Preserving Local Music in Madison, Wisconsin

"life without music
would be a mistake."

- Fredrich Nietzsche


Over the last decade it has been noticed that people all over town have recordings, instruments, and memorabilia that are at risk of disappearing if they aren't properly preserved and archived.

This is where Local Sounds makes history.

Preserving Local Music in Madison, Wisconsin

Local Sounds Discography Museum

Started in 2010, the Local Sounds Discography Museum is an online archive that contains an ever-growing collection of local music albums produced and recorded by Madison artists.

Madison Music Museum

Started as an idea at a meeting on Madison’s east side in November 2013, the concept for a “Hard Rock Cafe style” restaurant and local music museum has expanded into a community-wide initiative with numerous supporters.

Preserving Local Music in Madison, Wisconsin