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Logic, Ozuna and Farruko are among the acts playing this year’s Los Dells Festival. Read more

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Leon Redbone, who performed often in Milwaukee, died earlier this year from complications of dementia. Read more

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The great lost 1960s musical spectacle is released in a luxurious set. Read more

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Musicians Kaylee Crossfire, Klassik and REYNA have been chosen to receive grants and guidance to develop their careers. Read more


The Warehouse was the stage for The Moving Archive/What Is Remembered, an art exhibition including dance, photographs and videos. Read more


Now celebrating their 40th anniversary, punk legends Stiff Little Fingers demonstrated why they’re still playing together after all these years. Read more

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If there's one thing we don't like in Milwaukee, it's change. This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture chat with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record's Matt Wild and I, we explore the city's unwillingness to say goodbye to relics of the pas.. Read more

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The Singles collects each of The Doors’ 45s, A and B sides both, on two CDs. Read more

Album Reviews

Milwaukee's rap scene has been in overdrive for the last couple of years, but we do our best to keep up with it. Once again we've rounded up our favorite singles, mixtapes, videos and odds and ends from the last few weeks for our periodic Milwauke.. Read more

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

Local Music

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

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On Vein Plays Ravel, the Swiss trio Vein open up eight of Ravel’s compositions, reinterpreting pieces such as “Bolero" and “Mouvement de Menuet" into music suggestive of Dave Brubeck. Read more

Album Reviews

On their debut album, Loé Loá: Rural Recordings Under the Mango Tree, Betsayda Machado & La Parranda El Clavo brings a big cohort of drums, maybe even hollow tree trunks, to bare on their declamatory songs, and powerfully voiced singer Bets... Read more

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While there’s nothing as outwardly commercial as “Blew Up (The House)" from 2013’s Fight for My Soul on Signs, the singer and guitar slinger Jonny Lang proves that he can still make the blues accessible for newbies. Read more

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A nearly packed Turner Hall Ballroom waited around to see Rakim perform for less than an hour. Read more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture chat with host Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record's Matt Wild and I, we discuss three fascinating stories about public art, including two success stories. Matt explains how Sculpture Milwaukee's am.. Read more

On Music

It’s not easy being an underage musician in Milwaukee. WebsterX remembers when he was under 21 trying to book shows here. It was doable, the rapper says, but it took a lot of extra time, energy and deal making to land those gigs. Read more

On Music

Off The Beaten Path’s new Bay View location allows room for the record shop to stock an even wider variety of LPs, CDs, cassettes, audio equipment and music memorabilia. Read more

Local Music

Dave Lombardo discusses his transition to hardcore and why Mike Patton puts cookie-monster vocalists to shame. Read more

Music Feature

Britain’s long-running folk-rock band, Fairport Convention, released a box-set covering the band’s best years. Come All Ye: The First Ten Years is a well-selected collection of familiar studio tracks, outtakes and illuminating live performa... Read more

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