Sonic Diet

Tonight on Local/Live: The Thriftones

The Thriftones have been mixing genres and styles since their formation in  the summer of 2011.  The band can be loud and aggressive at one moment and playing a sweet and composed ballad in the next.  With a solid repertoire and an energetic live show — and they’ve been playing a lot of them — the Thriftones are quickly gaining the respect of music lovers in Milwaukee. The A.V. Club says of lead singer/guitarist Matthew Davies, “Davies has a real talent in crafting songs about darker ideas and images within our country, while his band backs these concepts up with a shadowy rockabilly beat. “Tune in this Tuesday at 8 p.m. to WMSE’s Local/Live to hear one of Milwaukee’s most exciting new bands. WMSE.org to stream live or in the archives, or tune on in at 91.7 FM on your radio dial.

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This entry was published on April 3, 2012 at 8:30 am. It’s filed under Local Live, Local Music, Previews and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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