Gallery: King Princess Takes First Ave by Storm

  Photos by Morgan Winston By: Morgan Winston, Staff Writer King Princess stormed Minneapolis last Thursday to kick off her sold-out Pussy Is God tour. The young artist (aka Mikaela Straus) has already garnered an immense following with only one EP and a few singles under her belt. The night was marked with inclusivity and infectious pop music. Australian artist Banoffee warmed up the crowd … Continue reading Gallery: King Princess Takes First Ave by Storm

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

Gallery: Hippo Campus rocks the Palace Theatre

By: Morgan Winston, Staff Writer Minnesota’s beloved breakout stars Hippo Campus returned to the state for a pair of sold-out performances at the Palace Theatre this Thanksgiving. Following the wildly successful sophomore effort Bambi and an intense 2018 touring schedule, these two shows marked a significant moment in their relationship with Minnesota. The importance of their return was evident by the nature of their timing, … Continue reading Gallery: Hippo Campus rocks the Palace Theatre

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

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