This week, WPGU’s Alleya Weibel got to sit down with Tim Nordwind, co-founder and bassist in OK Go, ahead of their show this Saturday, September 13th at The Canopy Club. Alleya: What’s it like starting a band in Chicago? Tim: Chicago was a great place to start, for us. There were some very healthy indie […]
(Pictured Above: Danielle Haim, Alana Haim, and Este Haim) When I came abroad to study in London, I figured the opportunities to see bands live would perhaps be greater than it was back home in Champaign-Urbana, but so far the live music I’ve gotten to take in here has been insane. A week ago, today, […]
Staff writer and DJ Lise Graham got to chat with Joe Karnes, bassist for California-based alternative-soul outfit Fitz & the Tantrums this afternoon! Check out the interview below and don’t forget to catch them and Capital Cities at the State Farm Center tomorrow night!
WPGU’s Mandy Rodio, along with reporters from the Daily Illini, Buzz Magazine, and Ohio State’s UWeekly, got to have a chat with Hannah Hooper, who is keyboardist/vocalist for Grouplove. You can catch Grouplove at Foellinger Auditorium on Friday, November 1st. Tickets can be purchased here. Mandy – WPGU Allison – Daily Illini Danielle – Buzz […]
Photo from AtlasGenius.com The Australian group Atlas Genius played a sold out show on October 1st at the Chicago House of Blues. Front man Keith Taylor gave an exclusive phone interview with WPGU’s own Daniel Szoke. D.S.: Could you tell us a little bit about your hit song, Trojans? K.T.: Well, it wasn’t the […]
Quick: think of one of the best musical artists of our generation. Now, keep him in your mind and think of one of the funniest actors of our generation. Great. If you’re like me, there’s probably a pretty good chance the names of Alec Baldwin and Thom Yorke probably crossed your mind when you read […]