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WPGU’s Summer Playlist

Finals are wrapping up, it's getting warmer, and most of all, summer music is on the way.  That means festivals on festivals as well as a slew of new albums to look forward to.  Until you hike on down to Bo...
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Anti-Valentine’s Day Mixtape

While many of you are enjoying your special day with your significant other, us here at WPGU are like the bitter kid who says "Valentine's Day is just a holiday created by card companies to make a profit of...
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Monday Mixer

This past week some fellow WPGU music staff kiddos and I embarked on a road trip to Indiana to see a shared idol—Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel. To kill time there were of course many iPod battles and mu...
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Monday Mixer

Coming up this Sunday is Father's Day, so I put together a little mixtape for my father.  However, the normal length playlist seemed insufficient, so I decided to make him a double LP, following in the foot...
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Monday Mixer

I find that making mixtapes is therapeutic, whether you are doing it to reach out to your sentimental side, or using the tape to reach out to a friend or loved one. Sometimes though, you need to do it for y...
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Monday Mixer

Monday's Mixer It’s spring! And that means longer nights, sunshine and the first tastes of summertime. This week is especially wonderful, since (in case you hadn’t noticed) it’s spring break for the UIUC stu...