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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Pescatarian At Best, Bunk Bed, Rainbow Cobra

Bremen Cafe hosted a wonderful all-local bill on a rainy Sunday night this weekend – Pescatarian at Best, Bunk Bed, and Rainbow Cobra. Pescatarian At Best comprises of vocalist Benton Belzer, guitarists Mason West and Courtney Martel, bassist Liz Adkins, and drummer Nikki Nelson. Their unique indie pop sound has been described as “funk-adjacent post-punk.” Sunday’s show was missing Belzer

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Primrose, Curbsitter

It was a stacked night of punk at Bremen Cafe Wednesday night, featuring Holy Shit!, Curbsitter, Primrose and San Diego’s Human Issue. Primrose are a noise punk duo consisting of drummer-vocalist Sam S and guitarist-vocalist Bruno Vitols. Wednesday was only their second show although they’ve been working with bands such as Curbsitter, Ballstomper and Mind Harvester to break into the

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: LoBi LoBianco, Crawlspace

Milwaukee acts LoBi LoBianco and Crawlspace performed along with Chicago rockers Disaster Kid at Bremen Cafe on Thursday night. LoBi LoBianco normally plays with a full band but did a solo set Thursday. Stylistically his music contains elements of folk, rock, indie pop and emo. “I started writing for this project right after leaving Howard Grove,” LoBianco said. “I had

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: The Girl

Bremen Cafe hosted live music on Friday night featuring Chicago bands Sin and Earth Radio as well as Milwaukee’s The Girl and The Mothman Cacaphony. The Girl is a groovy indie rock band consisting of vocalist Eli Borg, guitarist Nate Ruvin, bassist Jay Randle, and drummer Colin Sure. Inspired by bands like Nirvana and The Strokes, the band’s name comes

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Spook-E, Plvgues

It was a dark danceable night at Bremen Cafe on Thursday with sets from producers Plvgues and Spook-E as well as Detroit “deathgaze” duo Vazum. Shoegaze project HUMID was supposed to play but unfortunately was unable due to an equipment issue. Spook-E has been making dark, witchy dubstep music since 2018-19, as he explains. “Honestly, Plvgues was one of the

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Economy Superstar, Sun Silo

Bremen Cafe hosted a spectacular night of live music Thursday night featuring solo acts Economy Superstar and Gorilla Knifefight as well as the band Sun Silo. Economy Superstar is the synthpop-spoken word project of TW Hansen. He’s known for selling his bumper stickers at shows and balances his interludes with comedy and passionate realness. He plays the tracks from his

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: LO/ST, Wolves with Virginia

Chicago’s bluesy-psych rockers Daiychain at Bremen Cafe Thursday night, joined by LO/ST and Wolves with Virginia. LO/ST consists of vocalist/keyboardist/guitarist Stephanie Glyzewski, guitarist/vocalist Logan Zweifel, bassist Jake Beyer, and drummer Blake Akers. They play moody, atmospheric indie rock with soaring vocals and patient melodies. The band’s name is a combination of the first two letters of Zweifel and Glyzewski’s first

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: The Nile Club, Cozy Danger

Several solid bands played a show at Bremen Cafe on Saturday night, bringing in a tight-knit crowd. Milwaukee bands The Nile Club and Cozy Danger plus Madison’s Quick and Painless all made appearances. The Nile Club are a crunchy alternative rock trio consisting of guitarist Malachi Kaehne, bassist Sam Walters, and drummer Samwise Baker. All three of them trade off

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Indonesian Junk

An exciting night of rock and roll occurred at Bremen Cafe on Friday night featuring Milwaukee bands Floor Model and Indonesian Junk plus Lansing, MI-based band The Stick Arounds. Indonesian Junk consists of vocalist/guitarist Daniel James, guitarist Adam Turetzky, bassist Johnny Cyanide, and drummer Mike Mattner. Bringing the power pop and glam rock popularized in the late 70’s and early

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Orange Costanza, The Fall Sound, Diet Lite

A loud, rambunctious night of indie rock took place at Bremen Cafe on Saturday night. Orange Costanza, The Fall Sound, and Diet Lite all played killer sets. It was a resonant reminder for us to start remembering earplugs for shows again. Orange Costanza is guitarist/vocalist Michael Casey, bassist/vocalist Evan Kotlowksi, and drummer Eddie Smith. A headbanging garage rock band, they

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