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 [...]
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, [...]
Vampire Weekend have seemingly perfected the art of the “lyric video”. The videos for both “Step” and “Ya Hey” both picture the lyrics laid over picturesque images of New York City (and in this case, popping champagne). Their third video from their upcoming album Modern Vampires of the City is called “Ya Hey” and is almost certainly destined [...]
The good folks over at Pygmalion Music Festival announced some of the headliners for their annual festival in Champaign-Urbana…and damn, is it a good one. Foxygen, Dawes, Major Lazer, Chance The Rapper, Youth Lagoon, and The Head And The Heart as well as local favorites Elsinore and Grandkids all headline the festival, which runs from [...]
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