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WPGU Goes Lolla: Recap Day 3

Sunday, Day 3 of 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. [Google+, 3:15 - 4:00 PM] It’s not everyday that you come across a band that’s concerned about your port-o-potty experience at a music festival. Daniel Zott and Josh Epstein seemed very matter-of-fact when they said they were going to be leaving bottles of Dom Perignon in […]

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WPGU Goes Lolla: Recap Day 2

Saturday, Day 2 of 3. Make sure to check back for photos! Fitz and the Tantrums [Music Unlimited, 2:30-3:30 PM] Coming on the heels of a short sneeze of rain, Fitz and the Tantrums greeted a huge, dripping crowd just as the sun re-emerged. This being their first Lollapalooza, the band was absolutely bursting with […]

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WPGU Goes Lolla: Recap Day 1

Friday, Day 1 of 3. Make sure to check back for photos! The Vaccines [Music Unlimited, 12:45-1:30 PM] For a band that formed in 2010 and only has one full length, The Vaccines are doing one hell of a job. Here they are a year later and already playing Lolla. Not only that, but playing […]

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WPGU Goes Lolla

By definition, it’s an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance. But over the years, Lollapalooza has come to embody a lot more than just an incredible music festival. What started out as a farewell tour for Jane’s Addiction grew into something that changed the way we experience music forever. […]

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WPGU at Pitchfork 2010: Day 3

Here’s a short recap of the action on the final day of the festival. Washed Out [Balance Stage, 2:50-3:20 PM] The genre of chillwave is a new sensation around the indie music scene, and for one, I’ve enjoyed what I’ve seen and heard. The minimalist sound is hard to make sound great, but Ernest Greene […]

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WPGU at Pitchfork 2010: Day 2

Here’s a short recap of the action on Saturday, Day 2 of 3. Real Estate [Connector Stage, 1:45-2:20 PM] After Free Energy amped up the crowd on Saturday it was time for Real Estate’s beach rock sound to cool everyone off during the scorching midday heat. For a band that only has one album to […]

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