First Impression: Bounce Milwaukee

With 42 Lounge enjoying a downtown stronghold, pinball enthusiasts taking to bars in all corners of the city in droves, and events like the Midwest Gaming Classic thriving in nearby Brookfield (why Brookfield?!...

Off Base: A bevy of bad Brewers bobbleheads

People love bobbleheads. The Milwaukee Brewers were among the first teams in Major League Baseball to realize that an oversized, spring-mounted head propped atop a tiny body translated into butts in seats. For ...

Milwaukee Record’s Summerfest guide…guide

It’s here. After 50-plus weeks away from the lakefront, Summerfest has returned. By now, you’ve already figured out the performers you’re absolutely going to see, and committed those stages and set times to mem...

Milwaukee Record’s Summerfest survival tips

Face it, Summerfest can be expensive and annoying. Short of avoiding it altogether, there’s no hope of fully evading the soul-dulling pang that flanks the (arguably) worthwhile enjoyment the massive Milwaukee f...

Tracklist: 11+ shows taking on Summerfest

Like most Milwaukeeans, we have a love-hate relationship with Summerfest. We love the immense assemblage of national and local talent the Big Gig brings, the exponential rise in our PizzaCone consumption, the f...

Bandsketball courts 32 Milwaukee music acts

When it comes to music, the title of “best” is almost always subjective. Try as writers may to remain impartial, it’s only natural for at least some personal preference to trickle into record reviews and year-e...

Defying “Dirty Dining” at No. 1 Chinese

By the time you finish reading this sentence, you will have ingested 20 milligrams of fecal matter. Okay, maybe that’s not accurate (THAT’S A HARD MAYBE!), but there’s no denying that most of us consume some pr...

This dude has seen Sevendust 36 times

Certain bands have a way of appealing to fans in a special way. Phish, Widespread Panic, and Tool are just a few of the bands that see supporters follow them to each tour stop on cross-country jaunts. Countless...

Tony Memmel to compete in VH1 contest

Star-making television contests are far from guarantees of fame and fortune for the winning musicians—just ask American Idol champs Fantasia Barrino, Ruben Studdard, and Lee DeWyze; or Making The Band participa...