Helena White, cohost of On The Horizon, interviewed November Criminals, a band from Milwaukee who blend hip hop and polka music. White asked them about their traditional polka and alternative polka influences and provides musical examples of the bands discussed. Tune in to hear a diverse range of accordion based music including Frankie Yankovic and […]
Madison-based Bird’s Eye is set to perform their funky, hip-hop stylings at 2:20 pm on the 2018 WORT Underground Stage at the Willy Street Fair this coming Sunday, September 16th. The seven-piece live instrumental band debuted in 2013, and has been filling venues and touring ever since. Revel in the groove-based foundation of Evan’s bass, […]
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!!!
This week we’re posting some genre charts as well as our top 30, including the #1 Jazz release “Turn Up The Quiet” by Diana Krall (pictured), who performed a great show in Madison last Saturday night at the Overture Center. Boss Hog hangs onto the #1 spot for a 2nd week on the Top 30; debuts […]
This week Ray Davies of the Kinks is once again “Top of the Pops” with his new album “Americana,” recorded with members of the Jayhawks as his backing band. A great new collaboration between the legendary Taj Mahal and the renowned Keb’ Mo’ has quickly found its way onto many WORT playlists. Ice T has […]
Two upcoming events will honor the memory and life of Clyde Stubblefield, renowned funk drummer for the legendary James Brown and longtime Madison resident. Stubblefield died Saturday, February 18 from kidney failure and was 73 years old. A “Celebration of Life” event will be held on Friday, February 24, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at […]