Red-winged blackbirds sing back up for Pert’ Near Sandstone, Them Coulee Boys, Charlie Parr, Trout Steak Revival, Laska, and White Iron Band in this exclusive look behind the scenes at 2017’s Blue Ox Music Festival!! See and hear all six videos by clicking here. Video: Austin Duerst, Peter Allen Audio: Peter Allen Edited: Peter Allen Special […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Murmuration Nation Tour Door Time 7:00pm Thirty years into one of the most storied careers in popular music, Emily Saliers decided to record her debut album. “What’s a 53 year old woman doing making her first solo record?” muses Saliers, best known as one half of the iconic duo Indigo Girls. “What compels someone like […]
This week’s podcast is a short one but will point you to a few compelling new releases from Madison-based artists. We’ve focused here on EPs, one-off single-ish releases, and albums that flew under our radar for one reason or another, but they range from trap music to sublimely stripped-down folk. They are: King Retro’s Retrospective EP. King […]