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Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Book ranks Milwaukee musician among the greats

 Sigmund Snopek III is keeping good company these days. The veteran Milwaukee recording artist is included with Frank Zappa, Yoko Ono, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Sun Ra and James Brown in a fascinating examination of late 20th-century music, Adventures in Avant-Pop. Although author
Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

Feb. 16, 2013

The retro soul revival of the last few years, led in large part by the likes of Daptone Records, has produced its fair share of quality music, but even at its best it comes with some persistent philosophical questions that get in the
03.05.2010 | | Posted at 07:37 AM

Classic Rock Movie

By David Luhrssen
A few years later, the Rolling Stones would be called the world�s greatest rock�n�roll band. But on the day in 1964 when a concert movie called The T.A.M.I. Show was shot, the Stones were upstaged by the act that preceded them. James Brown�s fervent Pentecostal soul, with his orchestrated peaks of ecstasy, was a hard act to follow. Curiously, Mick Jagger seemed to spontaneously emulate Brown in ...