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This week in music

Now that the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone, get set for several more weeks of shows before the Christmas hiatus. Green Light Go, a newcomer this year, have turned the Yes, No, Maybe demo recorded in Peoria wi...
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What the hell?

Apparently, a few members of the London state boys choir who added their vocals to the infamous, "We don't need no education," chorus of Pink Floyd's ubiquitous mega-anthem "Another Brick in the Wall" are looki...
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Nargile Turns One

Nargile's One Year Anniversary this Saturday is more like Thanksgiving than the birthday party you'd expect. Not to say it won't be a great party, but founder Garenne Bigby has a lot to be thankful for on Dec. ...
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Nargile’s highlights of 2004

Spring 2003 Garenne Bigby, a student in speech communication at U of I, drops out of school. He works as a manager at Barfly, and makes plans. December 1, 2003 Ruby's, a bar in downtown Champaign, closes its d...
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Ribs ‘n Tips ‘n Blues

The blues has been a constant influence in the musical landscape of America-shaping and inspiring the musical endeavors of rock 'n' roll greats with its distinctly fervent vocals and singular guitar riffs. The ...
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less anger, more action

Since that gloomy night on Nov. 2, the liberal kingpins of America have been more than a little pessimistic about their latest defeat: Michael Moore began devouring entire bulk-size boxes of Twinkies without ev...