Music

Smashing Pumpkins front man trades distorted sounds for tender vocals in latest solo project

'Ogilala' shows Chicago artist in a delicate light fans have not seen before

Herald

Conversation Starter: 311’s Nick Hexum reflects on nearly three decades playing with revolutionary rap-rock group

Hexum discusses family history in Madison

Gr8 Unknowns

Gr8 Unknowns: Pond takes you to a ‘psychedelic dreamscape’ with heavy guitars, mellow lyrics

Members of this Tame Impala sister-band have been playing under the name since 2008

Hitlist

Hitlist: Remembering icon rock-star Tom Petty

His music will continue to be a standard in rock

Reel Sounds

Reel Sounds: Psychedelic colors make ‘Hard Times’ look fun in Paramore‚Äôs latest video

The tune comes off the band's upcoming album, which is to be released in full May 12

Gr8 Unknowns

Gr8 Unknowns: Bear Hands offer upbeat, rhythmic tunes to bring you out of hibernation

We 'like you like that,' Bear Hands

Music

COIN’s new album offers equal number of hits, misses

Despite boring opening tracks, the indie rock album redeems itself through hidden gems

Hitlist

Hitlist: Feast on this, indie kids

Get ready for some heavy jamz

Music

Music and SpongeBob is all this new Madison band needed for success

'All hail the magic conch'

Music

Cold War Kids channels vulnerability, raw talent in newly released album

The California-based band produces a one-of-a-kind sound