About Natalie Wontorczyk

(Music Director) Nat. Wonton. Soup. Needles. Needley. Natcat. Natalie. Just don’t call me Shirley. I’ve worked at WPGU 107.1 since the start of my undergrad career here at the University of Illinois and it’s been da bomb. You can hear my beautiful (ahem) voice on the WPGU airwaves and check out my handiwork as web producer on our website. When I’m not around Illini Media you can find me dancing around town or drinking coffee somewhere.

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Pygmalion Music Festival: Saturday

We bring you some reviews of mostly local acts from Saturday of Pygmalion Music Festival. Elsinore at a WPGU 107.1 In Studio  Elsinore 3:15-3:45 Thriving Community Seeing Elsinore perform at Exile on Main St was a highlight of the festival, mostly because of the intangible feeling of community present there.  The place was packed with […]

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Gene Keady on Illini Drive @ 5

Legendary Purdue basketball coach Gene Keady is calling into The Illini Drive at 5 to discuss the firing of his former assistant coach Bruce Weber. Keady went 550–289 (.655) as a head coach, was a 7-time Big Ten Coach of the Year and has the court at Mackey Arena named after him. Coach is currently a special […]

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The Head and the Heart

Josiah Johnson from the Head and the Heart talks to WPGU before playing a show at the Canopy Club! He talks about their roots, Bon Iver, song writing, and so much more. Make sure to listen all the way through…Josiah responds to the question of whether or not they’ll play Lolla this summer. Juicy!

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Isaac Arms (2)

Part two of the highly anticipated Isaac Arms in-studio! Prepare for total seduction.

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Isaac Arms (1)

Isaac discusses an upcoming show with The Life and Times, playing live shows, and more! Check out Part 2 to hear the rest!

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Grouplove announces tour

It’s official. Since Grouplove exploded in popularity after their tune “Tongue Tied” was featured on a major national itunes commercial, a North American tour makes sense. Their 2011 album Never Trust a Happy Song was their first full length too, can’t see where they go next! Check out tour dates here.

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