A Conversation with Post Animal

By Morgan Winston, Photo Editor Chicago-based psych rock outfit Post Animal, comprised of Dalton Allison, Javi Reyes, Jake Hirshland, Matt Williams and Wesley Toledo, have had a crazy 2017. After a five-show stint at South by Southwest 2017 and an opening slot with Twin Peaks in April and May, Post Animal have played a total of 73 shows this year. They stopped to chat with … Continue reading A Conversation with Post Animal

Two Friends talk humble beginnings and growing as musicians

By Mitchell Rose, Staff Writer Matt Halper and Eli Sones are the best of friends; it’s been that way since high school. So when the duo decided to create music together, the name Two Friends was a natural fit. As their music improved and their popularity grew over time, Matt and Eli have remained the same great friends they were when it all began. The … Continue reading Two Friends talk humble beginnings and growing as musicians

Con Brio talk inspiration, memorable shows, upcoming music and more at Electric Forest 2017

By Mitchell Rose, Staff Writer San Franciscan band Con Brio have been touring relentlessly across the world in support of their latest album, Paradise, and Electric Forest was their latest stop. After performing the first set of the weekend, Con Brio packed the Grand Artique stage for their unannounced, second set of the day, bringing a little extra paradise to the forest. Even though people didn’t … Continue reading Con Brio talk inspiration, memorable shows, upcoming music and more at Electric Forest 2017

Welles on achieving their dreams and what comes next

By Zach Adams, Staff Writer The promising rock outfit took a break from their busy schedules to chat with EMMIE Magazine at the Governor’s Ball Music Festival last week. Stream the their debut EP, Codeine, here, and take a peep at our candid conversation with them below: So how does it feel to be in NYC? Welles: We haven’t had the New York City experience, … Continue reading Welles on achieving their dreams and what comes next

Killer Mike on politics, art and what it’s like to give lectures across the country

By EMMIE Magazine Staff Prior to his Red Talk on systemic racism and police brutality, rapper and political activist Killer Mike sat down with EMMIE staff to discuss his lifelong political evolution and what’s next for him in 2017. What have you found to be the best way to stay politically active? KILLER MIKE: Stay local, stay local, stay local, stay local. Get nosy and … Continue reading Killer Mike on politics, art and what it’s like to give lectures across the country