Lykanthea, the project of Chicago-based musician, multidisciplinary artist, and academic Lakshmi Ramgopal, explored a mix of ambient music, carnatic music, and a healthy bit of pop on the 2014 EP Migration. But since Migration came out, Ramgopal has been working on all kinds of different performances and installations, including “A Half Light Chorus,” a project at Chicago’s Lincoln […]
High Plains, the duo of Madison-based cellist Mark Bridges and Canadian electronic musician Scott Morgan (best known for his solo project Loscil), released its debut album, Cinderland, in 2017. It’s a haunting, immersive release that combines Bridges’ patiently evolving cello melodies with Morgan’s dynamic approach to ambient music. The two played a show behind the album last […]
Erik Kramer’s first solo release, A House, Floating In The Middle Of A Lake, was one of our favorite Madison records of 2017. Kramer combines folk guitar instrumentals with electronics and field recordings, but with an approach that varies a lot from track to track. “Gayatri” builds on an entrancingly bleary bed of synths and […]
On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8pm, Arts + Literature Laboratory presents Triptych, a trio with violinist Zach Brock, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Jon Deitemyer. As a compositional collective they are creating new repertoire that draws on the traditions of jazz, contemporary classical, and American roots music. While Brock, Ulery, and Deitemyer have been […]
Cardinal Din says “We’re pulling out the aces for tonight’s 5 year anniversary edition of Feed Me Weird Things!” Tune in late Thursday night/Friday morning, or stream it from our audio archives anytime on demand right here. Congratulations and thanks to Din for keeping WORT weird!!!