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Tommy Washbush

“Don’t touch people. How hard is that?”

Have you been harassed at a music show? Tone Madison’s Consent, Amplified project aims to document and combat bad behavior at local venues.

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Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Dec. 1-8, 2016. more

Dec 1, 2016 8:00 AM Picks Playlists

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Jeff Miller

The UW’s cherished carillon has been silent since August, and longtime bell-ringer Lyle Anderson would like to continue playing. Now the UW has some fixing to do before the bells can toll once again. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:00 AM MUSIC

Singer songwriter J. Hardin comes out of self-exile with “The Piasa Bird,” an evocative album culled from soul-searching journals written on the night shift. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Nick Neuenhaus

Minnesota’s Tiny Moving Parts is a trio of cousins who love touring and rocking out together. They hit the Frequency with material from a new album Dec. 2. more

Nov 30, 2016 1:31 PM MUSIC

When it seems like the world is falling apart, sometimes the only place you can turn is music. Isthmus music writer Tom Whitcomb curates a defiant soundtrack for these troubled times. more

Nov 26, 2016 12:00 PM MUSIC

Direct Hit performs an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices on November 18, 2016. more

Nov 25, 2016 3:26 PM Isthmus Live Sessions

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Holzman Moss Bottino Architectur

UW-Madison has broken ground and unveiled plans for its new Hamel Music Center. The venue will feature two state-of-the art recital halls and a dramatic entryway. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM MUSIC

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2016. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM Picks Playlists

The first track on the Big Payback’s excellent sophomore album, “Animal Brain,” works as a kick-ass rise-up anthem for the despairing Democratic masses. They launch the album Nov. 18 at Knuckle Down Saloon. more

Nov 17, 2016 5:00 AM MUSIC

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J Scott Kunkel

The four songs on Pollinators’ “Self Addressed Envelope” are a taste from a full-length album. The band plays Williamson Magnetic Recording Nov. 18. more

Nov 17, 2016 5:00 AM MUSIC

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Nov. 17-23, 2016. more

Nov 17, 2016 12:05 AM Picks Playlists

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Steven Potter

The Nov. 12 Madison Hip-Hop Awards featured plenty of anti-Trump vitriol. But the overall tone at the seventh annual event was a positive celebration of a community of artists. more

Nov 14, 2016 3:18 PM MUSIC

Madison Symphony Orchestra presents a varied program for November, with guest pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton tackling Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 10. more

Nov 12, 2016 10:20 AM MUSIC 1 Comments

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Nov. 10-17, 2016. more

Nov 10, 2016 12:01 AM Picks Playlists

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Michael R. Anderson

UW-Madison’s pianist/inventor Christopher Taylor publicly debuted his “hyperpiano” on Oct. 28. The concert wasn’t without glitches, but the imperfections made for a more interesting night. more

Nov 3, 2016 5:00 AM MUSIC

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