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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. more

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Surgeons in Heat’s endearingly odd third album “Bored Immortals” is the result of some unusual studio tinkering. more

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In a wide-ranging interview, Hop Along singer Francis Quinlan discusses songwriting, John Steinbeck, Built to Spill, the Bible and painting. more

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The iconic former Pavement frontman stayed true to his laidback ways at Saturday night’s sold-out show. more

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The veteran indie-rock band will make their long-awaited return to Milwaukee July 31 at the Riverside Theater. more

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

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Though sloppiness and slack may be Twin Peaks’ signature style, the indie rockers’ set Saturday was slicker and more refined than ever. more

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“I think that a lot of managing depression and anxiety is just learning to remind ourselves that the hurt is finite.” more

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“I was one of those girls who was called ‘intense,’” Mitski quipped. “But it got me here, so…” more

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Former Sat. Nite Duets songwriter Stephen Strupp fights off winter’s sorrow on his band Soda Road’s deeply personal debut. more

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“I think there’s a sense of magic in having people come in expecting a quiet acoustic evening, and then end up taking their clothes off and dancing on the tables.” more

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All nausea and nosebleeds, Versio Curs' roiling, addictive debut sounds like the work of a band old beyond their years. more

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Tennis singer Alaina Moore reflects on her band’s banner year, and her (only half-joking) New Year’s resolution to carry herself with the confidence of a mediocre white man. more

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St. Vincent delivered an imaginatively staged, surrealist spectacle. But first she shared a film. more

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The Milwaukee punk band’s stunning third album is a 90-minute rock opera featuring guest contributions from Laura Stevenson and members of The Hold Steady, Fake Problems and Less Than Jake. more

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Even Jessica Lea Mayfield’s sharp-edged banter between songs, usually little jabs at the expense of her audience, reinforced the perception of a wounded soul keeping the rest of the world at a distance. more

Concert Reviews

A doting crowd sang along with every song at the indie-rock band's highly participatory sold-out show. more

Concert Reviews

On Milwaukee trio Lifetime Achievement Award’s crisp, punchy new album, Today Hard, Tomorrow Hard, the band extols the virtues of staying at home. more

Local Music

Reflecting on his band’s breakout 1993 album, Gentlemen, Afghan Whigs’ Greg Dulli admits “it was mean-spirited." more

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Jim Eno explains exactly how much work it takes to make Spoon’s albums sound the way they do. Spoon play the Pabst Theater with Twin Peaks on Wednesday, Sept. 13. more

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