Catching up with Wisconsin-based phenom Phox

Published Aug. 2, 2014

The band has been touring for the last several weeks, but next week marks a happy return to the Midwest for Phox, with gigs lined up in Minneapolis, Madison and a Turner Hall show on Wednesday, Aug. 6. caught up with guitarist Matthew Holmen to chat about returning home, life on the road, the new album and what's up next.


Phox's Monica Martin copes with the Wisconsin band's newfound phame

Published June 25, 2014

What once merely began as a little six-member folky neo-soul group started up in Baraboo and Madison has grown into a nationwide hit, one of the darlings of the Wisconsin music scene as well as the overall independent music scene. Emotionally, it's been quite a journey for lead singer Monica Martin, one filled with supreme success and excitement, as well as struggle.


OnMedia: From "Baraboo" to "Bhutto"

Published Sept. 24, 2010

The sweep of the Milwaukee Film Festival is demonstrated by two films screening this evening at the Oriental ... Michelle Obama wants your kids to turn off the TV tomorrow ... Amy Poehler hosts the "SNL" season-opener.


Tracing circus history from Wisconsin to Sarasota

Published June 10, 2008

By today's standards, the circus is more of a sideshow act than the pinnacle of modern entertainment. But at the turn of the 20th century, the traveling circus was the height of American amusement and intrigue.


Old Inn puts the "boo!" in Baraboo

Published Aug. 1, 2005

A historic inn in Baraboo is drawing attention for some ghostly mysteries within its walls. Read about it in Beyond Milwaukee.