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Agenda set for 2007 Hip Hop as a Movement week in Madison

"I really think that this is the year things turn around for the slowly declining annual event." So wrote Kyle Myhre more than a week ago in reference to the Hip Hop as a Movement week kicking off Friday, Apr. 13. >More
 Girl Talk explodes with energy at Madison show

If Madison crowds always brought the energy they offered Girl Talk at Club 770 this weekend, the local music scene would be unstoppable. This sold-out show was put on by the Wisconsin Union Directorate music committee and portrayed the university at its sweaty, enthusiastic finest. >More
 Pale Young Gentlemen rollick for a full house at Cafe Montmartre

Despite the steamy conditions in the Café Montmartre on Friday night, the Pale Young Gentlemen were all about looking good for their CD release show in front of a packed house (a crowd estimated at 200 by the door guy). "We're all wearing red," keyboardist/vocalist Mike Reisenauer pointed out. >More
 The Winterpills, Stars of Track and Field, Bound Stems and The Long Winters teach Madison a lesson

If the quality of a band is judged by whether they can entice a Rastafarian to dance with a stick and conjure two middle-aged folks to viciously maul/makeout with each other, then Seattle's The Long Winters were worth the wait. >More
 Navan gets a boost from NPR

It's been a heady two weeks for Navan, the Madison-based Celtic a capella trio consisting of Sheila Shigley, Elizabeth Fine, and Paul Gorman. A few days prior to their homecoming performance last Wednesday at the High Noon Saloon, the group appeared on NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday," a post-St. Patrick's Day gig that boosted their national profile and started a run on their albums. >More
 Amiina casts a spell in Madison

Amiina did sit down together with their electric violins, viola and cello from time to time to play moody, minimalist music that recalled a variety of modern composers. >More
 Room for rent

'I wanted to make a place where someone could come if they just wanted a private space to practice their instrument,' says Olson. 'Or a space where a music teacher could give a lesson if they weren't comfortable with people they didn't know coming into their house.' >More
 Potential Majestic buyers hope to close on building by mid-May

Matt Gerding and Scott Leslie spent time in Los Angeles gaining experience in the music industry. Now they hope to make that experience pay off in the Madison music scene. >More
 The WAMIs give a few nods towards Madison

Just two days after the full list of nominees for the MAMAs was revealed, the Milwaukee-based Wisconsin Area Music Industry released its slate of nominees for its upcoming 27th set of awards known as the WAMIs. >More
 Blogging the TV on the Radio concert in Madison

The five-piece avant-rock group from New York played to a crowded room at the Orpheum Theatre downtown, concert-goers eagerly anticipating the performance by the band making their first trip to town since a stop by Union South's Club 770 several years ago. >More
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