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Spotlight on Pygmalion

Santah Thursday, Sept. 23- Canopy Club Most people would agree that Pygmalion is synonymous with indie rock music, which makes Santah an absolutely perfect fit for the festival. The band has been a well-known force within this community for a long time, but they really carved out a new niche in the spring of this […]

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WPGU Festival Preview: North Coast

North Coast Music Festival is a different type of festival to hit the streets of the Windy City than the typical Lollapalooza’s or Pitchfork’s. The inaugural event starts up this weekend in Union Park and the bill is filled with an eclectic mix of hip hop, electo, jam bands and most everything in between. Festival […]

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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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WPGU at Pitchfork 2010: Day 1

Here’s a short recap of the action on Friday, Day 1 of 3. The Tallest Man On Earth [Connector Stage, 4-4:45 PM] Kristian Matsson, also known as his stage moniker The Tallest Man On Earth, hit the stage in what seemed high noon with the sun beating down upon the whole crowd. “I haven’t slept […]

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WPGU Festival Feature: Pitchfork

This year’s festival for the online media publication, which is home of the overly analyzed album review, Pitchfork Media, promises to be the best one to date. In previous years, this festival has seen bands that no other festival has seen before, and many bands that have been discovered by the company itself as the […]

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