years Milwaukee’s most distinctive gyro was also the hardest to track down.
Topped not only with the customary lettuce, tomato, onions and cucumber sauce,
but also with a squirt of red chili sauce and three crispy
Like so many wide-eyed blogs, MKEpunk.com launched several years ago with a noble premise: to archive rare and out of print music from Wisconsin punk, ska and metal bands. Where most similarly styled projects fizzle out after a few months, though, MKEpunk.com has grown into a vast, ever-expanding library of a music scene that had never before been documented online with such depth. The site now po...
One of 2012's catchiest songs now has a fittingly endearing video. Released this week, the clip for the Vic and Gab earworm "I Haven't Seen You" finds the trio chasing love (and balloons) at a bookstore and a loft party, where they break for a short synchronized dance routine. It's all very delightful; stream it below.
been an inglorious run for Dustin Diamond post-“Saved by the Bell.” Since
waving goodbye to the show in 2000, Diamond has appeared on seemingly any
reality show that would have him, including “Celebrity Boxing
won’t necessarily be remembered as a great one. It’s almost certain to go down
as the year the nation endured another bitter election cycle, stretches of
unusual and frequently destructive weather patterns
Promoters Kelsey Kaufmann and Sean Heiser created Riverwest Fest, a two-day “punk crawl” across Riverwest, in 2010 as a fundraiser to save the all-ages basement music venue, The Eagle’s Nest. In that respect it didn’t
Wisconsin may be America’s cheese capitol, but when it comes to at least one kind of cheese, the South has our state beat. Pimento cheese is popular throughout Southern states, readily available not only in grocery stores
Another blow for local jazz lovers: One of the state's largest and most esteemed jazz festivals, the Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival is ending after 15 years. The event's sponsor announced the decision on the festival's website, citing fiscal losses in recent years. The complete letter is below:
During the past 15 years, the West Bend Sunrise Ro...
It makes sense that Sufjan Stevens
would have a soft spot for Christmas. After all, the holiday touches on several
of the songwriter’s most pervasive motifs: Christianity, childhood nostalgia
and Americana. What’s surprising
Paying homage to the greatest Wisconsin soundbite of the year—a snarled, out-of-context snippet of casual profanity from Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin that played on constant loop during the election—FM 102.1 morning dudes Brian Kramp and Jon Adler have released their first CD. You're Damn Right! collects 19 tracks of songs, skits and snippets from the duo's "The Kramp and Adler Morning S...