Sal muses on the splendid new offering by Tara Terra and talks to three of the band members in order to prep us for the album's release next week.
Austin’s Master Tracks series returns with Ryan Groff of Perennial Sound Studio and how his various musical endeavors fronting the band Elsinore, teaching lessons, and engineering/producing at Perennial often dovetail.
Phillip chats with Kelsey Sharp, keyboardist and background vocalist of Tell Mama, about the band's impending breakup and her future endeavors ahead of the band's last show this evening at Cowboy Monkey.
Casey chats with Sofar Sounds Champaign branch founder Landen Rosenbloom about the series of secret gigs that has brought intimate vibes to various spots across C-U.
Jimmy Eat World come back to C-U this Saturday to play The Canopy Club in support of their latest release, Integrity Blues. to prep us for the show, Austin spoke with bassist Rick Burch on writing, the importance of time off, and brewing his own gin.
Casey got to talk with Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood at the press conference for their upcoming weekend of shows at the State Farm Center.
In Part 2 of the monthly series, Casey continues his chats with two more bands in the DIY student music scene: Lime Forest and The Apothecaries.
Sal profiles singer-songwriter Kevin Elliott about getting a late but great start in the local music scene, his place in the C-U community, and how he balances work and play. And that's just the start.
The local and regional DIY music scene is thriving, and this weekend's Dark Tower Fest will be showcasing some of the best of it. Westley talks with the organizers to get the ins-and-outs of this eclectic event.
In his new series, Casey explores the world of the DIY student music scene in C-U by getting up close and personal with some of the acts.
Our Music Section is one of our busiest and most dynamic. Here you will find previews and reviews of local shows, festivals, and albums, as well as interviews and profiles on musicians in C-U.