Music

Hey Grammys, elevating painfully mediocre, predominantly male artists is not a good look

60th annual awards showcase Recording Academy’s ability to deliver boring, predictable award show year after year

Album

Charli XCX’s ‘Pop 2’ bursts creative bubble of genre

 The English pop star’s latest release is the start of a new trend

Film

Conversation Starter: Filmmaker of ‘Rat Film,’ Theo Anthony, discusses personal ties to documentaries, fluid film-making approach

Filmmaker explores social issues in his hometown using rats as his vehicle

ArtsEtc

Madison music scene dives into political activism

Local groups in punk/rock, other genres participate in movements to raise concerns over current events

Music

FKJ amazes Majestic audience with intoxicating saxophone solos, downtempo electronic sound

Paris based artist brings downtempo, jazzy electronic music to Madison

Conversation Starter

Conversation Starter: Local Natives talk ‘Sunlit Youth,’ life on the road

They simply can't come soon enough

Music

Nana Grizol offers music acknowledging lack of queer representation

Georgia-based band seeks to defy norms, shatter obstructions

Music

The Griswolds’ frontman talks in-depth about latest album, inspirations

The band plays at The Frequency March 11

Music

LVL UP’s latest LP features soaring synths, layered vocals for a modern lo-fi aesthetic

Lo-fi foursome prepares for upcoming show at Memorial Union

Conversation Starter

Conversation Starter: Derek Brady talks music, mental illness

Music is a force more powerful than any