Results tagged with 'cactus club'
Published Feb. 28, 2015
Moon Duo is well accomplished for a young band. Having formed in just 2009, it already stands with five albums under its belt. Each album has maintained that fine line between adrenaline-fueled and rhythmic ADHD, creating an addictive quality also found in the duo's lyrical value. Curious about the pair's unique brand of sound, I spoke with Ripley Johnson about their creative process and more before the band's show Sunday, March 1 at the Cactus Club.
Published Feb. 19, 2015
One place in Milwaukee is developing a reputation as the voter's favorite to see live music -- to the point where it's tightening its grip on this category. Read on to see which bar Milwaukee believes is the best to see local acts perform.
Published Jan. 26, 2015
The brand new event is a weekend-long local music extravaganza running from Friday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1, with 70 bands and 15 artists spread across three neighborhoods -- Bay View, Riverwest and the East Side -- and 15 venues. If that sounds cool, its motives (besides providing a ton of music) are even more so.
Published Dec. 20, 2014
With its brand of rock music uncoils, cracks and unleashes in sharp, aggressive, raw fashion with a swift dash of sex appeal, Whips is an remarkably appropriate name for the Milwaukee-based rock foursome. And now the quartet has a new LP, "Turn It On," arriving Saturday night at a record release show at the Cactus Club.
Published Nov. 28, 2014
Time stops for no one. The same could be said for the Milwaukee hip-hop group The Sounds of Time, at least based on their work ethic. The trio - comprised of John Kuester (aka Kid Millions), local producer Sage Schwarm and DJ Deadbeat - began work on their sophomore album, fittingly titled "............Again," right when their first album together was released. Saturday night, however, they'll take some time to celebrate their latest work.
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The second edition of the book tracing Milwaukee's underground music history, The Cease is Increase, is hot off the presses and will be available at a special release party featuring local acts Law and Love...
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