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PGU at Pitchfork 2014 (Day 3 Review)

Commonly (at least for the past couple of years) Pitchfork’s final day is known as hip-hop day for it’s explosion of rappers and producers alike. 2014 was no exception, featuring hip-hop heavy performances and even a little English shoegaze reunion. Staff writers Boswell Hutson and Eric Holmes share their thoughts here: Diiv   The experience […]

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PGU at Pitchfork 2014 (Day 2 Review)

Pitchfork’s second day easily outdid expectations, at least for me.  On the penultimate of 3 perfect sunny day’s on Chicago’s near West side, outstanding performances by St. Vincent, Cloud Nothings and the ever-rare Jeff Mangum sighting made for a fantastic day of music.  WPGU was lucky enough to be in Union Park on Saturday, and staff […]

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PGU at Pitchfork 2014 (Day 1 Review)

To be completely honest, I had never been before and had never really planned on going to Pitchfork until about a week ago. Sure, I had heard of some of the artists before, especially the hip-hop ones and the big-name headliners, but I didn’t really see the festival as something for me. All of that […]

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HAIM – Live in Nottingham (Interview)

(Pictured Above: Danielle Haim, Alana Haim, and Este Haim) When I came abroad to study in London, I figured the opportunities to see bands live would  perhaps be greater than it was back home in Champaign-Urbana, but so far the live music I’ve gotten to take in here has been insane.  A week ago, today, […]

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Frattle of the DJ’s IV – March 4th

Last night marked the second night of WPGU’s Frattle of the DJs competition at The Clybourne where DJs from Omega Delta, Lambda Chi, AEPi, and Phi Psi battled it out to in hopes of joining the winner’s circle with last week winner, Steven Kveton from Phi Delt. The night was filled with bangin’ beats, serious […]

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Frattle of the DJ’s IV – Feb. 26

Last Wednesday, February 26, marked the first night of the Frattle of the DJ’s competition. The night started off with high intensity as the crowd went wild for the first DJ from Sigma Phi Delta. Fans were acting all sorts of crazy from crowd-surfing friends, smashing bottles and throwing down endless dance battles. Keeping the […]

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