The Pixies take our top 30 by storm this week, debuting directly at #1! Madison’s always been very supportive of Black Francis and his on-again, off-again ensemble. But with new albums also out by Moby, Lee Fields & the Expressions and Conor Oberst, they may not keep that spot for long. WORT, Madison Charts for […]
WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning October 10, 2016 top 30 1 CRYSTAL CASTLES Amnesty (I) Republic 2 MACHINEDRUM Human Energy Ninja Tune 3 EZTV High In Place Captured Tracks 4 DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS American Band ATO 5 SONNY KNIGHT AND THE LAKERS Sooner Or Later Secret Stash 6 SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS Electric […]
Southern Culture on the Skids played another great show at High Noon Saloon last Tuesday, and their new release “Electric Pinecones” surely deserves its top spot on the charts this week! In other news, debuts by Devendra Banhart, Machinedrum, Billy Bragg with Joe Henry and Drive-By Truckers grace our top 30. New adds: the Pixies album is […]
Tone Madison contributor Liz DiNovella talks with jazz improviser and avant-garde composer Ken Vandermark, who plays Friday, September 30 at Arts + Literature Lab in Madison. You can also read a version of that interview at tonemadison.com this week.
WORT’S Fall Pledge Drive is underway! While we’re busy making the very best programming we can to lure you into pledging, we don’t stop playing the very best in new and underground music here. Nick Cave‘s new album just added this week, but WORT had a preview copy and ticket giveaways to the exclusive Madison […]
Jazz vibraphonist supreme Bobby Hutcherson died yesterday at the age of 75 due to complications from emphysema. Though ailing from this horrid disease (that’s what second-hand smoke did in the clubs, though he was also a smoker), Bobby continued to tour and work with the SF Jazz Collective, the inaugural group, and record with his […]