Beats sold over Soundcloud may have a huge influence on hip-hop in this day and age (if it be Chano’s will, at least), but the appeal of in-person, local, on-the-ground collaboration is tenacious. It certainly shows in Madison’s hip-hop output, where producers ranging from young upstart Engelwood to platinum-certified DJ Pain 1 keep a hand […]
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 […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon sits down with Madison-based MC Rich Robbins and several of his collaborators to discuss the ambitious show they’re plotting for February 26 at the Memorial Union Play Circle. Dubbed Nimbus 2.0, the show will revisit Robbins’ 2015 album Nimbus with a Madison-centric cast of guest MCs and musicians. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast […]
(WORT) — Three guests and a number of awesome audience members help Tone Madison’s Scott Gordon look back on the year in Madison music and culture.