Monthly Archives: July 2016

VIDEO: ZMBPCK – “Mood”

Milwaukee hip hop duo ZMBPCK (pronounced “Zombie Pack”) recently released the video for single “Mood” and they go straight up Office Space on their work space. With a pair of talented emcees, and some quality production, the group have a unique sound of their own. There’s elements of trap, but conventional hip hop prevails on this track, and ZMBPCK lay

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AUDIO: Rudy Cobb – “Chris Farley” EP

In the sea of Milwaukee music, another name has emerged with a solid project. Rudy Cobb took a two year hiatus from releasing music, but is back with the “Chris Farley” EP. The EP gets its name not only because Farley was a fellow Wisconsinite, but also because it discusses the issues of drug abuse, anxiety, and depression, some of

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RECAP: 2016 Vans Warped Tour

Tuesday afternoon brought the Warped Tour to Milwaukee. The traveling festival, now in it’s 21st year, is an annual gathering of all things punk, screamo, and whatever the hell the kids are into these days. This year’s lineup featured a lot of the bands that helped propel the tour to new heights, including Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Yellowcard,

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INTERVIEW: Scarlet Sails

What do The Violent Femmes, Nine Inch Nails, and Dresden Dolls all have in common? At one point or another, all three have featured drummer Brian Viglione. These days, however, Viglione has taken on a new endeavor, along with his wife, Olya. Scarlet Sails is their project, and the band is hitting the road to make a name for themselves.

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AUDIO: Penny Bridges – “Tomorrow”

The narrative of Penny Bridges as an emerging singer/songwriter continues. The 22 year old singer/songwriter from Wolverhampton, England caught our ear a while back, and her latest track, “Tomorrow”, has done the same. With a delightfully raspy voice and a healthy dose of percussion behind her, Penny is already showing improvements from the initial releases that we heard from her,

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