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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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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Mudy

Hip hop artist Mudy celebrated her “Ticket” EP release party at Cactus Club on Sunday night, drawing in a full house. She brought a few of her own favorite fellow artists to join the bill including Tye Motives, D. Bridge, Camb, and Lucien Parker. Not only that, she brought merch – and cookies – available for purchase. “My godmother makes

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Tarek Sabbar, Graham Hunt Band

Live music has slowly been making a return at Cactus Club, and a stacked multi-genre bill took the stage on Saturday evening. Hip hop artist Nile, electronic artist Tarek Sabbar, indie rockers Graham Hunt Band, and trip hop wizard Randal Bravery all performed with extravagance. “It’s weird doing shows again,” Sabbar said. “Very surreal and nerve-wracking and I’m still processing

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AUDIO: Peroxide – “Smoke the Worm”

Hardcore punks Peroxide have a new single out, recently included on Cactus Club’s Vol. 1 compilation tape. It’s a minute-long jam that calls to fight for what’s right and for everyone’s right to happiness. That sixty seconds is still more than enough time for Peroxide to bang and rumble for liberation. Support your local DIY scene and support Cactus Club!!

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AUDIO: Greyhound – “Asleep on the Green Line”

Electronic producer Greyhound has a new EP out. He mixes hard techno and house styles into a cohesive four-song experience inspired by traveling around Milwaukee on the bus. The first track, which is almost eight minutes long, features contributions from fellow producer Asher Gray. All proceeds are going to Cactus Club. Get ready to dance when the pandemic is over,

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