In the spirit of this election, we here on WPGU’s Music Staff are each profiling the best bands of the past four years. Which is the best? That’s for you to decide. Let us know in the comments or on our facebook! Candidate 1: Jack White Jack White has just dominated the modern rock industry for the [...]
If you are looking for another reason to look forward to Thanksgiving, WPGU has you covered. After you’ve eaten your turkey and stuffing, find a local record store on Black Friday to pick up exclusive physical releases from a multitude of artists including, M83, Nirvana, The Shins, and The White Stripes. These records will be [...]
It was a sweltering day out in Grant Park yesterday, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of festival-goers. Here are just a few highlights of all of the action taking place in the Chi-city. Michael Kiwanuka To be honest, I wasn’t going to worry about seeing a band as early as 1:30 until I arrived [...]
Today, M83 announced they are returning to the US after a highly successful tour early this year. Hurry up, We’re Dreaming is popping up on nearly everyone’s best of list this year and the single, Midnight City, has been consistently in top ten tracks lists. (Be sure to check back here on Friday for the first [...]
1. Bon Iver (Bon Iver) Justin Vernon is having a good year, and I might be a sucker for great beards but he totally deserves it. His 2007 debut For Emma, Forever Ago was heartbreaking and charming, if you didn’t feel Vernon’s loss in that album you are simply heartless. Bon Iver is an expansion [...]
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