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DeVotchKa merges the spastic desperation of late-'70s Talking Heads with the orchestral sweep of Arcade Fire's more grandiose work. Leader Nick Urata's vocals often recall Win Butler's yelping vibrato, which makes the Arcade Fire... more

Jul 3, 2012 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

If there were any doubts that Summerfest has abandoned its short-sighted, <a href=\"/blog-3545-how-baby-boomers-conquered-summerfest.html\">boomers-first strategy</a> of the mid-\'00s, the recent tide of 2012 headliner announcements should have th.. more

Apr 25, 2012 1:00 PM On Music

Angry and brash, but with a genuine sense of humility, Australian stand-up Jim Jefferies made a name for himself in England, and now seems poised to invade the states. On the heels of a one-hour comedy special for HBO, Jefferies has embarke... more

Oct 3, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

For Patti Smith, the names of the dead echoed loudly: Robert Mapplethorpe (1989), Richard Sohl (1991), Fred Smith (1994), Todd Smith (1994). Mentors and collaborators, her husband and her brother, all died within a short timeline. Allen Ginsberg .. more

Dec 1, 2008 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

If used correctly, orchestral instrumentshave a place in contemporary pop music. Before a alone ,Concert Reviews more

May 13, 2008 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

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May 8, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee 2 Comments

DeVotchKa merges the spastic desperation of late-’70s Talking Heads with the orchestral sweep of Arcade Fire’s more grandiose work. Leader Nick Urata’s vocals often recall Win Butler’s yelping vibrato, which makes the Arcade Fire comparisons even... more

May 8, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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