When I first heard this band, it was at the Illini Union this past spring, where they were playing with bands like Elsinore, Grandkids and Kids These Days. The next morning, I bought a lot of music, including this Santah’s debut and previous album, White Noise Bed, and how could I not, this band [...]
Kelly Ferry chats with Santah before Pygmalion Music Festival. They talk about how they formed, their upcoming tour, their affection for the Tim and Eric Awesome Show, internal rumors and “drama.” They also play a few songs, both old and new, including their song “I Love the Way You Seal a Deal” from their upcoming release You’re Still [...]
Shows Friday night continued far into the morning with great music at several great locations. We give you a summary of some of the best. Dirty Projectors in Downtown Urbana DOWNTOWN URBANA SHOWS reviewed by David Christians Elsinore 7-7:30 Solutions and Surprises. After our in-studio interview with Elsinore, we were pretty excited to see them [...]
Pygmalion Music Festival kicked off Thursday night with some great acts. WPGU 107.1 reviewers give you the scoop so you can enjoy the night too. Night Beds at Krannert Art Museum CANOPY CLUB SHOWS reviewed by Natalie Wontorczyk Dirty Feathers 10-10:45 Sex and American flags. Local act The Dirty Feathers pulled out all the stops last [...]
Pygmalion is ripe with artists who have just released new records. Grizzly Bear’s upcoming album Shields just came out, and we enjoyed spinning it on our Shrinkwrap with Nat (Tuesdays 9-10). This is ideal because the audience will have time to become well-versed in the new and exciting record. Dirty Projectors, Cloud Nothings, and Best Coast all released critically well-received albums within [...]
That time of the year is upon us: the initial artists of the Pygmalion line-up have been announced. And while there are still slots to fill, both big and small, everyone is starting to get damn excited. Whether you’re insanely pumped about the line-up or are unsure how you feel, you came to the right [...]
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