Category Archives: Blog

Governor’s Race Undecided on Election Night

Author: Sam Buisman The Wisconsin governor’s race was too close to call on Tuesday night. At press time, Democratic challenger Tony Evers edged ahead of Republican incumbent Scott Walker by 304 votes, with 89% of precincts reporting according to Read More >

Brian Eno- Discreet Music Album Review

Author: Ben Farrell To kick off the monthly throwback album review series here at WSUM, we’ve chosen a record whose minimalism is its defining feature. Brian Eno’s 1975 LP Discreet Music garnered critical acclaim, and got him in the studioRead More >

Stuff You Show Know Podcast Review

Author: Allison Seigler This week, Stuff You Should Know’s SYSK Selects episode featured grief. Every week, the podcast re-releases a very old episode. This episode on grief, specifically western human grief, was made in 2013. The show opened with a … Read More >

Masked Intruder Show Review

Author: Joey Marz There are few bands I can think of who are better fit to rip a gig on Halloween night than Masked Intruder.  Their brightly colored ski masks combined with their casual, possibly empty threats to rob the … Read More >

Kamasi Washington Show Preview

Author: Jocelyn Ostrowski Tonight (November 2) Madison and The Sylvee are being graced with the presence of the one and only Kamasi Washington: composer, producer, and saxophone extraordinaire, paired with the rising progressive jazz band, Butcher Brown.  Kamasi is touring … Read More >

Nnamdi Ogbonnaya Show Preview

Author: Calder Sell Two days after the midterm elections, two Chicago-based multi-instrumentalists Nnamdi Ogbonnaya and Sen Morimoto will be arriving in Madison to share their latest musical creations. If the elections go your way, it’s time for you to get … Read More >

Shannon and the Clams Show Review

Author: Ariel Wood There was lots to celebrate this past Tuesday, October 30th. Most obviously, it was the night before Halloween. Fortunately for Madison, it was also the night Shannon and the Clams graced the High Noon Saloon with a … Read More >