Tag Archives: Show Review

Doomtree at the Majestic

  As I crossed the threshold into the elegant Majestic Theater I heard the instrumental to Qualifiers, my favorite Open Mike Eagle song, queue up.  Half kicking myself for my lack of punctuality and half giddy with excitement, … Read More >

PRyme at the High Noon Saloon

  It was a night of boom-bap rap at the High Noon Saloon, to put it calmly. PRhyme, consisting of the legendary DJ Premier and longtime-rapper Royce da 5’9”, are fresh off the release of their first project … Read More >

Lettuce at the Majestic

  It was an honor to represent WSUM at the Lettuce show on February 18th and it could not have been a better time. Opening and setting the tone for the evening was Brooklyn-based musician Break Science. Incorporating … Read More >

Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic at the Barrymore

  It sucks to get things wrong in a preview. You want to do your best to give readers a good idea of what the show will be like. Obviously, a preview shouldn’t give an exact rundown of … Read More >

Cold War Kids at the Majestic

    When I found out the Cold War Kids were going to be gracing the stage of The Majestic, I was ecstatic for two main reasons. First, the band’s recently released album Hold My Home was easily … Read More >

Run The Jewels Run The Majestic

“I’m known for pounding the stage, I’m talking burning and cursing” – Killer Mike, “Banana Clipper” by Run The Jewels Known for the sheer volume and intensity of braggadocio  that Run The Jewels has committed to vinyl (or … Read More >

Joey Badass at the Barrymore

  Small crowd? No problem. “I’m still gon’ show out” That’s exactly what the nineteen-year-old Brooklyn native did. He showed out. Joey Bada$$ shined with a performance that emulated the roots of hip-hop, bringing to Madison a traditional … Read More >