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A Very Majestic Thanksgiving

Sometimes you love a song for more than just its surface value and aesthetic enjoyment. Sometimes it goes deeper than that. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’ve reached out to handful of Majestic staff to tell me about songs they’re thankful for – ones that have impacted their lives in ways much deeper than what […]

Get to the Gig: Whitney

One of my favorite Chicago artists is set to be back in Madison for a third time — Whitney. They’ll perform at Majestic on Wednesday, November 29, less than a year since their last appearance here, and it’s going to be pretty hard to top their first two performances, headlining their first time at the […]

Madison Mondays – 11/20/17

This week’s Madison Mondays post contains a playlist that is a perfect mix of sweet, melancholic Whitney, driving Delta Rae, and melodic synth from Ekali and Gigamesh. Whether you’re kicking up your feet or struggling to get through that last hour at work, this playlist is sure to lift your spirits – give it a […]

Getting Brainy With It (Pt 2.)

Last week we talked about how music can make us physically happy. Increased dopamine on top of buoyant melodies and driving bass is a recipe for the perfect workout or just a general mood booster (If you missed last week’s Music State of Mind, catch up here). But what about sad music? Is there such […]

C&R: Fall Into A Seasonal Playlist

Crisp yellow leaves under our feet, brisk mornings followed by sunny afternoons, drinking warm spiced beverages in our flannels, picking apples, carving pumpkins… If you’re like us, you’re probably wondering where the blissful Fall we all know and love went this year? Seems like it flew right by and #winteriscoming much too soon. But, we’re […]

Noname – Get To The Gig

Hailing from Chicago, the hometown of legends like Common, Kanye West, and Vic Mensa, rapper Noname has proven her spot among the stars through soft-spoken yet empowering lyrics and flowing, soulful melodies. Noname, born Fatimah Warner in Chicago’s Avalon Park neighborhood, spent her first 13 years living with her grandparents before moving in with her […]

Recap: Madison #MeToo Event

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, sexual assault has continued to make headlines as new accounts of assault, harassment, and abuse of power come to light. In response, our social media feeds filled with the words #MeToo – a source of strength and hope as many learned they were, and still are, not […]

Jai Wolf – Get to the Gig

Sajeeb Saha – known on stage and in the EDM community as Jai Wolf – was born in Bangladesh and grew up in New York City, where he drew inspiration from a wide range of music styles. He has been showcasing his musical talent since taking up the violin at age five. In his teens, […]

Getting Brainy With It (Pt. 1)

We’ve all been there; either you’re having a great day or terrible one, and a song comes on that swings your whole mood around in an instant. For some it’s Mozart, for others it could be Pink Floyd, but regardless of individual tastes, we all share a susceptibility to music’s tendency to affect our moods. […]

C&R: Seasonal Brews and Autumn Tunes

Put down your PSLs, Madison, we’re here to share our round-up of favorite fall beers and what you should listen to while you sip away in your best and warmest flannel. Cheers! 1. Listen to Robert Plant – Carry Fire Seemingly standard autumnal fare on the surface, this selection’s album and beer both also have a lot more layers […]

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