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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Gorilla Knifefight, X Harlow

A smorgasbord of talented acts took the stage at Cactus Club on Sunday night. Milwaukee solo project Gorilla Knifefight kicked things off followed by New York-by-way-of-Milwaukee artist X Harlow, Chicago-based EBM project Club Music, and Cincinnati post-punk band The Serfs. Gorilla Knifefight is the hardcore punk project of Matt Glassel, where he sings with backing tracks. Glassel is known to

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Astral Hand

LA’s psych-space rockers Hooveriii (pronounced hoover-three) came to Cactus Club Monday evening, enlisting Milwaukee’s Astral Hand as well as Minneapolis’ post-punk shoegazers Cult of Lip for an epic musical odyssey that brought in a packed house. Astral Hand consists of vocalist/synthesizer Al Kraemer, guitarist Vic Buell, bassist Anthony Smith, and drummer Dan Dahl. This was their first show in an

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REVIEW: Algiers, Zen Mother at Cactus Club

I’ve wanted to see Algiers for years now, having been following them since their 2015 debut album. They were originally coming to Cactus Club in April of last year but had to reschedule their tour twice before finally making it here this past Sunday. It ended being a relatively quiet night, with a crowd of 20 people give or take,

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Fresh Air: DJ Snackdaddy & Moses

Join Breaking And Entering and Non-Pop! for a day party experience that combines the worlds of hip hop and club music. Fresh Air takes place from 3-7 PM at The Backyard in Bay View! Join us for great music, mimosas, and plenty of fun. This event is FREE! Please be safe. Mask and safety protocols are in place. If you

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AUDIO: Two and a Half Stars – “S/T”

Punk rockers Two and a Half Stars came out with their debut full-length release over the summer. The Bay View-based band brings a classic punk approach to songs about a Prius lady, an ice cream queen, and a cheetah to name a few. It’s energetic, triumphant, and determined. We look forward to exciting live shows from Two and a Half

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