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Sound Ground #69

A welcome development in 2005 is the expansion, or restoration, of Cameo Turret. Founded in Billings, Mont., by Kip and Rachel Brandstadter, it matured into a rock quartet before the couple relocated to Champai...
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The Hurly-Burly

The Dandy Warhols have announced completion of their fifth LP, named Odditorium or Warlords of Mars, and have set a summer release date via Capitol. Ryan Adams will release his latest LP Cold Roses via Lost Hi...
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WPGU/Buzz Local Music Awards Nominees

BEST FEMALE ARTIST Angie Heaton Angie Heaton has been a part of the Champaign-Urbana music scene since approximately three days after the dawn of time. Angie has been a part of many great local bands, includin...
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Sound ground #68

St. Patrick's Day at Cowboy Monkey, six bands performed 48 songs in six hours to cover the cost of hosting for OpeningBands.com. Terminus Victor, i:scintilla, The Greedy Loves, jigGsaw, Relenter, and The Opport...
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Rachel’s meets siti at the krannert center

We've created a monster!" says Rachel's pianist Rachel Grimes, feigning disbelief. "We didn't realize we'd be making such a big-scale thing. It's the biggest production that Rachel's has ever been involved in."...
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WPGU/Buzz Local Music Awards Nominees

WPGU-FM and Buzz are presenting the first ever Local Music Awards to highlight our outstanding local artists. A committee of local music experts has nominated musicians in seven different categories. Anyone can...