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PHOX hits The Pabst for its last Milwaukee show - for now

Published Feb. 2, 2017

PHOX came to The Pabst Theater to perform in Milwaukee one last time Wednesday night before going on a hiatus. But if they decide to come back, there would be a lot of happy Milwaukee fans to welcome them back, judging by the vibrant swan song.

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PHOX brings on the phun with solid, quirky perphormance

Published July 3, 2015

PHOX's Summerfest performance was exactly what you'd expect from a slightly irreverent indie band whose self-titled Partisan debut has been called one of the best underground-pop records of 2014.

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PHOX's Matt Holmen rephlects phondly on Summerfest and the phuture

Published June 30, 2015

After traveling the globe in support of its star-making self-titled debut album, PHOX's tour is bringing the band right back to where its journey started in the first place: Wisconsin. Before it heads home to Baraboo, the band is dropping by its "home away from home" of Milwaukee to play Summerfest, opening for Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros on Thursday, July 2. Before then, we talked to Matt Holmen about his own fond Big Gig memories.

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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. OnMilwaukee.com caught up with guitarist Matthew Holmen to chat about returning home, life on the road, the new album and what's up next.

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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.