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We’re Half Awake In A Fake Empire

We’re Half Awake In A Fake Empire

Though I’m super excited for new material, you can’t go wrong with classics from The National’s catalog. Their show at the Pabst Theater last week was one of the best shows I’ve seen all year. If you missed that night’s take on “Mr. November,” you missed one of the best Milwaukee concert moments [...]

Megafaun :: Gather, Form & Fly

: Gather, Form & Fly

We prop up a lot of records here on Muzzle of Bees. It’s understood that everything we laud we truly enjoy. That being said some records naturally rise to the top and become favorites. I first heard the songs that make up the new Megafaun album live, maybe 2-3 choice cuts. [...]

Pitchfork: Day Three – Sunday

Day Three – Sunday

By Jodi Root 2:42 PM – Bummed I missed the 1:00 PM set of the Mae Shi, but catching a few of Blitzen Trapper’s fun, summer tunes on the A stage make it A-OK. 2:52 PM – Remembering that Pitchfork is just as much about discovering new as well as catching current faves, I trek to the [...]

Pearl Jam + Neil Young :: Rockin’ In The Free World
Pearl Jam + Neil Young

: Rockin’ In The Free World

As I’m rounding third and coming home to the conclusion of the Neil Young bio Shakey, I’m reminded of the above collaboration featuring Neil Young + Pearl Jam from the MTV Music Awards circa 1993. Somewhere I have a well-worn VHS tape with the same footage. I must have played it a hundred [...]