Monthly Archives: June 2015

Allen’s Mixtape: 6/27/2015

In the madness that is Summerfest, I still had time to put together a mixtape for this week. Now, granted, the lineup may have influenced my picks, as evidenced by the presence of Schoolboy Q and Something Corporate (you know, that band Andrew McMahon fronted once). However, there’s a ton of pop punk from my early teenage years there, too.

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REVIEW: Bastille at Summerfest, 6/24/2015

Coming off of an extraordinary run throughout the past two years, Bastille took their set to the Miller Lite Oasis for the opening night of Summerfest, where they unfortunately became victims of circumstance. For whatever reason, the festival’s opening night doesn’t always seem to be the ideal slot for headliners, as I fondly remember from last year’s energy-depraved Arctic Monkeys

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Allen’s Mixtape: 6/20/2015

This week’s mixtape is a little erratic, but when isn’t it, really. There’s a lot of indie, but I’m ashamed to say Kriss Kross, I mean Rae Sremmurd’s “This Could Be Us” was an earworm for me, as well. There’s also some La Crosse pop punk in Of The Fact’s “Breakdown”. Definitely a band I’d say to check out if

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