This weekend, WPGU’s Boswell Hutson got to sit down with Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES before their performance headlining Champaign’s Pygmalion Music Festival, to talk about music, Scotland, couches and collaborations. Check it out! Boswell Hutson (WPGU): You guys are arguably one of most explosive bands of 2014. It’s only been a year since The Bones of […]
The Pygmalion Music Festival is an annual festival that takes place right here in Champaign-Urbana. With acts spanning across several mediums – from music, to literature, to local artists – Pygmalion is a huge event for the area. With the festival coming to a close, WPGU looks back at a weekend filled with great music. […]
Written by Justin Peters Three years ago I went to a small venue in DeKalb, Illinois to see The Felix Culpa play with The Appleseed Cast. At the time, I had never heard of A Great Big Pile of Leaves, who also shared the bill that night. When they took the stage, I was met […]
The Pygmalion Music Festival is an annual festival that takes place right here in Champaign-Urbana. With acts spanning across several mediums – from music, to literature, to local artists – Pygmalion is a huge event for the area. WPGU will be at the festival covering the music of the weekend. Here’s what we’re most excited […]
We bring you some reviews of mostly local acts from Saturday of Pygmalion Music Festival. Elsinore at a WPGU 107.1 In Studio Elsinore 3:15-3:45 Thriving Community Seeing Elsinore perform at Exile on Main St was a highlight of the festival, mostly because of the intangible feeling of community present there. The place was packed with […]
David and Elena catch up with the Dirty Feathers before their appearance at Pygmalion Music Festival. They joke about the WPGU 107.1 employee of the month award, life lessons they’ve learned, a possible combination of extreme sports and music, how their band formed, and their success on bandcamp.com.