Results tagged with '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.
Published June 3, 2014
What comes around goes around. And nothing proves that more than the recent attention to classic Milwaukee-made rock and roll vinyl.
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.
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.
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.