• Stripwax

    Sxip Shirey’s Audio Tour Of New York City

    "Sonic New York" leads the listener from place to place with music as big and diverse as New York City itself.


    I've been getting the "Where's day 9?" question lately, and I know you guys have been patiently waiting for a while, but here's a secret: I'm not fucking sorry.

  • The Ian Olvera Beat

    Ian Olvera & the Sleepwalkers swing through Milwaukee this Saturday at Club Garibaldi's with a new album in tow after a week of mini-touring alongside the legendary Paul Collins' Beat.

  • Conrad Plymouth

    More MKE Than EC

    Christopher Porterfield of Conrad Plymouth has Linneman's to thank for his musical transition from Eau Claire to Milwaukee and returns to the source to release a new LP on local Ten Atoms Records tonight.

  • The Scarring Party Loses Teeth, Adds New Album

    Milwaukee macabre-makers, Scarring Party releases their new album at Turner Hall Ballroom tonight. And yes, it is Friday, the 13th.

  • Lollapalooza Hangover

    Between the sweltering crowds and Lollapalooza's notoriously muddy sound, it's hard to tell which bands put on a good show. Kevin braved the heat last weekend and offers his picks from Lolla 2010.

  • Something Wicked This Way Goes

    Dear Astronaut Plays Their Last Show

    Dear Astronaut's Jeb Ebben talks about five years spent as Milwaukee's answer to epic sludge-rock as the band calls tonight's show at the Cactus Club their last.

  • Reviewed

    Cap’n Jazz Reunion Show at the Bottom Lounge

    90's legends Cap'n Jazz shared the stage with Gauge last Saturday at Chicago's Bottom Lounge for a sold-out reunion show.

  • 2010 Pitchfork in Review

    Humid, cool, anticipatory, inspiring and (at times) boring and cliche, this year's Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago had it all. Kevin Mueller lets us shadow.

  • Transporting via sweatbox

    Band of Horses at the Rave

    On the heels of a hotly anticipated album, Milwaukee fans swelter under the spell of Ben Bridwell and company.

  • Quest for Fire at Ground Zero 7/19

    Why Jeb Ebben is going to miss the sh*t outta Quest for Fire, and why you'd better go see them at Ground Zero tonight for their last-ever show in Milwaukee.

  • The show that almost wasn’t

    Lightning Bolt at Studio Deep End

    Jeb Ebben and 200-some other people somehow managed to find the Lightning Bolt show on Friday. Here's what he had to say about it.