Grizzly Bear

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CJ Foeckler

There aren’t more polite, sincere musicians touring today than the gentlemen that make up Grizzly Bear. Their charm is suffocating. Foremost among them is frontman Ed Droste, who on Tuesday night,Concert Reviews more

Apr 3, 2013 9:50 AM Concert Reviews

Among the most sophisticated and disciplined of Brooklyn's late-2000s crop of acclaimed indie-rock bands, Grizzly Bear will return to the Pabst Theater on Tuesday, April 2, the venue announced this morning. It'll be the band's first appearance in .. more

Jan 22, 2013 6:00 PM On Music

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Jul 12, 2011 7:30 PM Daily Dose

With the revived “Upstairs Downstairs” just behind us, PBS’ Masterpiece Classics returns to 1930s England—but at opposite ends of the country—with “South Riding.” Based on Winifred Holtby’s 1936 novel, the three-part mini-series sets its .. more

Apr 27, 2011 11:51 AM I Hate Hollywood

The Super Bowl packs a month's worth of pop culture into a loaded four-hour broadcast, so it's a little bit difficult to keep track of all its big music moments, but here's what jumped out at me the most: * The Who's halftime show was a disast.. more

Feb 8, 2010 3:55 AM On Music

Fresh Cut Collective’s leading man, Adebisi, heralded the group’s audience interaction at a show last year on his blog. “What I really love about performing is the essence of call and response!” he wrote. “I know that if I ca more

Nov 25, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Part of Grizzly Bear's appeal has been their ability to transcend the stigma of of the hipper than thou, ironic New York band. The band's music, particularly this year's amazing Veckatimest, has always seemed too pure, too comprehensive in its app.. more

Sep 1, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Remember when bands cared about albums as an art form? Instead of slapping together a doze Low ,CD Reviews more

Jun 30, 2009 12:00 AM Album Reviews 1 Comments

­­I'm usually wrong about these things, but I still think that Grizzly Bear's "Two Weeks" sounds uncannily like Dr. Dre's "Still D.R.E.," at least insofar as any song by Grizzly Bear could sound like a late '90s, West Coast rap hit. Try playing bo.. more

Jun 9, 2009 4:00 AM On Music 1 Comments

It took until the last song of the night, but Grizzly Bear finally broke character. As the Veckatimest ,Concert Reviews more

Jun 9, 2009 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

The unanimous praise for Grizzly Bear's Veckatimest, released today after months of Internet hype, quickly brings to mind the fervor over Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion earlier this year, so in coming months we can expect to see a .. more

May 26, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

The Flaming Lips are the latest headliners to join the Pitchfork Music Festival. They'll be closing the festival on Sunday night, and like the festival's Friday night performers, their set list will be selected by the audience—which means fans won.. more

Mar 27, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

In between trying to contain the leak of their new album, Veckatimest, the indie-folk outfit Grizzly Bear has posted their summer tour plans on their Myspace page, and they include a June 8 stop at the Pabst Theater here in Milwaukee. The Pabst .. more

Mar 4, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

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Nov 19, 2008 12:00 AM More Sports

Though they were better associated with the punk-rock scene at the time, in 1980 The Blasters released a song that would become a roots-rock rally cry, “American Music.” “We got the Louisi,Today in Milwaukee more

Nov 12, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

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Oct 24, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

For years Ian Pesch owned two of the most important bars of Milwaukee’s ’90s music scene, the Globe East and the Globe West. This tonight and tomorrow night, at his new South Side bar, Liquor Sw,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 26, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

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Sep 23, 2008 12:00 AM Classical Music 3 Comments

Channeling Blink 182 and Sum 41, Good Charlotte rode their simple, bratty mall-punk to stardom in 2002 with their hit album The Young and the Hopeless. Subsequent albums have proved less successful, but the group still does well on the touring ci... more

Jul 9, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

I've never read any of the Twilight books or seen any of the films, but judging by the mopey soundtrack for the upcoming New Moon, I'm guessing that Stephenie Meyer's vampires don't indulge in much ass kicking. They probably blog, and maybe they k.. more

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