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Music Staff Picks: The Best Releases of April

billy woods – Aethiopes On Aethiopes, billy woods reestablishes his strengths as a storyteller, with help from producer Preservation’s experimentally jazzy beats. By now, woods has cemented himself as one of hip hop’s greatest writers, and his brooding yet clever introspection sounds especially powerful over Preservation’s musical backdropping. Samples of pianos will twinkle across some tracks, and pound discordantly on others, while electric guitars ring and horns blow. By the time the harmonica enters the equation, the beats here are unparalleled. It is an enveloping atmosphere completed by excellent percussion, which moves between hand drums, full kits, and shuffling jangles … Continued

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Soccer Mommy Hints at New Sound at Mission Creek Festival

Overall, Soccer Mommy earned the headline spot at Mission Creek Festival with their bright-sounding indie underpinning the deeper, darker meaning looming in the lyrics. Sometimes, Forever releases June 24th and can be pre-ordered through her website. 

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On Cloud Nine with Beach Bunny

Beach Bunny had had their first performance of their tour at the Englert Theatre. The theater quickly filled with excited young bodies thrilled to see Beach Bunny live.

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Morris Helps Tame Cats

James Morris entered the season as a senior team captain. He showed why Saturday afternoon at Kinnick Stadium. Morris is on the Bednarik and Butkus watch list, along with many possible Big Ten honors to come.   He had a critical fumble recovery when Northwestern was driving inside Iowa’s 40.  He kept coming with constant pressure on the QB, illustrated by his two sacks in Saturday’s game. After his his career at Iowa ends, he’ll be talked about with some of the great linebackers like Tippett, Station, and Hodge. He will also have the chance to play on Sunday along … Continued

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