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Backed by surf-rockers Los Straitjackets, the elegant British rock 'n' roller offered a smooth respite from Sunday afternoon's angry downpour. Read more

Concert Reviews

With their Mexican wrestling masks, Los Straitjackets cut a strange image in contrast to the straight-laced Nick Lowe, but they meshed musically. Read more

Concert Reviews


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Halloween comes to Center Street, while local bands play dress up and a reunited indie-rock favorite returns. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly cabal with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, we're blitzing our way through a whole bunch of micro-topics, some fun, others depressing. We kick things off by discussing one of .. Read more

On Music

Elvis Costello’s cover of Nick Lowe’s “(What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding” turned the song into a hit, but it was Curtis Stigers’ lesscelebrated cover of that song from the massive-selling sound Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

One of Milwaukee’s finest bands has been all too silent lately, but this month Red Knife Lottery returned with a 7-inch single, “Hip Bruisers,” and promises of a new album. The 7-inch’s title track, now streaming on the band’s Myspace page, i.. Read more

On Music

If there’s anotheralbum that gives such an impression of pop offhandedness yet hold Jesus of Cool ,CD Reviews Read more

Album Reviews