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The Pitchfork Music Festival has announced the first round of headliners for this year's lineup, including one act that stems from well outside of indie-rock's insular world. Libidinous R&B star R. Kelly will anchor a night at the festival, along .. more

Feb 1, 2013 5:00 PM On Music

In its early years, the Pitchfork Music Festival dedicated its first night to bands performing classic albums in their entirety, a then-novel format with a nostalgic bent that didn\'t fully square with the editorial philosophy of the website behin.. more

Jul 16, 2012 1:30 PM On Music

  Fools For Tragedy recently released details on its upcoming February showJordan Gwiazdowski’s Waiting . . . which also bears the name The Intrepid Two in a promo pic on the company’s website.Staged at the Alchemist Theatre, the show is set i.. more

Sep 23, 2011 1:29 PM Theater

Pavement closed the the Pitchfork Music Festival last night with a setlist seemingly determined by popular vote, a retrospective that touched on most every major single and fan favorite in the band's discography. The band's actual performance, tho.. more

Jul 19, 2010 4:45 PM On Music

Ireland’s The Cranberries rode the 1990s alternative boom well, with singles like the 1993 ballad “Linger” and 1994’s far-grungier “Zombie” becoming near-ubiquitous rock radio staples. Like many of their contemporaries, more

Nov 27, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

As the visionary songwriter and producer of The Beach Boys, Brian Wilson created some of the landmark recordings of the 1960s, including Pet Sounds and the legendarily unreleased Smile, and generally brought the sunny, harmony laden “C,Toda... more

Oct 24, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Pitchfork Music Festival @ Union Park, Chicago July 17-19, 2009 By Evan Rytlewski For those at the Pitchfork Music Festival tired of being blindsided by logo-splattered beach balls, Fucked Up’s Saturday afternoon per,None more

Jul 22, 2009 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 2 Comments

The Flaming Lips are the latest headliners to join the Pitchfork Music Festival. They'll be closing the festival on Sunday night, and like the festival's Friday night performers, their set list will be selected by the audience—which means fans won.. more

Mar 27, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

The Pitchfork Music Festival (July 17-19, Chicago's Union Park) has announced this year's first batch of headliners, and they're pretty impressive: Friday Built to Spill The Jesus Lizard Yo La Tengo Tortoise Satur.. more

Mar 6, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

In 1970, British playwright Michael Frayn was watching a production of a farce he had writ Noises Off ,Theater more

Feb 23, 2009 12:00 AM Theater

  The key to Burbank Cartel's impressive maturation, according to band members, is th Without Translation ,Local Music more

Oct 8, 2008 12:00 AM Local Music 1 Comments

Milwaukee native Vince Gallo grew up on the East Side, where he graduated from Shorewood High School.Nowsemi-retired and recuperating from surgery, this self-taught artistfocuses on what has been his hobby for 25 years: wood-burning. Gallosays ... more

Jul 9, 2008 12:00 AM Off the Cuff 4 Comments

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