Long time Madison resident, Lil Guillotine, who recently embarked on a journey of daily song productions that comprise the “Anarchist Daily News Rap,” will be performing at the Art In on Saturday January 26. In the Daily News Rap series, Lil Guillotine undergoes rigorous daily research, analysis, song writing, recording, composition, mixing, engineering, publishing and […]
The new beat tape from producer knowsthetime, Summer’s End, uses an old-school, sampling-based approach to hip-hop. But knowsthetime, real name Ian Carroll, has been all over the map. Dividing his time between Madison and Milwaukee, he’s contributed to scores of hip-hop tracks—some of them under his former production moniker *hitmayng—he co-founded the hip-hop and electronic […]
Don’t miss this special event coming to Madison every 1st Friday of the month at Nomad World Pub! DJ B-KEM will be mixing the hottest Afrobeats, Dancehall, Latin, Reggae, Soca, Top 40 and more!! * FREE ENTRY * FREE Street and Lot Parking * Music Starts at 10PM * Open to Public * 21+ * […]
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 […]
We’ve been writing this week about our favorite music that artists from Madison released in 2017. We put out our top 20 Madison records of 2017 list and we’ve got a couple other things detailing more releases that made a mark in the local music community this year. As always, it’s been a varied year for Madison music, with an […]
Swill! will open the show with old school punk rock followed by the Northern Soul inspired The Periodicals. Headlining will be November Criminals from Milwaukee playing Polka Hip-Hop. November Criminals use Polka music with conscious Hip-Hop lyrics to explore how the history of World War 1 impacts current social issues.