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PGU at Pitchfork 2014 (Day 3 Review)

Commonly (at least for the past couple of years) Pitchfork’s final day is known as hip-hop day for it’s explosion of rappers and producers alike. 2014 was no exception, featuring hip-hop heavy performances and even a little English shoegaze reunion. Staff writers Boswell Hutson and Eric Holmes share their thoughts here: Diiv   The experience […]

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PGU at Pitchfork 2014 (Day 1 Review)

To be completely honest, I had never been before and had never really planned on going to Pitchfork until about a week ago. Sure, I had heard of some of the artists before, especially the hip-hop ones and the big-name headliners, but I didn’t really see the festival as something for me. All of that […]

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PGU at Pitchfork 2014 (Festival Preview)

Though it has perhaps been outshined by Lollapalooza, the massive festival which also calls Chicago home, Pitchfork Music Festival has carved out an immensely relevant and important niche in the summer festival market.  Though I have never been before, if Pitchfork is anything like I expect, this weekend will certainly be a crazy ride.  PGU […]

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WPGU at Pitchfork: Day 2

Despite the ridiculous heat, Saturday was the day of the mosh pit at Union Park. I was taken aback by the sheer number of people willing to jump around and shove each other at several of the shows throughout the afternoon. White Lung, Pissed Jeans and Metz all managed to incite a miniature riot within […]

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WPGU at Pitchfork: Day 1

Friday acts as a warm up for those who brave the considerable July heat for the Pitchfork Music Festival. Union Park opens later than on Saturday and Sunday, allowing festival goers to avoid the hottest part of the day and while still becoming quite familiar with the heat that would be so prominent for the […]

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Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 – Preview

WPGU’s Eric Holmes will be live on the scene in Union Park in Chicago on July 19th-21st to bring you up to the minute coverage of everyone’s favorite indie music festival.  For those of you interested, tickets are still available here.  Read what he has to say in his preview below: The first music festival […]

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