Danny Elfman

Composer Danny Elfman ventures beyond his usual sonic zone on the soundtrack to the film by Gus Van Sant about quadriplegic cartoonist John Callahan. Read more

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In a partnership that will remindclassic film buffs of Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock, composer DannyElfman and director Tim Burton have forged an enduring relationship betweenmusic and motion pictures. One difference: .. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

 Nowadays,soundtracks tend to be of little interest beyond the context of their films.Sure, the music from The Dark Knight Rises effectively maintains the story’smood, but who wants it as the soundtrack for their lives? The Silver Lin.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Composer Danny Elfman is most closely associated with director Tim Burton, for whom he has written scores for <em>Batman</em>, <em>Ed Wood</em> and many other films. But Elfman has also worked for other filmmakers. He scored the original <em>Men i.. Read more

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Martin Scorsese tapped the prolific Canadian composer Howard Shore (The Fly, Ed Wood) to score his upcoming 3D fantasy, Hugo. The already released soundtrack CD promises a movie of earnestness and whimsy, a carnival of dreams flecked by shadows. S.. Read more

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Steez, self-proclaimed pioneer of “creepfunk,” has trademarked a fittingly bizarre term for its jam-band fusion of synthesized funk, gritty rock and up-tempo fusion. With its blaring saxophone and freaky keyboards, this Madison Read more

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A longtime fixture of the Milwaukee music scene, roots-rocker Mike Fredrickson clocked time with two cult bands, The Spanic Boys and The Mosleys, before launching a quiet solo career at the beginning of the decade. His talents caught Read more

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The Iron Horse Hotel 500 W. Florida St. 888-543-4766 Runners-up:,Best of Milwaukee 2009 Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man ohmanischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I got Art Kumbalek’s Focktoberfest ,Art for Art's Sake Read more

Art for Art's Sake

The most divisive contestant from the seventh season of “American Idol,” David Archuleta is a Mormon teenage moppet with the apparent inability to speak in complete sentences, a reportedly tyrannical stage dad and the pop sensibilities of a... Read more

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The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus has become the go-to group for new renditions of cinema music. One argument for the existence of new recordings of music already recorded for movie soundtracks is no different than the reason fo.. Read more

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Fresh from a (mostly) fruitful stint on the road, the Milwaukee Brewers return home tonigh Best Days ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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