If there ever was a time for a power-rocking concept album about a mysterious ship helmed by a frightening being ... Milwaukee's CHIEF, a trio led by Chris Tishler, thinks that time is now. And on Friday, the band drops the first single from the 15-song album, "The Galleon." "For Those Who Live A Light" will be released on Bandcamp, with the full-length double album coming June 20.
OnMilwaukee.com asked musicians who actually lived and / or worked in the buildings what they thought the future of the controversial Sydney Hih should include. Should it stay or should it go?
As if local musicians like Chris Tishler, Rob McCuen and Paul Wall didn't have enough to do, the trio has reformed its band Animal Magnets for what may or may not be a one-off show this week with The Plexi 3 and Van Gloria at Points East Pub. The band -- which also includes Cliff Ulsberger and Joel Beskow -- plays Saturday, June 13.
Welcome to a locally focused, mini edition of the gig roundup, with info on a CD release party by Majestic Mudd and gigs by .357 String Band at Turner Hall, 1956, Nolo Contendere and Certain Stars at the Cactus; and Chief with Revolush at Shank Hall.
The jazzified Milwaukee rock group, Hudson, featuring Paul Jonas, Chris Tishler, Matt Meixner, Jeff Benske and Matt Liban started out purely instrumental and funky until deciding to add some rockin' lyrical flavor to its repertoire.