Interviews

The World Meets the Midwest in PHOX's Music

When reached by phone, Matt Holmen immediately tells Up on the Sun that he's super busy.

"I'm here for 36 hours. I'm trying to put my life in a box," he says.

The PHOX guitarist is in his adopted hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, gearing up for the band's biggest tour "by a long shot" to date. Riding a surprising wave of popular acclaim behind the orchestral pop of "Slow Motion" from the band's just-released self-titled debut, and the associated video featuring sultry frontwoman Monica Martin, the six-piece band is leaving the farmland for the greener pastures of bigger locales.

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