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April 10, 2008 On the band's second album, What Doesn't Kill Us, What Made Milwaukee Famous deftly mixes the pomp of Spoon and the hooks of Big Star with witty lyrics. In this segment of World Cafe, the group fills out its sound with the help of new guitarist Jason Davis.
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March 24, 2008 "Sultan," an unashamedly catchy rock anthem that begs to be compared to the best of Spoon, gets What Made Milwaukee Famous' formula exactly right: It dispenses just enough horn power behind its jaunty piano lines, with pithily concise lyrics to boot.
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May 24, 2006 The Austin, Texas indie-rock group What Made Milwaukee Famous are redefining what can be accomplished for an unsigned band. A strong word-of-mouth reputation for their live shows coupled with the critical endorsement of many influential music blogs has positioned the band as one of 2006s inevitable breakouts.
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