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Festivals

Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago 2016 Recap

[gallery link="none" ids="10143,10124,10170"]   Three gorgeous days in the Windy City listening to groovy tunes and catching pokemon. Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago 2016 was everything it was hyped up to be and then some...The festival gods blessed us with perfect weather and flash-mobs. The ...

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Festivals

What to expect at Pitchfork Chicago...

Whether you are a first-time Pitchfork goer or a routine raver, it is always a good idea to be prepared. Things to Pack: Water! Water in the city costs $2 - which is insane. Pitchfork allows you to bring in two sealed water bottles and trust me, you will need it. Sunscreen Skin Cancer isn't ...

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Local

Culture Shock Spotlight: Brownies in Cinema

  WIUX's annual, free music festival, Culture Shock, held in Dunn Meadow will be this April 9th. Feel free to come on out, enjoy the sun, and some good tunes. Before hitting the festival, be sure to familiarize yourself with the wonderful artists that will be playing.   In a galaxy ...

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Local

Leggy / Nice Try / Local Surfing @ The Bishop

  Where: The Bishop When: Wednesday, February 10th; 9:30pm Tickets: $5 at the Door Come down to the Bishop and boogie-oogie-oogie to some rad tunes.   Leggy After much anticipation, Cincinnati lush-punkers are back in Bloomington. They are currently touring across the United States, ...

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Local

Music Spotlight: HINDS

On October 4th, I, alongside my partner-in-crime, Mike Higgins, had the amazing opportunity to interview Madrid's lo-fi ladies, HINDS. They headlined at The Bishop and were very excited to be in Bloomington, with Sunspots and Chives opening for them. The moment we came out of the car, someone said ...

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Reviews

Mac Demarco-Another One

5/7 stars [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] Another One (2015)[/caption] Known for his quirky antics on and off stage, Mac DeMarco, surprises fans with his new mini-LP purely about naïve love. Another One, out on August 7 on Captured Tracks, features love songs ranging from finally finding ...

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Music

Preview of Mac DeMarco's Another One

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] Album Cover of Another One on Captured Tracks[/caption] Out on August 7th, Another One by Canadian "jizz-jazz" rocker Mac DeMarco tells tales of love, lost-love, and love that was never quite found. Since the announcement of the album back in April, Mac ...

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Festivals

Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 - Friday Recap

I had the pleasure of attending Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Friday of the 3-day festival. It was an extremely hot and sticky day, filled with good tunes and great people. I cannot recommend the festival enough and I'm looking forward to next year's line-up! Line-Up: 3:20 Ryley Walker 3:30 ...

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Music

The Vinyl Revival: Repercussions of a Fad

So I recently wrote this essay for one of my classes about how the vinyl revival is actually hurting smaller artists and labels. The prompt was to address a up and coming or ongoing problem in the music industry and try to find a solution. I was pretty content with the turnout of the paper and I thought ...

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Music

Cool Down With A Little Indie-Beach

For those of us who don’t live by the coast, as the summer keeps escalating we find ourselves looking for alternative ways to beat the heat. Whether that be a day at the lake, cranking the AC, sitting in-front of a box fan, or driving down roads with the windows rolled down, we refuse to let the summer ...

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