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Ryan Necci credits Field Report’s Chris Porterfield for giving him the nudge he needed to write Buffalo Gospel’s moving sophomore record. more

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Milwaukee celebrates Record Store Day during a busy stretch of April that brings Jack White, John Prine and Lord Huron to the city. more

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The Milwaukee folk-rock band's glorious third album is their brightest, poppiest yet, but all that sunshine never comes at the expense of intimacy. more

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Bon Iver’s “For Emma” anniversary show was just a concert, but it couldn’t help but feel like so much more than that. more

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The beloved Milwaukee folk-rock band has shared the first single from their upcoming album "Summertime Songs." more

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The concert will feature "guests of old and new," and openers Field Report and Collections of Colonies of Bees. more

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As Old Earth, Milwaukee songwriter Todd Umhoefer has released more than a dozen albums and EPs of spindly, restless folk, almost all of them recorded at different locations or with different lineups, yet each somehow a continuation of the last.The.. more

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Juiceboxxx brought a bit of mayhem to an otherwise polite day of free music at Radio Milwaukee’s Block Party. more

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Over its 10 year run, Radio Milwaukee 88.9 has grown from a modest community station operating out of an unassuming stretch of a Milwaukee public studio to a major powerhouse with its own glamorous headquarters in Walker's Point. To celebrate its .. more

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Alverno Presents’ latest show was a reminder of the sparks that can fly when you give creative people a pretense to collaborate. more

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Milwaukee folk-rockers Field Report aren't generally known for making children's music, unless your idea of children's music includes songs about dependency, loneliness and spiritual crisis. But it turns out they can write a pretty good kid's tune.. more

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Testa Rosa took their time getting around to their third album, Testa Rosa III, but once the songs came, they came fast. more

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Field Report's Christmas song "On Christmas Eve" opens with a scenic snowfall in Riverwest then moves quickly to memories of a three-car accident that made a driver bite through his tongue. Paste Magazine premiered the band's Christmas original to.. more

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In a banner year for local music, these 15 albums absolutely blew us away. more

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Oneof Milwaukee’s most visionary songwriters moved to California last month: ToddUmhoefer,  the lone constant behind the experimental folk project Old Earth. Considering the role that collaboration has played in Old Earth's recording process, th.. more

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“Very happy Field Report Day to you,” Chris Porterfield said with a smirk early into his welcome-home set Wednesday night at the Pabst Theater. more

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Mayor Tom Barrett surprised the band Field Report during their performance at Radio Milwaukee's studios this afternoon with a proclamation timed to the band's album release show tonight at the Pabst Theater: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 is officially .. more

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Field Report have spent the last few months premiering scattered tracks from their sophomore album Marigolden on major music sites across the Internet, but now fans can finally hear the whole thing. This week Pitchfork debuted the record, and it's.. more

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