Favorite songs of 2012 (Part 2)

Last week I threw together a list of 10 of my favorite songs from the great music year that was 2012. Since there was so much good music released, I found it hard to settle on just those 10. Here’s … Continue reading

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Favorite songs of 2012 (Part 1)

I’m kind of a relic in that I’m much more of an album person than a song person. If I hear a song I like, I always do my best to check out the entire album from which it comes … Continue reading

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Few tickets remain for Cory Chisel show at Lawrence

Still planning to buy tickets to see the Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons show in Appleton Friday? Better act fast. About 100 tickets remain for the show at Lawrence Memorial Chapel out of the 1,150 that went on sale. … Continue reading

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New video from Milo, ‘Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc’

What exactly is “Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc”? Aside from the name of the new single from northeast Wisconsin hip-hop artist and St. Norbert College student Milo — real name Rory Ferreira – I can’t really say. That’s where good music is … Continue reading

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Watch: New ‘Man of Steel’ trailer released

The Chris Nolanization of our comic book films continues. “Man of Steel,” set for a June 2013 release, features the “Dark Knight” director as producer, and his aesthetic (dark, moody, gritty, tumbling skyscrapers, etc.)  is all over the Zack Snyder-directed Superman … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone, Spin release year-end albums lists

A year ago, pretty much only the avid followers of the hip-hop collective Odd Future knew who Frank Ocean was. Suddenly, one critically-adored “Channel Orange” later, the R&B crooner is gathering Grammy Award nominations left and right and topping (or … Continue reading

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Favorite music videos of 2012

When I was a kid, I could turn on MTV and watch music videos ’til the sun came up. I’m not a kid anymore and I can no longer watch a music video on MTV. This is life. Although it’s … Continue reading

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Best of 2012 music lists start to arrive

With the arrival of December comes the onslaught of end-of-year lists. Whether it’s albums, songs, movies, TV shows, stories, athletes, moments or sports plays, people love to rank things. I can’t claim to be above it — I’ll be dishing … Continue reading

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Video: Led Zeppelin visits ‘Letterman’

Last night, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin made a rare appearance on late-night TV, having a seat for an interview on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” The snarky snarks of the internet have already begun to complain about … Continue reading

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