Everyone’s favorite Northern Ireland-based rock band has finally released some visuals for their smash single “Handshake”. The video is understandably bizarre. I won’t spoil too much of it, but I will say that it includes a butcher and a bowling alley. Be sure to check out Two Door Cinema Club at this year’s Lollapalooza festival, [...]
The moment every music-lover in the midwest is waiting for finally has arrived. Tank-topped suburbanites and music lovers alike will ascend on Grand Park for Chicago’s biggest music festival and perennial favorite Lollapalooza, which is seeking to return with a vengeance this year with some pretty big names. Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, The Killers, The [...]
Grizzly Bear has done it again. After a three year hiatus following 2009’s Veckatimest, Shields, their fourth studio album yet and arguably their most cohesive. For the first time, all of the tracks were written by both members Rossen and Droste together, and this Lennon/McCartney relationship is undoubtedly responsible for the tangible flow from song to song [...]
Every September, Champaign-Urbana is proud to host the Pygmallion Music Festival! This festival is great in really showcasing all C-U has to offer, and brings many big national names and local acts to different venues across town. You might be saying: “Wow, Boswell, it’s only July…don’t you think you’re jumping the gun a little bit?”. [...]
The greatest thing about music festivals is that you get to see bands that you absolutely love, and in the same day you get the chance to discover new music as well. Pitchfork Music Festival ended just yesterday night, and I left with a few songs stuck in my head. Here they are, songs from [...]
This Friday, the 27th, between 7 p.m. and 12 a.m., Chicago traphouse-rock band Kids These Days and Champaign-based local favorite Elsinore will headline the first ever “Union Fest” on the quad. The show will feature a plethora of other bands, including Hathaways, Santah, Grandkids and more! The best news is that the Illini Union Board [...]
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