Sylvan Esso plays it right at Pabst Theater

On the wings of its outstanding self-titled debut album, Durham dream-pop duo Sylvan Esso has enjoyed a swift and well-deserved rise to prominence that’s included ample NPR attention, an unforgettable performan...

Unrehearsed MKE is a practice in improvisation

For close to two years, an eclectic cast of classically trained musicians hailing from Milwaukee, Madison, Chicago, and as far away as New York has convened on stage the first Sunday of each month to collaborat...

Wealthy Ghost unveils new song, announces EP

Last year, Wealthy Ghost came out of nowhere with its chilling, bare bones, and deeply-personal debut, Good Luck. The pet project of Milwaukee musician Pete Kostrivas earned sporadic local praise, and saw the s...

Rusty P’s push the plot of local hip-hop

The tale of Milwaukee hip-hop is a largely unappreciated work. It’s one that’s often overshadowed by more voluminous renderings regarding the subject of similarly sized Midwestern markets. After a great deal of...

Misery Signals unleash Malice on The Rave

Playing an album front-to-back on that record's round-numeral anniversary year isn't exactly a new concept. In a music landscape cluttered with more bands than ever vying for your limited live music dollar, the...