New Order

Bruce Springsteen’s adulatory address at U2’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is reprinted as the introduction to this band biography. His remarks about their search “for the same kind of combustible force that fueled the expa... more


The inclusion of synth-pop legends New Order on this year’s Summerfest lineup generated a lot of well-justified excitement, which should’ve been tempered slightly by the fact that they’d be p,Concert Reviews more

Concert Reviews

Fitz and the Tantrums, U.S. Bank Fireworks, Brand New and more! more

This Week in Milwaukee

It’s become an integral, familiar part of the culture, of course, but when you step back, it’s still amazing to consider the ways that advancements in technology have transformed music in the l,Concert Reviews more

Concert Reviews

Ramble John “RJ” Krohn, better known by his stage name RJD2, still remembers the moment that inspired him to begin creating the instrumental hip-hop compositions that would become his signature.“The big light bulb went off in my head t more

Music Feature

“Existence? Well, what does it matter?” asks Ian Curtis at the opening of Control. “The past is now part of the future. The present is well out of hand.” By this time his grip on the present had so weakened that he killed himself on the eve .. more

I Hate Hollywood

By Louis Fortis and Lisa Kaiser In March 2003, the United Shepherd ,News Features more

News Features