WUWM@Nite

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Arts & Culture
10:09 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Ex Fabula: Deflated

Dylan Bolin sharing a story on-stage.
Credit Kat Schleicher

Well folks, this Sunday is a sad one for Wisconsin football fans. As we put our cheese heads away for another year, many wonder what they will do without Sundays to look forward to.

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Arts & Culture
4:30 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Miles Nielsen On His Diverse Sound, Cheap Trick Pedigree

The Rusted Hearts, From Left to Right: Dave McClellan, Skicat, Daniel McMahon, Miles Nielsen // Not pictured: Adam Plamann and Jeff Werckle

Miles Nielsen stopped by WUWM@Nite to chat with Bruce Winter about his genreless sound and being the son of Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen.

“It seemed like a pretty fun job to have,” says Nielsen, who spent much of his youth traveling alongside his father. “I thought, ‘How fun is that?’ You get to go with your best friends and travel around the county playing music.”

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Arts & Culture
7:35 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Comedian Ryan Lowe Brings "High-energy Deadpan" to Milwaukee

Milwaukee comedian Ryan Lowe chats with the cast of puppets which star in his original film, Moby Dick.
Credit Credit: lonewolfcomedy.com

Milwaukee comedian Ryan Lowe jokes that he is the “Jackson Pollack of comedy;” a misunderstood, reclusive, and enigmatic artistic force.  Since starting his career eight years ago, Lowe has dabbled in many different areas of comedy including sketch performance, traditional standup, and puppetry. A comedy club regular in Milwaukee and throughout the Midwest, Lowe is best known for his sarcastic and dry sense of humor. Energetic performances offset with moments of expressionless emotion have become a signatures of Lowe’s.

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Arts & Culture
12:51 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba, On Twin Forks And The Luxury Of Starting Over

Twin Forks
Credit Tristan Casey

Chris Carrabba was a defining voice of the emo scene that blossomed in the early 2000’s. 

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Arts & Culture
10:16 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Ex Fabula: Love, Lust, Murder

Virginia and Bob Pothier share a story on-stage.
Credit Kat Schleicher

With love and lust in mind, Ex Fabula looks back to one of our earliest dynamic duos, Bob and Virginia Pothier.

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Arts & Culture
9:24 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Hey Rosetta! New Album "Second Sight," Seeing Beauty in the Broken

The seven-piece indie band, Hey Rosetta! originally hail from St. John’s, Newfoundland. The band's North American tour kicks off on Jan. 16.
Credit Credit: heyrosetta.com

Hey Rosetta!, a seven-piece indie rock band from the far north is best known for their flair for energetic live performances and unique blend of strings, brass, piano, and drums. The band originally hails from the ocean sprayed shores of St. John’s, Newfoundland in Canada. Their fourth studio album, “Second Sight,” is set to be released in the US on Jan. 27. It’s a high energy piece with lively rock ballads, gentler folksy tracks, and flashes of pop infused indie rock.

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Arts & Culture
8:58 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Jay's Happy Sunshine Burger Joint: A Fun Name for a Hard-Working Band

Jay’s Happy Sunshine Burger Joint members (back row) Jay Lane, Happy Sanchez, Paul Kates, (front row) Sunshine Garcia Becker, Perry “duBWhite” Winston, and Chris “CB” Burger.
Credit Credit: jhsbj.net

Jay’s Happy Sunshine Burger Joint is clearly a name that stood out while pursuing the Summerfest 2014 lineup. While certainly a band that enjoys its music and does not take itself too seriously, Jay’s Happy SBJ takes its craft seriously.

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Arts & Culture
9:24 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Ex Fabula: New Experiences

Sisters Stephanie Pyfer and Laura Halfmann
Credit Kat Schleicher

  Here we are in the second week of January. According to studies, 75% of New Year resolutions last through the first week of January.

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Arts & Culture
3:59 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Buffalo Gospel: Songs from the Wilderness

Buffalo Gospel’s Ryan Necci spoke with Trapper Schoepp about the impetus behind his latest album, We Can Be Horses, and his newfound songwriting perspective.

“I find inspiration in writing from animals’ points of views,” Necci said.  “Sometimes I lose interest in human interaction and writing about myself.” 

In his own dark times, Necci became inspired by the stubborn yet resilient nature of the buffalo - a spirit animal of sorts to him.

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Arts & Culture
6:04 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

WebsterX Joins Rachel Owens in the WUWM Studio

WebsterX joins Rachel Owens in the WUWM studio. His new album is due out in the spring.
Credit soundcloud.com/websterx

Milwaukee experimental rapper, poet, and MC, WebsterX joined Rachel Owens in the WUWM studio this week, talking about his newest single Doomsday (feat. Siren). X got his start at an early age. Last time he visited the WUWM studio, he talked briefly about his childhood. For hours after school X would play basketball with his friends, after which time the group would relax and start experimenting with rap into the evenings. In Nov.

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