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Jeff Tweedy discusses recovery, Wilco’s lovably annoying fanbase, and the future of his long-running band. more

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“I think that a lot of managing depression and anxiety is just learning to remind ourselves that the hurt is finite.” more

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Earlier this year the singular Milwaukee rapper WebsterX released Daymares , a dense, absorbing record about confronting demons. That album ends on a note of triumph—to the extent that it has a narrative, WebsterX comes out on top in the end—but a.. more

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WebsterX looks back on a major battle with depression and anxiety, in his own singular way, on the rapper’s long-anticipated debut album, Daymares. more

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No songwriter in recent memory has better captured the physical sensation of depression than Julien Baker. more

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Music is a language of its own, but even many of us who speak it don’t actually understand the grammar, can’t read it or possess a limited vocabulary. Music Theory For Beginners puts the complex topic into an easily understood, illustrated ... more

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Although he was never one to romanticize suffering, for Hayward Williams, depression was the devil he knew. Over the years the Milwaukee songwriter had learned to accept the condition, and, like many artists, even take inspiration from it.... more

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The second best thing that happened in November with President Barack Obama’s re-election was that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan’s fundamental dishonesty was exposed for the entire nation to see. more

Taking Liberties

A longtime fixture of the Milwaukee music scene, roots-rocker Mike Fredrickson clocked time with two cult bands, The Spanic Boys and The Mosleys, before launching a quiet solo career in the 2000s. His talents caught the attention of more

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Wilco has grown older, extending its reach without entirely outgrowing the No Depression movement that nurtured the band in the early years of the 1990s. Unlike many two-dimensional cow punks and shallow traffickers in Americana, Wilco had enoug.. more

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Back in the day, Tupac Shakur embodied rap as aggressive criticism of the world that is an Behold Something Bigger Than Tupac ,Today in Milwaukee more

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No matter how "evolved" a person gets, it seems like the one thing that can manage to bring a person down is getting sucked back into a bad family dynamic. Instead of moving cross-country to escape (or wishing you could), the workshop below could .. more

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My mother was recently diagnosed with Copper Toxicity Syndrome.  Shortly after, I was diagnosed with the same.  As we undergo detox and research the subject, we find that so many conditions could have a root cause of copper toxicity.  Some more co.. more

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