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Ahead of the band’s show at Summerfest, Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor talks about their latest album and reflects on their New York roots. Read more

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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 Read more

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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 .. Read more

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Is your state senator Alberta Darling?Or one of the other five Republican senators that is up for recall?Then you should get to your local polling place. And don't forget a valid photo ID (although you can still vote if you don't have it with you).. Read more

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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 .. Read more

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.. Read more

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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 Read more

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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.. Read more

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

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­­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.. Read more

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

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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 .. Read more

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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.. Read more

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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 .. Read more

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The state’s football fans have endured some unpleasant weekends this fall, but not t The state’s football fans have endured some unpleasant weekends this fall, but not t ,Sports Read more

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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 Read more

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The real breakout star of Dave Chappelle’s “Chappelle’s Show,” aside, of course, from Chappelle, was Charlie Murphy, the lesser-known brother of Eddie Murphy who dominated the progra,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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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 Read more

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   Any organization that survives 50 years deserves to celebrate. The Milwaukee Festival Fifty ,Classical Review Read more

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