Waukesha’s Watchbirds call their music garage-folk. If the first word in their descriptor infers simplicity and the second word, gentleness, the co-ed quintet nailed it. Read more

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Frustrating, isn’t it, the whole dating scene? It’s pretty much a miraculous feat to find someone who matches up with the most critical items on your “must-have” list: smart, funny, cute, employed and/or financially stable, good listener, likes ... Read more

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

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David Bowie was as creative when thinking in terms of singles as he was in the broader field of albums. Legacy focuses on the former by collecting the majority of singles he released across the decades. Read more

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On March 3, Future Islands performed the song “Seasons (Waiting On You)” on the “Late Show with David Letterman.” It was standard operating procedure in music biz Read more

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One might assume that a Milwaukee rapper who calls himself a Martian with the soul of a hippie would be an East Side alternative MC with aspirations of being on a label like Def Jux or Rhymesayers. That Pretty Ricky Phontaine fits better wi... Read more

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Radio Milwaukee posted yesterday its long-teased, listener-voted list of the top 100 songs of 2008, and save for a handful of oddities and the inevitable exclusions (the station is biased against anything too heavy, hip-hop, punk or otherwise), it.. Read more

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The weekly, Wednesday-night concert series River Rhythms continues tonight from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Pere Marquette Park. Tonight’s performer is Steve Cohen, a blues harmonica player who networks with s,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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It warms my soul to know that after all these years, The Cure still sounds this good. Their new single, "The Only One," gleefully flaunts their cuddlier side: Read more

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Diminutive rabble-rouser Katt Williams headlines a sold-out 7:30 p.m. show at the Riversi Ju Dou ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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