Adrian Lomax has discovered a wonderful musical connection between two seemingly dissimilar genres, and he brings that connection to WORT listeners every week on Monday nights from 2-5 am. On his show Wild & Blue, Lomax — or Major Tom as he’s know on the air — proves that Funk and Jazz Fusion are twins […]
Non-ironic hip-hop polka trailblazers The November Criminals are poised to thrill audience members during their 3:oo PM set at the 21st Annual WORT Block Party on Sunday, May 20th. Synthesizing anti-fascist lyrics, medieval folk-punk act Blackbird Raum’s aggression, and conscious rap, The November Criminals’ pastiche offers a distinct musical style. Formed in 2011 when core members and emcees […]
The Old Tin Can String Band will be the first to hit the stage at 11 am to kick off the WORT Block Party on Sunday May 20. The band started in 2006 when ace fiddler Shauncey Ali tapped WORT’s own Chris Powers to sing and play a multitude of instruments (mandolin, bouzouki, guitar, etc.) for […]
WORT celebrates the 11th Annual International Record Store Day on Saturday, April 21 with live DJs spinning all day at Sugar Shack Records and several other area music purveyors. Since 2007, Record Store Day has been a celebration of the unique culture of independently-owned record stores. WORT DJs will again be live in person at several […]
Local multi-instrumentalist Louka Patenaude stopped by “Who Cooks For You?” on Friday, March 23. Louka played some songs and chatted with The Real Jaguar about songwriting, teaching music and playing out in Madison.
The expression “Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt” is taken from Kurt Vonnegut‘s novel Slaughterhouse Five. Richard Melville Hall (aka Moby) uses it here to juxtapose his contrasting feelings on the current state of the world. Moby’s new album with that title hits #1 on our electronic dance music top 10. See what else is […]