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Local Music
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Five years ago, the notion of striking out into the music industry as a full-time group had never crossed the minds of singer Patrick Hoctor and the other members of Milwaukee band Sulek. They were too busy having fun tossing song ideas to each other in bedrooms and garages and playing the random show...
Concert Reviews
Monday, June 21, 2010

June 20, 2010

When the guys in the indie rock band MGMT were faced with following up their celebrated debut album, Oracular Spectacular, they had the choice of making more music in the vein of their hit “Kids” or letting the music take them in a new,...
Local Music
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The members of thrash metal band Architects of the Aftermath don’t just claim to be true Milwaukee thrash: They back it up in person. During one of their first shows, singer Justin Tilley began a furious case of headbanging and demonically rolling his eyes to the back of his head. When the frontman felt a strand of snot start coming from his nose, he had two options: Be civil and wipe it away, or continue...
Local Music
Monday, Jan. 11, 2010
When it comes to mining the depths of folk music, the members of Milwaukee’s alt-folk band The Maze would like to think of themselves as explorers trudging through the dense musical jungles with no predetermined route. With a try-anything mentality where electric guitars are often traded for ukuleles, The Maze has quietly (and occasionally loudly) found a following in the city and around the Midwest...