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Monday Mixer

Over the past year, I’ve grown a huge appreciation for the journalism being done by NPR. Whether it’s stories about current events, food or music, for the most part, everything they do is on point. My favorite show by NPR is Sound Opinions. It’s a weekly show and podcast done by Chicago music journalists Jim […]

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Monday Mixer

A lot of my favorite moments of summer occur in the evening hours hanging out around a campfire. It may just be my love of fire or just how inevitably intimate these gatherings are. Regardless, sometimes the music you put on in the background makes all the difference. Coldplay – Don’t Panic I love how […]

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Monday Mixer

I’m not great at clever introductions to themed playlists, so here’s a bunch of songs about characters and people I think are super interesting. Tom Waits – Gun Street Girl I’ve always viewed Tom Waits as sort of a bizarro Bob Dylan. They share a penchant for genre jumping, raspy discordant vocals, and immersive songwriting […]

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Anti-Valentine’s Day Mixtape

While many of you are enjoying your special day with your significant other, us here at WPGU are like the bitter kid who says “Valentine’s Day is just a holiday created by card companies to make a profit off of an artificial holiday”.  Just check these songs out if you’re feeling a little alone today […]

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Kids These Days’ Traphouse Rock now streaming!

Tomorrow, Chicago Jazz-hip-hop outfit Kids These Days will release their first full length album, but today, it is streaming over at Rolling Stone. Initial impressions of the young and energetic septet from Chicago seem to be through the roof with the release of their first album, which tops off at 15 tracks and was produced […]

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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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