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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
 Beards and beats: TV on the Radio at the Orpheum

The TVotR concert experience appropriates the wandering navigation and sways of jam culture, the pure sweaty honesty of experimental rock, the rave-inspiring beats of electronica, and the casual delivery of reggae. >More
 A Celtic workshop from Navan

Navan, the local Celtic a cappella group formed of Sheila Shigley, Elizabeth Fine, and Paul Gorman headlined an early evening show Wednesday to launch their newest album, Lowena. >More
 Heavy hitters

The days of me being on the road and trying to snag a record contract -' that's not important anymore.' So I kept very true to myself on Antelopes. It became a lot of the things that I was hearing in my head. >More
 Sunspot takes a second trip to SXSW

There is at least one Madison-based band that embarked for Austin earlier this week. The trio of Mike Huberty, Ben Jaeger, and Wendy Lynn Slaats, better known as Sunspot, are making a second trip down south in as many years to bring their harmonic rock to eager music fans during the South By Southwest multimedia festival. >More
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