Madison’s Solid Freex (pictured), comprised of Trin-Tran (Steve Coombs) and sons, are poised to take over the national spotlight with their first tape release on April 13 at Mickey’s. Advance tracks have gotten play on WORT, because we love to support local music! Here’s the rest of what’s been spinning on the station this week. […]
The Breeders are finally back with the release of their latest album, All Nerve – the title perhaps suggesting it all. Following the trend of band reunions, All Nerve is the band’s 5th studio album and their first new release in 10 years! Donors to WORT’s cutting edge rock programs can get tickets to their only Wisconsin […]
Madison garage punkers Fire Heads stopped down to play a few songs on Who Cooks For You this week. Enjoy this encore performance!
Hey music fans, here’s what’s been in our players during mid-January. The latest from Charlotte Gainsbourg (pictured) tops our overall chart for the week. If you’re not familiar with her, Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg is a British-French actress and singer, born in 1971 to English actress Jane Birkin and French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, […]
With the new year, reporting our top spins to the North American College & Community Radio charts started up again. Sharon Jones (pictured) hangs tight with her posthumous release “Soul of a Woman” while a reissue by the ever-popular Wilco remains at #1. Madison jazz cat Anders Svanoe put out a popular independent release last fall. Our top […]
Jennifer Hedstrom hosts a special album release party at PaintBar to celebrate her latest release, Prairie. The night begins with a pre-show prairie painting class from 6-7pm ($15, registration required). Stay afterwards for music by Eric Doucette and, of course, Jennifer Hedstrom. (free, open to the public) Freestyle-painting during the show and 1/2 price bottles […]