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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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Sound Ground #67

March 3, Triple Whip announced its new drummer: Jane Boxall, a predoctoral percussion student from York, England. She follows Josh Birky and debuts publicly April 7. Triple Whip will play mostly new songs now a...
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The Hurly Burly

Sufjan Stevens has announced that his Illinois LP, official follow-up to 2003's Michigan, is due out July 5 via Asthmatic Kitty. The album will feature contributions from members of Ester Drang, Volcano, I'm St...
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Spiral Seisi£n

1. Name five bands or musicians that you would want at your show? Avril Lavigne, Pierre Bouvier, Derek "Ding Dong" Bell, Kleenex Thee Almighty, Katie Joyce and Michael O'Shea. 2. Analog or Digital? Digital. ...