didn’t receive much attention beyond a handful of appreciative write-ups,
Pretty Wounds released one of last year’s most vital local punk albums, a
viciously grungy six-song sock to the gut called Whatever, Go
Milwaukee's summer months bustle with so many festivals, block parties and concert series that it's impossible to catch every can't-miss event. It's an enchanting season but also profoundly maddening. With all that excitement packed into such a short period, the remainder of the year
Most students go through college faster than it
took Milwaukee’s Paper Holland to finish their debut full-length, Happy Belated. In fact, the recording
process resembled something like an education for the band
“We’re a filthy, charming, lovable band,” Christopher Roberts, drummer
for Milwaukee trio Heavy Hand, explains bluntly. “A lot of our lyrics are dirty
as shit and we swear in our songs. They’re not radio-friendly, for the most
Though the group only features two members, Milwaukee-based Magnetic Minds makes a whole lot of noise. Count the band, featuring Chris Ortiz on vocals and bass guitar and Tim Wick on drums, as one of a number of...
Milwaukee rock band Certain Stars never set out to be famous, but don't confuse that with a lack of ambition. When Kyle Hernandez's fake press release for a band named Cudahy unexpectedly began to gain traction among friends in 2000...
Are the '90s coming back? That's a question echoing throughout fashion and music, as some say the recession is leading Americans into a place of cultural nostalgia for a decade that, though it certainly had its ups and downs, held a clear-cut and...
It's been less than a year and a half since Call Me Lightning drummer Shane Hochstetler moved out of his bedroom studio and into a more professional space in Bay View, but his Howl Street Recordings studio has already left an indelible mark on the Milwaukee music scene. The studio has become a breeding ground for great albums from many of the city's punk, metal and hardcore bands. In the past year, it's produced records from Malachi, Disguised As Birds, Cougar Den and Protestant. Many more will see release in coming...