ACRN: Fall Faves

[Photo courtesy of Julia Weber] By the ACRN Editorial Team When it comes to seasonal soundtracks, ACRN’s Editorial Team takes autumn seriously. There are myriad songs that reflect any number of emotions associated with fall and we’ve chosen to round up a few of our personal favorites and discuss what makes them so special to…

Bandcamp to drop exclusive Abortion Access Benefit Compilation Friday

[Image courtesy of Pitchfork] By Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor  On Wednesday, multiple artists including Sleater-Kinney, Soccer Mommy, R.E.M., and Fleet Foxes dropped exclusive tracks for Good Music to Ensure Safe Abortion Access to All, a Bandcamp exclusive compilation benefiting non-profit work to provide abortion access. Read more: Loretta Lynn passes away The compilation will only…

Soccer Mommy releases new single ahead of shows with Wilco and Vampire Weekend

By Jonah Krueger, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Brian Ziff/Soccer Mommy] Indie-rock musician Soccer Mommy released her first track of 2019 on Thursday, September 19. The track, “Lucy,” follows her critically acclaimed 2018 debut record, Clean, and will be released on 7” vinyl later in 2019.  Read More: Album Review: Soccer Mommy – Clean Last year, Soccer Mommy, also…

Album Review: Soccer Mommy – Clean

By Maria Lubanovic, Copy Editor [Fat Possum; 2018] Rating: 8/10 Key Tracks: “Still Clean”, “Blossom (Wasting All My Time)”, “Scorpio Rising” Clean is the studio debut from indie artist Soccer Mommy, after years or releasing albums from her bedroom. The album focuses on love, rejection and the strangeness that comes with both of these. Her…