I’m constantly surprised by the music scene in Milwaukee. With Summerfest, the Rave/Eagles Ballroom, and Turner Hall/Pabst/Riverside among others, I feel we Milwaukeeans are spoiled when it comes to music. But more importantly, we are spoiled because we get a steady stream of up-and-coming indie, punk, ska and more. All over the city, any given [...]
Archive | April, 2012
I was never hugely into Fun., however there was a lot of hype surrounding this release so I decided to give it a whirl. So let’s get into it. After a very “Lion King” sounding intro song, we head into the title track “Some Nights”, which is not only my favorite song on the album, [...]
Over the past year, I’ve really gotten into Hot Chip, much more than in previous years. The band’s last album, One Night Stand, was an instant hit in my mind and is still currently played in my rotation. Hot Chip recently announced the release of a new album, In Our Heads, which is slated for a [...]
Atlanta’s Sleepy Turtles are streaming their brand new single “Nature’s Hymn” on the Autumn + Colour Records SoundCloud page. The track appears on their upcoming Autumn + Colour Records label debut, Summer, Hither due out this summer. “Nature’s Hymn” will be available for purchase on April 24.
Rise Records is proud and honored to announce the signing of The Acacia Strain. Notorious for being one of the heaviest bands around, The Acacia Strain will surely quiet any doubters when they unleash their debut album for Rise this October. These 11+ year veterans from western Massachusetts are ready to dive into the next [...]
Sirs, a four-piece punk band from upstate New York will release their first LP in July via Topshelf Records. The LP is the follow up to the band’s 2011 split release with the UK’s run, WALK!, and can be heard on the Topshelf Records Bandcamp page. Formed in 2009 after meeting at school, the original [...]