Category Archives: Cecilia Anderson

Bon Iver Performs Previously Unheard Song

Eau Claire natives Bon Iver celebrated the 10 year anniversary of For Emma, Forever Ago here in Milwaukee. The folk album, exhausting every inch of lost love and abandoned dreams, was once an unexpected breakout. Today it is cemented as one of the most important indie albums of the past decade. In addition to a full set, Bon Iver played

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Jay Som inspires my next existential crisis at the Colectivo Backroom

Earlier this week Jay Som played a show with Soccer Mommy and Stef Chura in the backroom of Colectivo. The “fuzz-loving” band is touring to promote their album Everybody Works, which, according to their bandcamp, weds “lo-fi rock to hi-fi home orchestration,” and weaves “evocative autobiographical poetry into energetic punk, electrified folk, and dreamy alt-funk.” The opener Soccer Mommy is

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Concert Review: Warpaint keeps it broody & moody at Turner Hall

Los Angeles band Warpaint visited Milwaukee last night for one solid, broody rock show. The setlist primarily highlighted songs off their moody 2016 release Heads Up. The opening act Rose of the West was a perfect match for Warpaint. Despite originating in Milwaukee, something about the band seems southwestern, like a dark creature in a desert. Their music sounds gloomy

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Hanging on with Foxygen

Foxygen played Wednesday night at Turner Hall. Considering that their last show in Milwaukee in 2015 was meant as a farewell, it was amazing to see the band in one piece- accompanied, of course. It was a fun showcase of their newest release Hang, in addition to their old jams true to their California rock roots. Cut Worms opened. Their

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