Stylistic reinvention is a sure way to keep listeners off their collective feet, but with 2010’s Congratulations many suspected that synth-poppers MGMT went too deep into psychedelia and strayed,Concert Reviews Read more

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Summerfest has been gradually announcing its 2013 Marcus Amphitheater headliners for months now, but it’s stayed mum on side-stage acts. That changed today, when breaking from its usual tradition of announcing grounds stage performers in small chu.. Read more

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In the three years since a then little-known MGMT opened for Of Montreal at the Pabst Theater, the electro-rock group has emerged as one of the breakout indie bands of their time, thanks to their lauded debut record Oracular Spectacular and its cr.. Read more

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Congratulations, MGMT's follow-up to the band's breakthrough 2007 Oracular Spectacular, arrives amid a flurry of bad buzz. Early whispers suggested the record was a letdown, and the band themselves tempered expectations, saying the record would di.. Read more

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For many, the color photography by E.C. Landryfor The Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion:An The Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion:An ,Books Read more


Last year's SXSW was dominated by a handful of burgeoning bands with major next-big-thing potential. Vampire Weekend, MGMT and Bon Iver were all already well on their way toward bigger things when they played Austin last March, but SXSW was in man.. Read more

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Love. Betrayal. The societal mores of butt-sniffing. The Milwaukee Rep's production of D Dogpark: The Musical ,Theater Read more


On the heels of the fiasco of Milwaukee's first-ever Fashion Week, canceled 24 hours before it was scheduled to begin, subsequent runway events ended the season on a high note and kept the spotligh,A&E Feature Read more

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Milwaukee police praised a central-citymother who called them to turn in her own kids after she recognizedthem robbing a gas station on one of those ubiquitous surveillancevideos broadcast on local TV,Taking Liberties Read more

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Let’s face it: Unless you have the time and disposable income to fly to film festiv Oscar Nominated Short Films ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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While Joel McNally’s views on deer hunting are as god awful as the rest of his lefty BeadStyle ,Letters Read more

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Of Montreal's Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer is one of the smartest pop albums in years, and the band's long had a reputation as a killer live act, so I was thrilled when I finally got a chance to catch them this summer at the Pitchfork Mus.. Read more

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