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“It made sense to push this duck thing as far as possible, definitely further than it needs to go,” Quinn Cory says of her unorthodox band. more

Oct 17, 2017 4:42 PM Local Music

Tea Krulos introduces the guys to the weird and wonderful world of Bigfoot hunting. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:12 PM On Music

Milwaukeeans are hardly the only ones enthusiastic about their own city. Young creatives have made civic pride all the rage all over the country. more

Oct 11, 2017 4:59 PM News Features

Milwaukee’s Dead is Dead try to avoid overt politics, but their gloomy post-metal can’t help but speak to the times. They play Frank’s Power Plant on Friday, Oct. 21. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:59 PM Local Music

“I would rather not put anybody on my albums,” A$AP Ferg insists, “because less people means more me.” more

Oct 10, 2017 4:52 PM Music Feature


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To say that Racine rapper Rob Hicks is hard on his own work is an understatement. He’s released an EP titled Paradise in Hell. more

Oct 3, 2017 3:48 PM Local Music

Angel Olsen’s return to the Pabst Theater was a magnificent upgrade from her last show at the venue at year ago. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:51 PM Concert Reviews


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Concert scheduled for Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 @ The Rave more

Oct 2, 2017 8:33 AM On Music

Executive Director Jim Plaisted discusses the challenges of managing the neighborhood’s rapid growth. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:00 AM Off the Cuff

For the aggressive Milwaukee live rap duo Bo & Airo, hip-hop is a full-body experience. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:00 AM Music Feature

If there's one thing we don't like in Milwaukee, it's change. This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture chat with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record's Matt Wild and I, we explore the city's unwillingness to say goodbye to relics of the pas.. more

Sep 21, 2017 5:13 PM On Music

Milwaukee's rap scene has been in overdrive for the last couple of years, but we do our best to keep up with it. Once again we've rounded up our favorite singles, mixtapes, videos and odds and ends from the last few weeks for our periodic Milwauke.. more

Sep 19, 2017 7:15 PM On Music

On Milwaukee trio Lifetime Achievement Award’s crisp, punchy new album, Today Hard, Tomorrow Hard, the band extols the virtues of staying at home. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:51 PM Local Music

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture chat with host Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record's Matt Wild and I, we discuss three fascinating stories about public art, including two success stories. Matt explains how Sculpture Milwaukee's am.. more

Sep 14, 2017 7:30 PM On Music

It’s not easy being an underage musician in Milwaukee. WebsterX remembers when he was under 21 trying to book shows here. It was doable, the rapper says, but it took a lot of extra time, energy and deal making to land those gigs. more

Sep 14, 2017 4:23 PM On Music

Though Miami has had bigger things to worry about in the wake of Hurricane Irma, for the past few days the talk around baseball has been whether the Miami Marlins would be able to host this weekend's scheduled series against the Milwaukee Brewers... more

Sep 13, 2017 8:32 PM Around MKE

It has a lot of competition, but the most overusedword in music may be “supergroup," since that term projects a degree of fame that few purported supergroups every actually live up to. So what do you call aband featuring talented but not nece.. more

Sep 11, 2017 8:46 PM On Music

Part of the thrill of any new Nineteen Thirteen releaseis hearing how the duo pushes the limits of their two-man drums/cello lineup. Thereare no perimeters on their sound. With each new release—and there have been alot of them lately—the band i.. more

Sep 11, 2017 7:58 PM On Music