Matt Allen, 27, sings and plays guitar with the neo-psychedelic band the Selfish Gene (theselfishgene.com). The group's second album, the 2007 release The Grand Masquerade, is available in stores nationwide.
This fall Madison folk legends Lou and Peter Berryman, both 60, are celebrating 30 years of music making with a 17th release, The Universe: 14 Examples. Their website is louandpeter.com.
Shane O'Neill, 24, sings and plays keyboards with the pop-punk group Screamin' Cyn Cyn & the Pons (cyncyn.com). This year the group released a second CD, Screamin' Target Heart Rate, and completed its third tour.
Rapper and producer Bradley Thomas, 30, performs as DLO. He is a member of the hip-hop group Dumate, and he is collaborating on albums with rappers Dudu Stinks and Rob DZ. He also makes beats with his company Iceman Productions. The DLO release Customer Service is available for download at myspace.com/dlomusic.