April 15, 2014 - 10:15am
If anyone needs a little cheering up after having to dig out the winter hat and gloves again, guitarist John Fahey's "When The Springtime Comes Again" might be the remedy you seek.
April 5, 2014 - 12:00pm
"Come as you are" couldn’t have been a clearer statement of purpose for the music of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain.
March 26, 2014 - 8:45am
As if many Wisconsinites' longing for summer wasn't already overheating, the lineup for Milwaukee's Summerfest music festival was announced on Wednesday morning.
March 6, 2014 - 8:00pm
A Kickstarter campaign has started to support the creation of a documentary detailing the history of Smart Studios, the now-defunct recording facility in Madison, Wis., that yielded some of the biggest alternative-rock albums of the 1990s and '00s.
February 9, 2014 - 11:15am
After almost 15 years of self-imposed exile from music-making, Jeff Mangum and his underground-rock group Neutral Milk Hotel have seen cult-like audiences grow in their absence -- one that sees the group and its reclusive leader as a kind of indie-rock messiah. Their reunion concert in Madison on Saturday night was a second coming of sorts that proved miracles really do happen.
January 27, 2014 - 4:15pm
If the Grammys ever had good intentions of recognizing artistic achievement in music, the show has forsaken such lofty goals long ago for just making good TV. With millions of dollars at stake and the offer of a powerful platform for an already ailing industry, the minds behind this annual...
December 31, 2013 - 11:15am
At the precipice of a new year, there's only ever one important question to be asked at this moment in December: What will we remember? When we think of 2013, will we recall it as a golden age of monster pop singles -- Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," Daft Punk's "Lucky" and Lorde's "Royals" --...
December 23, 2013 - 5:45pm
Photo Credit: Universal Studios
While "Jesus Christ Superstar" doesn't necessarily rival "It's A Wonderful Life" or "White Christmas" in terms of popularity during the holiday season, the film's subject matter make it entirely appropriate during some family down time. And for those who find other religious-themed films like "King...
July 13, 2013 - 12:30pm
At a tour stop in Chicago on Friday night, a troupe of all-star performers including Bob Dylan, Wilco and My Morning Jacket captured much of that old folkie spirit of hootenanny collaboration and musical joie de vivre to an arena of fans. And rarely has such a six-hour musical lecture left such an impression.
Photo Credit: Third Man Records
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