Category Archives: Blog

Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 Preview

Author: WSUM Staff Calling Chicago’s Union Park its home since 2006, Pitchfork Music Festival has transformed from a niche indie festival to a star-studded, genre-bending musical experience. Year after year, Pitchfork provides a lineup as exciting as it is eclectic, … Read More >

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin Will Not Seek Re-Election

Author: Will Kenneally Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will not seek re-election in 2019, saying at a Tuesday press conference that the time was right for his decision to retire as mayor. “Between six and eight years is the right … Read More >

Summerfest 2018 Review

Authors: Maureen Duthie and David Heinrich   Wisconsin’s largest music festival came and went again this year with its usual charm and excitement. It was a wonderful week of engaging community and fun music along the Milwaukee lake shore and … Read More >

Ray LaMontagne/Neko Case Review

Author: Calder Sell   The audience attending Breese Stevens Field Friday night were invited to try on a pair of glasses that allowed them to see the inner light of Ray Lamontagne. The soft-spoken musician shared his new album, “Part … Read More >

Democratic Gubernatorial Field Narrows

Author: Martin Rakacolli Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik and state Rep. Dana Wachs, D-Eau Claire, have both dropped out of the Democratic primary, leaving the field of Democrats vying to challenge Gov. Scott Walker at eight.   “The response to … Read More >

Eight 2018 Albums You May Have Missed

Author: Carlton Cook There’s been a wave of major-label records topping the charts in 2018. Here are a few gems that have flown under the radar this year. Below you’ll see some great 2018 finds to snag from Bandcamp and … Read More >