Super Bowl LII was Sunday night, with Justin Timberlake taking the stage during the halftime show in Minneapolis. In this Hopefl Hot Take, our host Sarah Hopefl shares her thoughts about the performance.
There’s a slanted, high-wire energy that runs through all of Madison band His & Her Vanities’ music, but the emotional ends it serves have changed since the project started in 2001. Guitarist/vocalist Ricky Riemer and bassist/vocalist Terrin Riemer wrote much of His & Her Vanities’ 2002 self-titled debut album in nighttime basement jams after putting their […]
Experimental/Free Jazz trio Brennan Connors & Stray Passage brings their sonic explorations to Mother Fool’s CoffeHouse. Connors on saxophones, Geoff Brady on drums and percussion, and Brian Grimm on contra-cello and electric bass. The group dynamics range from fiery high energy music to minimalistic textures.
This will be our final podcast episode of 2017, so we wanted to look back on some of the memorable conversations we’ve had on the podcast over the past year. We’re revisiting interviews with poets, explorations of visual art and conceptual art, discussions about access and equity in Madison’s nightlife, episodes about free speech and […]
We’ve been writing this week about our favorite music that artists from Madison released in 2017. We put out our top 20 Madison records of 2017 list and we’ve got a couple other things detailing more releases that made a mark in the local music community this year. As always, it’s been a varied year for Madison music, with an […]
The Vietnam War Program Series The Power of Music in the Vietnam War Thursday, December 7, 7-8 p.m. Verona Public Library Music serves as a backdrop for the Vietnam War in films, documentaries, and in memories. On Thursday, December 7, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the Verona Public Library, war veteran and UW-Madison author […]