Rolling Stone

The documentary Danny Says shows that Danny Fields was a link between the gay underground, Andy Warhol and underground rock. The writer-DJ-A&R man signed MC5 and The Stooges and worked tirelessly to promote the CBGB’s scene. more

Jan 24, 2017 3:45 PM Home Movies

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly opinion roundtable, Matt Wild and I discuss the latest chapter of Milwaukee County's ongoing Pokemon Go saga. The county is trying to prevent another influx of augmented reality game players in its parks .. more

Dec 8, 2016 10:22 PM On Music

Published in Rolling Stone and The Village Voice, Jim Walsh, the Minnesota writer-musician, is a good and heartfelt essayist and memoirist. A cross-section of his work is collected in Bar Yarns and Manic Depressive Mix Tapes, and despite th... more

Nov 22, 2016 2:21 PM Books

the magazine’s desire to include social and political reporting alongside music criticism. A sample of Rolling Stone critic Ralph J. Gleason’s work (selected by his son Toby) has been collected between hard covers in a pair of books from Ya... more

Jun 7, 2016 4:21 PM Books

Award-winning investigative reporter Seth Rosenfeld examines the little known secret understanding between J. Edgar Hoover and California Gov. Ronald Reagan. Rosenfeld explains the collusion’s connection to the heavy more

Jan 17, 2013 4:27 PM Books

Of all the influential aging rock stars, Jimmy Page has assumed an unexpected position in the pantheon of the loud ones who altered the course of popular music. He has achieved a reverential spot and is serene and, one more

Jan 17, 2013 4:21 PM Books

There is pensive wandering into the past on this massive collection of songs, moving smoothly through two discs in the CD version. Neil Young’s artistry is at its height. “Twisted Road” contains revelatory lines that capture more

Nov 8, 2012 3:06 PM Album Reviews

In what may be remembered as one of the most fruitful breakups of all time, DeYarmond Edison's Justin Vernon went on to record solo as Bon Iver following the Eau Claire band's... more

Aug 28, 2012 12:00 AM Music Feature

Fire on Water (518 N. Water St.) will be hosting a cover-free New Year's Eve Party on December, 31 from 10pm until 4am. Two bands (SLM and Recalcitrant) will be alternating sets all night! Enjoy a free champagne toast at midnight. Plus drin... more

Dec 31, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

Former Blender writer Jonah Weiner has a worthwhile piece on Slate today about the death of the music magazine, postulating about what's caused pubs like Rolling Stone and Spin to downsize so much in recent months. He avoids talking about some of .. more

Jul 28, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Meet the Shepherd Express legend, Art Kumbalek, on Thursday (Oct. 30) at Fat Abbey, 6pm. Have you met the street teamers yet? Well, they will be accompanying Art Kumbalek at this event, handing out free stuff as usua,Promotions more

Oct 30, 2008 12:00 AM Promotions 1 Comments

I still haven't forgiven Rolling Stone for the cover it printed last summer of a teenage boy flashing his treasure trail—it was Zac Efron, but it was still ultra creepy—but I think the magazine's current cover may actually even more embarrassing: .. more

May 20, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

As part ofits four-day series of Japanese animation films, the UWM Union Theatre screens Tokyo Godfathers ,Today in Milwaukee more

Mar 2, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 3 Comments

The Bradley Center, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. When the Trans-Siberian Orchestra debuted their s Jeff Kash plays alongsideJames Amato as the "Sixth Apostle of Jack" for the mon ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Dec 12, 2007 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee 1 Comments