Category Archives: Blog

One Injured in Shooting at Madison Radio Station WORT

Author: Martin Rakacolli One man was shot at Madison radio station WORT early Sunday morning. Officials took him to a hospital, where according to the station he made a quick recovery. There were “no major injuries or fatalities,” according … Read More >

Student-Activists March Against NRA, For Stricter Gun Control

Author: Will Kenneally Dozens marched from Library Mall to the Capitol steps Saturday to protest the National Rifle Association’s involvement in politics and to advocate for stricter gun control. The march, organized by high school activists and the group … Read More >

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Review

Author: John Kinney   Unknown Mortal Orchestra opened their sold-out show at Majestic Theatre with an extended, moving guitar jam built around “From the Sun” from their album II. Frontman Ruban Nielson used a wireless connection to his amp, allowing … Read More >

An Interview with Paul Cherry at Pitchfork Music Festival

Author: Zach Adams Rising star and jazz-pop connoisseur Paul Cherry brought his unique sound to Pitchfork’s Green Stage on the second day of the festival. Brought up in Chicago’s lo-fi rock scene, Cherry (real name Paul Cherewick) completely altered his … Read More >

Lollapalooza 2018 Preview

Authors: David Heinrich and Jake Walcyzk   Lollapalooza is upon us once again. The premier Chicago festival is back with another stacked lineup of today’s titans and up-and-comers. Lollapalooza has assembled a diverse group of lots of different kinds of … Read More >

Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 Review

Author: WSUM Staff   This weekend, Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 went down at Union Park in Chicago. A few of us from WSUM headed down there to check out one of the most interesting and diverse festival lineups of the … Read More >