Tracy Jane Comer (vocals, keys, guitar) and Alan Maslowski (percussion) perform variety covers from several decades and genres.
The Hootenanny is a monthly mashup of ruthlessly majestic music/performance/surprises that simply won’t be ignored. It’s like that person you meet who, at first glace, seems too intense for you — maybe even a little crazy — but who then gains your trust and becomes a treasured companion. Our first Hootenanny rocked the audience with […]
This week, Tone Madison editor Scott Gordon and contributor Henry Solo sat down to round up a bunch of recent releases from Madison-based artists, ranging from metal to hip-hop to experimental music. We’re hoping to make music roundups like this a regular part of our podcast rotation once we’re back from our summer hiatus. What else […]
Erik Kramer’s first solo release, A House, Floating In The Middle Of A Lake, was one of our favorite Madison records of 2017. Kramer combines folk guitar instrumentals with electronics and field recordings, but with an approach that varies a lot from track to track. “Gayatri” builds on an entrancingly bleary bed of synths and […]
It’s been just shy of two months since a group of artists and musicians signed the lease on a space on Milwaukee Street and announced plans to launch a new venue and arts space, Communication. Its goal is to offer an all-ages, sober atmosphere for everything from music to artist residencies to children’s programming. The venue had an […]
Johannes Wallmann’s latest album, Love Wins, draws on a couple of pivotal moments in the jazz pianist’s personal, political, and creative life. Wallmann and his husband Keith Borden were among the people who sued the state of Wisconsin to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. That lawsuit of course succeeded, with a federal court ruling […]