music http://wuwm.com en Frankie Lee: Back in the Middle West http://wuwm.com/post/frankie-lee-back-middle-west <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Of being a musician, Frankie Lee says, “You shouldn’t want to do this…It’s just an insane way to make a living. It’s not even a choice.”&nbsp;</span></p><p>Well, whatever compelled the Minnesotan, after 15 years of songwriting, to finally put out his first EP, we’re glad. <em>Middle West</em> is the title, and with only five finely-crafted songs, you could say it’s a bit of a masterpiece…and frankly, you’d be right. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Rachel Owens 35940 at http://wuwm.com Frankie Lee: Back in the Middle West The New Red Moons: Mesmerizing Milwaukee http://wuwm.com/post/new-red-moons-mesmerizing-milwaukee <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New Red Moons are back. Well, they didn’t really go anywhere &nbsp;– they’ve just been working on their new album, </span>Mesmérisme<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. But it’s been well-worth the wait.</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:48:38 +0000 Rachel Owens 35646 at http://wuwm.com The New Red Moons: Mesmerizing Milwaukee Rusted Root: 25 Years is Just the Beginning http://wuwm.com/post/rusted-root-25-years-just-beginning <p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rusted Root </span>frontman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Michael </span>Glabicki<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;says of their current album project, "It's not necessarily going to represent the last 25 years, but it's going to be the start of the next 25 years. " &nbsp;With eight studio albums and over three million records sold worldwide, Rusted Root has plenty of history to celebrate, but prefers to look towards the future.</span></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:29:29 +0000 Rachel Owens 35070 at http://wuwm.com Rusted Root: 25 Years is Just the Beginning First Listen: Canadian Rockers The Trews Play In Our Studio Ahead of Summerfest Gig http://wuwm.com/post/first-listen-canadian-rockers-trews-play-our-studio-ahead-summerfest-gig-0 <p></p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:24:13 +0000 Rachel Owens 34612 at http://wuwm.com First Listen: Canadian Rockers The Trews Play In Our Studio Ahead of Summerfest Gig First Listen: Canadian Rockers The Trews Play In Our Studio Ahead of Summerfest Gig http://wuwm.com/post/first-listen-canadian-rockers-trews-play-our-studio-ahead-summerfest-gig <p></p><p>Canadian rock band <a href="http://www.thetrewsmusic.com/" target="_blank">The Trews</a>&nbsp;play their first Summerfest&nbsp;gig tonight at 8pm on the <a href="https://www.summerfest.com/Lineup/Schedule.aspx" target="_blank">Uline Stage</a>. They came in to talk with us beforehand and gave us a first listen to three of their new songs, including this one, Age of Miracles. We'll air the full interview at a later date.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:53:40 +0000 Bonnie North 34607 at http://wuwm.com First Listen: Canadian Rockers The Trews Play In Our Studio Ahead of Summerfest Gig Paul McCartney's "Decade Without a Map" http://wuwm.com/post/paul-mccartneys-decade-without-map <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">June </span>18th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is <a href="http://www.paulmccartney.com/" target="_blank">Paul McCartney</a>’s </span>72<sup>nd</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> birthday.&nbsp; It was almost a year ago when the former </span>Beatle<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and his band played a triumphant concert in front of Miller Park’s biggest crowd ever.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:57:29 +0000 Mitch Teich 34040 at http://wuwm.com Paul McCartney's "Decade Without a Map" Legendary Drummer and Bad Boy Ginger Baker is Still Making Music http://wuwm.com/post/legendary-drummer-and-bad-boy-ginger-baker-still-making-music <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When most people think of drummer </span><a href="http://www.gingerbaker.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Ginger Baker</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, they think of his work in Cream.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:26:03 +0000 Bonnie North 34038 at http://wuwm.com Legendary Drummer and Bad Boy Ginger Baker is Still Making Music Wisconsin's Nomads: Blessed Feathers Are Chasing Down Their Dreams http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsins-nomads-blessed-feathers-are-chasing-down-their-dreams <p></p><p>Donivan Berube recently took a swim in Lake Michigan. The water was 32 degrees. Of that experience he wrote, “like most things in life: it hurt real bad, but it was pretty much worth it.”&nbsp;</p><p>Having chosen to “disassociate” himself from the Jehovah Witnesses that he grew up with to date his musical partner and now wife, Jacquelyn Berube, Donivan knows about sacrifice, and the joy it can lead to in one’s life.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:14:36 +0000 Rachel Owens 33705 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin's Nomads: Blessed Feathers Are Chasing Down Their Dreams If You Had Dementia, What Songs Would Be on Your Playlist? http://wuwm.com/post/if-you-had-dementia-what-songs-would-be-your-playlist <p></p><p><em>A UW-Milwaukee gerontologist looking at the impact of music on patients with dementia finds an unexpected connection: Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:16:36 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Jung Kwak 33602 at http://wuwm.com If You Had Dementia, What Songs Would Be on Your Playlist? Young Pianists Vie for Top Prizes at Milwaukee Competition http://wuwm.com/post/young-pianists-vie-top-prizes-milwaukee-competition <p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.pianoarts.org" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Piano Arts</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is bringing together the cream of the crop of young pianists this week for its biennial North American Piano Competition, one of the most prominent competitions for these musicians.</span></p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:26:42 +0000 Bonnie North 33423 at http://wuwm.com Young Pianists Vie for Top Prizes at Milwaukee Competition