Beats sold over Soundcloud may have a huge influence on hip-hop in this day and age (if it be Chano’s will, at least), but the appeal of in-person, local, on-the-ground collaboration is tenacious. It certainly shows in Madison’s hip-hop output, where producers ranging from young upstart Engelwood to platinum-certified DJ Pain 1 keep a hand […]
Madison’s lakes and beaches were closed recently due to a massive algal bloom present in the waters. The algae is toxic to many species, including humans, fish and other aquatic species. Lincoln Tice follows up our investigation into Madison’s lakes with a UW-Madison limnology professor, Jake Vander Zanden, to discuss the biological factors that are […]
On last week’s Tone Madison podcast, contributor Brett Schlough brought us two conversations about Digital Aura, a show of video, digital, and installation art running through August 6 at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and through July 29 at Arts + Literature Laboratory. This week’s episode concludes our two-part series on the show with […]
Madison’s lakes and beaches were closed last week due to toxic algal blooms present in the lake. PNM’s Kai Brito speaks to the director of the UW-Madison Center for Limnology, Steve Carpenter, who says these blooms were one of the worst Madison has ever seen.
Madison has its share of gifted visual artists and valuable art spaces, but digital art and video art lack a strong presence here. And what is digital art, anyway? The ongoing show Digital Aura takes a broad approach to exploring that question, with a series of three works showing at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art […]
On this week’s podcast, we’re revisiting a conversation we had in 2015 with Madison-based musician Kyle Urban, also known as Kyle Motor, about his latest musical project, Rocket Bureau. Urban is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and recording engineer. He’s also a bit of a stickler for power-pop—so of course he favors loud guitar hooks, classic song structures, […]