Category Archives: Milwaukee Artist of the Week

Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 5/8/15 – Midnight Reruns

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is Midnight Reruns, a veteran Milwaukee band that combines classic rock songwriting and punk rock attitude. The band has been around for a few years, and always seem to bring their best on their releases. Their latest, the “Get Me Out” EP, is a short, fast, solid record. In a way, it almost

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 4/10/15 – Lorde Fredd33

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is Lorde Fredd33, one of several names buzzing in the city’s hip hop scene. He’s a member of the out-of-the-box collective New Age Narcissism, and that’s very apparent on his latest EP, “33: The Education”. His style is all about delivery, with a spastic tone to it at times. More than anything, he

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 3/27/15 – Sin Bad

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is Sin Bad, a garage/pop punk hybrid with an infectious sound. I first found out about the band on a recent, impromptu trip to the Cactus Club, on a night the group took the stage. Within a few minutes, I was smiling as I saw a band that embodied much of what pop

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 2/20/2015 – B. Alxndr

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is B. Alxndr, an emcee with an EP that blends hip hop and R&B into an EP with a story to tell. His latest “Memoirs of a Broken Heart” was released last October, and in doing so, it helped get his name out to the world. This is a project that is beyond

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 2/13/2015 – The Young Revelators

This week, we cast the Milwaukee Artist of the Week spotlight on The Young Revelators, a trio with a sound that’s very well-rounded. With a range of pulsating rock, blues, and a touch of psychedelic, the band’s self-titled EP is a flurry of great songwriting mixed with wonderful talent. The EP was released in January, and recorded in the band’s

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 2/6/2015 – Jessi Mechanic

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is Jessi Mechanic, an indie singer/songwriter that has taken her dreams out of the midwest to the Big Apple. Jessi is a transplant to Brooklyn, but a native Milwaukeean, and that midwestern appeal carries over in her band’s music. Their debut EP, “Wandering In Roam” was released in November, and it’s clear that

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 1/30/2015 – Tay Butler & Haz Solo

This week’s Milwaukee Artist(s) of the Week are Tay Butler & Haz Solo, Milwaukee emcees with style for miles and a flow to match. A veteran of the Milwaukee’s hip hop scene, Tay is on that ever elusive quest to be declared mayor, and if his rhymes are his campaign, then he’s definitely getting lots of votes. Haz Solo is

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 1/2/2015 – Whips

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is Whips, a band that is quickly turning heads with their pulsating energy. The band recently released their second album, “Turn It On” both digitally and on vinyl, and it is definitely a statement record for the band. If you like fun, straight up rock n’ roll, a la bands like The Hives

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 12/26/14 – K. Diver

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is K. Diver, a severely underrated emcee with a dynamic flow. While many other rappers try to stretch their lyrical muscles and fall into the backpack rap category, and others focus more on their beat selection than their lyrics, KD finds just the right balance to avoid the backpack or trap labels. This

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 12/19/14 – Sonick

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is Sonick, an established emcee whose name isn’t as well known as most in the city, but carries enough talent to make that change. Much like Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonick’s game is all about speed. This past August, he released his album, “This Is Me”. While already having several mixtapes out, the project

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