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A rare solo show stripped Destroyer’s music down to the basics: just Dan Bejar, his guitar and his Ziggy Stardust sneer. Read more

Concert Reviews

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half an hour of opinionated conversation with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, it's time once again for our fall concert preview. So we get right to it, and there's a lot to g.. Read more

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Destroyer has released nine albums since the band began in the mid-'90s as a lo-fi solo project for songwriter... Read more

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<p>Destroyer will headline the Turner Hall Ballroom on Wednesday, June 13, the venue announced this afternoon. Over the last 15 years, Destroyer\'s Dan Bejar (the band\'s visionary and sole constant) has continually reinvented himself in an effort.. Read more

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Dan Bejar follows up 2008’s uncharacteristically bland Trouble in Dreams with Kaputt, a great new Destroyer record that finds him in his elementwhich is to say, very much out of his element. Bejar is at his best when he’s covering new ground, divi.. Read more

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“It’s not easy being green,” Kermit the frog once lamented, but many Kermit’s cousins don’t face those difficulties since frogs come in a wide variety of colors beyond just green, including vivid blues, deep reds and all shad Read more

Today in Milwaukee

But they generally tend to find their way back tothe front porch. And while lead singer Pete Quirk’s guttural whine seems mostlyobsessed with nature, trees, sun and such, it’s the “Summer Light” ceding tothe coming gloom and ,CD Re Read more

Album Reviews

Cracker has been among the best, most consistent bands to rise from the alt scene in the ' Beggars Banquet ,CD Reviews Read more

Album Reviews

Buoyed by wonderful weather and excellent live music line-ups, Saturday’s Record Store Day promotion drove considerable traffic to Atomic Records and Exclusive Records, and from what I’ve read online, the response was similarly encouraging in othe.. Read more

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I'm ambivalent about the upcoming Destroyer album, Trouble in Dreams. On one hand, I’ve been listening to it for two months and still haven’t warmed to it, but on the other, it took me nearly as long to discover the wonders of Destroyer’s last al.. Read more

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Golden Eagles fans can delight in two different games today. The Marquette men’s ba Travel Italia ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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When youthink of fast food, what words come to mind? Integrity? Sustainability?Health? P The Art of Eating ,Eat/Drink Read more

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