The Flower Jax (Live In-Studio)

Fitz & the Tantrums (Interview)

A Cool Hand (Live In-Studio)

The Fights (Live In-Studio)

Fauve (Live In Studio)

Morgan Orion (Live in Studio)

Pygmalion Music Festival 2014

The Pygmalion Music Festival is an annual festival that takes place right here in Champaign-Urbana. With acts spanning across several mediums – from music, to literature, to local artists – Pygmalion is a huge event for the area. With the festival coming to a close, WPGU looks back at a weekend filled with great music. […]

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A Great Big Pile of Leaves (Interview)

Written by Justin Peters Three years ago I went to a small venue in DeKalb, Illinois to see The Felix Culpa play with The Appleseed Cast. At the time, I had never heard of A Great Big Pile of Leaves, who also shared the bill that night. When they took the stage, I was met […]

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Pygmalion Music Festival (Preview)

The Pygmalion Music Festival is an annual festival that takes place right here in Champaign-Urbana. With acts spanning across several mediums – from music, to literature, to local artists – Pygmalion is a huge event for the area. WPGU will be at the festival covering the music of the weekend. Here’s what we’re most excited […]

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alt-J – This Is All Yours (Review)

The highly anticipated sophomore album of indie rockers alt-J is finally here. The release date of the thirteen-track disc marks the day that hipsters around the world eagerly await a neatly packaged double LP on their doorsteps. The album was pre-released on iTunes for streaming, and was also playable in certain countries in the This […]

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Remember Whensday – Nevermind

Even with Bruce Springsteen’s birthday yesterday, it would be a disservice to write about anything other than Nirvana’s iconic album Nevermind, which came out today in 1991. As a kid, I remember rifling through my dad’s CD collection, seeing the swimming naked baby. I was too young to listen to or appreciate the music, but […]

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Tweedy – Sukierae (Review)

After a two week stretch of listening to nothing but Wilco in preparation, Jeff Tweedy’s newest release is finally here. The album, a collaboration with Jeff’s 18-year-old son Spencer, is titled Sukierae and is put out under a new moniker: Tweedy. It features two discs and twenty tracks, clocking in at over seventy minutes. The […]

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