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Radio Milwaukee hosted its tenth annual Radio Milwaukee Music Awards ceremony last night, and as usual, the winners were an eclectic bunch. more

Dec 8, 2017 10:24 AM On Music

Everybody's talking about Shake Shack. So we are, too. more

Dec 7, 2017 4:29 PM On Music

Two huge ensembles of Milwaukee musicians will come together to reinterpret the music of two American music greats. more

Dec 6, 2017 10:38 AM On Music



The new album from the Milwaukee hip-hop trio New Wave Outlawz is as upbeat as it is offbeat. more

Dec 5, 2017 4:41 PM Local Music

Although their latest album has underperformed on the pop charts, Paramore’s Big Snow Show concert revealed that they’ll always have a loyal following among rock fans. more

Dec 4, 2017 1:15 PM Concert Reviews

After sitting out 2017, the iconic East Troy amphitheater will return next year, Live Nation announced—though who will play remains a mystery. more

Nov 30, 2017 2:09 PM On Music 2 Comments

Just months after releasing an inspired new EP, the inventive Milwaukee folk-rock band announces that it has reached the end of the line. more

Nov 29, 2017 12:52 PM On Music

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Milwaukee’s Paladino began with ambitions of being a bluegrass act. Their lush latest album, though, is the work of a very different band. more

Nov 28, 2017 4:29 PM Local Music


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Inheriting the Jake Black role, Rob Colletti gives a bravado comic performance, but it’s his rapport with his tiny castmates that steals the show. more

Nov 23, 2017 9:05 PM Theater

The Rusty P's continue to keep things fresh, seeking out new sounds, new producers and taking the kinds of risks that rap acts of their era aren't generally known for. more

Nov 22, 2017 2:27 PM On Music

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Brothers Maxwell and Mitchell Bell invested a grueling five years on their debut as Blue Sails, an uncommonly rich, soulful psychedelic rock record. more

Nov 21, 2017 3:57 PM Local Music

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Playing off the assured, low-key persona she puts on full display at her live shows, Shle Berry’s latest EP is four tracks of laidback, inspirational hip-hop and infectiously syrupy R&B. more

Nov 21, 2017 3:56 PM Music Feature

We weigh in on the great mystery of the day: Is Taylor Swift a neo-Nazi? more

Nov 16, 2017 4:20 PM On Music

The violent, strangely beautiful latest video from the iconoclastic Milwaukee rapper casts a deep chill. more

Nov 16, 2017 10:18 AM On Music


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The Milwaukee punk band’s stunning third album is a 90-minute rock opera featuring guest contributions from Laura Stevenson and members of The Hold Steady, Fake Problems and Less Than Jake. more

Nov 14, 2017 4:32 PM Music Feature

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Even Jessica Lea Mayfield’s sharp-edged banter between songs, usually little jabs at the expense of her audience, reinforced the perception of a wounded soul keeping the rest of the world at a distance. more

Nov 13, 2017 12:47 PM Concert Reviews

We chat with we chat with Jim Hanke about his show, trends in vinyl (including a Black Friday installment of Record Store Day with some truly dubious offerings), and his fundraiser for hurricane relief. more

Nov 9, 2017 4:08 PM On Music

Four local acts—Collections of Colonies of Bees, Rose of the West, Jay Anderson and Twin Brother—will perform accompanied by live artists for this year's fundraiser. more

Nov 8, 2017 4:09 PM On Music

A lineup change and a radically new approach to recording left a big impression on the assertive new album from the seasoned shoegaze group. more

Nov 7, 2017 5:09 PM Local Music


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Also new music and videos from Ar Wesley, Zed Kenzo, Kane, IshDARR, Lik and Shai, and Nate Brady. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:36 PM On Music