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 fromĀ 1.9 million units to 4.6 million units. Meanwhile, 2012 saw vinyl sales grow for the […]