In the first edition of our Far Flung Correspondent series, Soundboard’s Emily Richardson-Lorente speaks with Ryan Maguire about loss and digital music.
Brian Standing speaks with Mark Haines and Tessa Echaverria about the Williamson Magnetic Recording Company, an all-analog recording studio on Williamson.
“A Musical Offering,” hosted by Ena Foshay, is celebrating 20 years of being on the air every Wednesday morning from 5:00-8:00 am. Paul Baker, former volunteer host of “Chamber Notes” on WORT, interviewed Ena on the occasion of this milestone. A trained singer, teacher, and choir manager, Foshay brings unique knowledge and passion to her […]
WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning October 19, 2015 top 30 1 SHANNON AND THE CLAMS Gone By Dawn Hardly Art 2 CRIBSHITTER Acapulco Coconut Fanatics 3 DAVE ALVIN AND PHIL ALVIN Lost Time Yep Roc 4 PEACHES Rub I U She 5 DEAD WEATHER Dodge and Burn Third Man 6 PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. […]
If the aspiring young rapper in your life is looking to rise to the ranks of Drake and Jay Z, but doesn’t really know where to begin, local hip-hop artist and educator Rob Dz is probably their best bet. Through Madison Public Library’s Bubbler program, Rob offers regular classes on hip-hop recording and personal marketing, […]
As Wisconsinites, we can pretty easily observe the ways in which polka and its various cultural trappings (read: beer, dancing, more beer) have shaped public life. Folklorist, musician, and author Rick March’s new book, Polka Heartland: Why the Midwest Loves to Polka, seeks to document this influence and chart its trajectory from European parlor fad […]