For today’s show, Thursday host Allen Ruff has one of his periodic check-ins with friend of the show Matt Rothschild, director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Together with the input of listener callers, they have a freewheeling conversation about recent news items like the deployment of paramilitary forces in Portland, Oregon, threats to democracy and […]
Minneapolis based indie rock band The Symptones are playing Madison for the first time with local heart throbs Momotarōs. The Symptones play a tasteful blend of rock, soul, and punk influenced indie rock. Momotarōs are a catchy psychedelic punk band from Madison who will be kicking things off. Together they’re joining forces to throw a […]
Located on the Capitol Square in downtown Madison, The Frequency announced it will be closing its doors the end of June. We spoke to owner Darwin Sampson, and take a look at what this means for the Madison music scene.
Few drummers have left a legacy behind on par with the one that Clyde Stubblefield has. The time we were blessed with his talent will surely leave its mark on generations of musicians to come. His personal style and the countless beats borrowed from him as one of the most sampled drummers of all time […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon and LakeFrontRow editor David Klein discuss the conflicting roles that state and local pride play in the local arts and culture conversation. A panel at this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival prompted Klein to write that “State connections are the start of the Wisconsin film conversation, not the subject.” To put it another way: […]
Project Home has been a non-profit organization for over 43 years…focusing on improving the quality and affordability of housing for low-to-moderate income residents in Dane and Green Counties. In this Access Hour program, Project Home staff and friends talk about its work and people, including its weatherization program, its special “Hammer with a Heart” local program to do […]