Loud and Local – Ex Okays

Ex Okay band members are the first band in a while to perform live here at the Illini Media office. They rocked the house to say the least. If you want to catch the next Loud and Local, tune in Sunday Nov 26th ...

Loud and Local – Clockwork Owl

Local singer-songwriter Clockwork Owl was the star of last night's Loud and Local, gracing us some covers, some originals, all emo. Check out the music and an interview down below and tune in on Sundays at 7-8 ...

Ruido Fest 2017

CHICAGO — Ruido Fest took on its 3rd annual weekend of Latin Alternative music at Addams/Medill Park in Pilsen from July 7 to July 9. From Banda to Punk, Ruido Fest shook Chicago’s lower west side with a spectr...

Ashland (Interview)

Ashland made a return appearance on WPGU 107.1 and Hannah Banana had a little chat with them about how they started and where they are now with their new music. Check it out below!   ...

Ruido Fest!

With summer comes an array of music festivals one of which is Ruido Fest. For its third year, Ruido Fest is bringing a fusion of Alternative and Latin music to Chicago. From July 8th-10th Ruido Fest will be hel...

Sublime – Sublime (Throwback Thursday)

I've recently gotten into ska music. Before I got into Reel Big Fish and Less Than Jake, I knew some punk bands would incorporate trumpets and was vaguely there was this weird genre that somehow combined raggae...