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Out This Week: May 27, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Yann Tiersen, Infinity, Mute Little Barrie, Shadow, Tummy Touch Miniature Tigers, Cruel Runnings, YEBO Chris Schlarb, Making the Saint, Asthmatic Kitty Emma Ruth Rundle, Some Heavy Ocean, Sargent House Sage Francis, Copper Gone, Strange Famous Records Owen Pallet, In… Read more »

Local/Live: May 27 — Calliope

Calliope is a blues-y psych-rock quartet forged between the forces of the sun and the moon in a dingy basement sometime during the year of our lord, 2011. Their organ heavy self-titled debut [2013] showcased their reverberated garage rock vibe and was hailed as “a rollicking collection of retrofitted psychedelic blues songs.” Since then, Calliope… Read more »

Out This Week: May 20, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: La Sera, Hour of the Dawn, Hardly Art Mr Scruff, Friendly Bacteria, Ninja Tune Phox, Phox, Partisan Bry Webb, Free Will, Idee Fixe Archie Bronson Outfit, Wild Crush, Domino Conor Oberst, Upside Down Mountain, Nonesuch Bio Ritmo, Puerta Del Sur,… Read more »

Local/Live: May 20 – Reynaldo Jenkins & the Teardrops

With an energetic live show and classic sounds inspired by doo wop and rockabilly, Reynaldo Jenkins & the Teardrops – lead by Joshua Kristopeit – is plenty full of swagger, playing to Roy Orbison’s croons, Jon Spencer’s strut and the Black Lips’ rowdy, devil-may-care attitude. The group formed in 2010 and inspired Kristopeit to turn… Read more »

Out This Week: May 13, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Mirah, Changing Light, K Records Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Are We Not Men? We Are Diva!, Fat Wreck Chords Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, A Long Way to the Beginng, KFR Tobacco, Ultima II Massage, Ghostly International Mia Dyson, Idyllwyld, Black Door Atmosphere, Southsiders, Rhymesayers Son Lux, Alternate Worlds EP, Joyful… Read more »

Local/Live: May 13 – GGOOLLDD

“GGOOLLDD is awesome, if you’re into that sort of thing.” From the airwaves of WMSE, to the posts of CMJ, newbie Milwaukee group GGOOLLDD has been turning up a lot of praise for their electro-pop ditties. Tune into WMSE’s Local/Live at 6pm on Tuesday, May 13th to hear for yourself. Follow: Facebook Listen: Bandcamp

Local/Live: May 6 – Zach Pietrini & the Broken Bones

Zach Pietrini & the Broken Bones  walk the fence between worlds:  grit and optimism, old and new, folk and roots with a rock libido.  Although Americana at its core and crafted from blues, Pietrini and the Broken Bones offer up a world of comfortable influences that are delightfully familiar; American roots music, outlaw country, and… Read more »

A Trip to Bandcamp With: Dream Attics

Shane English and Nick Tovarek’s latest project, Dream Attics is a subtle bedroom-eyes mix of easy beats and smooth vocals. Their broad experience influences the core of their unified sound – English (of the Gazzetiers) and Tovarek (of Kane Place Record Club) and Dream Attics has been receiving quite a bit of local media attention… Read more »

Short and Sweet: WMSE Talks to: The Drive-By Truckers

Drive-By Truckers have weathered much since their startup in the mid-90s, and holding it down and together, engagingly, are vocalist/guitarist Mike Cooley and vocalist/guitarist Patterson Hood. The two songwriters met in college and bonded on the basis of music and their origination from the Muscle Shoals area of Alabama. While in college, the two called… Read more »

Local/Live: April 29 – Tim Schweiger and the Middlemen

Tim Schweiger & the Middlemen play a Midwestern blend of indie pop and classic rock. Tim is the guy that plays guitar for Tommy Stinson [the Replacements, Guns N Roses, Soul Asylum], Paul Collins [the Beat, the Nerves], Peter Case [Plimsouls, the Nerves], the Midwest Beat and Trapper Schoepp & the Shades and writes his… Read more »