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.
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.
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.
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.
Christopher Porterfield and Charles K. Harris may both be musical Milwaukeeans, but that would seem to be one of the rare common threads between the two as they join forces for Alverno Presents' latest concert, investigating how to write a popular song.
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.
This afternoon, The Pabst Theater announced that local darlings Chris Porterfield and Field Report will return to Milwaukee for a Pabst Lower Level show on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Last night at the Turner Hall Ballroom, the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) handed out its annual awards. Here is the full list of winners.
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.
Until Monday, 94.5 The Lake will sideline bands from Seattle. Here's my challenge: Should the Packers win - and even if they don't - take a positive and proactive step to "Say Yes to Wisconsin."
Christmas has come early for fans of Field Report. The Milwaukee-based band premiered a new track called "On Christmas Eve" this morning on Paste Magazine's website.
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.
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 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.
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.