Nostalgia is a big word in the music world right now, and it seems like every act has lyrics about the past in some way. Nostalgia is about a longing for a perceived better time and place of the past, and some artists go beyond lyrics to actually re-imagine the past in their aesthetic presentation. This trend has existed [...]
Everybody needs a chill playlist. A group of songs that you can just sit back, relax and maybe even fall asleep to. Well it’s your lucky day. Enjoy this mixtape. 1. Cicadas and Gulls – Feist: Feist shows up on a lot of my mixers; it never ceases to amaze me how I can find a [...]
Dirty Projectors on the Red Stage This year, Friday the 13th was anything but unlucky …. At least for everyone in Chicago’s Union Park at Pitchfork Music Festival! Sure there was lots of rain, lots of mud and lots of sweat, but Day One of Pitchfork was a damn great day. A$AP Rocky [Red Stage [...]
Pitchfork Music Festival will be running July 13th through 15th in Chicago, and whether you’re lucky enough to be there or not, WPGU 107.1 is excited to bring you coverage of the highlights. However, a month before the festival we’re already getting excited thinking about the great acts that will be there, and have made this playlist [...]
Day two featured an exciting blend of acts. Check out some of the shows WPGU 107.1′ers attended. Some highlights, the Kooks simple but effective set, Foster the People’s inflatable monster, and Big Freedia calling up backup dancers. The Kooks [Which Stage, 12:15-1:15 PM] The Kooks, an act who made a trek from across the pond, [...]
Feist has done it again making a new, artistically breath-taking video for her song “Bittersweet Melodies”. The video features then and now photos from Argentinian photographer Irina Werning’s “Back to the Future” series. If you are looking to see Feist, she has upcoming shows in Indianapolis, Madison WI, and Chicago’s Pitchfork Festival. Make sure to [...]
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