Kurt Gunn Meets Stephen King – New Album Puts Classic Vampire Tale to Song

Some stories really stick with you. For Wisconsin singer-songwriter Kurt Gunn, one of those stories is Stephen King’s novel ‘Salem’s Lot. He takes out the book and re-reads it every September 5th – because that’s when the story starts. Now Gunn is putting his own twist on one of King’s earliest published works. He’s created […]

We Didn’t Realize We Got a Standing Ovation: Introducing Folk-Pop Duo Seasaw

It happened during the making of their second album. Melissa Golz and Eve Wilczewski were in the sound booth messing around when Eve grabbed a tambourine and threw it in the mix at the last second. “The look in your eyes tells me this is a bad idea,” were the exact words of their sound engineer. Not only would that phrase go […]

Meet Christopher Gold – Renaissance Man in a Growing Local Music Scene

If you frequent the live music scene in the Fox Cities and Green Bay, there’s a good chance you’ve already run into musician Christopher Gold. You may have caught him performing solo at a coffee shop with his acoustic guitar and harmonica, in front of a rowdy crowd at a packed rock venue, or joining […]

22 Wisconsin Bands Playing Original Music in Green Bay and the Fox Cities [Videos]

If you’re like me – when it comes to discovering new music – you rely on a few friends who know where to find the good stuff. When we decided to put together this list of local bands who write and perform their own material, it was much the same. I turned to a friend […]

The Story of Paramount Records – Black History Month in Wisconsin

Blues music is arguably America’s greatest cultural gift to the world. Without the blues, music as we know it could not exist. Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards once said, “If you don’t know the blues…there’s no point in picking up the guitar and trying to play rock and roll or any other form of popular […]

5 Rockin’ Independent Record Stores in Northeast Wisconsin

Don’t call it a comeback. Though the music industry isn’t the titan it once was, a resurgence in the popularity of vinyl has breathed new life into independent record stores. Vinyl sales have jumped dramatically from their 2008 levels going from 1.9 million units to 4.6 million units. Meanwhile, 2012 saw vinyl sales grow for the […]