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 [...]
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 [...]
Real Estate on the Green Stage Ty Segall [ Red Stage - 3:20 ] – To be completely honest, when Ty Segall and his touring band took the stage, I had no idea what to expect. The crowd started jumping and screaming the second that he greeted us with a, “Hello Pitchfork!” And then … [...]
Pitchfork Music Festival will be running July 13th through 15th in Chicago, and whether you’re lucky enough to be there or not, WPGU 107.1 is excited to bring you coverage of the highlights. However, a month before the festival we’re already getting excited thinking about the great acts that will be there, and have made this playlist [...]
20. Real Estate (Days) Real Estate’s second album ever is certainly no sophomore slump. If anything, they improved off of their self-titled premier. The vocals are light and the guitar seems to put the listener into a pleasant trance. “Green Aisles” is one of the best tracks of the year, as it seems to [...]
Here are some of the best music videos that were released this week in order of my ridiculous to least- Gauntlet Hair- Keep Time Here are up and coming, Denver via Chicago, extremely hard to classify, Gauntlet Hair. Listen to the whole album and this video will make perfect sense. Watching the video as your [...]
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