Earlier this week, we at Tone Madison rounded up our favorite music that Madison artists released during 2016. We published our top 20 Madison records of the year list, and a longer list of honorable mentions. Several Tone Madison contributors helped pick the list and write about why we chose the releases that we did. Three of […]
Exciting news! The legendary Alejandro Escovedo will swing by WORT FM and strum a few acoustic songs to be featured on the next One Fine Morning [Tues 9a-Noon] prior to his show this Thursday night at the High Noon Saloon. If you haven’t heard it yet, Escovedo’s new record “Burn Something Beautiful” is a scorcher […]
WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning October 10, 2016 top 30 1 CRYSTAL CASTLES Amnesty (I) Republic 2 MACHINEDRUM Human Energy Ninja Tune 3 EZTV High In Place Captured Tracks 4 DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS American Band ATO 5 SONNY KNIGHT AND THE LAKERS Sooner Or Later Secret Stash 6 SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS Electric […]
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.
Changes to WORT since my contribution in 2000 to the 25th Anniversary book: computer files are often the source format for the music; MP3 files will soon replace the minidisc as the source format for announcements; our signal is digital, not analog; HD is here (and a WORT-2 signal is planned); the signal is more […]