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American Minor returns to C/U

Members of Champaign rock band American Minor are slowly making their way back into town. The band brings their brand of West Virginia-bred alt-country to The Canopy Club tomorrow night, before they're off to m...
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This week in music

Indie-rock trio Triple Whip again needs a drummer. Wunderkind Josh Birky (ex-Solips) replaced Brett Sanderson last summer and merrily remade every song into a high-speed chase. His exit is untimely, yet for an ...
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Presidents return

The Presidents of the United States of America . . . go on. Say it out loud. The phrase commands a certain rhythm, as if to instruct you to tighten your lip, swell your chest and bellow it out with a silly grin...
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This week in music

Happy new year! A little late, I realize, but campus was silent until Tuesday, and I never have been much for convention anyway. Record Service is gone for good, but downtown Champaign has its first CD store s...
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the Forms

In The Republic, Plato discusses "forms" as the ideals of perfection for each object in this world. All items have forms, from the inanimate chair to the living animal, which represent an unachievable goal. Fas...
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The Hurly Burly / What the hell?

The Hurly-Burly: Compiled by Logan Moore The man behind Aphex Twin, Richard D. James, has announced plans to release a series of 10 12-inch vinyl EPs under the name Analord. Released via Rephlex Records, the...