Tone Madison

Music, culture, and strong points of view


Tone Madison covers music, culture, and politics in Madison. 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.

About our journalism

We’re proudly reader-supported, we strive to be a great outlet for journalists and illustrators, and we use our resources to pay people as well as we can for their work.


Madison, WI, USA

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