Aaron Veenstra

When the book on Madison bands is written, a portion of it will certainly be dedicated to the exploits of Isaac Schulze who has played a role in numerous local projects: Clip the Daisies, Ladybeard and, of course, both versions of Mad Trucker Gone Mad, to name maybe the most prominent. more

Nov 22, 2006 11:45 PM MUSIC

As the third annual Madison Music Project Live show rolled on, the crowd got a little thicker, a little louder and a little, um, more festive. Add to that the fact it was Friday, October 13, and people were definitely in the mood to get off-kilter. By the time we were able to meet with the Kissers, the High Noon Saloon was loud. Watch the video of the interview and performance below. more

Nov 15, 2006 11:15 PM MUSIC

Adem Tesfaye's approach to hip hop is decidedly acoustic, but that doesn't make the beats and grooves coming from his band any less dynamic. Indeed, by the tenth bar of his opener, the dance floor was filling and heads were bobbing. more

Nov 9, 2006 12:14 AM MUSIC

"Isthmus" has enlisted the help of local video-blogger Aaron Veenstra to produce a series of v-casts of the 2006 Madison Music Project Live show. We kick off the series with Sean Michael Dargan and his band, which opened the show. more

Nov 1, 2006 7:42 PM MUSIC