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Of poets and pornstars

Anxiously awaiting the Sept. 9 release of Okkervil River’s The Stand Ins, I find myself among the likes of such musical greats as the irreverent Lou Reed. Ever since last fall’s release of The Stage Names, Okke...
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Boneyard Jazz Quintet

On a typical Saturday night, the men of Boneyard Jazz Quintet can be found “jazzing” up Urbana’s Embassy Bar & Grill or Iron Post. A band of old friends sharing the beats of the jazz greats with the CU communit...
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What we’re into

Jens Lekman http://www.jenslekman.com/myspace.htm Lekman’s latest release, Night Falls Over Kortedala (2007), stands as a brilliant fusion of Morrissey-esque melancholia and Belle & Sebastian-inspired quirk...
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Summer Camp swells

Three days of “peace and music” will again commence this May 23-25 with the eighth installment of Summer Camp Festival. Held at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL, a small-town just north of Peoria, co-produ...