Album Review: Mount Erie –Lost Wisdom, Pt. 2

By Jonah Krueger, Staff Writer [P.W. Elverum & Sun, 2019] Rating: 8/10 Key tracks: “Belief”, “Love Without Possession”, “Belief Pt. 2” Phil Elverum’s last two years have been, to put it mildly, very unique. With the release of a Vanity Fair feature, he transitioned from an indie-music veteran to a tabloid subheading. Overnight, he became…

Group Feature: ACRN’s Most Anticipated Albums of 2018

Will 2018 be as bright as 2017 for music? Here are our most anticipated albums of 2018! Jon Fuchs, Music Director: Current Joys – A Different Age Nick Rattigan has never made a bad record before. Whether it’s with guitarist Jacob Rubeck as Surf Curse or by himself as Current Joys, every record he’s been a…

ACRN’s Top 25 Albums of 2017

Tremendous year. 25 albums. The votes are in–here we go! 1. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN., [Interscope / TDE; 2017] By Jon Fuchs, Music Director DAMN. is only further proof that Kendrick Lamar is one of the greatest rappers of our generation. Instead of creating another concept record like good kid, m.A.Ad. city or To Pimp a Butterfly,…

What We’re Playing – Week of 3/27/17

Hey Rock Lobsters!! Here’s all the sweet new tunes that’s new to rotation this week. Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked At Me The newest record from the project of The Microphone’s Phil Elverum is a heartbreaking tribute to his late wife Geneviève Castrée, with each track acting as a introspective look at the grieving…

Album Review: Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked at Me

By Sam Tornow, Editorial Director [P.W. Elverum & Sun; 2017] Rating: 9/10 Key Tracks: “Real Death,” Seaweed,” “Swims,” “Crow” “Death is real / Someone’s there and then they’re not / And it’s not for singing about / It’s not for making into art,” Phil Elverum gently coos into a mic that is situated in the…