Bryce Vine brings high school nostalgia to Liquid

By Bailey Owens, Staff Writer Imagine the first school dance you ever attended. It probably happened sometime during middle or high school. Imagine your peers gathered in a dimly lit room where the main dance moves consist exclusively of fist pumping and vertical jumping. Now, keep that image in your head, but instead of a school dance, you find yourself at Liquid. The floorplan helped … Continue reading Bryce Vine brings high school nostalgia to Liquid

Jesse McCartney brings childhood dreams to life at Shannon Hall

By Bailey Owens, Staff Writer Take yourself back to the year 2004, when pop-prince Jesse McCartney shook the hearts of girls all over the world. Now a certified gold record, “Beautiful Soul” topped charts across nations. It was this same song that Jesse played for an eclectic crowd as we ended the night in the nostalgia for the era of Disney stars who ruled the … Continue reading Jesse McCartney brings childhood dreams to life at Shannon Hall

EMMIE’s Albums of the Year

By EMMIE Staff 2017 is quickly coming to a close. While there wasn’t much to celebrate, 2017 brought many fantastic projects. From lowkey artists rising to fame to well-established artists continuing to make waves, finding great music in 2017 was not much of a problem. In honor of this past year’s music, the staff of EMMIE picked the 14 best albums of 2017. 14. Freudian, Daniel Caesar … Continue reading EMMIE’s Albums of the Year

The Dirty Heads bring fun of the Sun to the Orpheum

By Bailey Owens, Staff Writer As the weather changes from lukewarm to freezing, we yearn for warm days on the beach with no worries. The Dirty Heads brought the fun of the Sun and washed over us like waves against the sand during their Nov. 18 show at The Orpheum. Before their big moment, The Dirty Heads were introduced by The Unlikely Candidates, an alt-punk … Continue reading The Dirty Heads bring fun of the Sun to the Orpheum

Gallery: Odesza fills Alliant Energy Center with a sense of awe and amazement

By Bailey Owens, Staff Writer It was exactly 7:30 p.m., and the Alliant Energy Center was almost empty. The ground level was only about one-fourth filled; the cement floor was sprinkled with bodies seated in little clusters while they waited for the show to begin. The lights dimmed as a young man came out to the main front set up of drums and an electronic … Continue reading Gallery: Odesza fills Alliant Energy Center with a sense of awe and amazement