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About Tone Madison

Music, culture, and strong points of view

Our focus is on journalism that treats culture in Madison as the complex subject it is—not as fodder for promotional fluff. We champion things we love, but we also ask annoying questions and throw the occasional brick.

Latest in Music

An update on Tone Madison’s events coverage

The thoughtful, informative local events calendar we want to provide you is a long ways off.

Nottingham Co-Op is reconnecting with its long history as a DIY venue

From its hippie and punk roots, the Langdon Street house is growing new traditions in Madison’s music scene.

Boneset Records will close its Madison store on June 10

The record store will be relocating to Milwaukee and pivoting to an online focus.

Latest in Film

“Master Gardener” cultivates a thorny story of atonement

Paul Schrader’s latest drama, and follow-up to “The Card Counter,” is now playing at AMC Fitchburg through May 30.

Toothless Hollywood satire “Fool’s Paradise” reads like a meta-prank

Charlie Day’s directorial debut, which unfortunately plays against his strengths, is now screening at Marcus Point, Marcus Palace, and AMC Fitchburg.

Movie notes and open-hearted discourse

From the desk of a juror: reflecting on past and present moviegoing ethos after this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival.

An ode to the best and worst of Madison summers.

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