I hung out with the mayor of West Allis

Way back in March, we posted a video—once again, a video we had absolutely NO role in producing—that displayed a rough, unflattering, and altogether bleak view of West Allis that alleged it was “the worst city ...

First Impression: Wright’s Burgers & Wings

Late May is a time of exodus on Milwaukee's upper East side. University-adjacent sidewalks are strewn with gently (and not so gently) used furniture, as parents and Hernia movers alike help new graduates move b...

Soul Low follows UNEASY with fun, easy EPs

Just two summers ago, an unknown band of young Milwaukeeans released eight songs they wrote and recorded in pieces over the course of a few years, beginning all the way back in 2009 when three of the (then) 20-...

First Impression: Colour Palate

There's no shortage of places to eat in Downtown Milwaukee. Shit, there's even a Downtown Dining Week to help tout the myriad of eating options—at least until half of them close at 4 p.m.—in this segment of the...

Temple’s catalog grows as its lineup shrinks

Over a two-day stretch last June, criminally underrated Milwaukee post-punk quartet Temple stepped into the booth at Shane Hochstetler's since-relocated Howl Street studio—for the first time since recording its...

Bandsketball returns for a second year

Last year’s inaugural Bandsketball tournament brought a wide variety of Milwaukee bands and rappers—32 in total—to the courts at the corner of Center and Fratney streets in Riverwest to determine which group of...