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Monday Mixer

(Written by Justin Peters) In a lot of ways, the lead singer of a band is the identity of the group. They’re the voice, the face, and the personality that are most recognizable, which makes for an interesting change of pace when lead singers make music with a different group. In many cases, the identity […]

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Summer Sand Volleyball Signup

Need a little excitement added to your summer? WPGU’s Summer Sand Volleyball league is spiking off on July 2nd! There’s six weeks of hard-hitting volleyball action every Wednesday over at the courts on Oak and Stadium! It’s $200/team to sign up. Sign ups are due June 27th, so don’t wait! Get your 6-10 person team […]

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The Flower Jax (Live In-Studio)

Ashley sits down with acoustic duo The Flower Jax live in the studio to talk about their show at the Parkland Planetarium on Valentine’s Day as well as what to expect from them in the near future. Listen here: Stream The Flower Jax here: http://theflowerjax.bandcamp.com/ Tune in to Loud & Local with Ashley Kordik Sundays […]

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She & Him – “I Could’ve Been Your Girl” (Video)

It’s impossible to gauge how many music-lovers have a crush on Zooey Deschanel, but I’d estimate the figure at least in the millions if not billions. The starlet just seems to shine in everything she does, and her dynamic duo with M. Ward is no exception.  Today, their band (She & Him for you newbies) […]

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New single from Soundgarden!

Hey all.  I know you’re all very excited for a new Chris Cornell track, so here it is! SOUNDGARDEN’S new album “King Animal” comes out November 13th . . . and a new song off it has hit the Internet. It’s called “Non-State Actor”.

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Work for WPGU 107.1!

Want to be apart of the WPGU 107.1 family? Have you ever wanted to host your own radio show? We’re looking for enthusiastic DJs, photographers, writers, and much more!  You must be a current University of Illinois student to apply. Come to our info night, learn about our station and fill out an application! When: […]

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