Vampire Weekend’s first two albums definitely made big splashes in indie, and eventually pop-culture. They made the cover of Spin magazine before their first official release, and gathered a ton of buzz right from the start. While the previous two albums have a lot going for them, Modern Vampires of the City could be [...]
Foxygen’s 2013 release We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic was easily one of the most surprising releases of this year so far. The new album, which featured a surprising amount of folky elements, showed how talented the band really could be. So talented, in fact, that they were booked for a headlining [...]
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! [...]
Earlier today, The National dropped the first video off of their next album Trouble Will Find Me. The track, titled “Sea Of Love” is a little more upbeat than I’m used to from these guys, but all in all, I think this album is shaping up to be a good one. Check back to WPGU.com for [...]
Everyone’s favorite Chicago indie music stars are back with their first video from Soft Will as well as a slew of new announcements. The new video, for the song “Varsity”, features a young couple “exploring a dream world of young love” as Pitchfork so eloquently puts it. Along with the new video, which you can watch [...]
Wow is this huge news. Not only is it huge that Neutral Milk Hotel is reuniting for a tour this coming Fall, but also that they are hitting college towns. When this announcement was made a couple of weeks ago, I though surely they wouldn’t be coming to UIUC. It seems that outside of Pygmalion, [...]
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