The OOZ, King Krule

By Logan Rude, Concerts Editor SCORE: 9.2 Wisdom and pain permeate The OOZ like cigarette smoke in a 1950s jazz club. King Krule’s second album, released after a four-year hiatus, brings the hallmarks from 2013’s 6 Feet Beneath the Moon to new levels of intimacy. Tainted by love and loneliness, The OOZ is King Krule at his most vulnerable. He spends the duration of the … Continue reading The OOZ, King Krule

Gallery: GoldLink and Masego pair up to give Madison a gilded performance

By Christiana Fowlkes, Staff Writer The first Saturday of October, GoldLink’s “At What Cost” tour took a pit stop at Madison’s Majestic Theater. The audience was in for a treat. Within the first 20 minutes of the concert, I knew I was experiencing something magical. Surprisingly, that was all because of the opening artist, Masego. While GoldLink’s performance was entertaining, it was underwhelming compared to … Continue reading Gallery: GoldLink and Masego pair up to give Madison a gilded performance

Willowbank, Yumi Zouma

By Mitchell Rose, Staff Writer SCORE: 5.4 Step 1: Find Yumi Zouma’s new album Willowbank Step 2: Press play Step 3: Begin uncontrollable foot tapping. Electropop group Yumi Zouma wastes no time on their new album. All the introduction needs is a single snare hit before the irresistibly smooth melody of “Depths (Pt. 1) takes over. In case your ankle wasn’t sore after the workout … Continue reading Willowbank, Yumi Zouma

Lil Pump, Lil Pump

By Daniel Winogradoff, Albums Editor SCORE: 3.7 Lil Pump is contagiously atrocious. The South Florida rapper submerged onto the pop-trap scene after his SoundCloud hit “ELEMENTARY” reached millions of views over a year ago. Being associated with the likes of other South Florida Internet rappers like Kodak Black, Xxxtentacion, Smokepurpp, Wifisfuneral and $ki Mask The Slump God, Lil Pump earned steadfast attention with his brass … Continue reading Lil Pump, Lil Pump