Gallery: Early Eyes surprise The Frequency with vivacious performance

By Matt Weinberger, Staff Writer Foxy. Funky. An all around good time. Seeing Early Eyes late at night at The Frequency was quite a pleasure. Early Eyes is a great example of an indie-rock band that actually plays indie rock really well. With Joe Villano and John O’Brien on guitar, Wyatt Fuller on drums, Desmond (Des) Lawrence on bass, and Jake Berglove on guitar/vocals, the … Continue reading Gallery: Early Eyes surprise The Frequency with vivacious performance

Gallery: The Hotelier fuze head-banging and heartbreak at High Noon Saloon

By Daniel Winogradoff, Albums Editor On Nov. 15, Worcester, Massachusetts alt-punk band The Hotelier performed at Madison’s High Noon Saloon in, what they penned, their “first officially official performance” in Madison. On the heels of their well-received 2016 album Goodness, The Hotelier was primed to create quite a memorable atmosphere, in which they semi-succeeded at accomplishing. The night began with Austin, Texas’ Alex Napping. The … Continue reading Gallery: The Hotelier fuze head-banging and heartbreak at High Noon Saloon

Gallery: Odesza fills Alliant Energy Center with a sense of awe and amazement

By Bailey Owens, Staff Writer It was exactly 7:30 p.m., and the Alliant Energy Center was almost empty. The ground level was only about one-fourth filled; the cement floor was sprinkled with bodies seated in little clusters while they waited for the show to begin. The lights dimmed as a young man came out to the main front set up of drums and an electronic … Continue reading Gallery: Odesza fills Alliant Energy Center with a sense of awe and amazement

Gallery: Giraffage puts High Noon Saloon in a trance

By Ella Guo, Staff Photographer As one of the first shows during a weekend in Madison filled with electronic music, Giraffe took over High Noon Saloon with an energetic show that had visuals to match. If you didn’t get a chance to check out the show, take a look at our gallery below to see some of the best moments from Thursday’s show. OPENERS WINGTIPS … Continue reading Gallery: Giraffage puts High Noon Saloon in a trance

Bully team up with Big Ups to bring the crowd diverse rock tunes

By Christiana Fowlkes, Staff Writer On Nov. 7, Bully visited Madison to rock out at the High Noon Saloon. The night opened up with the rock band, Big Ups. Don’t get confused by their name though, their set didn’t consist of bubbly feel good tunes but instead it was full of post-hardcore rock that carried a sadness.  Without any introduction, they exuberantly began their set. … Continue reading Bully team up with Big Ups to bring the crowd diverse rock tunes