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.
Sal chats with Kamila Glowacki of the group Nectar about the band's new EP, as well as some other projects she's involved in, ahead of several shows she's playing in the area over the next month.
Tonight, the dark and dreamy electro-pop duo Phantogram is coming to The Canopy Club. In advance of their show, Austin spoke with them about their very first show, their writing process, and what's in a name.
To prep us for his show tomorrow at Cowboy Monkey, Julia chats with Braid member Chris Broach about his new project, Sunset, and some of the huge life changes he's made recently.
For our new series Master Tracks, Austin will explore the recording studio scene in the Champaign-Urbana area. For this first installment, he spoke with Mark Wyman about his new studio, ToneGood.
U of I is having its 150th anniversary, and today, Krannert will celebrate with the always enjoyable Chicago group Funkadesi. Katie spoke with multi-instrumentalist Rahul Sharma ahead of the event.
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.