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Clyde Stubblefield at Inn Cahoots club, August 1991

Brent Nicastro

Clyde Stubblefield’s gift to hip-hop

Where would hip-hop be without the influence and backbeat created by the Funky Drummer, Clyde Stubblefield? Steven Potter talks to Madison's hip-hop community about the death of the legendary musician.

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Stephen Kellogg performs an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices on Feb. 19, 2017. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:22 PM Isthmus Live Sessions

Philadelphia’s electronic jam band Lotus is touring with an exciting new album, “Eat the Light.” Lotus is at the Orpheum Feb. 24. more

Feb 21, 2017 12:00 PM MUSIC

Real Numbers performs an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices on Feb. 17, 2017. more

Feb 20, 2017 11:07 AM Isthmus Live Sessions

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Ankur Malhotra

Clyde Stubblefield, a beloved Madison institution and James Brown’s “Funky Drummer,” died at age 73 from kidney failure. more

Feb 18, 2017 6:50 PM MUSIC

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Bill Fritsch

Stephen Hough, one of the leading pianists of our time, delivers an absorbing performance of “The Egyptian” by Camille Saint-Saëns with Madison Symphony Orchestra. more

Feb 18, 2017 11:15 AM MUSIC

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Feb. 16-23, 2017. more

Feb 16, 2017 11:28 AM Picks Playlists

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John Hart

Madison singer-songwriter Katie Scullin puts together an impressive debut album. She hosts a pre-release party at Funk’s Pub on Feb. 17. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

Twenty years ago, Gabe Moskoff was a sophomore at Madison East. Today, he's the DJ for rap supergroup Run the Jewels and goes by the stage name Trackstar. Moskoff will return home as Trackstar the DJ on Feb. 15 for a sold-out Run the Jewels show. more

Feb 13, 2017 4:56 PM MUSIC

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Feb. 9-16, 2017. more

Feb 9, 2017 11:06 AM Picks Playlists

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Nick Berard

Joey Banks, one of Madison’s busiest drummers, was mentored by his idol, Clyde Stubblefield. Now Banks is music director of the Clyde Stubblefield All-Star Band, where the two men drum side by side. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC 1 Comments

On February 13, 2016 we recorded a Prof Isthmus Live Session and released a video for the song "Permission". In anticipation of Prof's return to Madison on February 23, we put together a video for his performance of "Bar Breaker" from that session. more

Feb 8, 2017 12:10 PM Isthmus Live Sessions

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Feb. 2-9, 2017. more

Feb 2, 2017 10:27 AM Picks Playlists

UW-Madison music faculty’s convivial “Schubertiade” has become a highlight of the season. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Matt Jacoby

Dawes, the California quartet known for a breezy folk rock sound, has been evolving. They play tunes from 2016’s “We’re All Gonna Die” at the Barrymore Theatre Feb. 6. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2017. more

Jan 26, 2017 10:23 AM Picks Playlists

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