Drake sat down with Elizabeth Allen of Mermaid Heaven to talk about the new project, upcoming release, and more.
Matthew Campbell and Robert Hirschfeld of Common Loon write atmospheric, tuneful songs that would make them kings of the indie music heap in a perfect world. Thankfully, they're back.
ELLNORA is back again, and Smile Politely sat down with Krannert Center's Mike Ross and Bridget Lee-Calfas to talk about how the festival celebrates diversity, inclusivity, and exceptional guitarists.
Gavin chats with Jake Metz, the creator of Immersion Fest, a brand new, inclusive sound-experience festival coming to C-U at the start of May.
Find out what's on the horizon for this Urbana-based band.
The new owners of Rose Bowl Tavern are commited to keeping the classic charm of the well-loved bar, and equally committed to providing an inclusive space for the entire C-U community to celebrate local music.
John interviews Professor Bernhard Scully, former horn player of Canadian Brass, about his experiences in the ensemble and his current work at U of I.
Smile Politely chats with the executive director of DoCha about the free music festival's tenth anniversary, taking place this upcoming weekend at the Orpheum Children's Science Museum in downtown Champaign.
In this interview, artist KeWav talks about his background in music, living in Champaign, and his musical influences.
With producer Allen Xu (also known as yourbeautifulruin) at the helm, the seven-song Here for Now by CJ Run is a mesh of hip hop, afrobeat, electronica, and indie-rock influences. Sal learns more from Run about their background and latest album.
Austin sits down with Brooklyn-based duo Paris Monster in advance of their February 16th show at Blackbird in Urbana.
Gavin tells the story of Gatson, a local rapper worth turning your attention towards.
In our Music section, you can find a wide variety of coverage on our scene — whether it is a review of a local artist’s new album, a preview of an upcoming performance in C-U, or something in between — we’ll keep you up to date.