Listen to new music from AUTOMatic, Yo-Dot

AUTOMatic and Yo-Dot are two of Milwaukee’s very best hip-hop acts, each cooly in control of their respective styles. Rapper A.P.R.I.M.E. and producer Trellmatic of AUTOMatic tend to favor jazzy, silky-smooth j...
4.0

The Delphines: Hush

The Delphines have always been a singles band. The A-side/B-side and EP formats seemed especially suited to the group, whose sly, sinewy, lo-fi garage rock was best enjoyed in short bursts, leaving an aftertast...
3.5

Lisa Ridgely & The Fainting Room: Heart Hot

Lisa Ridgely & The Fainting Room’s 2012 EP Wine In Bed was the kind of debut that garnered faint praise like “nice.” Its dark-hued Americana was pleasant enough to pass the time, but not quite bold enough t...

The cheap buzz of “Bring PBR Home”

To call last night’s “Bring PBR Home” town hall meeting at Best Place a stunning waste of time would be an insult not only to legitimate wastes of time—staring at a wall, checking your phone while taking a dump...