Pygmalion Festival 2018

Established in 2005, Pygmalion is the baby of Co-Producers Seth Fein and Patrick Singer. The larger than life lineup performs at various venues tucked away Champaign-Urbana, Illinois such as The Canopy Club, the Independent Media Center, and a public street stage. Besides attending concerts and mingling with artists, festival-goers can also buy artisan goods, handcrafted items, and food from local vendors. Pygmalion is, and always will be, a staple to WLUW's festival season for it's relaxed setting and casual … Continue reading Pygmalion Festival 2018

Miranda Winters of Melkbelly Reminisces over Summer with WLUW

WLUW’s Olivia, Scott, and Elise sat down for a chat with Miranda Winters at Audiotree 2018, and what an honor it was! After the release of her album Xobeci, What Grows Here?, as well as opening for Foo Fighters and The Breeders as the voice of Melkbelly, Winters has had an absolutely jam packed summer. Listen below as we debrief with Winters on what she’s been up to:

Major Murphy Chats with WLUW at Audiotree Festival 2018

Do you ever wish you were on the beach? But it's the dead of winter and 10 degrees outside? A simple fix to those winter time blues is Major Murphy's music! The sunny and beach-y trio hail from Grand Rapids, Michigan and played at Audiotree Music Festival this past weekend. They were a delight to watch and even more of a delight to chat with. WLUW sat down with Jacob, the vocalist and guitarist, from … Continue reading Major Murphy Chats with WLUW at Audiotree Festival 2018

Slow Mass catches up with WLUW at Audiotree Festival 2018

  The highlight of my Audiotree Festival 2018 Sunday was undoubtedly the performance of Chicago’s Slow Mass at the WIDR FM stage. And then to top it all off, I got to sit down with these lovely people to discuss their work. Listen below as I chat with Mercedes, Dave, Josh and David about their involvement within Chicago’s music scene, their Far Out Audiotree Session, and what’s up next for the band. Check out some highlights … Continue reading Slow Mass catches up with WLUW at Audiotree Festival 2018

Diet Cig chats with WLUW at Audiotree Festival 2018

WLUW was lucky enough to sit down with the boisterous and friendly Alex Luciano and Noah Bowman, the duo that make up Diet Cig. A few hours before their lively and empowering performance, we discussed the truth of Diet Cig’s origin story, some of their favorite songs to perform live, and what’s in store for the band’s future. How did you two meet? There are stories online about Alex interrupting Noah’s previous band’s set to … Continue reading Diet Cig chats with WLUW at Audiotree Festival 2018