REVIEWS

          Empress Of has been hovering around the indie scene for a little while, but the promise of Us raised eyebrows.  Much of Latin singer-songwriter Lorely Rodriguez’ music to date is sweet, graced by her young voice and holds generally nice sound quality.  However, Empress Of hasn’t qu…

          Despite their impressive 25 year-long career, the last original Squirrel Nut Zippers album before 2018 Beasts of Burgundy was released in 2000.  Therefore, any piece of the Beasts of Burgundy Tour would be something to hype up.  The Squirrel Nut Zipper’s genre category is very diff…

          You may know Popcaan from “Saturnz Barz”, Gorillaz’ billboard-topping 2017 hypnotic mesmerizer.  Truth be told though, Popcaan hails from Jamaica and has been whipping his electric vocals since the late 2000s.  Popcaan’s whole sound is based on only one debut record and an obscure …

          For anyone who has never heard Dirty Projector’s music, an advisory is in order.  The band’s six members, interchanging various times throughout their 16-year career, create a certainly “unorthodox” production.  Lead singer David Longstreth’s jumpy vocals, the siren’s harmonies of …

On August 30th, Umphrey's McGee made their way back to New Orleans after having been away for a year and a half. Currently, they are making their way around the US on their "It's not us, it's You" tour, which they kicked off in Buffalo, NY. We were their third to last stop, so essentially th…

Beach House made their big break in Indie Rock in 2006 with their self-titled debut album, which received critical acclaim. Over the last twelve years, Beach House has moved from the Indie genre into more Dream Pop and Psychedelic Pop sounds. Such unique sounds can be heard in their latest s…

          After a dark period of silence for singer-songwriter Natalie Prass, she finally returns in June  - and with a sweet taste of something new.  Prass blames her creative delay on a depressive vortex she experienced after a certain 2016 presidential election.  However, the source of he…

It’s 9:00 pm on a Tuesday in New Orleans, Tipitina’s is sold out, and a huddle of 7 best friends is taking place back stage. Bits of banter can be heard coming from the tight gathering, and after these few moments of intimate motivation, the crew is bursting onto stage, introduced one at a t…

Last night LSU's PMAC was invaded by Lil Dicky worshippers, your typical LSU students, and the general public. Every year the lovely members of LSU Student Government put on a free music event called Groovin’ and of course, if you didn't know already, the special guests were DJ Cmix and "Pro…