Hello Death

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The enigmatic songwriter builds on decades of Milwaukee post-rock on her stunning new LP. Read more

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The Hello Death singer/songwriter shares a pair of debuts with singer Rae Cassidy. Read more

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Gloss Records has curated an eclectic double bill designed to take Milwaukee music fans outside of their comfort zones. Read more

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Hello Death and a vast array of collaborators brought real creativity to their reinterpretations of Prince’s beloved songbook. Read more

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Marielle Allschwang can’t pinpoint exactly why she waited so long to record her debut solo album, but she’s glad she did. Read more

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Hello Death’s latest album Remnants is just the first of several major projects the distinctive Milwaukee folk quartet has lined up. Read more

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On their self-titled debut, Milwaukee's moody folk quartet Hello Death explored two seemingly contradictory fascinations, mortality and beauty, searching for hope in disquieting tales of violence. The group's latest track finds them in a less morb.. Read more

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Of all the great songwriters of the last half century, Patti Smith is one of the most unknowable. That’s not because Smith is particularly private or her work is evasive or Read more

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For Old Earth’s Todd Umhoefer, songwriting is a long, continuous process. By Umhoefer’s estimate, he spends some 45 or 50 hours a week playing guitar, tinkering Read more

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You might know Erin Wolf as the music director and DJ for 91.7 WMSE, or perhaps you know her as a member of Altos and Hello Death. Or maybe you’ve attended a show booked by her and Brandon Malacar,Music Feature Read more

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The Subdudes haven’t released an album since 2009’s Flower Petals, which found the New Orleans R&B-tinged roots-rockers continuing to explore their usual working Read more

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A band name can be worth a thousand words, and Hello Death says it all. The Milwaukee folk group that shares members with Altos released its debut self-titled album in June, and it’s the kind of decidedly bleak, darkly pretty thing you’d ex... Read more

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They may be from the distant indie-rock stronghold of Athens, Ga., but the six young men of Futurebirds made themselves right at home in Milwaukee Thursday night, winning over a sparse Cactus Club,Concert Reviews Read more

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 Even winter has its “dog days,” and Milwaukee is in the slushy thick of them. Annoyingly low temperatures, mediocre pro basketball and a slow trickle of live music make these late-winter mon,None Read more

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Glitz and Glitter: Jack Forbes Wilson sparkled in his role as Liberace in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s production about the iconic entertainer who grew up in West Milwaukee. Wilson channeled the charming Mr. Showmanship while playing a... Read more

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