David Bazan

The Milwaukee-based Zach Pietrini Band has partnered with local distillery Twisted Path for their Songs & Spirits Living Room Tour, which kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 5. Read more

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Summerfest open on Wednesday, June 29 with Selena Gomez as the opening act in the Marcus Amphitheater, but this week our area also offers Summer Soulstice, Garlic Fest, the Cedarburg Strawberry Festival and several other visiting musical ac... Read more

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During my college years in Madison, most ofthe touring indie-rock bands of interest played at a now-defunctbasement coffeeshop with unclear ties to the church next door. I never fullyunderstood that place. The regulars were almost eerily quiet .. Read more

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David Bazan likes thinking things through. His songs have always maintained intimate connections... Read more

Music Feature

As a music writer without a take on Lady Gaga, I feel a bit like a sports commentator with nothing to say about the Super Bowl. But at this point Lady Gaga has become the Coca-Cola of pop music, an institution so omnipresent, and so controlled in .. Read more

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David Bazan's creative life appears to be marked by contradiction, either by design or outside perception.Congratulate Bazan on his full-length solo debut, Curse Your Branches, which cracked Billboard's Top 200 album chart, and he shrugs it... Read more

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Best of Milwaukee 2009

For all the reverence it pays its elders, rock music remains a young person's genre, with Forget Yourself ,Music Feature Read more

Music Feature

Hero of the Week: Rev. Joseph Ellwanger OnNov. 14, the Birmingham Ci Shepherd ,Expresso Read more


The Pabst Theater foundation this morning announced a slew of its 2010 shows, including: * David Bazan, the former Pedro the Lion singer-songwriter (and, as his latest solo album outlines, fallen Christian), at the Pabst Theater on Sunday, Ap.. Read more

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