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10 great records of 2018

Published Dec. 24, 2018

This year would have been my 30th or so voting in the respected annual Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics poll. Despite the fact that the Voice ceased publication this summer, I will make my list for 2018 and check it twice.

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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.

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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.

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88Nine names headliners for its 10th anniversary block party

Published April 24, 2017

88Nine Radio Milwaukee has announced that rapper Noname, Strand of Oaks and Milwaukee's Field Report will headline its 10th anniversary block party, slated for Saturday, June 24 outside the station's Walker's Point headquarters at 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave.

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Field Report releases new single for charity

Published Jan. 22, 2016

This morning, Milwaukee-based band Field Report released a brand new single called "Your Friend Tia." It's a good tune - one for an even better cause.

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WAMI announces 2015 awards nominees

Published March 12, 2015

This afternoon, the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) announced the nominees for its 35th annual WAMI Awards. The show itself will be held at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) on Sunday, April 19 at Turner Hall Ballroom, with a nominee celebration several weeks before on Sunday, March 29 at Papa's Social Club.

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Field Report wins big at the 2014 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards

Published Dec. 5, 2014

Chris Porterfield and company had a lot to celebrate last night, as Field Report won three awards at the 2014 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards, hosted by 88Nine Radio Milwaukee at its Walker's Point studio complex, 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave.

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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.

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Field Report premieres first song off upcoming second album

Published July 15, 2014

Milwaukee music fans - and fans of good music just in general - have been waiting since 2012 for news of a new record from Field Report and frontman Chris Porterfield. Well, wait no longer. Last month, Porterfield and company announced the name ("Marigolden") and release date for a sophomore album, and the good news keeps coming, as yesterday the band unveiled "Wings," the first track off the anticipated record.

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88Nine announces awards finalists

Published Nov. 27, 2013

Here is the list of finalists for Radio Milwaukee's Music Awards, chosen by Milwaukee music fans via the 88Nine website. The winners in each category will be selected by station staff and announced at the Dec. 5 ceremony.