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Reid Kurkerewicz

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Scott Markus

Madison power pop band Sunspot explores paranormal phenomena in its new album “The Wonders of the Invisible World.” They release the album at Ruby Madison on April 13. more

MUSIC

We take a look at this year’s documentaries in the Wisconsin Film Festival’s “Wisconsin’s Own” category. The docs cover a wide range, from police shootings to outsider artists. more

Movies

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Scotify

Reid Kurkerewicz talks to Daniel Kaplan about his latest project, Son!, and how he’s grown as a musician since Lord of the Fly. more

MUSIC

Mark O’Connell, author of “The Close Encounters Man” talks with Isthmus about his biography of ufologist J. Allen Hynek. O’Connell is at the Wisconsin Book Festival on Nov. 4. more

Isthmus Cover Stories

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Scotify

At Madison’s underground house parties new bands get to experiment and grow. Reid Kurkewicz reports from a basement on West Mifflin Street. more

MUSIC

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Riley Steinbrenner

Featuring Aviva Kleinfeldt’s lilting vocals and glimmering guitar from Brendan Manley, Dash Hounds have risen from the ashes of indie darlings Modern Mod. more

MUSIC