With a lineup of current and former members of White Wrench
Conservatory, The Five Mod Four and IfIHadAHifi, Body Futures are eclectic, to
say the least. For this edition of
Influenced, we sat down and talked with vocalist, autoharp and keyboard player
Dixie Jacobs and drummer D.J. Hostettler
about not one, but two of their biggest musical influences: Genesis and the
equally eclectic Faith No More...
America’s first major celebrations of Celtic culture, Irish Fest was ahead of
its time when it premiered in 1981. In the decades since, similar festivals
have popped up around the country, spurred by the surging popularity of Irish
dance and Celtic music, but Milwaukee’s...
When Timothy Showalter decided to title his latest Strand of Oaks
album HEAL, he didn’t type it in all
caps as a gimmick. That title is a mission statement, a command to strip away
Dorbin tells it, she chose Milwaukee. Dorbin had been bouncing from city to
city for most of her adult life, either for school or for work, but Milwaukee
was the first city she moved to not out of commitment or obligation...