Volcano Choir will begin a tour behind the Justin Vernon album to ruin you for all other Justin Vernon albums, Repave , a remarkably beautiful, unapologetically crowd-pleasing LP that reimagines Milwaukee's Collections of Colonie.. more

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All signs so far have pointed to the sophomore album from the Justin Vernon/Collections of Colonies of Bees collab Volcano Choir being less difficult than the group's willfully obtuse debut, and now here's another: "Bygone," the first single from .. more

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It's no secret that baseball takes a distant backseat to football as America's sport of choice, and that's especially true here in Wisconsin, where the Packers' off-season vacation plans make bigger headlines than the Brewers even during the heigh.. more

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Milwaukee's post-rock sextet Collections of Colonies of Bees was well on its way toward building a national following after 2008's majestic full-length... more

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Daytrotter.com has posted the Collections of Colonies of Bees session the band recorded last month, a set of unreleased songs titled after some of <em>Seasame Street</em>\'s core sponsors (&quot;G,&quot; &quot;E,&quot; &quot;B,&quot; and &quot;C.&.. more

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Milwaukee's post-rock sextet Collections of Colonies of Bees was well on its way toward building a national following after 2008's majestic full-length... more

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