WORT is pleased to announce the hire of Shaun Soman as Assistant News Director. Shaun has produced the WORT local news since October. They are also no stranger to the music and talk departments. Shaun is a contributor to Wednesday evening LGBTQ+ show Queery, and a former host of Another Green World on Tuesday mornings. […]
It’s Thanksgiving, and we hope you’re loosening your belt and enjoying an array of home-cooked meals with friends and family. Here on the WORT News, we’re serving up a full table of local food stories and interviews. So pour a glass of cider, draw your family and friends close, and feast on these audio delights. […]
In this edition, we’ll hear an exclusive conversation with a world-renowned tabla player, consider the U.S. ag secretary’s view on the future of small dairy farms in Wisconsin, look into the history of Black pioneers, and learn about a new law firm aimed at improving the transparency of Wisconsin government.
Tone Madison is home to a couple of whole entire other music podcasts, Record Store Dropouts and Digital Warmth. A couple episodes ago, Record Store Dropouts hosts Alex Nelson and Shaun Soman got into a discussion about making space to center marginalized people at shows and in the music community in general. This week, they […]
The Capital Times reported on Monday that Madison concert promoter FPC Live took part in a $750,000 funding round for LÜM, a music-streaming app developed in Madison. LÜM is currently in its second test version and heading for a public launch later this summer. An earlier test version in 2018 left us with some questions […]
Ex Hex, the latest project from versatile underground rock veteran Mary Timony, is playing the High Noon Saloon on April 11. Ahead of that, we sat down with Tone Madison contributor Grant Phipps to talk about some of Timony’s earlier work, with projects including Autoclave and Helium. While Ex Hex’s muscular power-pop is as good […]