This program has a medium amount of talking divided by several songs. The music played includes a lot of avant-garde electronic music, modern jazz, hip hop, and singer-songwriters like Father John Misty. Although, on paper, these styles appear to vary, they shouldn’t feel clunky when played consecutively because of a shared vibe. Between the songs, […]
Richard March grew up a “red diaper baby” in a family committed to union organizing and civil rights. He went on to earn his Ph.D. in Folklore from Indiana University and had a thirty-year career in public folklore as a musician, radio producer, and Wisconsin’s state folklorist. His recent book, A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th […]
Hiwot Adilow is an emerging writer who works at a crossroads of music, poetry, and performance. She has been a part of Madison-based music acts such as The Bellhops and ME eN YOU, but recently she has been writing and developing a new set of music as a solo artist. Adilow and her band were a hit at […]
This week’s podcast is a short one but will point you to a few compelling new releases from Madison-based artists. We’ve focused here on EPs, one-off single-ish releases, and albums that flew under our radar for one reason or another, but they range from trap music to sublimely stripped-down folk. They are: King Retro’s Retrospective EP. King […]
Tracy Jane Comer is a Madison-based award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who will perform a mix of originals and covers from a variety of styles and era. Free show, Open to the public. Grand opening of Chocolaterian’s Middleton location.
Madison singer/songwriter/guitarist Olyvia Jaxyn’s recently released debut EP, Lyv, tries to convey a pretty big story in just four songs. The EP’s liner notes on Bandcamp sum it up this way: “The narrative takes us from naive crushes to public anxieties, to private pleasures to finally being crushed, naively of course, in public. Lyv is a […]