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

Japanese Breakfast exudes joy and triumph at The Sett

By Logan Rude, Concerts Editor Michelle Zauner’s solo work under the guise Japanese Breakfast has been overwhelmingly, if not entirely, inspired by the death of her mother. And yet her live performance at The Sett Tuesday night told another story — one of joy and triumph.  When opener The Spirit of the Beehive began their half-hour set, the crowd consisted of a measly 50-some guests, … Continue reading Japanese Breakfast exudes joy and triumph at The Sett

I Tell a Fly, Benjamin Clementine

By Daniel Winogradoff, Albums Editor SCORE: 8.1 Benjamin Clementine is not a conformist. His eye often strays from the orthodox and established to something more surreal and finicky. Clementine is a modern-day Bartleby, minus the depressive mentality. It’s the demeanor and embodiment of the “I’d rather not” mantra that separates Clementine’s work as something that supersedes art. The 28-year-old visionary from London believes that language … Continue reading I Tell a Fly, Benjamin Clementine

Primary, Kari Faux

By Daniel Winogradoff, Albums Editor SCORE: 7.4 Little Rock, Arkansas is not especially known for fostering creative outlets for artists. However, pop culture consumers – specifically those fond of Childish Gambino, Isaiah Rashad, photographer Tyler Mitchell or HBO’s hit series “Insecure” – certainly recognize Kari Faux, Little Rock’s current champion of sound. Following her 2016 debut album, Lost En Los Angeles, Faux is back in … Continue reading Primary, Kari Faux

Snake on the Lake 2017

By EMMIE Magazine Staff Snake on the Lake returns to The Frequency this Saturday for a juiced up night of free live music to kick off the new school year. Co-hosted by WSUM Student Radio and WUD Music, the annual concert has become a standout among countless other welcome-back events thrown by UW organizations each year. Masses of students lined up around the block to get into last year’s … Continue reading Snake on the Lake 2017