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08.29.2011 | | Posted at 08:48 PM
By Nicole
After saving all three of this weekend's games, John Axford became the 2nd Brewer ever to record 40 saves in a season. Axford is in just his second season as the Brewers closer and baring some ridiculousness, should be for at least a few more years. At this point, he is fifth on the Brewers all-time save list - after less than two seasons. He is just fourteen saves away from tying for third place ...
05.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Congratulations go out to Jason Kendall on getting his 2,000th hit on Monday. Jason became just the eighth catcher to hit that milestone. He joins the company of Yogi Berra, Johnny Bench, Gary Carter, Carlton Fisk, Ted Simmons, Mike Piazza and Ivan Rodriguez.That’s pretty elite company for Kendall. A lot of folks in Milwaukee have been down on him and have advocated not letting him bat in crucia...
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Analog music for a digital age

Remember records? Those 12- or 7-inch vinyl discs we used to spin at 33 or 45 rpms? They're back, and their popularity is increasing faster than the price of oil during a hurricane. According to Rich Menning, whose independent store Atomic Records will soon close due to the decline in CD purchases, vinyl sales have increased 10% over the last few years. "There has always been a romance to vinyl," he says. "The size-particularly the artwork-is so much more tangible than a...
Monday, June 9, 2008

Cellar Songs

Upon first listen, the pop-rock crafted by Apollo, a Minneapolis-via-Brookfield male duo, is almost too cheery for its own good. On subsequent spins, however, Cellar Songs mixes the twosome's ebullient love odes with deeper philosophizing. The duo’s philosophies may be rather vague, but such ambiguity has minted . . .