Results tagged with 'milwaukee music'
Published April 17, 2013
In most cases, music comes in the form of quick click and a download bar. Album art has become a lost art, and elements like liner notes, which used to provide a connection between the artists, the listeners and their inspirations, have mostly gone the way of the 8-track player. Gian Pogliano, guitarist for the Bay View "surf-dance-punk" band The Jones Island Flood, is hoping he may have found the ideal solution: a concept he calls the deluxe download.
Published Jan. 31, 2013
Though Milwaukee is a long way from being dubbed a hotspot of rock and roll gear innovation, there are a few businesses here creating great equipment for musicians near and far. One of them is Oak Creek-based Rat Rod Drums. Another is the considerably more veteran ACEffects, a one-man show that's been cranking out stomp boxes locally since 1986.
Published Jan. 22, 2013
Late last year, Milwaukee's premier purveyors of guitar-fueled pop, Sugar Stems, released a new disc, "Can't Wait." Like the quartet's debut, "Sweet Sounds of The Sugar Stems," "Can't Wait" is laced with catchy songs like the first single, "Like I Do," built around around an "I Can't Explain"-style chord progression, with a verse that recalls the earliest records by The Go-Go's. We caught up with Betsy Heibler to ask about "Can't Wait," the band's recent tour and more.
Published Jan. 20, 2013
Since we last checked in with Elusive Parallelograms in 2011, the band has undergone some personnel changes and has released three EPs. With so many changes afoot and on the occasion of a new record, we talked with the band's Andrew Foys about "Fragments."
Published Jan. 9, 2013
Present Music, a Milwaukee-based contemporary music ensemble, will begin the second half of its 2012-13 season with a February concert series entitled "In the Chamber."
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