Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with pianist Mike Weiser and guitarist Chris Bucheit of Madison jazz band Major Vistas about their recent debut album, Minor Anthems. They play July 22 at Mother Fool’s, August 10 at Jazz At Five, and October 14 at the Indigenous jazz series in the Memorial Union Play Circle. Music on this segment […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with UW-Madison professor Don Moynihan about his silly and serious pursuits on Twitter, and especially his hashtag #TantalizingTopofHumanHeads. Music on this segment by Brain Grimmer. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
Tone Madison‘s Sarah Witman talks with Cheryl Bensman-Rowe and Paul Rowe, co-directors of the Madison Early Music Festival, which takes place July 9 through 16 on the UW-Madison campus. They discuss Shakespeare’s “death-iversary” (their words, and the theme of this year’s festival), the finer points of Renaissance instruments, and what to expect from the week’s festivities. Subscribe to […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with Madison native, musician, and journalist Dan Kaufman about growing up in Madison in the 1980s and getting exposed to that era’s great Midwestern underground—especially Appliances-SFB, whose singer, Tom Laskin, died on June 15. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon asks Sandi Torkildson of A Room of One’s Own about her decision to put the long-running downtown Madison bookstore up for sale, and about how culture and business have changed in Madison since the store was founded in 1975. The music in this segment is by Tippy. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with Nick Zumm of Madison metal duo Dos Malés about the band’s self-titled EP and about Double Fist Fest, a night of two-piece heavy bands he’s organizing on June 18 at The Frequency. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.