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Singer/Songwriter

The true gems on this Townes Van Zandt posthumous album of unreleased songs are the never-before-heard songs—“Sky Blue” and “All I Need”—that add significantly to the singer/songwriter’s legacy. Read more

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Milwaukee’s heartfelt songwriter and prolific recording artist Harvey Taylor travels across diverse territory on his latest album, Old Souls. Read more

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After a solo acoustic debut album, Milwaukee’s Joe Richter puts a full band behind its follow-up, Revival. Read more

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On his third album, Vincent Poag displays a distinct voice as a songwriter as well as a singer—an old voice reflecting on a life already half lived. Read more

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Singer/songwriter Peggy James’ fourth album demonstrates an organic consistency sonically and lyrically, with melodies and words sliding out together like twins from the womb. Read more

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After the brooding introspection of his previous album, Salt as Wolves, singer-songwriter Jeffrey Foucault comes up for big gulps of air, and perhaps his most genial album. Read more

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This first solo album by the veteran Milwaukee musician Dave Fitzpatrick is endowed with sonic consistency yet flexibility for distinctive arrangements, with lyrics reflecting on restless memories. Read more

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With Southbound, Bob Rea transcends labels on the strength of songs expressing a vision through music solidly assembled and performed with grainy conviction. Read more

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Their first collaborative album reveals the sister singer-songwriters as artists mature enough to transmute tragedy into a broad array of poignant expression. Read more

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Milwaukee’s Kyle Feerick identifies the music on his second album, Heart, as folk rock, but if that’s the case, the music ain’t what it used to be. Feerick’s tenor singing tops an assortment of acoustic goings-on indebted to folk, but with ... Read more

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The impression given by Milwaukee Americana singer-songwriter Zach Pietrini in his social-media presence is of a well-adjusted, cheerful husband and father. The release of his fifth album, Holding Onto Ghosts, evidences an ability to write ... Read more

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Mostly staying low in the mix, the shimmers and squalls of manipulated feedback coursing throughout Tyne Darling’s These Ghosts act like an ongoing commentary on the forlorn tableaux sung by someone who could claim victory in a Tom Petty im... Read more

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Amos Lee considers Spirit, his sixth studio album, a tribute to his late mentor. Read more

Music Feature

  After great adventure, the hero leaves his wife for the daughter of a king. I don't care what the extenuating circumstances were, it was an epically heartless move . . . a move immortalized in Euripides' Medea. The play gets a modern staging .. Read more

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Here are some impressive stats: According to the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, ourst Plan for nextyear’s second annual Wisconsin Original CheeseFestival by visiting ww ,Eat/Drink Read more

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