The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill

By Nina Bosnjak, Contributing Writer Each week, Sunday School takes a second look at a classic album worth revisiting years after its release. EMMIE staff handpick releases that shaped a genre, defined a generation or deserve recognition despite being left in the distance. Keep up with Sunday School for your weekly dose of dusted-off classics and throwbacks that merit a second spin. To have released … Continue reading The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill

Jenny Lewis Was Radiant at The Sylvee

Photos by Morgan Winston By: Morgan Winston, Staff Writer Fresh off the release of her highly-anticipated fourth album On the Line, Jenny Lewis treated her Madison fans to an honest and fine-tuned performance. The indie rock icon performed new favorites in addition to older hits, all while bouncing across the Sylvee stage in glittering glory. Although some of her songs deal with heavier topics, Lewis’ … Continue reading Jenny Lewis Was Radiant at The Sylvee

Novo Amor Lights Up High Noon Saloon

  Photos by Morgan Winston By: Morgan Winston, Staff Writer High Noon was treated to two amazing performances this past Thursday. The night started with a subdued set from Gia Margaret out of Chicago. The singer-songwriter, who describes her music as “sleep rock”, immediately had the chatty venue hooked. Her set was simple yet charming, and when Novo Amor joined her onstage for a song … Continue reading Novo Amor Lights Up High Noon Saloon

Nothing Happens, Wallows

By Nina Bosnjak, Contributing Writer SCORE: 8.7 Wallows is a band that found success through singles, namely “Pleaser,” which released in April 2017 and made it into Spotify’s lists of songs recommended to practically anyone that has a slight interest in indie rock. After their singles gained traction they finally put out their first full length album, Nothing Happens, which walks listeners through the transition … Continue reading Nothing Happens, Wallows

Hi This is Flume (Mixtape), Flume

By Mitchell Rose, Staff Writer SCORE: 9.1 Flume opens his latest release with an acknowledgement of his massive popularity and all that goes into it. “Hi this is Flume, and you’re listening to my new single. Tap the artwork to listen…” is all that can be clearly understood before a multitude of Flumes begin repeating the Spotify-esque advertising mantra. As soon as this business is … Continue reading Hi This is Flume (Mixtape), Flume