New Jersey Stage Issue 75 - Page 137

Jersey City-based The Milwaukees long-awaited sixth LP , “ The Calling ,” was worth the wait . The Mint 400 Records release is one of the best Jersey albums of the year . Inspired by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers , The Replacements , Hüsker Dü , The Afghan Whigs and Foo Fighters , Jersey City indie greats The Milwaukees have returned with “ The Calling ,” their sixth album and first in nine years . Formed 22 years ago , The Milwaukees today have one sole original member : founding singer-songwriter-guitarist Dylan Clark . He ’ s joined by longtime lead guitarist Jeff Nordstedt , who ’ s been on all Milwaukees ’ albums except the 1998 debut , “ Sunset and Sunrise ”;

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by Bob Makin

Record Roundup with The Milwaukees & Morningside Lane

Jersey City-based The Milwaukees long-awaited sixth LP , “ The Calling ,” was worth the wait . The Mint 400 Records release is one of the best Jersey albums of the year . Inspired by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers , The Replacements , Hüsker Dü , The Afghan Whigs and Foo Fighters , Jersey City indie greats The Milwaukees have returned with “ The Calling ,” their sixth album and first in nine years . Formed 22 years ago , The Milwaukees today have one sole original member : founding singer-songwriter-guitarist Dylan Clark . He ’ s joined by longtime lead guitarist Jeff Nordstedt , who ’ s been on all Milwaukees ’ albums except the 1998 debut , “ Sunset and Sunrise ”;

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