This past week, Ashley got to sit down with local acoustic folk duo The Flower Jax. Please enjoy!
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 […]
Disconcerted with the gloomy, rainy Wednesday night at U of I, Fitz came out blazing with energy ready to put on the show everyone had been patiently waiting for. Their hit song, “Out Of My League,” from their sophomore album, More Than Just A Dream, climbed to the top of the charts in no time, leaving everyone […]
Staff writer and DJ Lise Graham got to chat with Joe Karnes, bassist for California-based alternative-soul outfit Fitz & the Tantrums this afternoon! Check out the interview below and don’t forget to catch them and Capital Cities at the State Farm Center tomorrow night!
1 - “Green Thoughts” – The Smithereens, Green Thoughts (1988) This track is one of my favorite album-closers of all time, and I was thrilled when they played it at the Wells Street Festival in Chicago last summer. Clever chord changes, often on syncopated beats, and poppy melodies make this song memorable. 2 – “Tomorrow” – […]
Local band A Cool Hand join Ashley in studio for this week’s Loud & Local! Stream it here: