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Kraftwerk @ the Rave

April 21, 2008


I’m still picking up pieces of my brain off the ground from the Kraftwerk show. Luckily I have photos of the first two minutes: people waiting around got their first vision of Kraftwerk through the curtain. These giant shadows of human beings against a red light, for “Man Machine.” And the wall behind them said […]

Show Report: Polysics and Do Make Say Think

October 28, 2007


Last Monday I saw Polysics and Do Make Say Think perform on the same night. Polysics was opening the MySpace Music Tour at the Rave, and while there were reports of heads exploding at their live shows, I saw nothing of the sort. I did see and hear a lot of bad-assity going on. Wearing […]

Polysics at The Rave, tonight!

October 22, 2007


the gig 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 genre Technicolor pogo punk where The Rave, 2401W. Wisconsin Ave., how much $20. Milwaukee appearances by bands such as Polysics � celebrated dance-punksters and Japan�s answer to Devo � are few and far between, so heading to The Rave for the MySpace tour would be totally worth it, […]

What Regina Spektor Said: An Interview

October 10, 2007


A few weeks ago I spoke to Regina Spektor over the phone while she was in a Baltimore hotel room. It was a teeny little girl voice she spoke with, a far cry from the super strong projection of her voice during her live show at the Rave yesterday. (Read Justin Shady’s review later today.) […]

Three shows, one night: Dappled Cities, Interpol and the Fratellis

August 2, 2007


Here’s the biggest reason I love Milwaukee: On Monday, I saw three awesome bands — Dappled Cities, Interpol (see lead singer Paul Banks’ photo above) and the Fratellis — in one night. I shuttled to and from the Pabst Theater and the Rave to do so, but it wasn’t a hassle at all. No expensive […]