Drew Kaiser


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The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Feb. 14th, 2011

Piano-only version of last Meridene album!

Andy Plank, photos by Drew Kaiser

Keyboardist Paul Brandt flipped the nine songs on “Something Like Blood,” upside-down and shook out all the pop-rock, guitars, drums and words. What he had left was “Something Like Wedding Music,” a nine-track piano solo of the entire album.

The Daily Shakedown

Fri. Jan. 28th, 2011

Justin Vernon. He's Big on the Twitter.

Matt Ledger, photos by Drew Kaiser

It’s no Grammy, but I’m sure Justin Vernon is honored nonetheless to have been named one of Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Tweeters in Music. Vernon, who is known to his loyal tweeties as J.Vern or @blobtower, came in at number 20, sandwiched between ...

Thu. Jul. 15th, 2010

Local-ish Pizza Farm Guide

Carrie Weiss, photos by Drew Kaiser

Take a short drive to one of these fantastic pizza farms, where many of the toppings are grown right there.

Thu. Jul. 1st, 2010

LISTEN: The Gentle Guest

Ian Jacoby, photos by Drew Kaiser

band continues manic energy, brilliance in follow-up release

Thu. May. 6th, 2010

Valleycat Purrs Into Action

Betty Nikia, photos by Drew Kaiser

fourth installment of Valley’s own alley cat bike race looms

Thu. Mar. 11th, 2010

Mike Perry Flies On

Andrew Patrie, photos by Drew Kaiser

sophomore album released by Amble Down Records

Thu. Oct. 1st, 2009

The Ronald Raygun

Trevor Kupfer, photos by Drew Kaiser

long-defunct band somehow releases album while still broken up

Thu. Jul. 23rd, 2009

It's a Kubb-olution!

Bailey Berg, photos by Drew Kaiser

US Midwest Kubb Championship tossed into Boyd Park

Thu. Dec. 18th, 2008

Captains of Cork

Megan Ault, photos by Drew Kaiser

new shop allows you to brew homemade wine, beer

Thu. Dec. 4th, 2008

Anywhere from Here

Ken Szymanski, photos by Drew Kaiser

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is championing the Chippewa Valley with every climbing step.

Thu. Sep. 25th, 2008

Steep Increase

Karline Koehler, photos by Drew Kaiser

downtown gets a tea infusion with opening of Infinitea Teahouse

Thu. Sep. 25th, 2008

Preschool Made Easy

Jenna Kulasiewicz, photos by Drew Kaiser

some tot tips from local teachers

Thu. Sep. 25th, 2008

The Space Between

Emily Thierfelder, photos by Drew Kaiser

when TV goes digital, who gets the airwaves?

Thu. Sep. 11th, 2008

Rack 'Em Up

Robin Kinderman, photos by Drew Kaiser

state pool champ might play at your favorite bars

Thu. Aug. 14th, 2008

Audio Equation

Ian Jacoby, photos by Drew Kaiser

Eau Claire math professor researches music's appeal

Thu. Jul. 31st, 2008

Suite City

Katie McKy, photos by Drew Kaiser

Metropolis Hotel, just opened, anchors attractions off of I-94

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008

Just Like Home

Hannah Vick, photos by Drew Kaiser

Living Room Coffee House hosts young musicians, locally named sandwiches

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008

Creative Healing

Abi Zimmer, photos by Drew Kaiser

Wellness Shack helps consumers help themselves with creativity as therapy