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Dec. 11, 2012
| Silversun Pickups elicit hovering emotions at 102.1's annual Snow Show
The last time Silversun Pickups were in Milwaukee was for a show at Summerfest in 2010. This was following their release of their 2009 record Swoon, an attempt to elicit even deeper emotions than before, with a smoother sound than the raw white noise of Carnavas. Their set at the U.S. Cellular st...
Posted by megara at 7:24 p.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 2, 2012
| It is no little secret: Passion Pit rocked The Riverside with endless energy
The line headed from the doors of the Riverside towards the Wisconsin Avenue bridge started forming at around 3 PM. Teenagers lined up hours before doors even opened to be up against the stage for Passion Pit, who were making their return to Milwaukee after their July release of Gossamer. Thus th...
Posted by megara at 1:59 p.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 11, 2012
| The beauty of Beach House flawlessly displayed last night at The Pabst Theater
A white light beam spills upon you, completely solid in brightness and force, yet with the sensation that it is moving, swooning you to swim in it. Dizzying twinkles in the background give a new awareness that you're really floating in space, dipping in and out of bursting nebulas of every color ...
Posted by megara at 8:45 p.m. | Talkbacks
Sept. 16, 2012
| Rock the Green: A musical and eco-friendly way to end the summer
Yesterday's Rock the Green music festival may have just been the last day of summer in Milwaukee: gorgeous, blue skies and sunshine paved their way throughout the whole day. Stephan Jenkins, the lead singer of Third Eye Blind, even remarked, "This is it. Summer's over. So let's make the most...
Posted by megara at 3:46 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Festival Guide
Sept. 15, 2012
| Bring It On Home: The music of Led Zeppelin came to Milwaukee for an epic night of honest tunes
A preamble of simple drums, and then a tempest of harmonica and guitar, the symbiotic force filling the arena and the ears of all eager listeners. This is the epic beginning of the blues song "When the Levee Breaks," the last track on Zeppelin's fourth album (1971). This is the epic ope...
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