Finals are wrapping up, it’s getting warmer, and most of all, summer music is on the way. That means festivals on festivals as well as a slew of new albums to look forward to. Until you hike on down to Bonnaroo or grab the new Vampire Weekend release, hopefully our mixer can tide you over! [...]
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We here on WPGU’s music staff, much like you, want the weather to finally get warm. Some of us are on spring break, but with forecasts in the 30′s sometimes it gets hard to have anything to look forward to. With that being said, we put together a list of songs that hopefully will make [...]
Written by Claire Schroeder Happy Casimir Pulaski Day! Unfortunately, most people (even in Chicago) do not consider this day to be a real holiday. I, on the other hand, love the day. But those of you who don’t know what czarnena is need not feel excluded today. Who says you have to be Polish to [...]
Written by Claire Schroeder While some fans of Frightened Rabbit have expressed disappointment with the band’s shift towards an increasingly produced and layered sound, the Scottish rockers’ fourth album, Pedestrian Verse, is nothing but an improvement on their previous releases. The album continues the band’s trend of releasing music that is not radically different from [...]
While many of you are enjoying your special day with your significant other, us here at WPGU are like the bitter kid who says “Valentine’s Day is just a holiday created by card companies to make a profit off of an artificial holiday”. Just check these songs out if you’re feeling a little alone today [...]
Written by Eric Holmes I went into Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s newest effort with high expectations. How couldn’t I after falling in love with their sizzling psych-pop debut that was jam packed with effortless sounding grooves and catchy, complicated melodies? My attachment to their debut makes their new album, II, that much more frustrating, as there [...]
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