Foxygen’s 2013 release We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic was easily one of the most surprising releases of this year so far. The new album, which featured a surprising amount of folky elements, showed how talented the band really could be. So talented, in fact, that they were booked for a headlining [...]
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 [...]
Cap’n Jazz played at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on 9/25/2010 as part of Pygmalion Music Festival.
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists: 7:30 PM, Krannert Art Center Walking into the theater for Ted Leo I wasn’t sure what to expect with all of the seating and not a lot of pit area in front of the stage. Soon to realize that people rush up to the stage and disregard the seating entirely. [...]
Gold Motel: 7:55 PM, Canopy Club Gold Motel made a trek from Chicago to come back one of the first venue’s they ever played. If you missed out in January this was a good chance to see how Greta Morgan went from Chicago local The Hush Sound to high quality surf rock. I got a [...]
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