Brockhampton stay “fly like a jet” at The Rave

By Rishabh Kishore, Staff Writer On Friday, Feb. 16, everyone’s favorite boyband that you haven’t heard of (yet) played on the main stage of The Rave in Milwaukee. The long line in the cold followed by the sweaty warm theatre showed the anticipation for the self-proclaimed “best boyband since One Direction.” Although the show was scheduled for 9 p.m., BROCKHAMPTON dropped the curtain half an … Continue reading Brockhampton stay “fly like a jet” at The Rave

PHO talk collaboration, intimacy and funk

By Geordon Wollner, Contributing Writer Minneapolis-based PHO like “old stuff.” The seven-piece, nostalgic funk-influenced group blend the old with the new, creatively modernizing iconic sounds of the past to provide experiences that evoke emotion and the uncontrollable need to dance (or “get down”). With a strong support system back home, including that of the late Prince — thanks to Twitter — PHO actively grow and … Continue reading PHO talk collaboration, intimacy and funk

Cranberry, Hovvdy

By Shaye Graves, Editor-in-Chief SCORE: 7.1 By this point in Hovvdy’s now two-album discography, it’s clear their tracks are never hard hitters. The Austin-based duo Charlie Martin and Will Taylor only semi-jokingly refer to their music as “pillowcore,” but it’s worth noting that what they lack in adrenaline they make up for in steady momentum. Their latest record, Cranberry, follows up last year’s Taster quite … Continue reading Cranberry, Hovvdy

Gallery: PHO get funky at High Noon Saloon

By Geordon Wollner, Staff Writer Returning to High Noon Saloon for their third time on Feb. 16, seven-piece group PHO once again brought their funky Minneapolis sound to Madison, Wis. Influenced by jazz and funk legends of the past, the group curated a set that had transformed the intimate venue into a grooving, moving machine — despite being the only exclusively instrumental artist of the … Continue reading Gallery: PHO get funky at High Noon Saloon

Gallery: Early Eyes melts fans’ faces at The Sett

By Matthew Weinberger, Photo Editor and Christian Zimonick, Features Editor Friday night, in anticipation for the Early Eyes set that was quickly approaching, fans shuffled into The Sett to hear face-melting music. As mind tickling as Des Lawrence may be on the bass, he was only one small part of all the fun that was the Early Eyes concert. The concert started off with an … Continue reading Gallery: Early Eyes melts fans’ faces at The Sett