Take a bite of the debut album from Brat Sounds

There are Milwaukee albums that arrive after months of anticipation (Space Raft, the upcoming Canopies), and there are Milwaukee albums that just show up on your doorstep, unannounced but thoroughly welcome (Si...

El-Shareef’s Nonchalant EP is anything but

The digital age has made it possible for artists to record and release their music at a stunningly rapid rate. Hip-hop, in particular, has embraced this accelerated production schedule in the form of mixtapes—q...

The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival, by the numbers

It’s easy to say things like, “The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival was great!” or, “Holy shit! The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival was the best damn f*#@ing film festival ever! Shit.” But for all those easy and obsce...