Spearheaded by the songwriting/production team Gamble & Huff, the Philly
soul renaissance produced almost impossible volumes of great music throughout
the ’70s, the biggest and most memorable of which came from
After an afternoon that was practically balmy, Wednesday took a familiarly frigid turn post-sundown, bringing us all back to the icy reality that is January in Wisconsin. January is typically a slow time for shows, so Wednesday
Formed in 1993, Minnesota-based slowcore pioneers Low have lived through tremendous changes within the world of underground music. Such history affords them elder statesmen status at this point, and the strength
During my college years in Madison, most of the touring indie-rock bands of interest played at a now-defunct basement coffeeshop with unclear ties to the church next door. I never fully understood that place. The regulars were almost eerily quiet and polite, and the atmosphere was always so much more muted than the revelrous punk shows I was used to from Milwaukee that I never quite knew how to ac...
the early 1960s, Andy Warhol’s star was on the rise. The triumph of post-war
consumerism had been addressed by the young Warhol to the pleasure of a
counter-cultural Zeitgeist bent on thumbing its nose at the values of the
<p>As a general rule, there's not much substance to be found in music festival stage banter, but The Joy Formidable lead Ritzy Bryan managed a few sharp insights during the rare pauses in the Welsh power trio's walloping set last nigh...