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What's shakin' with The Shivvers?

Published June 17, 2014

One of the bands in late '70s/early '80s Milwaukee that seemed most primed to succeed on a bigger stage was The Shivvers, a melodic pop rock band that featured the distinctive voice of lead singer Jill Kossoris. Part Blondie, part Rapsberries, The Shivvers released a single back then, but the group's long-playing power pop masterwork -- the eponymous "The Shivvers" would have to wait years to see release. Now that it's out on wax, we caught up with Kossoris to check in.

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The Wigs reunite for a hair-raising reunion at Shank

Published Jan. 13, 2009

Local power-pop heroes The Wigs, who left Milwaukee for Los Angeles in the early 1980s, return to town for a combination reunion show and CD release party Saturday night at Shank Hall.

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Aimless Blades keep doing what they do

Published Jan. 19, 2008

Talking to Aimless Blades drummer Jim Richardson about his and his fellow band members' previous experience is like a quick lesson in Milwaukee music. Here we asked him about the band's fourth CD, "Rara Avis," out now.

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Milwaukee's pop Shivvers get a new lease on life

Published May 19, 2006

Imagine writing a song so memorable that 20 years later a record label appropriates the title for its name. That's what happened to long-defunct Milwaukee band The Shivvers. With a retrospective CD out, the band is finding overdue success in America and abroad.

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