Summer playlist

Finals may be starting Friday, but that means that summer is just around the corner, kicking off a three month break from the stress of school. Even if you have summer classes or a job, summer is generally ...

Record Store Day review

Record Store Day, a day to “celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store” was held on Saturday, April 21 this year. This was my first year that I actively took notice in Record Store Day and fo...

Yummy playlist

When listening to a STRFKR playlist a few weeks ago, I came across Kahil Gibran, a song off STRFKR’s 2013 album "Miracle Mile." I instantly loved the vibe that came along with it and created this playlist. Feat...

STRFKR at Foellinger Review

Indie-rockers STRFKR performed at Foellinger Auditorium on Thursday, April 5, bringing their Portland sound to the cornfields of Urbana. The concert itself had a low key atmosphere which is the opposite of what...

Extreme torrential rain playlist

As the old saying goes: “April showers bring May flowers.” While there still may be snow on the ground, rain is on its way. This playlist ranges from indie pop to folk and rock, including “anti-pop” new Lolla...

Bon Iver: For Emma, Forever Ago

“For Emma, Forever Ago,” the debut album of indie folk band Bon Iver, recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary. While the album was originally self-released by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon in July 2007, i...