We here on WPGU’s writing staff want to wish all of our readers a wonderful and restful Thanksgiving holiday. Though we’ll be on break this week, gorging ourselves with food and watching football (Go Broncos!), we decided to put together a themed playlist. Let us know if you can find the common Thanksgiving links between […]
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Written by Dylan Knox Kings of Leon used to be cool. Kings of Leon was rock and roll. They had the awesome origin story and everything. The Followills (brothers Nathan, Jared, Caleb and cousin Matthew) grew up the sons of a United Pentecostal preacher, in a house that preached the virtues of rock and roll […]
We’re up burning the midnight oil tonight to get you guys our Pygmalion 2013 festival preview. Pyg is easily the biggest music event every year for Champaign-Urbana, and next weekend (September 26th-28th) it will be taking both towns by storm. For more info, visit their website here. This is who we’re excited for, if you […]
Written by Anne Gresens There’s no doubt Nine Inch Nails has a special place in the alternative music world, especially when noting the classic cult song “Closer.” While this sexually charged song promoted individuality and innovative progress in their music, this band has truly turned a new page with their new highly anticipated album Hesitation […]
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! […]
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 […]