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 […]
On this week’s podcast short, Shaun Soman and Scott Gordon trade notes on upcoming Madison shows from Black Belt Eagle Scout, Paul Dietrich, Girlpool, and other touring and locally based acts. Keep up with more of our events coverage at tonemadison.com/calendar. Give the podcast a listen here, or subscribe to the Tone Madison podcast on Apple Podcasts. If […]
A new venue called The Winnebago opened up recently on the near-east side. Reid Kurkerewicz, who reported on the story, also came to it with a unique perspective on cooperative decision-making, a concept The Winnebago has been experimenting with. Kurkerewicz sat down with host and producer Shaun Soman to discuss the ups and downs of […]