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Pygmalion Music Festival 2014

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. […]

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Pygmalion Music Festival (Preview)

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 […]

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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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Real Estate – Atlas (Review)

Music lovers have struggled for decades whenever a band comes out with new music because it is either too derivative of what they have done before, or too different, and they should have stuck with what has worked. Real Estate’s new album, Atlas, is a true exception. It’s reminiscent of their past work without being […]

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Monday Mixer

Nostalgia is a big word in the music world right now, and it seems like every act has lyrics about the past in some way.  Nostalgia is about a longing for a perceived better time and place of the past, and some artists go beyond lyrics to actually re-imagine the past in their aesthetic presentation.  This trend has existed […]

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Monday Mixer

School just started…and for me that means that the amount of music I will listen to will start to sky-rocket. The school year always seems to put me into a rut, where I can’t seem to stop playing the same four albums over and over again. Hopefully this mixer is a stepping stone both for […]

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