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AUDIO: Midsummer – “I Don’t Know What to Say”

Emo-alternative rockers Midsummer have a new single out. It’s about struggling to articulate just how you feel about a situation; no words seem to be able to do justice because everything feels wrong. Featuring Nick Heath of American Bandit in a spoken word bridge, the song is intensely convictive with bleak emotional terror. We’ve all felt such a way at

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AUDIO: Graham Hunt – “Painting Over Mold”

Singer-songwriter Graham Hunt is out with his sophomore full-length record. Consisting mostly of tracks Hunt wrote during quarantine, the record is out on Minneapolis label Forged Artifacts. His pop rock sensibility has plenty of jangles and grooves but his lyrics simultaneously are assertive and raw. Graham Hunt shares some truly keen observations about the unpredictable chaos of the world, ranging

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AUDIO: Kat Auburn – “Soul Composed”

Singer-songwriter Kat Auburn has released her debut album. Recorded in a Victorian mansion in Wisconsin’s lake country, Auburn’s record is the result of being a closet singer for much of her life before serendipitously stumbling upon a legion of Milwaukee jazz musicians. She’s developed an elegant sound blending soul, pop, and rock which accompanies her poignant songwriting. Auburn’s music is

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VIDEO: Travvy Trav – “Black Women”

Electronic producer Travvy Trav recently dropped a new song and video honoring Black women. Sampling Kamala Harris’ inaugural words, Trav has crafted a powerfully emotive banger that gets you on your feet dancing. The video features clips of Black women at protests, marches, and speeches as well as headshots of Black women in politics and pop culture such as Oprah

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AUDIO: Bug Moment – “WORM”

Folk pop duo Bug Moment are newcomers in the Milwaukee scene. Their recent single is lovesick and delicate, consisting of a twinkling acoustic melody peppered with light electronics. There’s a sense of conflict between two people, but they’re communicating with melancholy honesty. The B-Side is an acoustic version of their song “Moth” from this past December. It’s a promising start

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AUDIO: Bandoleer Bacall – “Me and You and the Misty Blue”

Indie rockers Bandoleer Bacall have a new single out from their upcoming record “Lu Wave.” We feel like we’re on a California beach in the 1960’s; the song’s got a psychedelic edge and provocative riff coupled with Adam Jerome’s esoteric lyrics. We’re looking forward to hearing Bandoleer Bacall’s new record and the intriguing concepts sure to be on it.

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AUDIO: Rum Revere – “World’s Fair”

Electronic sampler artist Rum Revere has yet another compilation of tracks out. Brock Gourlie continues his smorgasbord of eccentric cuts that will alternately make you chuckle but get you grooving. He focuses a bit more on atmosphere and sonic space here, with some tracks taking a minimalist approach, and others feel like he’s playing in the middle of a huge

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AUDIO: Andrew Prichard – “Melody”

Acoustic pop artist Andrew Prichard’s latest single is a sing-along number about longing for someone you’ve been away from for a long time. Prichard sings away until his voice is heard by this person, hoping their voices meet. It’s a song that’s sure to lighten the room up with joyous spirit and friendly touch. We have a feeling Andrew Prichard

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