Strange Matter

Two Milwaukee punk bands teamed up for an economical 7-inch and equally economical release show. more

Nov 24, 2014 9:00 AM Concert Reviews

Oneof the oldest punk tropes is the song about wasting time that, without a trace of irony, is played withrapid urgency. You've got to admire the disconnect between song and performance: The speedof the music suggests the band doesn’t have a se.. more

Nov 20, 2014 6:00 PM On Music

You don’t have to look far beyond the annual barrage of obligatory year-end best-of lists to realize that we often use music as a way of marking time, not only in our own more

Jan 22, 2014 3:19 AM Local Music

First up was Milwaukee’s Soup Moat, a one-time trio that switched to a guitar and drums duo some time ago but never really lost a beat as far as their songwriting and general development are concerned. In fact, they’ve been playing out quit... more

Mar 20, 2013 2:21 PM Concert Reviews

According to the website for Richard’s Place, the Waukesha nonprofit “facilitates independence, dignity and well-being through a complement of safe, affordable, appropriate AIDS housing, education and day-to-day support services to people i... more

May 19, 2010 12:00 AM Off the Cuff