The energetic male-female duo Ashland immediately demands your attention with the first notes of the leadoff track on Wildfire. By mixing pop arrangements with rock sensibilities and evergreen melodies, musician Aaron Wood and vocalist Asia... Read more

Album Reviews

Like Skillet, Flyleaf and P.O.D., Switchfoot initially gained success in the Christian rock marketplace, releasing three albums between 1997 and 2000 before hitting the mainstream with 2004’s The Beautiful Letdown and its Top 10 single, “Da... Read more

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Switchfoot's name derives from surfing jargon, but that's about where their relationship to The Beach Boys or Jack Johnson ends. The San Diego group has been knocking about since 1997, growing from a three-person lineup with a rawer... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

For its fifth year, FM 102.1's annual holiday Big Snow Show concert has expanded to two nights, the station announced this morning. Headlining the first night, on Monday, Dec. 13, is the trumpet-sounding Sacramento alternative band Cake. Also on t.. Read more

On Music

With Joaquin Phoenix busy doing his fake crazy-rapper routine, local Wisconsin Area Music Industry award winner and Americana enthusiast Liam Ford picks up the slack, playing Johnny Cash tonight during a tribute concert that pairs him with ... Read more

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