Category Archives: Patrick Carroll

Ben Folds and A Piano – Review

  February 16th, 2017, the night Ben Folds brought a piano to Milwaukee. Ben Folds, formerly of Ben Folds Five graced The Riverside theater with just himself and a grand piano. If you aren’t familiar with who Ben Folds is, congratulations you probably aren’t a Millennial. Those of us that are familiar were treated to a very intimate show. The

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Kaleo – Concert Review

Last night, Icelandic rock group Kaleo made their sequel appearance to a sold-out Turner Hall in a glorious way. Kaleo shatters everything you think you know about Icelandic music by ditching all the weird shit that made Bjork famous and in exchange giving us good old American style rock/blues. It’s clear who this band draws their influences from by creating their

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Summerfest Drinking Game

We all know that Summerfest is upon us, oh wait, you didn’t!? Well, remove yourself from the rock you’re living under and get your can koozies ready because the Big Gig is firing up tonight! This year’s line-up is chalked full of all the sweet sounds of Milwaukee has to offer and with those melodic waves come all the Milwaukee folk

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REVIEW: Kurt Vile And The Violators Concert

Last night Kurt Vile showcased himself in Milwaukee for the first time to a sold-out show at the Pabst. The crowd presence was an impressive amalgamation of all ages, each person packed together making the venue appear smokey. As Kurt Vile stepped on stage, an uproar of fan love flowed throughout the crowd. Opening with “Walking On A Pretty Day”

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Free Download: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Growing Up (Sloane’s Song) Feat. Ed Sheeran

Coming off “The Heist” this rapper/producer duo is doing everything right to stay relevant. This new song “Growing Up (Sloane’s Song)” keeps with Macklemore’s style of Hip-Hop that reaches out and grabs you. An ode to Macklemore’s child, this touching song is something you should expect to hear much more of in the months to come. A smooth beat and

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STREAM: Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre

In light of the new movie “Straight Out of Compton” featuring the rise of Dr. Dre’s prolific hip-hop group N.W.A., the doctor released his third studio album, “Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre”. This album features a collaboration of new beats and upcoming rappers that California is displaying recently. With songs such as Genocide, featuring Compton’s own Kendrick Lamar, showcasing the ever changing style of west

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