Shiny Toy Guns

The Wisconsin State Fair announced its final two 2012 headlining acts this morning. The alternative-rock band Neon Trees, which earned as much radio play on pop stations as alternative ones for its 2010 hit "Animal," will headline the fa.. more

Apr 16, 2012 1:45 PM On Music

Roman Polanski visited this domain in his 1979 film with Nastassja Kinski, but why not redo it again for cable? The Thomas Hardy novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles has enough drama and tragedy for at least three Hollywood movies, but since Hollywoo.. more

Jul 25, 2011 7:48 PM I Hate Hollywood

In the TV interview that opens Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child, the guitarist is modest, almost self-effacing about his talent. As the documentary continues, with more TV snippets but mostly through Bootsy Collins’ narration drawn from Hendrix’s own w.. more

Dec 7, 2010 2:56 PM I Hate Hollywood

As singer/guitarist Brian Fallon noted ina recent phone interview, the band members weren The ’59Sound ,Music Feature more

Sep 30, 2009 12:00 AM Music Feature

And, like their music, the band itself has gone through frequent changes. They are currently on their third female lead singer, easily the most colorful one yet. Sisely Treasure, who reached the dance charts as front-woman for The Cooler ... more

Jul 2, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The All-American Rejects seem to build momentum after releasing each single. The quartet’s first, “Swing, Swing,” propelled the group into emo-pop stardom in 2003 and “Dirty Little Secret” further cemented them power-pop grou more

Apr 11, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee