Rock Band

It’s been five years since Harmonix and Activision hung up their collective plastic instruments. To some, it was the end of an era. But most didn’t even noticed the sharply declining sales of the rhythm game fad of the mid 2000s. Since then, Guita.. more

Oct 27, 2015 2:51 PM Video Games are Dumb

With their unique lineup, the Milwaukee quartet I'm Not a Pilot easily stands out from other acts with a similar pop-rock mentality. In lieu of a guitarist, singer-pianist Mark Glatzel and cellist Peter Thomas tag-team the band's melodies, ... more

Nov 9, 2011 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2011

The argument between science and religion is as old as Copernicus, but the shouting got louder during the last decade, fueled in part by an American administration whose policies sometimes appeared to be written by biblical fundamentalists.... more

Sep 13, 2010 12:00 AM Books 2 Comments

The Beatles may be too old school to put their songs on iTunes—iTunes, people—but even the Fab 4 (and their stakeholders) can't deny the Guitar Hero/Rock Band juggernaut. As was long rumored, Harmonix announced today that it is developing a Rock B.. more

Oct 30, 2008 4:00 AM On Music