Hippo Campus’ pure talent shone through at The Sylvee, and they indulged the crowd by returning to some of their iconic songs from a golden era of indie rock.
Indie rock band The Greeting Committee began their Dandelion tour at Der Rathskeller in Memorial Union.
Summer Salt brought smiles to the Majestic, where they charmed the crowd with beachy songs and energetic guitar solos.
Julien Baker captivated the Majestic with her confessional songs elevated by a full band.
With roses wrapped on microphone stands and a sweet, cloud-filled blue sky backdrop, Waxahatchee took the stage at the east side venue.
The complementary styles of Japanese Breakfast and Luna Li lead to a memorable night at the Majestic.
COVID-19 forces creatives to be unique in how they keep connected with fans and stay relevant in testing times.
Kenosha, Wisconsin’s own Alexander Kain — a rising hip-hop musician and entertainer — performed at this years Freakfest. He caught up with The Daily Cardinal’s Megan Girod and discussed his experience performing that night, as well as his current projects.
Big Thief took the stage for their second time in Madison this past Saturday at the Sylvee. Their new album Two Hands is their second to come out this year, following U.F.O.F., which dropped in early May.
The Daily Cardinal's Francisco Velazquez went down to Lollapalozza for the first time. Many of the most popular artists in the world were present for this year's festival. From Normani to Childish Gambino, here is a breakdown of the highlights from the four day music event.
Superorganism is a well-oiled machine (assuming in this metaphor that machines are coalitions of incredibly theatrical, talented and artistic people and “well-oiled” refers to their well-put-togetherness and not to the amount of oil on them). The quirky octet displayed their musicianship with a multi-faceted and highly entertaining show at the Majestic on May 1.
Now a five-piece well-oiled machine, many fans, critics and even founder Ben Burnley himself feel the band is heavier and more complete than in the past. With their headlining performance at The Sylvee last Monday in mind, I can only attest that this perception of the band’s current state is correct: Breaking Benjamin is simply the best it has ever been.
The Daily Cardinal's Michael Makowski travels to this year's SXSW and highlights several musical acts from another successful festival.