living in Athens, Ga., Bryan Atinsky took advantage of the many pubs offering
growlers, 64-ounce jugs of beer filled fresh from the tap, then sealed to go.
Growlers were such a convenient way of sampling and sharing
Offerman lends more than a little bit of himself to his breakout “Parks and
Recreation” character Ron Swanson, the sitcom’s spokesman for all things
masculine. Like Swanson, Offerman is a proud outdoorsmen
Spearheaded by the songwriting/production team Gamble & Huff, the Philly
soul renaissance produced almost impossible volumes of great music throughout
the ’70s, the biggest and most memorable of which came from
Field Report premiered their first music video online this week. It's a bit of a surprise that it took so long—"release a music video" was seemingly the only box this band hadn't yet checked off of their very full to-do list—but when the final product is as eloquent and moving as director Manny Marquez's treatment for the album standout "I Am Not Waiting Anymore," it's hard to complain about t...
A technology-forward update on the Postal Service’s remote-album formula, Eric & Magill’s 2010 debut All Those I Know was pieced together by long-distance friends Eric Osterman and Ryan Weber, former players in the indie-rock band Camden who were living in Michigan and Milwaukee, respectively. Making the most of their Wi-Fi connections, the two swapped song ideas, piecing together t...
recent years the belowground space at the busy corner of Broadway and Buffalo
Street in the Third Ward has hosted a café, a bakery, a bistro and a taco restaurant,
but its latest occupant must be its most ambitious yet.
The 2000s found punk music in transition, as the purebred traditionalist and pop-punk bands of the ’90s gave way to a tide of younger emo and post-hardcore groups with more dramatic songs and fussier hair. For a while these
In another testament to how deep the well of '90s nostalgia runs, the O.G. boy band New Kids of the Block have staged a massively successful comeback in recent years, playing arenas on a series of very profitable tours. For their latest stint on the road, they're joined by fellow man-boy bands 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men for a traveling bill they've winkingly dubbed "The Package Tour." And as a Val...
Saturday night's Retribution Gospel Choir show at the Cactus Club has taken on added significance for Milwaukee music fans: It'll mark the final show for local workhorses The Celebrated Workingman, one of the city's loudest, most lovable and most loved indie-rock bands. Singer Mark Waldoch broke the...