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MKE Band Camp: Field Report at Turner Hall Ballroom

Published Dec. 13, 2018

Your favorite local band is home for the holidays! Don't miss an evening with Field Report and friends this Friday, Dec. 14 at Turner Hall Ballroom. Here's everything you need to know going into the show.


MPS student organizes 414-minute concert to fight blood cancer

Published Feb. 21, 2018

Seventeen-year-old MPS student Reiley Hofschulte, a junior at Rufus King International High School, has organized and hosts a 414-minute music event Saturday, Feb. 24, from 1 to 8 p.m, at 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave.


Flash Nites photo duo's eerily lit images adorn upcoming Field Report disc

Published Feb. 14, 2018

When you see the new Field Report record, "Summertime Songs," you'll be looking at even more Milwaukee art than you might have thought.That's because the striking photography is the work of Milwaukee photographers The Flash Nites, aka wife and husband Katie and Chris Robleski.


Field Report hopes to strike "Marigolden" with sophomore record

Published Oct. 10, 2014

Few bands have come out of the gates as strongly as Milwaukee's own Field Report. So it's safe to say the bar was set high for Field Report's eventual sophomore attempt, one nicely cleared by "Marigolden," released Tuesday, Oct. 7.


Milwaukee artists cover the Wooldridge Brothers on "Cover Up"

Published July 18, 2014

As of July 5, the Wooldridge Brothers' Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for not one, but two new records - the band's next studio album and Scott Wooldridge's solo album - was a success. However, fans won't have to wait long for new Wooldridge Brothers music. Well, new-ish music.


Checking in with the Wooldridge Brothers

Published May 30, 2013

Last time we caught up with the Wooldridge Brothers, the focus was mainly on brother Scott and his upcoming solo effort, which he teased with a new single ("Hard to Go Quietly") and music video. But now the brothers are back together in the spotlight, working on several intriguing projects and preparing for several upcoming shows, including a duo of gigs with Walter Salas-Humara of The Silos.


Conrad Plymouth unveils vinyl gem at tonight's gig

Published Aug. 20, 2010

One of the best surprises recently in Milwaukee music has been the emergence of Conrad Plymouth, which released its debut EP for free, digitally, a few months ago. Tonight, the band officially releases a vinyl version of its four-song EP.


Catching up with Conrad Plymouth

Published May 2, 2010

Conrad Plymouth played a great gig at South By Southwest in March and now digitally releases its first "official" recordings, an EP. The four-song, self-titled recording is an accomplished set of lovely, understated, heavily acoustic music that stands up to comparison with anything out there in the world these days.