Despite a two and a half hour rain delay, Lollapalooza still prospered on day two. Somehow, Perry Ferrell must have convinced Rahm Emmanuel to lengthen the “quiet hours” imposed by the city, and the festival got a rare 45-minute extension. Though some sets (Temper Trap, included) were canceled during the storm, performers still gave it [...]
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Following the success of their 2011 release Burst Apart, The Antlers plan to release a follow-up EP on November 22nd. It will feature collaborations on songs from Burst Apart with Neon Indian and Bear in Heaven, along with others. The EP will also feature a cover of the XX song “VCR.” Check out this video [...]
Photos from the show on October 26, 2011 at Canopy Club.
The night opened with a local band that we all know and love, Elsinore. Don’t let the fact that they were the openers fool you. These guys are no strangers to serenading the ears of Champaign-Urbana. After recently playing here during the Pygmalion Music Festival, Elsinore returned for more and didn’t disappoint. While old classics [...]
Neon Indian grabs your primary auditory cortex and leads you through a journey back to an early 80’s electronic sound. This feel good music is not only soothing to the mind, but the soul as well. Since spending the winter in Helsinki, Finland recording, the anticipated new project entitled Era Extrana was finally released last [...]
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