Category Archives: Music

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 >

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 >

tUnE-yArDs/U.S. Girls Show Review

Author: Jordan Madden Madison’s Majestic Theatre staged a show-stopping night of pulse, light, and song. New England native tUnE-yArDs performed an electrifying set, as did the opening artists, none other than U.S. Girls. Both acts were compelling and beautiful in … Read More >

Ghost Show Preview

Author: Dan Doherty Ghost is a Grammy-winning rock band that was formed in Linköping, Sweden in 2006. Their music is reminiscent of 1970’s psychedelic rock and heavy metal, having a unique sound that has been compared to Black Sabbath and … Read More >