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WPGU @ Lollapalooza 2013: Preview

For the past 5 years, Lollapalooza has been a staple of my summer schedule.  I will never forget my dad walking me down to the gates when I was 15, somehow allowing me to enter this lawless and crowded mass of humanity all by myself, before I even had my driver’s license.  I had grown […]

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra underwhelms, still shines in II

Written by Eric Holmes I went into Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s newest effort with high expectations. How couldn’t I after falling in love with their sizzling psych-pop debut that was jam packed with effortless sounding grooves and catchy, complicated melodies? My attachment to their debut makes their new album, II, that much more frustrating, as there […]

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Monday Mixer

So, for the super bowl I was looking for some music to pump me up. I didn’t really care particularly for either team (If Alex Smith wasn’t on the side line I would be rooting for the 49ers). I still wanted to get pumped up. I mean it’s the frickin’ Super Bowl. So I put […]

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Monday Mixer

Written by Eric Holmes 1 – “Slow Burn” – Hudson Bell Hudson Bell is a band that I just recently discovered and I would be hard pressed to find another band that epitomizes my taste in music like them. Mixing fuzzy, distorted guitars with deceptively catchy vocal melodies, the whole album invokes a 90’s slacker […]

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