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You read that right: Four Milwaukee-area bands will receive grants of $20,000 "for financial support and initiatives." Here's how to apply. more

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Milwaukee coddles rappers, giving them delusions of success, El-Shareef says. He’s trying to avoid that trap. more

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The Shepherd Express congratulates the winners and nominees of this year's awards program. Thanks for helping make Milwaukee a great place to live! more

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Winners in the Milwaukee Music category for Best of Milwaukee 2017 including subcategories like Best Electronic Artist, Best Vocalist, Best Metal Band and more. more

Best of Milwaukee 2017

Editors from the Shepherd Express and Milwaukee Record discuss their 2017 year-end album lists, which included more veterans than usual this year. more

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“It made sense to push this duck thing as far as possible, definitely further than it needs to go,” Quinn Cory says of her unorthodox band. more

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Their influences may be familiar, but the Mike Benign Compulsion pack their latest album with surprises. more

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Since its first broadcasts 10 years ago, Radio Milwaukee has made Milwaukee music an integral part of its playlists, pledging to play at least one song from a local artist an hour. That's peanuts compared to what the station's new spin-off HD2 rad.. more

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From the Himalayan Mountains of India, Milwaukee soul singer Abby Jeanne talks about her new album, Rebel Love. more

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Thanks for participating in Shepherd Express' Best of Milwaukee! more

Best of Milwaukee

On display through April 29, “Melodies and Memories: 200 Years of Milwaukee Music” tells the story of Milwaukee music. more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of opinions with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, we dig into our favorite Milwaukee albums of the year. It's always one of our favorite shows to do, and this year l.. more

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From iconoclastic hip-hop to open-hearted rock ’n’ roll, Milwaukee delivered this year. more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture chat with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, we're discussing the way critics treat the Milwaukee music scene. If it seems like they sometimes go easy on certain artists.. more

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It was a night of Prince covers, saxophones and powerful local performances in Walker's Point. more

Concert Reviews

Producer Tyler St Clair’s CAUTION, Milwaukee’s latest experimental electronic music series, aims to pick up where MELT left off. more

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Milwaukee's Arte Para Todos (Art For Everyone) festival launched with big ambitions last year, spotlighting 70 local acts acts at 15 venues in three neighborhoods and raising more than $21,000 for area schools in the process. This year it's going .. more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of opinions with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, we're running down our favorite Milwaukee albums of 2015. Matt shares some of his favorites from Milwaukee Record's.. more

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From politically charged experimental hip-hop to free-spirited rock ’n’ roll, here are the 2015 Milwaukee albums you need to hear. more

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There was a time when lo-fi wasn’t a choice. Artists either had the money for a proper studio recording or they didn’t, and if they self-recorded on the cheap those shortcuts were bound to show. These days, of course, it doesn’t take a whole lot o.. more

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