Gallery: Dr. Dog Dazzles The Majestic

Photos by: Morgan Winston By Logan Rude, Editor-in-chief Up until this past weekend, the only combinations of “Dr.” and “Dog” in my music library were collaborations between Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg over their decades-long careers. However, after attending the sold-out Dr. Dog show at the Majestic on February 22, that wasn’t the case anymore. For those of you who don’t know (myself included), Dr. … Continue reading Gallery: Dr. Dog Dazzles The Majestic

Cochin Moon, Haruomi Hosono

By Logan Rude, Editor in Chief 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. Cochin Moon, … Continue reading Cochin Moon, Haruomi Hosono

Assume Form, James Blake

By Logan Rude, Editor-in-Chief Score: 8.9 As of the time I wrote this review, Wisconsin had fallen into the depths of winter. It snowed three times this week. The cold has filled the air with melancholia. We’re all searching for something to make ourselves happy. Enter James Blake’s fourth album, Assume Form. It’s been a bit under three years since Blake released a full body … Continue reading Assume Form, James Blake

Best of 2018

By EMMIE Staff When crafting our Best of 2018 lists, it was hard to find some commonalities: everyone found different projects to be more entertaining, heart wrenching and/or spiritual than others. For purposes of open debate and open thought, this is the best possible outcome. More importantly though, this is indicative of the year that music presented to us; in short order, too much awesome music came … Continue reading Best of 2018

DJ Pain 1 and a New Idea of Perfection

DJ Pain 1 and a New Idea of Perfection By Logan Rude, Editor-in-Chief This story appears in the Fall 2018 issue of EMMIE Magazine. Perfection isn’t an end goal, it’s a process. Pacal Bayley, known as DJ Pain 1 in the music world, knows that very well. The Madison-bred producer has been making music for more than a decade. In 2008, he landed a smash hit with … Continue reading DJ Pain 1 and a New Idea of Perfection