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Photo credit: Lindsey Barnes

For many in the crowd, the intimate show was the first chance to hear material from Damien Jurado’s newest album, The Horizon Just Laughed. more

Concert Reviews

The Shepherd Express is excited to premiere the long-awaited new album from Milwaukee's most harmonic indie-folk band. more

On Music

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Photo credit: David E. Jackson

On Dead Horses’ deeply personal third album, singer-songwriter Sarah Vos attempts to reconcile childhood traumas. more

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Photo Credit: Danielle Burren-Charles

For singer-songwriter Caley Conway, a move to rural Oostburg has only heightened her connection to the Milwaukee music scene. more

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Photo Credit: Erik Ljung

The Milwaukee musician’s first song-based solo project in nearly two decades is a prickly song cycle about mankind’s thirst for war. more

Local Music

Folk duo Crookhaven, and their 11 supplementary musicians, create soundscapes that take in classic folk textures, sprightly country, African rhythmic intricacies and other disparate sonic ingredients. more

Album Reviews

San Francisco’s Negative Press Project transforms the sublime songs of Jeff Buckley into melodious frameworks for eclectic instrumental improvisation within a focused ensemble setting. more

Album Reviews

Milwaukee’s Tangled Lines reinterprets a root source of American country music for a fresh sound that at once threatens to be a genre unto itself. more

Album Reviews

Lil Rev’s latest release is backed with a full complement of musicians, all of them Milwaukee notables. more

Album Reviews

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

Concert Reviews

The Milwaukee-based Zach Pietrini Band has partnered with local distillery Twisted Path for their Songs & Spirits Living Room Tour, which kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 5. more

Local Music

Over the last half century, the Milwaukee music venue, The Coffee House, has hosted acoustic musicians from all over the country. more

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A Milwaukee open-mic staple, Chris Haise credits trial and error for his efficiently folky debut EP. more

Local Music

Each week, songwriter Derek Pritzl anchors an open mic at District 14 Brewery and Pub in Bay View. more

Local Music

Amos Lee considers Spirit, his sixth studio album, a tribute to his late mentor. more

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We can fetishize the imperfect in art, particularly in music. Patrick O’Laoghaire certainly does on Beneath a Yellow Moon, his first long-player as I Have a Tribe: the squeak of a floorboard or the inadvertently bent last note of a bass cod... more

Album Reviews

Folk legend Joan Baez reflects on her long history of activism. more

Music Feature

The personal and the political intersect on New Boyz Club’s rousing debut EP. more

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Although winter’s grip casts a long shadow over Ugly Brothers’ debut full-length, it can’t suppress the band’s sense of joy. more

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