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Death Blues: Ensemble

There’s a moment in the making-of documentary of Magnolia where writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson is moments away from shooting the film’s first scene. “So this is the first shot of the movie,” he says. “I t...

Mike Brenner vs. Milwaukee

//Last month, upstart beer baron and longtime provocateur Mike Brenner (you may know him from such films as The Great Bronze Fonz Dust-Up Of 2007) stayed true to his shit-starting ways by penning a doozy o...

The Disclaimer: 2014 fall concert preview

Every Wednesday at noon, WMSE’s Ryan Schleicher, Shepherd Express’ Evan Rytlewski, and Milwaukee Record’s Matt Wild take to the WMSE airwaves to discuss all things Milwaukee. This half-hour fun-fest is called T...
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Sugar Stems: Only Come Out At Night

It’s fitting that Sugar Stems’ 2010 debut was titled Sweet Sounds Of The Sugar Stems. Over the course of three full-length albums—including the new Only Come Out At Night—the Milwaukee power-pop purveyors have ...