On a dark morning in September 2020, Madeline Stadel awoke from a dream. In this dream, she saw the name “ADORNER” spelled out, and surrounded by flowers. In her mind, it felt as if she was being called for the first time by a familiar name. She first introduced ADORNER publicly in 2021 as an all-female power trio, but would also continue to perform her songs solo as well.

ADORNER is the new psychedelic prog-rock force, with a personal mission to adorn their creation “for the sake of beauty alone”. The group is the brainchild of the Milwaukee native songwriter Madeline Stadel with her powerfully evocative lyrics, emotional vocals and lush keyboards, while her songs are fully realized by her band with a progressive, psychedelic rock canvas of sound. Together they play songs with a poetic disposition, combining psych edge with soulful emotion, leading their listeners to a celestial and other-worldly state of mind with every song.

ADORNER officially formed in the Fall of 2020, and would go on to release their debut single “Right Time/ All the Time” in July of 2021. After much anticipation, they released their 5-song self-titled EP “ADORNER” in May 2022. In 2023 the group received a WAMI nomination for “Best New Artist”. Shortly after in February 2023, the group released a music video for their song “End Of My Rope”. The group, described as “unique and powerful” by the Milwaukee Record would then go on to perform their songs regionally in the Midwest. In 2024 the band kicked off a new season of performances at venues such as the brand new Pabst Theatre Group venue VIVARIUM, as the first band to ever play the new stage. They were also featured as guests at the 88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s State of Sound series, and were also featured in local publications Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Milwaukee Magazine under the title “Artists You Should Know”. ADORNER is actively releasing new music, including their newest singles “Nimwe” and “Backbone”, and “Every Night” (releasing at the end of May 2024) leading up to the release of their first full length album set to drop in 2024.