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Listen to Sat. Nite Duets 7-inch split with Fatty Acids, Radical Dads & Dinosaur Feathers

torrential zen ep

Everyone’s favorite Wisconsin slackers, Sat. Nite Duets, are  sharing a four-way 7-inch split with fellow Milwaukeeans Fatty Acids along with New York’s Radical Dads and Dinosaur Feathers. The four-song EP is titled  “Torrential Zen.” Drummer Joe Guszkowski of Sat. Nite Duets  gave us the low down on the project.


Review: Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees garage rock nirvana

I knew something was up when the long line of fans waiting patiently to enter the High Noon Saloon snaked out into the parking lot. This was no ordinary crowd. Garage rock fanatics from Milwaukee and Chicago joined Madison fans in a Saturday night meeting of the minds to worship Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees. Yes, a true taste of lo-fi San Francisco guitar driven angst. In addition, Madison bands The Hussy and Trin Tran were on hand to add some local flavor.


Watch new Ty Segall video straight out of the first Nuggets Collection

Ty Segall

Prolific Ty Segall has no shortage of new material. The San Francisco rocker has released two full-length albums already this year. His third album, Twins, arrives on Oct. 9th.  The psychedelic inspired guitarist merges 60's garage rock of The Sonics and The Seeds with the lo-fi indie sound of his peers like the Black Lips and Thee Oh Sees.


Montreal troubadours Plants and Animals thrive in live setting

plants and animals

Few places in the world harbor better artists than Montreal; Leonard Cohen, Arcade Fire, Chromeo and Grimes all call the Canadian culture center home. That’s why I was looking forward to Montreal's Plants and Animals in the intimate surroundings of The Frequency in Madison on a Saturday night. It was final exam week at UW-Madison and although students were scarce, the crowd was made up of hard-core fans. Many of whom came  from outside the city to see a great live show and no one left disappointed.

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Club Crawl

Miniature Tigers
w/ the Griswolds,
Finish Ticket,
Young Rising Sons
The Frequency
Tues, July 22

Foreign Fields 
w/ Boom Forest,
Dietrich Gosser
East Side Club
Thur, July 24 
Field Report
Ancora Coffee
Thur, July 24

Live on King Street
w/ Cracker,
Hugh Bob & the Hustle,
The Family Business
Majestic Theatre (outside)
Fri, July 25 (Free!)

w/ J.E. Sunde
We Are the Willows
High Noon Saloon
Thu, Aug 7 (sold-out)
w/ J.E. Sunde
We Are the Willows
High Noon Saloon
Fri, Aug 8 (sold-out)

Live on King Street
w/ Ziggy Marley
Majestic Theatre (outside)
Fri, Aug 8 (Free!)

Adeylyn Rose
w/ Softly Dear
and Jake Armerding
Memorial Union Terrace
Fri, Aug 8 (Free!)

Caroline Smith
Memorial Union Terrace
Sat, Aug 9 (Free!)

Screeching Weasel
w/ Flatfoot 56,
The Hypnic Jerks
High Noon Saloon
Fri, August 22

Live on King Street
w/ Deer Tick,
The Weeks,
Jessica Hernandez
& the Deltas
Majestc Theatre (outside)
Fri, Aug 22 (Free!)

w/ All Tiny Creatures
Adelyn Rose,
Double Ewes,
Softly, Dear
Sayth & Wealthy Relatie,
Dietrich Gosser,
Jon Mueller's Death Blues,
Location - Camp Rotamer, Janesville
Sat, Aug 23

Bob Log III
w/ Roboman
The Frequency
Tues, Aug 26

Sylvan Esso
w/ TBA
Majestic Theatre
Thu, Sept 4

w/ Lee Bains III
& The Glory Fires,
Orgone, Lizzo,
Four Fists featuring
P.O.S. & Astronautalis
Sun, Sept 7 (3pm - 8pm)

Black Lips
w/ The King Khan & BBQ Show,
The Hussy
High Noon Saloon
Thu, Sept 18
w/ EMA
Orpheum Theater
Thu, Sept 18

Live on King Street
w/ The Head & the Heart,
Bare Mutants,
Count This Penny
Majestic Theatre (outside)
Fri, Sept 19


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