Gallery: Japanese Breakfast brings joy to the stage at Majestic Theatre

By Logan Rude, Editor-in-Chief The last time Michelle Zauner was in Madison, she had just finished up with an interview and photo shoot which would eventually turn into the cover story of our Fall 2017 issue. A year later — almost to the exact day — Zauner, performing as Japanese Breakfast, had a stomach full of Korean food as she put on yet another dazzling … Continue reading Gallery: Japanese Breakfast brings joy to the stage at Majestic Theatre

East Atlanta Love Letter, 6LACK

By Daniel Winogradoff, Albums Editor SCORE: 7.7 As we approach the 10th anniversary of Kanye West’s tragic-rooted experiment– the dimly lit 808s & Heartbreak – we reach for an understanding of its innumerable influence. As a case study, 808s earthed the contemporary iciness of the R&B-Hip Hop fusion we see today. Without 808s, there is no Bryson Tiller, no Travis Scott, no Lil Uzi Vert, … Continue reading East Atlanta Love Letter, 6LACK

Room 25, Noname

By Logan Rude, Editor-In-Chief SCORE: 9.2 Room 25, the latest album from Noname, is lullaby rap. No, really! She says so herself! Luckily, lullabies don’t have to be boring. Noname’s lullabies build a world in which you can calmly and peacefully contemplate your thoughts — regardless of intensity — with the care they deserve. Noname has only been seriously releasing music for two years, yet … Continue reading Room 25, Noname

Gallery: Philly-bred folk-rockers Mt. Joy kick off the semester at Majestic

By Morgan Winston, Staff Photographer Our favorite Philly-bred folk rockers Mt. Joy opened up the semester’s amazing lineup of live shows last Saturday night. The band played to a nearly sold-out crowd at Majestic Theatre, marking their second appearance at the venue. Their set made it hard to believe that the band was ever an opener. Songs like “Sheep” and “Jenny Jenkins” remain hard-hitting crowd … Continue reading Gallery: Philly-bred folk-rockers Mt. Joy kick off the semester at Majestic

Gallery: Car Seat Headrest Is A Genuine Lo-Fi Pop Band

By Matt Weinberger, Photo Editor What do drunk drivers and killer whales have in common? Teens Of Denial of course. The Majestic Theatre was packed with sweaty, excited fans of the nearly-iconic but not-quite-legendary Seattle-based lo-fi pop sensation that is Car Seat Headrest. The show opened with a powerful set played by the indie rock trio Naked Giants, who then joined Car Seat Headrest to jam … Continue reading Gallery: Car Seat Headrest Is A Genuine Lo-Fi Pop Band