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2015 In Review

Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am

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Stream Tenement Bruised Music Vol. 2

Tenement, the adventurous and great Wisconsin DIY punk trio, record a whole lot of music, and much of it doesn't make its way onto their…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Tenement – “The Block Is Safe Again”

The great Appleton, Wisconsin punk trio Tenement make tons of music, and they release much of it in tiny batches -- a tape here, a…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2016 - 3:09 pm

Tenement – “Freak Cast In Iron”

Adventurous Wisconsin DIY punks Tenement spent years working on Predatory Highlights, the great double album that they released last year. But along the way, they…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2016 - 1:28 pm

Stream Tenement’s New Surprise EP

Panda Bear's not the only one to release a new surprise EP today. Earlier this year, the Wisconsin punk trio Tenement released Predatory Highlights, an…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2015 - 3:26 pm

Tenement – “Hive Of Hives”

Tenement switch modes so deftly and seamlessly that it's sometimes hard to keep track -- that's a skill that comes with their hard-earned decade of…
James Rettig | May 30, 2015 - 6:39 pm

Tenement – “Dull Joy”

The three Wisconsin DIY punks in Tenement have been around for so long that they just reissued a bunch of their older material earlier this…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2015 - 4:55 pm

Stream Tenement Bruised Music Volume One

The Wisconsin punk trio Tenement has been making old-school college-radio music for almost a decade now, and much of it has been scattered across different…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Tenement – “Morning Mouth” (Stereogum Premiere)

Though I happen to own a significant number of cassettes, it's easy to acknowledge the format's shortcomings -- the sound quality typically sucks, tape unravels,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 23, 2015 - 10:44 am

Tenement – “The Fire Is Out”

Midwestern punk band Tenement formed in 2006 but sound like they could've assembled in 1985 after a Replacements show. The fuzzy three-piece's recorded output is…
Patrick Hosken | February 12, 2015 - 4:26 pm

Tenement – “Spaghetti Midwestern”

The prolific Appleton, Wisconsin hardcore-affiliated outfit Tenement is the kind of band that's cool to name-check and might come up with relative frequency at college…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 29, 2015 - 1:56 pm