Gallery: Hippo Campus rocks the Palace Theatre

By: Morgan Winston, Staff Writer Minnesota’s beloved breakout stars Hippo Campus returned to the state for a pair of sold-out performances at the Palace Theatre this Thanksgiving. Following the wildly successful sophomore effort Bambi and an intense 2018 touring schedule, these two shows marked a significant moment in their relationship with Minnesota. The importance of their return was evident by the nature of their timing, … Continue reading Gallery: Hippo Campus rocks the Palace Theatre

Gallery: The female force of Lucy Dacus, Phoebe Bridgers and Julien Baker take over the Sylvee

By: Ashley Evers, Staff Writer Female indie-rock powerhouses stole the hearts of many in Madison on Nov. 16th. Lucy Dacus, Phoebe Bridgers, and Julien Baker, better known as Boygenius, may just be the group collaboration of the century in terms of current indie talent. Lucy Dacus started the show off with a bang when she came out rocking bright red lipstick, carrying a jet-black electric … Continue reading Gallery: The female force of Lucy Dacus, Phoebe Bridgers and Julien Baker take over the Sylvee

Gallery: Nnamdi Ogbonnaya challenges traditional hip-hop at High Noon Saloon

By Henry Michaels, Staff Writer Thursday night the High Noon Saloon brought together three of Chicago’s most exciting and unique young talents, all of whom challenge what it means to be labeled a hip-hop artist. Son!, a Madison native, kicked off the show with an energetic and passionate performance that pushed old friends and new fans alike to move on the dance floor. His rapping, … Continue reading Gallery: Nnamdi Ogbonnaya challenges traditional hip-hop at High Noon Saloon

FM!, Vince Staples

By Rishabh Kishore, Staff Writer SCORE: 8.3 Thank you, Vince. Although there is an unbelievable amount of music that is put out every week, only a few albums stick out and stay in a daily rotation the way FM! does. The album is classic Vince; FM! is groovy, hard and chilling with lyrics that constantly remind you about his old stomping grounds of Long Beach, CA’s northside. However, much … Continue reading FM!, Vince Staples