This week Offa Rex (pictured) rules the top 30 with their debut release on Nonesuch Records. A collaboration between The Decemberists and English singer/multi-instrumentalist Olivia Chaney, the album is a transatlantic musical conversation of modern psychedelic folk-rock steeped in traditional sounds of the British Isles. Also of note are new releases from Lee Bains III […]
“To be, or not to be,” is the existential question Soundcloud has been trying to answer the past few months. The audio platform that’s used by individuals and groups as diverse as Chance The Rapper, the Madison Chamber Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic and WORT has laid off more than 170 employees (40 percent), closed […]
The Central Park Sessions continued Thursday, Aug 10 with the Cuban band El Septo Santiaguero headlining. They were kind enough to stop by our studios for an exclusive live session to share some of their music with us last Monday morning on Global Revolutions. Have a listen and enjoy the beautiful music of Cuba!
The Central Park Session on Thursday August 8 was dubbed “The Shooting Stars Session” and featured touring bands Samantha Fish and Foxygen. WORT was there doing a live remote of the show and we captured these performances, which we are re-posting in case you couldn’t make it down!
Applications are now being accepted for grants from the Madison Jazz Society. Grants will be awarded to school jazz-centered programs to enhance their jazz education programs. Last year, the society awarded more than $5,000 to school programs. The application deadline is October 1, 2017. The Madison Jazz Society is a non-profit, all volunteer group formed […]
Our top add this week is by psych rockers Sleepy Sun. But how will they fare during the upcoming eclipse? Tune in to Classical mornings 5-8 am weekdays (and many other shows) to find out! WORT top 30 for 8/8/17 Rank Artist Record Label 1 WAXAHATCHEE Out in the Storm Merge 2 PETER PERRETT How The […]