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,…

Interview: Carter and Jack on Station 116

By Eli Schoop, Copy Editor Station 116 has been an Athens staple ever since it was founded last year for primarily artistic purposes. But now, it has built its status as a house of reaction, resistance, and revolution against the caustic norms we take for granted. I talked to the principal owners and showrunners for…

Album Review: Show Me the Body – CORPUS I

By Eli Shively, General Manager [Loma Vista; 2017] Rating: 8.5/10 Key Tracks: “Trash,” “In A Grave,” “Halogen” Show Me the Body’s new mixtape CORPUS I just about proves the collective intuition of their fans true: Not a single artist or band out there is doing what they’re doing, not even close. The logical follow-up to that…

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…