A few weeks ago, we announced that Pygmalion Music Festival had released their initial schedule, with many more acts to be added later. Well, today we have the full lineup at our disposal and it is nothing short of immensely impressive. Not only did the current schedule include heavyweights The Breeders, The Head and the [...]
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I know I’ve been off my blogging game for WPGU lately…but that ends today! Today, Chicago dream-pop band Smith Westerns have their third album Soft Will up for stream via NPR. The band’s previous two efforts were some of the best of their respective years, channeling T-Rex-inspired guitars with lo-fi polish. As time goes on, however, [...]
Following the success of their recent album Bankrupt!, everyone’s favorite French-born English-speaking rock band has reunited once again for a worldwide tour, including a plethora of US and even midwestern dates. As many of you probably already know, Phoenix will be headlining Lollapalooza…but if you couldn’t grab tickets the instant they were available, another Chicago date exists [...]
I’ll be the first to admit that I was extremely surprised by Grouplove’s immense commercial success over the last couple of years. Today, the LA-based band graces us with their first single from their sophomore album Spreading Rumors. The track, entitled ”Ways To Go” offers a glimpse at a grand re-imagination of North Korea and leader Kim Jong-Un. [...]
If you want to catch The xx in concert this summer, the closest venue to Champaign-Urbana available would have to be in Detroit. If you’re like me, and gas money is a little on the low side, hopefully this new video can suffice for the live experience. ”Fiction” is a cut off of the band’s [...]
Some people would call Beck the single greatest song-writer to reach prevalence during our generation (I’m 19…for those who were wondering what my generation was). I wouldn’t go that far, but I do believe that it’s impossible to deny his ultimate talent and attraction to creativity. Though his new track “Defriended” depicts more his [...]
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