The Majestic Theatre was filled with the scent of marijuana and dirty dreadlocks Friday night as crowd members watched the Tribal Seeds perform a lackluster set of pseudo reggae, weed-themed music. Granted, the idea of Tribal Seeds’ music is to incite a “spiritual” experience, according to their website, but their live performance made it difficult for me to feel anything other than sleepy. Unfortunately, this experience will make it difficult for me to look at today’s American “reggae” artists with any respect after realizing how much the genre has delineated solely to smoking weed.
Doomtree is an indie hip hop collective with a Minneapolis base and a massive following of dedicated fans. The band consists of seven members, five emcees, each with successful solo careers, disc jockey Paper Tiger and producer Lazerbeak. Doomtree sold out the Majestic Theater Saturday night with an electrifying performance, which had almost every crowd member on their feet and jumping.
The eclectic band of Minneapolis-based emcees, Doomtree, recently released All Hands, which deviates itself from the typical rap you hear on the radio. The songs have heavy basslines and quick-paced, explosive beats. The proper way to enjoy this album is with your subwoofer on high to let the emcees’ hyper-charged lyrics hit you hard when the bass builds up for the chorus.
A new bar may find a home in Madison’s campus area as early as June of next year if city officials continue to move the project through the approval process.
After tracking the SUV used in three previous Madison robberies, the Madison and Middleton police departments were able to arrest former Badger cornerback Jack Ikegwuono and his twin brother William after their fourth and final robbery Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Mifflin Street may see construction begin for a new high-rise housing project as soon as April or May of 2015 if project developers continue to receive positive feedback from city groups.
A fight that broke out in the Tiki Shack bar involving a 15-year-old and 19-year-old Saturday was the final incident that led the city attorney to postpone the meeting for current bar managers trying to receive a liquor license at the Alcohol License Review Committee’s Wednesday meeting.
Synthetic cannabinoids in Madison may see a short-lived future after Public Safety Review Committee members approved recommendations Monday to move an ordinance forward that prohibits the possession, sale or display of the drugs.
A nonprofit organization advocating sustainable energy, RENEW Wisconsin, published data showing massive opposition online to the rising utility rates that organizations such as Madison Gas and Electric have recently proposed.
Smashing windows with a fire extinguisher ended badly for one man who was arrested for criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct early Sunday morning.