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

Double Dutchess, Fergie

By Collin Kirk, Staff Writer SCORE: 6.0 It has been eleven years since the mighty splash of Black Eyed Peas member, Fergie. Her solo debut, The Dutchess, was a widespread success, showcasing a playful and vulnerable Fergie. Her return – cheekily dubbed Double Dutchess – does not steer from this description. The Fergie brand is still very much intact, this time branded with videos for … Continue reading Double Dutchess, Fergie

American Dream, LCD Soundsystem

By Collin Kirk, Staff Writer SCORE: 8.5 It was to the pleasure of thousands of fans when LCD Soundsystem announced their reunion and planned to release a new album after 2010’s This Is Happening. The product of their revival is American Dream, a pristine, troubled grouping of tracks. Based on the title, it seems obvious what the album would entail, but the concept goes backstage … Continue reading American Dream, LCD Soundsystem

KT Tunstall: It took her so long to get here, but here she is

By Collin Kirk, Staff Writer Finishing my cup of coffee excitedly on a Wednesday afternoon, I had worked out all the kinks and was finally prepared to interview one of my favorite artists of all time. Having followed her career for a decade, I was more than ready to delve into the ins and outs of her brand new era. I told myself I didn’t … Continue reading KT Tunstall: It took her so long to get here, but here she is