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Long before he started his electronic project Chants in 2010, Madison-based musician Jordan Cohen was trained as a jazz drummer. He still plays drums in jazz outfits, including the New Orleans-style Mama Digdown’s Brass Band, and if there’s one constant in Chants’ three albums and three EPs, it’s a devotion to syncopation and flat-out rhythmic irregularity. […]
Ingredients 1 2/3 cups quick rolled oats (if gluten-free, be sure to use gluten-free oats) 1/2 to 3/4 cup brown sugar (use more for a sweetness akin to most purchased bars; use less for a mildly sweet bar) 1/3 cup coconut flour (oat flour works well too) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 […]
This Is What I Ate grabs breakfast and a loaf at the best Sourdough Bakery in town!
Last year’s self-titled EP from Mahr (pronounced like “mare”), aka Madison-based producer Nicole Wilson, landed among our top Madison records of 2016. The record’s six tracks explore ambient music and techno with a touch that’s a bit eerie but also a bit bright, combining synths and percussion samples with scratchy organic sounds. It’s an approach that […]
From the ancient Roman circus to your radio, in this episode of Perpetual Notion Machine host Will Cushman discusses with guest Bela Sandor the topic of ancient chariots, those horse-drawn, two-wheeled vehicles used by civilizations from Ancient Egypt to the Roman Empire. Think about this for second: automobiles have been around for a little over […]
Now entering its 23rd year, Featherstone Farm cultivates 137 acres in organic vegetables and plans to add an additional 45 acres next year. More than 900 households belong to their CSA program, and they sell wholesale to food co-ops in the Twin Cities and to Whole Foods. Farmer Jack Hedin employs about 50 workers during […]