Tetris has attained Monopoly-esque status as a standard bearer within the videogame canon, universally known by grandmas and disrespecting, Gameboy-ignorant youths alike. But the history of how the game escaped a Russian psychology-focused computing center via questionable legal channels and landed in a three-way corporate rights battle is anything but standard. The “illegal” black Tengen […]
Tone Madison’s Scott Gordon, Mark Riechers, and Chris Lay discuss differing takes on Madison’s newest and gaudiest movie theater, the Palace Cinema in Sun Prairie, and its much-ballyhooed recliners. Chris and Mark have written dueling pieces ripping and defending the amenity-laden theater.
How will the city budget move Madison forward? What vision do our political leaders have for the city? Today, Alders Maurice Cheeks and Denise Demarb join Carousel to talk about the proposed Madison 2017 budget. Police stations, racial justice, homeless street team, $15/hour, bus rapid transit, and more.
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.
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon and Joel Shanahan dig into the highlights of Madison’s fall concert calendar this week. They discuss the reunion of Madison band His & Her Vanities (who Mickey’s on October 29), the inventive jazz of Beninese guitarist Lionel Loueke (playing the Union Theater on October 22), the mild bafflement that comes with realizing Freakfest has […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with Spencer Bible of the Madison band Tippy about the two releases the project has put out so far in 2016. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.