Sybil Augustine

WORT Charts for April First and this week in Madison music

Tuesday, 1 April 2014
A film about Madison's Smart Studios

Coming attractions: Alejandro Escovedo returns to Madison tonight, and we expect a “battle of the stars” when both Har Mar Superstar and Easy Star All Stars play here tomorrow. A nice mix of world and rock music fans are very excited about Tinariwen at the Majestic, coming up a week from tonight. April Verch, Keb Mo’ and Christian Howes all have shows coming up next week — Madison’s a great music town for sure!! Stay tuned to WORT for a chance to win tickets to shows you hear about on the station. more »

Dweezil talks ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA with WORT!

Saturday, 15 February 2014
ZPZ Tour Poster

An interview with Dweezil Zappa about “Zappa Plays Zappa”, in Madison on Monday, Feb 17 at 8 pm at the Barrymore Theater. more »

Chinese Horses Get The Blues

Friday, 24 January 2014
chinese horse

Art Schuna is planning to celebrate Chinese New Year on Two For The Blues January 25th with a whole show of blues songs about equines. more »

Emo Philips Interview on WORT

Monday, 2 December 2013
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Check out the interview with Emo Philips, who joined the Reverend Velveteen and Bad Sister Heidi live in the WORT studios on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 during Psychoacoustics. more »

Upcoming Show Feature

Tuesday, 19 November 2013
Cd release

This coming Friday, November 29th on WORT’s “The Rattlesnake Shake” (8:00-11:00 pm CST), D.J. el Serpentine will present the premiere of the new JOHN HERDT & WALLY Z CD “Horizon Miles”, as the “New Disc At 9″ !! This is the 4th release by John Herdt & Wally Z, and this excellent new CD features bass by David Givens, of the classic 60s/70s/80s psychedelic rock group Zephyr! Also featured on two tracks is vocalist Ron Cameron from the groups Ozgood Slatter and Cameron Curse. John Herdt is a Denver-area guitarist/composer who has worked with jazz/pop/r&b bassist Carol Kaye, The Mnemonist Orchestra, Ruckus, Mirage, The Bobby Berge Project, and has several solo albums to his name. Wally Z is a drummer from Ontario who has performed with Derek St. Holmes, Top Dead Centre, David Ducharme-Jones, Ozgood Slatter, and G.S. Teaser. The music of John Herdt & Wally Z runs the gamut from hard rock, to airy progressive fusion, and in to the realm of ambient psychedelic blues. Please join us on November 29th for this very special event, which will also feature phone-in interviews with the band members! Only on listener-sponsored community radio, WORT 89.9 in Madison. more »

Music Director
Sybil has been with the station since 1991 and became a member of the staff collective in 1995. She co-hosts Psychoacoustics with Bad Sister Heidi.

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