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08.28.2014 | | Posted at 09:00 AM

Also: Har Mar Superstar, Taylor Swift and racial sensitivity in pop music

By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee's Yellow Phone Music Conference returns for another lineup of panel discussions and local-music showcases next weekend, so this week on The Disclaimer—WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I—we consider Yellow Phone's mission and efficacy. Has the conference succeeded in helping bands navigate a changing music economy? Is it worth the money for aspiring career music...
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Film fails to bring the dystopian novel to life

As The Giver opens, the viewer is immersed
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
 When the members of Walk Off The Earth finished filming the video of their cover of the Gotye hit “Somebody That I Used To Know,” the immediate feeling was anything but the excitement and anticipation
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012

Dr. Seuss' subversive fairy tale

By now, several generations of children have been entertained and inspired by the whimsically subversive storybooks...
Thursday, June 9, 2011

June 8, 2011

One of last year's sharpest online videos was a three-minute montage of Taylor Swift looking completely and utterly shocked by her many award-show victories. In clip after clip, the country singer gasps in stunned disbelief as she claims yet another ...
09.15.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's an indignity I wouldn't wish upon my worst enemy: Sitting on prime time television, head hung, while Jay Leno, so drunk off his good fortune that he can barely contain his smirk, shames you by evoking your recently deceased mother and asking, �What do you think she would have said about this?" Kanye West appeared shell shocked, on the brink of tears. Enough is enough. Kanye West is not Mic...
Monday, June 30, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Amphitheater

Their regular-dude image may suggest otherwise, but Rascal Flatts really isn’t a country band anymore. Save for that rural drawl in their vocals, and the odd steel-guitar accent here and there, the group’s recent albums reside almost exclusively in the terrain of adult-contemporary pop...